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The following sites may be of interest to those interested in the history of East London.
Tower Hamlets History On Line www.thhol.org.uk
Mementoes of Tower Hamlets (M.O.T.H.)
A series of images of Tower Hamlets in past times.
The East London Postcard Site, created by Steve Kentfield and Ray Newton. www.eastlondonpostcard.co.uk
The East of London Family History Society www.eolfhs.org.uk/
London History Index, created by John Rennie, this contains many of his articles published in the 'East End Life' newspaper. www.eastlondonhistory.com
Free UK Genealogy. Transcriptions of the England and Wales Index of Births, Marriages and Deaths (FreeBMD), historic Parish Registers (FreeREG) and 19th Century Censuses (FreeCEN). Free UK Genealogy
The Thames Discovery programme is an opportunity for members of the public to get involved in the survey of 20 archaeological sites along the tidal Thames. www.thamesdiscovery.org
Tower Hamlets Trained Bands. A 17th century re-enactment group who recreate the military activities of the Tower Hamlets Trained Bands, the local civilian militia who were responsible for guarding the Tower of London and for local defence and policing duties in the Tower Hamlets during this period. www.traynedbandes.co.uk/index.php
The Middlesex Heraldry Society. www.middlesex-heraldry.org.uk
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain East of London jgsgbeol.tripod.com
Docklands Light Railway - The Early Months. www.mernicks.com/dlr
Tower Hamlets Numismatics. A site describing tokens and medals from Tower Hamlets. www.mernicks.com/thn
Billy and Charley, the Shadwell Forgeries www.billy-and-charley.org.uk
London Walks www.london-footprints.co.uk
Tower Hamlets Local History Library http://www.ideastore.co.uk/local-history
Queen Mary University Library Archives www.library.qmul.ac.uk/archives
East End Life Newspaper www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/News_events/Our_East_End/
Bishopsgate Institute www.bishopsgate.org.uk
Ragged School Museum www.raggedschoolmuseum.org.uk/
Bethnal Green War Memorials www.62316.mrsite.com/page17.htm
Exploring East London http://www.exploringeastlondon.co.uk
LDDC History Pages www.lddc-history.org.uk
London Ancestor www.londonancestor.com/
London Burial Grounds www.londonburials.co.uk/
Prescot Street Dig www.lparchaeology.com/prescot/
London School Attendance Medals Certificates and Reward Cards www.mernicks.com/attendance/
A collection of posts and articles on the history of The Waterlow Estate in Bethnal Green, London, E2. The Estate comprises Wilmot , Corfield, Finnis and Ainsley Streets wilmotst.wordpress.com/
Derelict London. A large and fascinating collection of images of derelict sites around London. www.derelictlondon.com/
Sarah Wise. This site created by the well known journalist and author of several books on East London, contains much useful information. www.sarahwise.co.uk
Portsmouth University academics interested in port cultures and sailortowns. porttowns.port.ac.uk/
East End Memories. A series of memories of a childhood spent in the East End of London (Bethnal Green, Stepney, Whitechapel, Hoxton & Hackney) together with a number of tales of other areas of London. eastend-memories.org
Stories of London. Read about the original City of London, the East End, South London, the West and How London Used To Look ... stories-of-london.org
Port of London Study Group. A self-led group exploring aspects of London history related to the port. Interests include the dockland communities of East London. portoflondonstudy.wordpress.com