Category: London

  • Old Images of Kingston Upon Thames, London

    Old Images of Kingston Upon Thames, London

    Glimpse history through old images of Kingston upon Thames, London. Historically in the county of Surrey, since 1965 Kingston upon Thames has been part of Greater London. The town’s well known historic attraction is the Saxon stone, believed to have been the site of the coronation of seven Anglo-Saxon kings. Fire! 1928 In 1928, a…

  • Old Images of Kensington Palace, London

    Old Images of Kensington Palace, London

    Glimpse history through old images of Kensington Palace, London, and bygone events at the nearby Kensington Palace Hotel. Kensington Palace Field 1928 The boxer Alf Macini appeared at an outside boxing ring in Kensington Palace field, as part of a promotional sporting event. Also appearing were members of the Bodokwait, demonstrating their Judo (advanced ju-jitsu).…

  • Old Images of Kensington Gardens, London

    Old Images of Kensington Gardens, London

    Glimpse history through old images of Kensington Gardens, London. Kensington Gardens in 1926 Claude Friese-Greene’s film ‘The Open Road’ was made in 1925/6. The BFI re-edited and digitally restored the film in the early 21st century. In this short clip from the film, we can admire Kensington Gardens as they were a century ago. Kensington…

  • Old Images of Kensington, London

    Old Images of Kensington, London

    Glimpse history through old images of Kensington, London. Kensington Wedding 1938 When Lady Mabel Fox Strangways arrived at St. Mary Abbotts church for her marriage to the Honourable Ivor Grosvenor Guest, 2nd Viscount Wimborne, the streets outside were crowded with local people who had come to witness the happy couple.  But they were left disappointed,…

  • Old Images of St. John’s Wood, London

    Old Images of St. John’s Wood, London

    Glimpse history through old images of St John’s Wood, once a part of the Forest of Middlesex, but now a well established affluent district of leafy residential streets in the City of Westminster, London. It is also home to the famous Lords Cricket Ground. The Cochrane Flats 1949 In 1949, Queen Elizabeth, the wife of…

  • Old Images of Islington, London

    Old Images of Islington, London

    Enjoy a glimpse of history through old images of Islington, in London, England, UK.

  • Old Images of Hounslow, London

    Old Images of Hounslow, London

    Glimpse the past through old images of Hounslow, in Greater London.

  • Old Images of Hillingdon, London

    Old Images of Hillingdon, London

    Glimpse the past through old images of Hillingdon in Greater London.

  • Old Images of Harrow School

    Old Images of Harrow School

    Glimpse history through old images of Harrow School, in Greater London.

  • Old Images of Harrow, London

    Old Images of Harrow, London

    Enjoy a glimpse of history through old images of Harrow, in Greater London, England, UK.