Thames Tradesmen

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 12th Sep 2018

What was a bumboat?  Why is a lighterman called a lighterman?  Where could you buy anything from a parrot to a tiger?  Which workers on the river were notorious for their bad language?  In this illustrated talk, Pete Smith introduces some of the many trades to thrive along the Thames, some long defunct and some still thriving.

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2018-09-12 2018-09-12 Europe/London Thames Tradesmen In this illustrated talk, Pete Smith introduces some of the many trades to thrive along the Thames, some long defunct and some still thriving. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/09/12/thames-tradesmen-179638 Guildhall Library,Aldermanbury,,London

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Aldermanbury,
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