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by bermondseyboy
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Member's Short Stories
Topic: Bermondseyboy
Replies: 5
Views: 2100

Re: Bermondseyboy

Yes the same whitnall
Well done and thanks, just could not remember his name.
All I need now is to remember his sisters name?
by bermondseyboy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Member's Short Stories
Topic: Bermondseyboy
Replies: 5
Views: 2100

Re: Bermondseyboy

Hi Lunalux Welcome to the site. The Whitnall's lived on the Harold Estate around about 1961. There was Johnny Whitnall, Mary Whitnall I think was his Mother, i'm not sure about his Dad's name but I think he had a betting shop? I believe he also had a younger Sister, name escapes me? The last time i ...
by bermondseyboy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 25
Views: 7390

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

nitty nora.jpg



I remember the milk at webb street, I was once a milk monitor. :lol:
In the summer months, the smell of warm milk was a bit overpowering.

What about Nitty Nora the bug explorer, she had a steel comb dipped in some solution to kill the bugs? then dragged it through your hair.
by bermondseyboy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MARCIA ROAD
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Re: MARCIA ROAD

timothy-1852.jpg elizabeth-tobin.jpg 1923. Timothy Lyons dies 10/12/1923 at 3 Marcia Road , aged 71, a Tea Warehouseman. Cause of Death: 1, Bronchitis. 2, Cerebral Hoemorhage. Informant on the death certificate was H. Blackmore (the now married daughter Helen) of 47 Darville Road, Stoke Newington. ...
by bermondseyboy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Grange Road
Replies: 70
Views: 10643

Re: Grange Road

f4826af9e4879cc5704b1c5c3beddd7bd3bfbdab_r[1].jpg Untitled.jpg Bacon’s School was the oldest school in Bermondsey. Founded in 1703 or 1718 with money left by Josiah Bacon, it used to be in Grange Road, where Southwark Institute of Adult Education now stands, but then moved to Pages Walk and Delafor...
by bermondseyboy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Dunton Road
Replies: 16
Views: 2926

Re: Dunton Road

92a26e19718ccce4789b4c5cf48eaff1e079b02d_r[1].jpg Georges Chip Shop (hole in the wall) A part of Bermondsey History that was well known by the local drinkers After the Pubs turned out there was nothing better than some Peas Pudding, Savaloys and chips. But does anyone remember when it first opened ...
by bermondseyboy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Bermondsey People
Topic: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know
Replies: 39
Views: 11377

Re: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know

Hi Patricia I am trying to recall the families that lived in our block of Harold Estate, but my memory is not that good, well it was 50 odd years ago? I thought there was a Woods family that lived on the ground floor, I think there was a Derek Wood? I will chat with my Sister and Brother who are a l...
by bermondseyboy
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: South of the river
Replies: 2
Views: 2200

South of the river

by bermondseyboy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 5
Views: 2581

Re: New Forum

Daisy221 wrote:Hello steve! i am Daisy from Alabama and newbie member here :)


Hello Daisy and welcome to the site.
Do you have any connections with Bermondsey?

Steve.
by bermondseyboy
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Old Kent Road & Hatcham Railway Station
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Re: Old Kent Road & Hatcham Railway Station

Old Kent Road & Hatcham Station pictured in 1982.jpg
Old Kent Road and Hatcham Station pictured in 1982



Street level remains of Old Kent Road & Hatcham Station pictured in 1982.
Opened in 1866. Closed 1917. Demolished 2002 due to arch refurb

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