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by Fogbrain
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Bermondsey Street
Replies: 38
Views: 16017

Re: Bermondsey Street

kiwi wrote:bermondsey street. Is the sign the YORKSHIRE GREY PUB? on the corner of Whites Ground

by Fogbrain
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Replies: 28
Views: 11910


kiwi wrote:
Long Lane, Bermondsey,1913.

This picture is actually of Meeting House Lane, Peckham.
by Fogbrain
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Elephant and Castle
Replies: 39
Views: 16595

Re: Elephant and Castle

kiwi wrote:A man climbs onto a Southwark milk cart near the Elephant and Castle in South London. No street name ...

It's Oswin Street.
by Fogbrain
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: General Postings
Replies: 45
Views: 22046


kiwi wrote:I maybe wrong but I think this is Dockley Road.

It's Old Jamaica Road; the red fronted shop is Robinson's. If it weren't for the smoke you would be able to see the Rising Sun and St James's Church beyond Grace Kimmins Gardens.
by Fogbrain
Mon May 29, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Replies: 178
Views: 66194


Junction of Pomroy Street and Old Kent Road in 1953. strictly speaking this is New Cross Road, Old Kent Road ends the other side of the Bridge. "Not a lot of people know that" Even strictlier speaking, this is Old Kent Road except for the very close foreground, as it's the junction with L...
by Fogbrain
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tooley Street
Replies: 60
Views: 30140

Re: Tooley Street

Tooley Street --Post Office Picture of one of the two Tooley Street Post Offices around 1960. I have been trying to place where in Tooley Street it was and according to the map number 61 was between Hays Lane and Battle Bridge Lane so todays picture is the area where I think it was. Specifically, i...
by Fogbrain
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: War Memorials
Replies: 11
Views: 9636

Re: War Memorials

kiwi wrote: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 flats have been completed and the memorial is now lit at night (which it never was before).
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by Fogbrain
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 69
Views: 40486

Re: Living in the Blitz

kiwi wrote:This was taken in the playground of Fair Street School; the rear of Devon Mansions in the background. By Fogbrain.

For clarity - the identification of the location was by me - I didn't take the photo!
by Fogbrain
Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Landrail Place
Replies: 3
Views: 1531

Re: Landrail Place

18b642ab1427bae017567cfad349c05d33e9e9ca.jpg Thanks, Fosney, that's saved me some research. Of course should have just asked here in the first place. My great great great great grandfather, Robert Dean, was living at No 2 Susannah Place in 1841 with his six children, and one of the girls married Ja...
by Fogbrain
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Grange road
Replies: 84
Views: 31520

Re: Grange Road

In 1915 they were: 159 Charles Stirling MB; Physician and Surgeon 158 Mrs Alice Collier; Linendraper 157 Henry Barnett, Watchmaker 156 Henry Andrews, Bootmaker 155 "New Tanner's Arms" - Francis Stephens I remember the bus shelters like the one in the (earlier) photo. They were provided by ...

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