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Museum of London Docklands

West India Quay

off Hertsmere Road

Canary Wharf

E14 4AL

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THAMES RIVER CROSSINGS

DOCKLANDS HISTORY GROUP – SIXTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Museum of London Docklands – Saturday 13th May 2017

No. 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, London E14 4AL

Programme

AM 9.45 Museum of London Docklands’ doors open; registration, coffee and tea

10.30 Welcome and Opening RemarksChris Ellmers

10.35 First Session: Chairman – Chris Ellmers

10.40 Paper 1: Gustav Milne – Crossing the Thames in prehistoric and Roman times

11.10 Paper 2: John Schofield – Old London Bridge and the Pool of London

11.40 Paper 3: Hazel Forsyth – Frost Fairs

12.10 Paper 4: Chris Dodd – Thames watermen – wherries and ferries

PM 12.40-2.00 Lunch – This is not provided but local cafe details will be provided

2.00 Second Session: Chairman – Chris Ellmers

2.00 Paper 5: Professor Jerry White – Some 18th century Thames crossings and the

shape of London

2.30 Paper 6: Peter Cross-Rudkin – John Rennie’s Thames bridges

3.00 Paper 7: Chris Everett – Waterloo Bridge: 200 years in the London psyche

3.30-4.00 Coffee/tea

4.00 Third Session: Chairman – Chris Ellmers

4.00 Paper 8: Mary Mills and Ian Blore – The story of the LCC tunnels

4.30 Paper 9: Guy Taylor – The incredible disappearing bridge mystery

5.00 Questions and Answers

5.15 Concluding Remarks – Edward Sargent

5.30 Closure

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