Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 3: An Age of Steam


Following me Father’s footsteps, I’m following me dear old Dad… Of the nine children born to Edward and Mary Dyer over twenty years between 1812 and 1832 only two were … Continue reading Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 3: An Age of Steam

Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 2: Watermen and Lightermen


“Redknap’s men would wend their way through the Poplar marshes, and would need more than a pint of Ale when they arrived at the Inn on Dolphin Lane, they would … Continue reading Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 2: Watermen and Lightermen

The Redknapp Family History Part 2; Blackwall Taverns, Smugglers, and Jewish Ancestry?


Joseph Edward Redknap  1816 – 1850? –  Sarah Pressman 1813 to 1882 Given That Harry Redknapp has been a very popular Manager of London football team Tottenham Hotspur, who have a … Continue reading The Redknapp Family History Part 2; Blackwall Taverns, Smugglers, and Jewish Ancestry?