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by bermondseyboy
Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Bricklayers Arms goods depot
Replies: 46
Views: 25629

Re: Bricklayers Arms goods depot

JOHNH TRAIN.jpg It was taken from the rear of the house that I lived in in Ilderton Road that faced north. The area where the house was is the second entrance to South Bermondsey station that naturally didn't used to exist. The view from the rear of the house was first of all the slope to South Ber...
by bermondseyboy
Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Bricklayers Arms goods depot
Replies: 46
Views: 25629

Bricklayers Arms goods depot

tran.png This photo depicts ''N'' Class No. 31413 at Bricklayers Arms in 1960, wearing the final version of the BR livery, complete with ''late'' crest design. Immediately to the right of the engine's front, in the distance, can be seen the brick-built 380-foot long engine shed, known as ''St Patri...
by bermondseyboy
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge Road
Replies: 82
Views: 34727

Re: Pagoda Tower Bridge Road

I wanted to know a bit more about The Pagoda Pub, hopefully someone will remember. The pub used to belong to my family, The Chapman's. PagodaChapman.jpg The address seems to have been amended more than once over the years, with the earliest address at 7 Pagoda Terrace, Bermondsey New Road or 7 Berm...
by bermondseyboy
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge Road
Replies: 82
Views: 34727

Pagoda Tower Bridge Road

This was Posted by Hudsonsl I wanted to know a bit more about The Pagoda Pub, hopefully someone will remember. The pub used to belong to my family, The Chapman's. Horace Chapman (my great great grandfather) was the owner at the time in the 1940's his son William was the landlord with his wife Ethel...
by bermondseyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Bermondsey People
Topic: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know
Replies: 62
Views: 34897

Re: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know

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George and Arthur Hand


Photo by BrendaE

Bermondsey Boys

George and Arthur Hand (Arrowed) My Father and Uncle.
by bermondseyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Bermondsey People
Topic: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know
Replies: 62
Views: 34897

Put a Name to a Face - People you may know

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V.E. Day Celebrations 8th May 1945
Guiness Buildings - Pages Walk

The Lady on the left looking out from the window is my Nan.
She lived at N0. 356, I think Q Block.
(Is there someone there you recognise)?
by bermondseyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Searles Road
Replies: 7
Views: 3585

Searles Road

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Paragon School 1934 Class Photo


Do you know any of these young Lady's and Gentlemen :?:
by bermondseyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 69
Views: 39481

Living in the Blitz

This is a long posting but may be of interest to some of our members. It tells of what our Bermondsey Boys and Girls went through. Living in the Blitz B0092-MSS-P2 bermondsey baths sand bags.jpg Sandbags outside Bermondsey Central Baths, Grange Road, September 1939 (above); and the remains of the ra...
by bermondseyboy
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Member's Short Stories
Topic: Bermondseyboy
Replies: 5
Views: 5409

Bermondseyboy

P0020-P-P2 Pagoda Beano.jpg As far as I can remember, my time in Bermondsey was ok. We did'nt have much, but then we did'nt need much. It was a tight community aroundwhere I lived in Harold Estate, everyone new everyone. Every saturday the pubs were full of Bermondsey locals, playing darts, prepari...
by bermondseyboy
Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Discussion everything Bermondsey
Replies: 11
Views: 7894

Discussion everything Bermondsey

V0019 Now & Then.jpg There seems to be many changes from when we were kids to what the kids are like today. One in particular is that we could not get out of our house fast enough to play with our mates. The kids of today just want to sit in front of there computers. This is just the times ...

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