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by Jenner
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Bermondsey People
Topic: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know
Replies: 62
Views: 38093

Re: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know

Evacuee from Bermondsey.jpg Salvation army communal kitchen Bermondsey London 1917.jpg My Dad and uncle were fed from the Sally Army in Spa Road in the early thirties sometimes - depending on whether the family had any money. Apparently they charged for the grub but would give it to the kids anyway...
by Jenner
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Abbey Street
Replies: 57
Views: 21220

Re: Abbey Street

I loved finding this thread. The pictures are great. My maternal grandparents lived in the Neckinger opposite the Fleece and we lived with them until I was 4. All I'd need is a picture of Joe Cappuccio's shop to make it complete. My Dad was born in Abbey Street and my grandparents and great grandpar...
by Jenner
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: War Memorials
Replies: 11
Views: 10091

Re: War Memorials

A memorial to Bermondsey men who fell during World War One, at 2 Old Jamaica Road, the site of the old military training centre, which is currently being converted into flats. The grade-listed memorial details the names of 970 men who served in the 22nd Battalion of the Queen’s Regiment, which used...
by Jenner
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Druid Street Arch Bombing
Replies: 7
Views: 6647

Re: Druid Street Arch Bombing

My mother and grandfather were in that arch, mum being a little girl (10) at the time. They lived in the Neckinger, as I did as a child in the 50s. My grandad was a railwayman and fire warden during the war, then later was an ack ack gunner in Southwark Park. God knows when he slept. Mum remembered ...

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