George Dodd’s Spitalfields | Spitalfields Life

George Dodd came to Spitalfields to write this account for Charles Knight’s LONDON published in 1842. Dodds recalls the rural East End that still lingered in the collective memory and described the East End of weavers living in ramshackle timber and plaster dwellings which in its century would be “redeveloped” out of existence by the … Read more