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- Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:10 am
- Forum: General Postings
- Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
- Replies: 10
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The Burston Strike School was founded as a consequence of a school strike and became the centre of the longest running strike in British history, that lasted from 1914 to 1939 in the village of Burston in Norfolk, Every year hundreds of people turn up for a rally to commemorate the 25-year strike ov...
Mayor Alfred Henley worked non-stop during the Blitz, often sleeping in his office. He would help where the need was the greatest in those dark days. Mayor Henley was killed by enemy action on 11th May 1941 outside the Bermondsey Town Hall in Spa Road. This night was the last real night of the “Nigh...
ALBIN'S, Built in 1974 on the site of the Old Runge Hall in Culling Road, The Albin family first worked as wardens of the Bermondsey cemetery over 200 years ago Barry Albin-Dyer, who died of cancer aged 64, (2 February 1951 – 6 June 2015) was for 30 years the chairman of F A Albin & Sons a vener...
- Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:09 am
- Forum: Buildings & Streets
- Topic: Lower Road Rotherhithe
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Terriss Theatre which stood at 34 and 36 Lower Road, on the corner of Culling Road, Rotherhithe, (Note: Part of Culling Road still exists today but all the houses on it have long since been demolished.) Rotherhithe Hippodrome, formerly Terriss Theatre - was demolished in about 1955. Terriss Theatre,...