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

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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

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

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