Chelsea History and Studies

People’s history of Chelsea.

Postings on the people, events and places which tell the story of Chelsea- a famous district in South West London known for the Embankment, King’s Road, and artists and writers who have lived there.

From the blog

Bringing to life the Chelsea of the past

On the left shows Black troops from the British colonies camping in the Duke of York barracks adjoining the King’s Road which you can see above the tents and wall. They were gathering to celebrate the coronation of King George V in 1911.

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