Mr Rose
Mr Rose
Part of the Greenwich Local History Library collection.

When he was 10, George Rose started helping his uncle Thomas, a lighterman who worked on boats on the river Thames. At 16, George was apprenticed to his uncle. After he had been an apprentice for 7 years, George was free to work on the river for himself.

Unique ID: H2807
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1900
Copyright: Out of Copyright