Ex paratrooper Donald Cook, 38 year old aircraft inspector and secretary of the St
Ex paratrooper Donald Cook, 38 year old aircraft inspector and secretary of the St. Pancras United Tenants Association, talks to his 36 year old wife Edith through a barricade of barbed wire and two upturned old pianos at their top floor flat at Kennistoun House, a block of St. Pancras Council flats in Leighton Road, Kentish Town, London. An eviction notice served on Mr. Cook expires at midnight and he says he is prepared if necessary for a three year siege. A rocket will be fired as a signal that the bailiffs have arrived Mr. Cook, father of four children, said that he owes about ?56 in rent on his two-bedroomed foat, which originally cost him 28s. a week. There was a 10s. increase in January and another of 12s. 6d. last month. He and other tenants had been told they could expect another next January, and by then the rent would be 56s. He had refused to pay. - Photo taken 28th August 1960.
Princess Yolanda s Future Husband It is said that Princess Yolanda s first knowledge
Princess Yolanda s Future Husband
It is said that Princess Yolanda s first knowledge of her future husband Count Giorgio Carlo Calvi was obtained through the illustrated press, and that greatly admiring his horsemanship she actually came to London on a private visit to witness his success in England
26 February 1923
Children have come to the riverside on the Thames estuary at Gravesend, Kent, to
Children have come to the riverside on the Thames estuary at Gravesend, Kent, to enjoy the sunny weather.
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