Tag Archives: Putney

The Panorama of the Thames

I looked in the Archives to see if I could find pictures to show the changes to the Fulham riverside that had taken place in the early 1800s, around 1900 and the present day, and chose three examples… Continue reading

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Bishops Park: the early history

At the end of the nineteenth century the population of Fulham was increasing rapidly and in London generally there was a call for public spaces to be made available to improve public health and to provide an alternative to the … Continue reading

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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race and Britain’s first female press photographer

Fiona Fowler,  a volunteer for the LBHF archives and local studies, writes: Next Sunday is Boat Race day and as you would expect, the LBHF archives contain some interesting prints and photographs of its early history. The boat race was … Continue reading

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The Fulham Ferry

Until the building of the Old Fulham Bridge in 1729, the ferry was the only means of direct communication between Fulham and Putney. Continue reading

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