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Mesmerism at University College Hospital

The nineteenth-century history of this now-famous medical institution includes stories of cancers cured with “animal magnetism”

Indian Workers Association Welfare Centre

IWA Southall had been running a pioneering welfare service from Southall Community Centre before they opened their welfare centre here in 1962.

The Execution Dock and Blackwall Point

Following a rise of piracy from the fifteenth century, those pirates captured were hung at the Execution Dock, and then had their bodies displayed as a warning at Blackwall Point.

Morley’s Chicken

Learn about the history and evolution of fried chicken shops in London through the lens of South London’s finest.