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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: ELMINGTON ROAD
Replies: 0
Views: 1727

ELMINGTON ROAD

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Elmington Road view from Camberwell Green 1976
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75-77 Elmington Road rear view 1938
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: BOWYER STREET
Replies: 0
Views: 1747

BOWYER STREET

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31-37 Bowyer Street 1955
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25-40 Bowyer Street 1955
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: COUNTY GROVE
Replies: 0
Views: 1618

COUNTY GROVE

The houses at 2, 3 and 4, County Grove are Grade II Listed Buildings in Southwark.
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2-4 County Grove today

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2 County Grove 1973
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3-4 County Grove 1973
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54014

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I was fascinated with these box cameras as a kid "The Brownie"
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It seemed like a quantum leap forward in cameras when the Instamatic came out
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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54014

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I do not miss these "marvels" of technology. And how was an 8 track cassette a good idea ever?

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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: WYNDHAM ROAD
Replies: 4
Views: 2127

Re: WYNDHAM ROAD

The Bowyer family, who occupy a distinguished place in the annals of Camberwell, settled there in the time of Henry VIII. The family mansion, the manor-house of Camberwell-Buckingham, which stood on the right-hand side of the road from London to Camberwell Green, was built apparently about the reign...
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PICTON STREET
Replies: 5
Views: 2156

Re: PICTON STREET

kiwi wrote:I think the first picture above should read Lomond Grove?
Picton Street. The Sultan his pub has now been demolished.Picton Street 2019. Now runs between Edmund Street & Brisbane Street.


Fixed :D
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PARDONER STREET
Replies: 2
Views: 2389

Re: PARDONER STREET

Hi Sean, not sure about this being Pardoner Street, off Tabard Street. I have had this picture in my file quite a long time and cannot locate any pub in Pardoner Street. I have been into the breweries archives and found no information concerning this pub being there,hence I never posted. The reason...
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ROUPELL STREET WATERLOO.
Replies: 5
Views: 2749

Re: ROUPELL STREET WATERLOO.

The Kings Arms opened in 1839, so close to its 200 year old anniversary. Below is a pic from 1976 and another from today
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57-62 Roupell Street 1976
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61-65 Roudell Street 1976
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ROUPELL STREET WATERLOO.
Replies: 5
Views: 2749

Re: ROUPELL STREET WATERLOO.

In Kiwi's above [post is a reference to Phoebe's store in 1968. Below is a pic from 1950 so business looks to have taken an uptick from 1950 to 1968. Also a pic of the current 24 Roupell which you can see is next to the Kings Arms. Nothing stays the same.
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