Esoteric London

No. 429: Berkeley Square, W1

Posted in London Labour, Vanishings by esotericlondon on October 20, 2011

Berkeley Square, London, W1. Photo © Roger Dean 2011

The Great Metropolis – James Grant, 1837:

The number of persons employed in one way or other in the Bank of England is so great, that they may be said to form a little community of themselves. The number of clerks alone, though occasionally varying, is never under 900. The number of engravers, and printers of notes, in the constant employment of the Bank, is 38.