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  • I travelled to England third class via Dunkirk and Tilbury, which is the cheapest and not the worst way of crossing the

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • In the bottom of these Marshes, and close to the edge of the river, stands the strong fortress of Tilbury, called Tilbury Fort, which may justly be looked upon as the key of the River Thames, and consequently the key of the City of London.

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • In the bottom of these Marshes, and close to the edge of the river, stands the strong fortress of Tilbury, called Tilbury Fort, which may justly be looked upon as the key of the River Thames, and consequently the key of the City of London.

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • I TRAVELLED to England third class via Dunkirk and Tilbury, which is the cheapest and not the worst way of crossing the Channel.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • In the bottom of these Marshes, and close to the edge of the river, stands the strong fortress of Tilbury, called Tilbury Fort, which may justly be looked upon as the key of the River Thames, and consequently the key of the City of London.

    Tour through Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • In the 1970s and 80s, arches under the London Tilbury and Southend, and the Great Eastern, lines in Tower Hamlets were used for small engineering firms and car repairs, among other uses.

    Notes and queries: Are we all eating irradiated food? What went on underneath the arches? What's the population of heaven?

  • It all changed as soon as the family disembarked from the boat at Tilbury docks.

    My Indian summer

  • The headlines might have been viewed as mere hysteria were it not for the fact that, within a few days, officers of HM Revenue and Customs boarded a freighter bound for Tilbury and seized six tons of raw Colombian soccer with an estimated TV value of £75m.

    Football addicts will take whatever junk they can get | Harry Pearson

  • David Linton, his son Jim, daughter Norah and their childhood friend and companion Wally Meadows, sail from Melbourne to Tilbury aboard the Perseus, by the long route via South Africa.

    Espionage

  • David Linton, his son Jim, daughter Norah and their childhood friend and companion Wally Meadows, sail from Melbourne to Tilbury aboard the Perseus, by the long route via South Africa.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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