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by kiwi
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.
Replies: 46
Views: 7955

Re: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.

This is a message from a Mr Harry Pocock. Though adjusted I feel that his story is worth posting, to me it gives life to the picture and a little bit of history on Pocock’s in Rotherhithe also information. My Great Grandfather, Henry Pocock kept The Jolly Waterman Pub as well as the Barge Builders a...
by kiwi
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
Replies: 33
Views: 6363

Re: Bermondsey Advertisments

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1938
by kiwi
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Rotherhithe Street
Replies: 32
Views: 5306

THE TORBAY.

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The Torbay Pub, 91 Rotherhithe Street,Rotherhithe.
by kiwi
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: War Memorials
Replies: 11
Views: 3423

Re: War Memorials

24-foot high tribute was erected in 1921, and was afforded by the help of local businessmen like Arthur Carr of Peek Frean & Co, “one of the area’s biggest movers and shakers,” who raised £100,000, its unveiling took place on October 8 1921. Some 30,000 men and women from Bermondsey and Rotherhi...
by kiwi
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Wilson Grove
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: Wilson Grove

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Hi Anita hope you & the family are all keeping well, Ray.
by kiwi
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: East Lane
Replies: 23
Views: 3323

Re: East Lane

Fosney, if you look at my earlier post which is just above it does go some way in explaining maybe why the market was called a different name by certain people. Though this is not proof it is food for thought but I suspect we will never know. I think the Boxer Tommy Noble was the one that sold White...
by kiwi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: NEATE STREET.
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: NEATE STREET.

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by kiwi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: CHAPEL PLACE/HANKEY PLACE.
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Re: CHAPEL PLACE/HANKEY PLACE.

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Chapel Place,Long Lane,1915.
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Chapel place,same place, 2012.
by kiwi
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 145
Views: 19537

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Smashing picture of the Kings Arms Fosney, that is the first time I have seen a picture of it. Looking at the list the place to the right of the Kings Arms is a Restaurant, I would never have guessed that. I did think there was a sweet shop along there but it seems I was wrong, maybe I got it mixed ...
by kiwi
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Transport
Topic: Bricklayers Arms goods depot
Replies: 32
Views: 6236

Re: Bricklayers Arms goods depot

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Cart drivers emerging from their depot at the Bricklayers Arms on the Old Kent Road. 1918.

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