Striking for the Dockers’ Tanner


The Great Dock Strike 1889 On the 14th August 1889 the London Dockers went on their first all-out strike.  This was brought about by the Manager of the West India … Continue reading Striking for the Dockers’ Tanner

The Redknapp Family History Part 3: The Dockers’ Tribe of London


The White Death, and the beginning of the end of the Watermen and Lightermen’s Tribe. Joseph Reuben was the couple’s only son to survive into adulthood.  With his Father gone, … Continue reading The Redknapp Family History Part 3: The Dockers’ Tribe of London