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Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as Women In History, World History, London History, Tudor History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Foto Transfer, Industrial Revolution

A forgotten profession: In the days before alarm clocks were widely affordable, people like Mary Smith of Brenton Street were employed to rouse sleeping people in the early hours of the morning. They were commonly known as ‘knocker-ups’ or ‘knocker-uppers’. Mrs. Smith was paid sixpence a week to shoot dried peas at market workers’ windows in Limehouse Fields, London. Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870-1945.

The Queens Arms - Birmingham, England. Some of the best meals are found in the local pubs in Great Britain - Birmingham. England And Scotland, England Uk, London England, Oxford England, Dublin Pubs, London Pubs, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Beautiful Buildings

Marvelous Beer!

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HRH Queen Elizabeth II Britain's poses at Howe Barracks in Canterbury, Kent with the Battalion of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with the Wilkinson Sword of Peace for establishing good relations with communities during their service in Iraq, 9 N Susan Sontag, Isabel Ii, Men In Kilts, Her Majesty The Queen, Queen Of England, Save The Queen, Hm The Queen, British Monarchy, Queen Elizabeth Ii

In Profile: Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II (as Princess Elizabeth) writing at her desk in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images). 30th May 1944

Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara ~ Queen Mary passed it down to Queen Elizabeth II, who passed it down to Lady Diana to wear on her wedding day. Royal Crown Jewels, Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Royal Jewelry, Tiaras And Crowns, Jewellery, British Crown Jewels, Lady Diana, Princesa Diana

What is Your Favorite Restaurant in Your City?

just wondering whats everyone's favorite restaurant in their city. it'd be a good chance for us to go visit that restaurant when we travel! so i guess...

Irish Pub: ~ The Palace Bar Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland. British Pub, British Isles, London Pubs, London City, Dublin Pubs, Visit Dublin, London Places, The Places Youll Go, Places To Go

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King George VI walks with his wife Queen Elizabeth and daughter Princess Elizabeth shortly after his coronation in After George VI's death in Queen Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II. George Vi, Royal Life, Royal House, Reine Victoria, Queen Victoria, English Royalty, Queen Of England, Queen Mother, British Monarchy

The Queen Mother in pictures

The Queen Mother died 10 years ago - on 30 March 2002 - aged 101.

KEEP CALM AND PRAY TO ALLAH. Another original poster design created with the Keep Calm-o-matic. Buy this design or create your own original Keep Calm design now. England And Scotland, England Uk, London England, Manchester England, London City, London Pubs, Grand Canyon, British Things, British Guys


KEEP CALM AND PRAY TO ALLAH. Another original poster design created with the Keep Calm-o-matic. Buy this design or create your own original Keep Calm design now.

Hidcote, Cotswolds, England (by rick ligthelm One of the most beautiful places I've been England Ireland, England And Scotland, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Places To Travel, English Countryside, English Manor, Mellow Yellow, Architecture

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Hidcote, Cotswolds, England (by rick ligthelm) - Hidcote, Cotswolds, England (by rick ligthelm)

Union Jack This looks like a newer photo, but I couldn't resist for the whole mod feel this gives off. Best Of British, British Things, British Style, British Fashion, London Underground, Union Jack, Jack Flag, Union Flags, British Accent

Sienos nuotraukos discovered by Kornelija on We Heart It

Image uploaded by Kornelija. Find images and videos about black and white, leggings and union jack on We Heart It - the app to get lost in what you love.

Noddy is a character created by English children's author Enid Blyton, originally published between 1949 and Noddy is a little wooden boy who lives in his own little House-for-One in Toyland and has many "special" friends. 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, Enid Blyton Books, My Memory, Memory Album, Oui Oui, Vintage Children's Books, Childrens Books

March House Books Blog

Celebrating children's books and more. Book illustrations, vintage books, insights into the life of a book dealer, Vintage collectables.