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  • Short Summary

    Titles regarding the expansion of Dockland Settlement at Canning Town, London.

  • Description

    Dockland Settlement titles.

    Opens with reprinted letters from Frederick Ponsonby; Keeper of the Privy Purse; and from Edward Wallington; Treasurer to Her Majesty the Queen; enclosed with donations from the King and Queen towards a fund for enlarging the Dockland Settlement at Canning Town, London.

    Titles continue describing what was being done for the welfare of dock workers from the crowded slum around the London Docks: some new construction; charitable assistance for families; clubs and sports activities for children and teenagers.

    Ends with appeal for assistance from the audience to make possible further slum clearance; etc. Then another letter from the King; after a visit to the Settlement; praising the efforts being made to improve the lives of the people there.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1930
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:10:45:00
    ON 295 C

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