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by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SWAN ROAD ROTHERHITHE
Replies: 7
Views: 2870

Re: SWAN ROAD ROTHERHITHE

Adam & Eve, 47 Swan Lane, Rotherhithe, Surrey SE16 at 33 Swan Lane in 1899. The address is at 47 Swan Lane in 1921 and earlier, prior to street renaming to Swan road. The pub was rebuilt after being damaged by subsidence caused by the building of the Rotherhithe Tunnel (opened 1908)

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by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: De Crespigny Park
Replies: 0
Views: 2757

De Crespigny Park

There is an amazing amount of history around Camberwell. So many streets have their roots going back several hundred years and associated with historical figures. The De Crespignys, who came from France, as Protestant refugees, in the reign of William III., though they did not settle in Camberwell u...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: SOUTHWELL ROAD
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Re: SOUTHWELL ROAD

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52-54 Southwell Road 1970
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56-58 Southwell Road 1970
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: SOUTHWELL ROAD
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

SOUTHWELL ROAD

Clockwork Studios at 38 Southwell Road has metamorphosed several times, accommodating comedians, then clock makers and now artists. At the turn of the 20th century the “Fun Factory”, as it was then known, was home to Fred Karno’s Vaudeville theatre group. Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel, two of Karn...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: SEDGMOOR PLACE
Replies: 1
Views: 1746

SEDGMOOR PLACE

Lying in the shadows of the 1960s Southampton Estate development in Camberwell, South London, is a 19th century building that at first glance resembles a mock Tudor castle. Now private flats, this was built in the 1830s as the Aged Pilgrims’ Asylum, the first almshouses built by The Aged Pilgrims’ F...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: RUST SQUARE
Replies: 0
Views: 1803

RUST SQUARE

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8-10 Rust Square 1972
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6-10 Rust Square today


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Rust Square
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 95
Views: 50553

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Panic when the postie arrived on one of these with a message,always seemed to be bad news. :shock: GPO telegram messenger bike.jpg I was in Canada when this happened. Mom tells us her heart sank when one of these guys appeared at the door. She says she just knew something had happened to one of her...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 95
Views: 50553

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Black and White TV anyone?

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by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Discussion everything Bermondsey
Replies: 12
Views: 11550

Re: Discussion everything Bermondsey

This is great, thanks for posting it. I few personal notes: Back in the days of tanners and bobs,***I remember farthings And T.V gave only two channels to choose.***And I recall one channel and the night that ITV became the second channel and all of your jumpers were warm and hand knitted.***My aunt...
by Sean.Byrne
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: CHAMPION GROVE
Replies: 0
Views: 2278

CHAMPION GROVE

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13-17 Champion Grove 1973
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27-29 Champion Grove 1972


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7 Champion Grove 1964

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