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The rears of housing in Snowfields, numbers 136, 137, 138. By the end of the 19th century, the living conditions in Bermondsey were awful. There were known examples of nine people living in one room and one tap serving 25 houses with no sanitation. Conditions remained bad well into the 20th century....
Hi Roy & Jim, been away so just catching up. Regarding Peter Dawson. Roy, I did pass on a message to him through his email (25 Nov), saying you was trying to get in touch and I would leave it there for him to get in touch with you (on site). I would not give his email out without his permission,...
- Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:48 am
- Forum: Member's Short Stories
- Topic: Growing up in Bermondsey.
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Hi Rod, Good to hear from you, as you say our paths must have crossed all those years ago. I was born in 1942 so we would have been at Webb Street School at the same time, then onto Tower Bridge, though I wasn’t there long, they decided that they could do without me, but that’s another story. In fac...