Thames and Fishing

This guide includes lists of books and periodical relating to the history of the River Thames and London Docklands, the design and development of barges and fishing vessels, as well as general studies on fishing in the North Sea.

Local studies guide9 Thames and fishing
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This guide details books and periodicals on the history of individual industrial companies, together with background material on the types of industry that have been important in Barking and Dagenham, as well as the surrounding areas such as Beckton and Bow.

Local studies guide10 Industry
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Family History

Find out more about the extensive collection of family history resources that we hold to help people research their ancestors who lived not only in Barking and Dagenham but also further afield – in many cases countries outside the UK.

Local studies guide12 Family History
1.80 MB docx