In our series The Great War – Through a London Child’s Eye, we’re following “The Private Diary of Edward Hampton” to learn about life as a London child in 1914, at the outbreak of the First World War.
In present day London, three school friends find an old book at the bottom with “The Private Diary of Edward Hampton” written on the cover and the date says “From June 1914…”!
They start reading the book and discover what London life was like for Edward in 1914, at the outbreak of the First World War.
Follow the series and explore what London looked, sounded and smelled like, over a hundred years ago, through a child’s eye!
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