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by Vreagh
Tue May 26, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: South London Press Archives
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Re: South London Press Archives

According to google ; there are 23210 pages and 37 yrs at www.britishnewspaperanchive.co.uk
by Vreagh
Tue May 05, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Message from Bermondseyboy
Topic: Almost back
Replies: 4
Views: 3721

Re: Almost back

Welcome back.
by Vreagh
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 91
Views: 43622

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Who can forget those lethal drip feed heaters. Kids found the gurgling fascinating but they killed many people. Only had to tip one slightly to have paraffin all over the floor and the flame was already there. As you say, we survived (mostly)
by Vreagh
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Grand Surrey Canal
Replies: 21
Views: 14280

Re: Grand Surrey Canal

A ex canal side pub still exist at Portland Rd South Norwood. Its called The Jolly Sailor which is a strange name for a land locked pub until the canal is remembered.
by Vreagh
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: HATCHERS TRANSPORT
Replies: 5
Views: 5391

Re: HATCHERS TRANSPORT

In the sixties I drove for Brooks & Walker. We had several ex Hatchers drivers from the horses. They said one of the reasons the horses were kept so long ,was to ease the obtaining of B licences which were difficult to obtain at that time. Hatchers would claim a new B licence because they were l...

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