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by kiwi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Member's Short Stories
Topic: Growing up in Bermondsey.
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

Re: Growing up in Bermondsey.

Original Posts by John Miller Born in Bermondsey in 1950, the eldest of four children born to Rose & John, all my family lived there. My Grandfather and Grandmother (May & John) lived at 120 Amos estate ( Mays Cafe ) which was opposite an oil transport company ( Younghusband & Barns ), m...
by kiwi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK BRIDGE ROAD.
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: SOUTHWARK BRIDGE ROAD.

Southwark Bridge Road (1980) Barclay Perkins Brewery. (now Courage’s Shad Thames).jpg Southwark Bridge Road (2017) shows the tall building & the small Courage’s building have disappeared. Anchor Terrace now flats & apartments.jpg Southwark Bridge Road, Anchor...
by kiwi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: GREAT SUFFOLK STREET.
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: GREAT SUFFOLK STREET.

Libertine Pub 125 Great Suffolk Street corner of Toulmin Street, c 2016. Was the Skinners Arms. (above).
Libertine Pub 125 Great Suffolk Street corner of Toulmin Street, c 2016. Was the Skinners Arms. (above)..jpg
Toulmin Street right of pub.
LIBERTINE PUB 2016.jpg
LIBERTINE PUB 2016
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Southwark Park Road
Replies: 93
Views: 6830

Re: Southwark Park Road

The Queen Victoria Pub, Southwark Park Road Bermondsey, Billy Burnham playing the piano, and he really looks like he is enjoying it. Nice if someone could give us some information on Billy and maybe the people in the background. The Queen Victoria Pub, Southwark Park Road Bermondsey, Billy Burnham p...
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Pool of London
Replies: 8
Views: 920

Re: Pool of London

The midget submarine XE8 arriving at the Pool of London. Oct 1st, 1952.  X.jpg
The midget submarine XE8 arriving at the Pool of London. Oct 1st 1952.
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ALBION STREET,ROTHERHITHE.
Replies: 10
Views: 776

Re: ALBION STREET,ROTHERHITHE.

Hi abc, welcome to the site. Like your story and pictures, just trying to work out each road/street. Is that the Boatman Pub, Jamaica Road (formerly Royal George)? If so am I right in thinking its on the corner of Clarks Orchard? I know Paradise Street at one time emerged from there somewhere. Brune...
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Member's Short Stories
Topic: Abbey Buildings Boy!
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Abbey Buildings Boy!

Hi Merv, welcome to the site. Like your story and memories, especially coming from that area myself.
Think the pub you mentioned could have been The White Bear? There is a picture in the Long Walk Topic.
Cheers Kiwi.
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge Road
Replies: 58
Views: 4366

Re: Tower Bridge Road

Original post by paperboy 2010.
Compasses Court (off Tower Bridge Road) in the 1930s..jpg
Compasses Court (off Tower Bridge Road) in the 1930s.
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Shad Thames
Replies: 22
Views: 1464

Re: Shad Thames

Horsleydown lane, Courages Brewery.  More pictures in Horsleydown Topic. X.jpg
Horsleydown lane, Courages Brewery. More pictures in Horsleydown Topic.
by kiwi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 35
Views: 5160

Re: Living in the Blitz

Schooling was disrupted not only by the evacuations and frequent moves, but also by the threat of bombs. Here, students and teachers from a school in Bermondsey in South London strive for a sense of normalcy. The photo, taken on March 29, 1941, shows students participating in a reading and discussio...

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