St John's Church, Stratford, E15
St John's Church, Stratford, London E15


 Year
 What Was Happening ?

At St John's
In & Around Stratford
In The Church
In The World

1932
Cecil Morris becomes vicar of St John's.
Unemployment in West Ham reaches 20,642.

Unemployment protest demonstration in the Romford Road & Stratford Broadway turns into a riot.
U.S. aviator Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Lego goes on sale.

1933
Walter Darling Topping becomes vicar of Christchurch.

West Ham Tramways taken over by London Transport.

First part of Stratford High Street Improvement Scheme opens.
Adolph Hitler becomes German Chancellor.

The London Board of Transport is created.

Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected US president.

Percy Sowerby becomes vicar of St John's


 
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