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by kiwi
Tue May 22, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: New kent Road
Replies: 18
Views: 2191

Re: New kent Road

Turnpike in the New Kent Road near the Bricklayers' Arms Inn, Southwark,.jpg
Turnpike in the New Kent Road near the Bricklayers' Arms Inn, Southwark,
by kiwi
Tue May 22, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 41
Views: 7926

Re: Living in the Blitz

These are some of the things children wrote in their school books in South London during WW2. The innocence of children during such a dangerous and sad time in their lives can still make you smile. :) childen1.jpg children.jpg “In Wartime Children Who Lived In Big Cities Had to Be Evaporated Because...
by kiwi
Sun May 20, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: FRANK DAVIS, BRONZE CROSS
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Re: FRANK DAVIS, BRONZE CROSS

There are no local memorials that we know of, but Frank's name is recorded on the roll of honour held by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and in the WW2 Roll of Honour.
FRANK DAVIS.jpg
by kiwi
Sun May 20, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: WILLIAM COOPER LTD
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: WILLIAM COOPER LTD

COOPERS 3.jpg
COOPERS 4.jpg
by kiwi
Sun May 20, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tooley Street
Replies: 32
Views: 3198

Re: Tooley Street

The brewery of Clowes, Newbury and Maddox sat on Stoney Lane, Tooley Street in Bermondsey, painted in 1827. Stoney Lane is now Abbotts Lane which is next to the old Fire Station. The brewery of Clowes, Newbury and Maddox sat on Stoney Lane, Tooley Street. Painting 1827..jpg Abbotts Lane, Tooley Stre...
by kiwi
Sat May 19, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Dockhead
Replies: 15
Views: 1397

Re: Dockhead

Dockhead RC Church in Dockhead Bermondsey, all damaged in WW2.jpg
Dockhead RC Church in Dockhead Bermondsey, all damaged in WW2.
by kiwi
Sat May 19, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Grange Road
Replies: 68
Views: 6809

Re: Grange Road

Samsons Castle, 210 Grange Road,.jpg
Samsons Castle, 210 Grange Road
by kiwi
Sat May 19, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Hopping
Topic: Hop Picking
Replies: 27
Views: 4952

Re: Hop Picking

Hop-picking in Yalding, Kent,1944. A view of a campsite on a hop farm in Yalding, Kent. Women work at cooking on the camp fires provided outside the row of huts, which are named after bomber aircraft. A washing line has been strung up outside one of the huts, the clothes flapping in the breeze. line...
by kiwi
Fri May 18, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: BOBBY ABEL (CRICKET)
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Re: BOBBY ABEL (CRICKET)

Thank you for the information Dina Bobby was married to Sarah Reffell (1861–1923) at St Martin in the Fields on 31 January 1881, the daughter of Henry William Reffell (1833-1891) and Ann Bull (1836-1902) from the Bermondsey branch of the Reffell family. Both newly-weds were local with the marriages ...
by kiwi
Fri May 18, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: St Georges Circus
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: St Georges Circus

St George's Circus, 1945, The Royal Eye Hospital which was almost completely destroyed , Heavy German bombing of the area destroyed many of the buildings shown here.
St George's Circus, 1945,Elephant & Castle,.jpg

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