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by kiwi
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MINT STREET.
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: MINT STREET.

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Mint Street 1872
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Hopping
Topic: Hop Picking
Replies: 17
Views: 2786

Re: Hop Picking

Post by delwhite1 2011. Great reading your postings, Kiwi, and of course all the others. Yes, "Pull no more bines," was the cry that went up just before the measurer came in to the field. Followed by, "Get your hops ready," I can remember us kids following the measurer and his te...
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Hopping
Topic: Hop Picking
Replies: 17
Views: 2786

Re: Hop Picking

Original posts by delwhite1. I could chat for hours about 'opping down in Kent,' they were the happiest days of my life. To escape from the grey and grimey back streets of south-east London for three weeks every year was sheer magic. I was a bird let out of a cage. Scrumping apples, blackberrying, k...
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Hopping
Topic: Hop Picking
Replies: 17
Views: 2786

Re: Hop Picking

Back again Rod, hope you don’t mind me re-posting these, memories too good to lose. Posts & Pictures by rodebdon 2009. Down-Oppin', the Bermondsey boys in the Garden of England. We would get the train from London Bridge Station to Paddock Wood, Some of our relatives and friends would have gone d...
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Hopping
Topic: Hop Picking
Replies: 17
Views: 2786

Re: Hop Picking

Hi Rod. This just might help you & me remember the those lyrics.? Originally posted by delwhite1 2011. Most of the hopping songs I heard were sung on the way back from the pub on Friday/Saturday nights. The pickers would stroll up Castle Hill to the Castle pub, and then roll down again at closin...
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 18
Views: 1480

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

SOLDIERS IN SOUTHWARK PARK 1912 . 2  X.jpg
SOLDIERS IN SOUTHWARK PARK 1912
by kiwi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
Replies: 21
Views: 2600

Re: Bermondsey Advertisments

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LANGDON-DAVIES MOTOR CO, LTD 1904.
Langdon-Davies Electric motor on a sensitive drilling machine made by Phoenix Dynamo Co. On display at Rockville Machinery and Settlers’ Museum, New Zealand. Now I’m a Kiwi I just had to post this..jpg
Langdon-Davies Electric motor on a sensitive drilling machine made by Phoenix Dynamo Co. On display at Rockville Machinery and Settlers’ Museum, New Zealand. Now I’m a Kiwi I just had to post this.
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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: 1185

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: 355

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: 189

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

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