John Schofield was an archaeologist at the Museum of London from 1974 to 2008. Between 1975 and 1983 he identified and organised all the archaeological excavations in the City of London. He has written extensively about the archaeology and buildings of the City at all periods. He is Secretary of the City of London Archaeological Trust and from 1990 to 2021 was Archaeological Consultant to St Paul’s Cathedral.
This volume, covering the period 1666–1800, considers the archaeology of the port of London on a wide scale, from the City down the Thames to Deptford. During this period, with the waterfront at its centre, London became the hub of the new British empire, contributing to the exploitation of people from other lands known as slavery. READ MORE
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This book presents and celebrates the mile-long Thames Street in the City of London and the land south of it to the River Thames as an archaeological asset. Four Museum of London excavations of 1974–84 are presented: Swan Lane, Seal House, New Fresh Wharf and Billingsgate Lorry Park. Here the findings of the period 1100–1666 are presented. READ MORE
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