Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 7
bring £2 in Australia.
The hands of the munition Workers are stained yellow like nicotine, with lyddite.
Passing through Petticoat Lane we saw Dirty Dick's Hotel, which as booklet says Owing to Dissappoint by the death of his intended wife a few days before their marriage he let things go to ruin & locked up the room in which was prepared the wedding breakfast, which was consumed by rats and not entered for 40 years.
We then went over the Botanical Gardens and found them very beaut