Billingsgate

© Copyright Christopher Hilton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence Last night I attended a gala function at the Old Billingsgate Market, apparently at one time the world's largest fish market.  World's largest? How on earth do they measure such things?  Anyway, it was from this point that the Macarthurs left London forever. ‘I took leave of my friends in London’ began Elizabeth Macarthur in her journal, ‘and accompanied by Mr McArthur, hired a Gravesend boat from Billinsgate [sic], which conveyed us to the Neptune’. [...]

2018-03-21T14:56:20+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Elizabeth Macarthur|0 Comments