Saturday, 23 November 2013

London's East End Preservation Society launch

From Stepney History:

Dear friends of East End heritage:

Please come to the launch of
THE EAST END PRESERVATION SOCIETY
Wednesday 27 November 2013 at 6.30pm
Bishopsgate Institute
230 Bishopsgate
London EC2M 4QH

The East End Preservation Society has been set up in the wake of the recent demolitions of Mother Levy's Jewish Maternity Home and the Poplar Employment Exchange and in the face of the recent plans to demolish the London Fruit and Wool Exchange and wartime "Mickey's Shelter", 'The Gun' public house, Barclays Bank and Dorset Street; also Cheviot House and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children.

The Spitalfields Life blog has the details: http://spitalfieldslife.com/2013/11/14/the-east-end-preservation-society/

To join the campaign to Save the London Fruit and Wool Exchange:
https://www.facebook.com/SaveTheLondonFruitandWoolExchange

For background on the lost Mother Levy's:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Mother-Levys/142259705878324

Local history groups, local heritage campaigners, Tower Hamlets history enthusiasts - please come on Wednesday evening in support of East End heritage. Please also publicise this to fellow campaigners and your members and above all - spread the word around the East End!

Chris

My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/. My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see http://pharostutors.com.

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