Pay day at Butlers Wharf, London

Pay day at Butlers Wharf, London
Photograph taken c 1910 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB87/09666

Many people were paid weekly in cash until relatively recently. These men are waiting patiently on Friday afternoon while the paymaster looks on. For security reasons the wages were kept in a locked section of the works.

Location

Greater London Southwark

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Themes

Tags

work men industry dock wharf clothing Edwardian (1902 - 1913)