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by Fogbrain
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Jamaica Road/Union Road
Replies: 89
Views: 33302

Re: Jamaica Road/Union Road

kiwi wrote:Jamaica Road,Bermondsey,Crown & Anchor, No77.
I wonder when this photo was taken? My cousin four-times-removed Albert Dean was the licensee from at least 1910 until his death in 1917, after which his widow Alice continued until at least 1923.
by Fogbrain
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Abbey Street
Replies: 57
Views: 17516

Re: Abbey Street

kiwi wrote:I think this was on the corner of Providence Place (left), which ran through to Long Walk.?
I think so, too. Tower Bridge road now runs right through the site.
by Fogbrain
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Farncombe Street
Replies: 9
Views: 2548

Re: Farncombe Street

kiwi wrote:I think that the pub on the right could be the old Prince of Wales in Bevington Street.
Indeed it is.
by Fogbrain
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: THE 1847 BERMONDSEY HORROR
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Re: THE 1847 BERMONDSEY HORROR

I came across the site of 5 Minver Place being redeveloped late one evening in 2017. To the best of my knowledge no further remains were uncovered!
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by Fogbrain
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Wilson Grove
Replies: 9
Views: 2790

Re: Wilson Grove

What threw me was I assumed the building in the middle was a pub but couldn’t remember or locate any pub being just there in Jamaica Road,so went with what it said, Wilson Grove. Yes, I thought it looked like a pub, but couldn't find any record of one at that address. But then I looked closer - it'...
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 38
Views: 13508

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

kiwi wrote:Just a word of warning regarding these pictures,which I have taken at face value. In an earlier post of the Lido it was pointed out that, and quite rightly by Fosney that the pictures where not of Southwark Park Lido

I don't think either of these is Southwark Park.
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BLUE ANCHOR LANE
Replies: 9
Views: 3447

Re: BLUE ANCHOR LANE

kiwi wrote:Not sure of this, as with the railway on the right it looks like it is coming from Southwark Park Road.

It's Enid Street. The pub was the Windsor Castle, aka "The Happy Home".
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Spa Road
Replies: 58
Views: 20599

Re: Spa Road

Spa Road Sewer, man conducts maintanence work 1951. This is one of my grandfather's co-workers; I don't think it is my grandfather, although I have only seen one photo of him. The photo was taken in Thurland Road, with Spa Road behind and Frean Street in the distance. Nothing in the photo survives ...
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Wilson Grove
Replies: 9
Views: 2790

Re: Wilson Grove

kiwi wrote:Wilson Grove, formally Salisbury Street.

This is Jamaica Road, taken from Major Road. Wilson Grove is out of sight to the right.
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Lockyer Street
Replies: 6
Views: 3029

Re: Lockyer Street

kiwi wrote:Information with picture states Porlock Place.

Porlock Place is correct. The photo was taken looking west from outside the girls and infants gate to Laxon Street School.

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