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Postby kiwi » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:55 am

Tustin St,Bermondsey..jpg
Tustin St, ran between Old Kent Road & Manor Grove.

John Jesse Tustin (1815-1899), Tustin Street off the Old Kent Road was named after him this is where his colour factory was, this was demolished and a school and several tower blocks stand in an area named "Tustin Estate". The company was called Cory & Dr Horace Co. Ltd. Chemical Colour manufacturers, with a works off the Old Kent Road and Cory's Works, Grand Surrey Canal. (In 1900, the firm was valued at £100,000.)

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