1920s

Canning Town Glass Works Sports Club

Season 1927-28 Football team.                                                        


Back row: A.Bowles, H.Head, C.Yates, C.Nash, C.Miller.


Second row: G.Barnett, G.Scales, E.Selwyn, A.Foss, F.Holton, W.Ford, T.Hopkins, W.Daley (Trainer).


Front row: E.J.C.Bowmaker, W.Seifers, W.Curley (Captain), J.Whyte,Esq.(President), H.Sharp, W.Markham, J.Gallagher.


Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 8/1/10 -01a

Canning Town Glass Works Sports Club

Railway Freight

Stratford Fruit and Vegetable Market was served by the railway.

Railway Freight

Education Week- West Ham Pageant, 1922

The West Ham Educational Week and Festival, held in June, 1922. 

Education Week- West Ham Pageant, 1922

Education Week- "Singing in the Park", 1922

The West Ham Educational Week and Festival, held in June, 1922. 

Education Week- "Singing in the Park", 1922

Balaam Street School,(later Burke School)

This photograph of 1928 shows a typical classroom scene of the period.

Balaam Street School,(later Burke School)

North Street Schools,(1)

Front of the school as it appeared in 1927. The porch was originally part of Wanstead House.

North Street Schools,(1)

Opening of King George V docks, 1921.

This was the last dock to be built in Silvertown, and was capable of handling ships of 35,000 tons. (The Mauretania berthed here in 1935). The Royal Yacht Britannia is entering under the bascule bridge for the opening ceremony in 1921. 

Opening of King George V docks, 1921.

Mr & Mrs Siggers of West Ham

The Siggers were originally from the Suffolk area. David (known as Charlie) and Caroline (Carrie) here photographed in 1925, when David was 77 years old and Olive aged 70.  Mr Siggers had sold fruit and vegetables from a horse and cart. The family lived at 47 Stanley Road, West Ham. Census details show David as a miller at Du Barry's at the1881; a coal dealer in 1891 and a general labourer in 1901. They had two sons: George and William Richard (who is also on the website)

Mr & Mrs Siggers of West Ham

Railway Crane

 Great Eastern Railway self-propelling steam crane that operated at Canning Town Wharf.

Railway Crane
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