Humerous account of when Gandhi met Chaplin in Canning Town.
Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Newham, Sqn Ldr Pujji was an Indian pilot who flew Hawker Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain, he also flew combat missions in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East during the war. He survived several crashes and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for services in Burma.
The table at which Thomas Foxwell Buxton MP and others discussed and drafted the Bill for the Abolition of Slavery in the British Dominions, which received royal assent 28 May 1833.
A short dramatised reconstruction of Deborah, a negro servant to Mr Sedgwic, Merchant who was baptised at St Mary, Stratford Bow in 1740.
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
John Charles - Canning Town football hero and the first black player to represent England
Stratford-born Lennox Lewis - former Heavy Weight Champion of the World.
Sir Alan Sugar's first Apprentice in 2005