Jim Jarvis was a real boy who lived in the east end of London in the 19th century.
The building that houses the Cinema Museum today is the former admin block of the Lambeth Workhouse. The Lambeth Workhouse was built between 1871-73 and closed in 1920. It could house up to 800 people, although probably held a lot more. It consisted of an admin block, gatehouse and 3 blocks, with one housing men,... Continue Reading →
This is a good quiz question and the answer is under the Museum of London! Underneath the museum of London (which is built on a roundabout) in the bunker-like bowels is a collection of a completely different kind that is not open to the public.
Emily Davison, the suffragette who was killed in 1913 aged 40 after throwing herself in front of King George V’s horse at the Epsom derby,