The Thames depth varies along its route, at its source, at low tide its about 11 metres, at Woolwich its about 6.5 metres and at London Bridge its about 1.8 metres.
It’ll be fantastic when people asked you what you did for a living and you replied ‘lion tamer!’. But Frank Bostock could say that!
If you walk north down Bishopsgate for 5 minutes and you get a street off to the right called Folgate Street. At number 18, lies a museum house known as Dennis Severs’ House.
In 1917, there were 200,000 horses in London, today there are only 200 – of which 180 are stabled and used by the Household Cavalry and 20 are stabled in Bathurst Mews.
Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (56AD-120AD) was a senator and historian of the Roman Empire.
Thousands of Incendiary bombs fell on London during the Blitz (7 Sept 1940 – 11 May 1941) of WW2
The name’s Dee, John Dee, 007! This doesn’t sound as convincing as the name’s Bond, James Bond, but the origins of James Bond’s 007 code number goes back over 400 years!