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Sir William Henry Perkin FRS discovered the first aniline dyestuff, March 1856, while working in his home laboratory on this site and went on to found science-based industry. 1838-1907

Cable Street, London, United Kingdom

Jack berg blue plaque
Jack (Kid) Berg 1909-1991 the 'Whitechapel Windmill' was born in a house near this spot. World Junior Welterweight Cahmpion 1930. British Lightweight Champion 1934.

Noble Court, Cable Street, Stepney, E1, London, United Kingdom

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Marine Police Primus Omnium Founded 1798 For over 200 years Police have patrolled the River Thames from this site

Wapping High Street, London, United Kingdom

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Captain James Cook "The ablest and most renowned Navigator this or any country hath produced" lived in a house a few yards from this spot, 126, Upper Shadwell 1763-1765

The Highway, Stepney, London, United Kingdom