Waterlow Estate History – Documenting the history of the Waterlow Estate in Bethnal Green, East London. Comprising Wilmot, Corfield, Ainsley and Finnis Street the Waterlow Estate was built by the Improved Industrial Dwellings Company starting in 1869.
Pettits Walk, Bethnal Green, c 1870. Now Finnis Street
This photograph entitled 'Convicts home in Bethnal Green' taken 1900-1910 shows an elderly man looking after his Grandchildren whilst the mother goes out to work as a domestic cleaner. She is the sole breadwinner in the family as her husband is in prison.