Stratford

Western Street, Coronation 1937

Western Street, Stratford (from Martin Street) showing the spontaneous street decorations in honour of the coronation of King George VI May 12th 1937. 


Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 29/3/10 AH-02


Photo 13/5/1937

Western Street, Coronation 1937

William Street Coronation 1937

William Street Stratford,(from Martin Street) showing the spontaneous street decorations in honour of the coronation of King George VI May 12th 1937. Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 29/3/10 AH-01


Photo 13/5/1937

William Street Coronation 1937

Blackhall Romford Rd Stratford

The garden front of 211 Romford Road Stratford.


Photo 29/9/1936 Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 29/3/10 AF31

Blackhall Romford Rd Stratford

Settle's Folly

The Congregational Church in Grove Crescent was built in 1866-7 at a cost of £11,500, most of the money lent by William Settles a city merchant. His creation was nicknamed 'Settle's Folly'. It was sold in 1948 and became a furniture factory. It was gutted by fire in 1952 and later demolished.


Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 29/3/10 AD40. Photo in West Ham 1886-1986

Settle's Folly

Broad Street, King's Jubilee

Broad Street Stratford, hung with decorations to celebrate the King George V's Jubilee. Earl Street is on the left before you get to the end of the street, where the dome of Boardmans can be seen in the distance. 


Photo 10/5/1935

Broad Street, King's Jubilee

Western Street. King's Jubilee

Western Street Stratford, decorated for King George V's Jubilee. A crowd of people have gathered, maybe for the photographer. Also the men with the horse and cart are looking towards the camera. The 1930s pram seems to contain a large baby but is not clear.


Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 29/3/10 AB-37

Western Street. King's Jubilee

Business Card

Business card of John P. Craig of 37, Hamfrith Road, Stratford was a draper and clothier.

Business Card

Mark Street. Kings Jubilee

Mark Street Stratford, hung with decorations to celebrate the King George V's Jubilee.

Mark Street. Kings Jubilee

Appeal for Funding

An Open Letter appealing for funds to support the work of the County Borough of West Ham Juvenile Organisations Committee.

Appeal for Funding

Air Raid Precautions

Stratford Central Line tube tunnels were used as air raid shelters.

Air Raid Precautions
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