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by kiwi
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: TANNER STREET.
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: TANNER STREET.

TANNER STREET, BOOKMAKERS 1970.jpg
TANNER STREET, BOOKMAKERS 1970
by kiwi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Tooley Street area Wharfs
Replies: 33
Views: 5945

Re: Tooley Street area Wharfs

Butlers Wharf, a simple but effective counterbalance system is used for checking the weight of boxes. The warehouse staff wear flat-caps while the office workers stand out in their bowlers. The two uniformed men in peaked caps appear to be security staff .c 1910. DOCK WORKERS CHECKING THE WEIGHT OF ...
by kiwi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Elephant and Castle
Replies: 22
Views: 3467

Re: Elephant and Castle

Elephant and Castle c.1860.jpg
Elephant and Castle c.1860.
by kiwi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MASON STREET
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: MASON STREET

The Gloucester Arms Pub site was situated at 24 Mason Street. This pub has now been converted into flats. Corner of Gavel Street left, was called Little Mason Street and runs into Darwin Street.
Mason Street. site of the Gloucester Arms Pub, off the Old Kent Road. 2017.jpg
by kiwi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Brunswick Court
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Brunswick Court

Looking at this picture it looks very much like Fosneys picture above. One difference is the car on the left is white, in Fosneys picture the car looks like a dark colour. Also, the years are dated 1960 and 1974. The Ford Cortina car on the right was made between 1962-1982 so not much help there, it...
by kiwi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 51
Views: 10989

Re: Living in the Blitz

Southwark Bridge Road, SE1, AFS Auxiliary Fire Service women resting in bunks at Southwark Fire Station during the Second World War c1940.jpg
Southwark Bridge Road, SE1, AFS Auxiliary Fire Service women resting in bunks at Southwark Fire Station during the Second World War c1940.
by kiwi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MASON STREET
Replies: 1
Views: 23

MASON STREET

Kate & Stanley Oliver c 1950, my Nan & Uncle. Outside the Magnet Pub, corner of Mason Street & Old Kent Road. Globe Pictures in the Background. NAN & STAN OLD KENT ROAD..jpg Mason Street, corner with Old Kent Road c1950, Kate & Stanley Oliver, my Nan & Uncle..jpg ...
by kiwi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: East Lane
Replies: 22
Views: 3065

Re: East Lane

The Bell was situated at 51 East Street. This pub closed in 2013 and has now been converted into shops. Previously known as The Royal Albert which can just be seen under that name on page 1 second post. East Street. The Bell Pub, closed 2013..jpg East Street, site of The Bell Pub, previously known a...
by kiwi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 141
Views: 18229

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

I wasn’t to sure what the Waif’s Festival was, I think this poster explains.
Old Kent Road c1919, children ready for a meal during a Waif's Festival at St George's.jpg
Old Kent Road c1919, children ready for a meal during a Waif's Festival at St George's Hall
Old Kent Road, the Waifs and Strays’ Society, the original name of The Children’s Society, was founded in 1881.jpg
Waifs and Strays’ Society, the original name of The Children’s Society, was founded in 1881
by kiwi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: GUTTERIDGE COURT
Replies: 0
Views: 18

GUTTERIDGE COURT

Gutteridge Court off Jacob street rear of Dockhead Fire Station 1922.jpg
Gutteridge Court off Jacob Street rear of Dockhead Fire Station 1922.

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