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By Sylvia Kent

Barking & Dagenham, either huge suburban components of East London, were heavily hooked up for a long time. traditionally, Barking used to be a fishing and agrarian cost within the county of Essex and shaped an old parish. What was once an incredible shift in fiscal job in the direction of business improvement, and Barking finally turned a part of better London. Barking was once William the Conqueror's domestic within the 11th century, and is additionally domestic to Barking Abbey, a massive centre of faith. for hundreds of years, Barking's fishing port was once one among Britain s most famed. Like Barking, Dagenham was once additionally a farming village and remained more often than not undeveloped till the London County Council begun development of a big property, and a massive inhabitants upward thrust quickly happened. whilst the Ford Motor corporation opened in 1931, Dagenham used to be regarded during the global. during this nostalgic glance again at Barking & Dagenham, Sylvia Kent provides outdated photos and postcards which are absolute to evoke thoughts of the borough s prior, with glimpses of a few of the well known personalities who've lived and labored inside of its boundaries.

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