Health and Medicine Photo credit: Yorkshire: not in the top five distinct areas. Robert Lowe, CC BY The history of Britain’s population is a familiar story to many. It tells of an ancient people (retrospectively dubbed the Celts) and subsequent invasion and settlement by the Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Normans and Vikings. And many people today still identify strongly with one or another of these groups. However, historical records have their weaknes
Outside Bow Station was the Bryant & May Testimonial Fountain, an ornate structure with an emblematic female figure seated beneath a canopy, the whole standing some thirty feet high. It was erected in 1872 by employees of the firm to commemorate the defeat of a proposed tax of a halfpenny per box on matches, included in the Budget of 1871 introduced by Robert Lowe, afterwards Lord Sherbrook.