A short dramatised reconstruction of the life of James Gambo 'a person of riper years', servant to Captain Carruther, baptised at St Mary, Stratford Bow in 1729.
A short dramtised reconstruction of the life of James Roberts aged 15, a 'National and Natural Indian' baptised in 1638 at St Mary, Stratford Bow
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Catherine Ellen Guinee (born in Westwood Rd West Silvertown in August 1915) married Alfred Stanley Dyson (born in Auberon Street North Woolwich in February 1916) at St Barnabus Church West Silvertown on Christmas Day 25th December 1943.
On Friday 27th February 2009 the winners of the Newham Story Local History Quiz were invited to a presentation of prizes at East Ham Town Hall. The prizes were presented by Cllr. Richard Crawford, Executive Member for Community Forums who had previously selected the winning entries
The fabulous prizes, which were provided by the London Borough of Newham’s Community Participation Unit as part of their Inter-Forum Competition Programme.
1st prize: Sony Handycam - Arfur Choudhury of East Ham
2nd prize: Lumix 10 mega pixel still camera - Terry Green of Beckton
1st prize: Apple ipod i-touch (32gb) - Haajira Hussain aged 14 of East Ham
2nd prize: ipod Nano (16gb) - Priyesh Varsani aged 10 of East Ham
By Arthur Brighton
Here's my grandfather, William Brighton on another outing in the 1930s, he is in the front row, near the middle and is wearing top hat and tails. The chap on the front left also in a top hat was named Collidge or something like that. The very tall moustached gent in the centre won the Military Medal during the First World War.
On Thursday 18 October 2007, Newham’s first Young Mayor, 17-year-old Zuhayb Ahmed was elected by 14 to 18-year-olds who live work or study in Newham.