London Metropolitan Archive (hereafter, LMA), STBG/ME/085/003 'Stepney Board of Guardians: Mile End. Finance Committee minute book: 12 Dec 1911 - 15 Aug 1918' LMA STBG/ME/094/037 through STBG/ME/094/041 'Letters from Local Government Board…

At about 10:30PM on the 23rd June 1919, an Australian soldier was arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Charing Cross. The events that followed were the epitome of the Australian camaraderie that was exhibited throughout the war. As the…

The Poplar and Stepney Sick Asylum itself was not immune to individual loss of life as a result of the war. Seven members of staff died in the conflict. Their names are remembered on the memorial plaque that is now located within the St Andrews Ward…