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by FergussonFamily
29 Jul 2018 10:17
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Acacia/Hazel Grove/Paxton Park
Replies: 5
Views: 7818

Re: Acacia/Hazel Grove/Paxton Park

I am completely foxed by MYRTLE GROVE. The 1911 census shows 1 - 9 (the former MYRTLE TERRACE), then GROVE HOUSE, KENT HOUSE and YORK HOUSE and I am unable to identify where these were.... ...Could it be that these houses were not part of Paxton Park? Any views would be welcome In the 1861 Census, ...
by FergussonFamily
10 May 2018 06:28
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 3rd June 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 3rd June 2018

Penge Green Gym is delighted to announce our annual Winsford Gardens Open Day will be held on Sunday 3rd June as part of the popular Penge Festival activities. Starts at 11am and finish at 4pm. https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0QFHvzerJrc/WvNTGHpw8HI/AAAAAAAAAuI/hW-iG9-Fh_s8q9QmG1O09S94g47GdiBCQCLcBGAs/s6...
by FergussonFamily
31 Jan 2018 20:44
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Mount Gardens collapse
Replies: 7
Views: 6197

Re: Mount Gardens collapse

Many thanks for the above information on Avard's Lane, No.2 and Sydenham Hill. I've been trying to make sense of the 1861 Census and that really helped because, as you note, that is all now off Kirkdale and not Sydenham Hill Road (census says Sydenham Hill). The Carpenter was called John Avard, from...
by FergussonFamily
5 May 2017 12:43
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 4th June 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 592

Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 4th June 2017

Penge Green Gym is delighted to announce that this year, our annual Winsford Gardens Open Day will be attended by the new Mayor of Bromley. Penge Green Gym has now been running for over six years, and Sunday 4 June will be the sixth time we have held an Open Day to show off our many achievements and...
by FergussonFamily
9 Dec 2016 08:04
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Winsford House, Penge
Replies: 3
Views: 2954

Chesham Park and Winsford Gardens

It has been five years, but I finally wrote this up. Answered all my own questions. Winsford is named for the village in Exmoor (not Cheshire.) Stephen Gee was a property developer. The ARP had a warden post somewhere near Garden Road, possibly even in the Cottage itself. William Mathews, previous o...
by FergussonFamily
27 Apr 2016 20:24
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 418

Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day 2016

Winsford Gardens Annual Open Day Sunday June 12th 2016 Now in its 5th Year. Part of the Penge Festival. Come and enjoy a fun day out with Penge Green Gym. Free children's activities including Treasure Hunt, Crafts and Face Painting. Yoga Tasting Session. Live Music from Musica Medioca. Homemade Ref...
by FergussonFamily
12 May 2015 15:21
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Winsford Gardens Open Day Sun 14th June 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 511

Winsford Gardens Open Day Sun 14th June 2015

Penge Green Gym will be holding our fourth Open Garden Squares day on Sunday 14th June 2014 from 11am to 4pm in Winsford Gardens, SE20 7RN. The Open Garden Squares Weekend is a prestigious event in the gardener’s calendar where gardens all over London open their doors to the public. Over 200 gardens...
by FergussonFamily
6 Jun 2014 19:58
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1464

Re: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014

Winsford Gardens Open Day – 14 June 2014 11am – 4pm Programme 11 am Gardens open Throughout the day come and join in - Making bird feeders Painting bird boxes Making an insect hotel Making bags and photo frames from re-cycled materials A treasure hunt and wishing tree Face painting Plant Sale and H...
by FergussonFamily
28 May 2014 20:06
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1464

Re: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014

UPDATE: Some recently confirmed events in our programme are the ever popular Plant Sale, Tai Chi 'taster' sessions, Homemade cakes & refreshments, a Beer & Pimms tent, Upcycling demonstration, children's treasure hunt & Balloon modelling, & music from Musica Medioca ensemble. We hope to be able to p...
by FergussonFamily
9 May 2014 16:22
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1464

Re: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WIlIS9cZ1EM/U20CkUAz9gI/AAAAAAAAAIg/OdfFFPBpj2o/s1600/Open_Gardens_leafletA420142.jpg This year, as well as our very popular children’s activities, plant sale and refreshment stall, we will have guest speakers, and are planning a few new surprises. This year we will have c...
by FergussonFamily
15 Jan 2014 18:22
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1464

WINSFORD GARDENS OPEN GARDEN SQUARES DAY 14th June 2014

Penge Green Gym will be holding our third Open Garden Squares day on 14th June 2014 from 10am to 4pm in Winsford Gardens, SE20 7RN. The Open Garden Squares Weekend is a prestigious event in the gardener’s calendar where gardens all over London open their doors to the public. Last year over 208 garde...
by FergussonFamily
30 May 2013 07:01
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Volunteers' Week 1st-7th June 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Volunteers' Week 1st-7th June 2013

Penge Library will be holding a display of the work undertaken by Penge Green Gym in Winsford Gardens, SE20 7RN. You can see this at Penge Library, Maple Road SE20 8HT during Volunteers' Week. Volunteers’ Week is an annual national celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers mak...
by FergussonFamily
30 May 2013 06:39
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Winsford Gardens Open Garden Squares 8th June 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Winsford Gardens Open Garden Squares 8th June 2013

Penge Green Gym will be holding our second Open Garden Squares day on 8th June 2013 in Winsford Gardens, SE20 7RN. The Open Garden Squares Weekend is a prestigious event in the gardener’s calendar where gardens all over London open their doors to the public. This year over 208 gardens were involved ...
by FergussonFamily
16 Jan 2013 21:03
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Dartmouth Road / Old Sydenham High Street
Replies: 4
Views: 5800

Re: Dartmouth Road / Old Sydenham High Street

Can anyone help me with pictures (or information) relating to the Shop or Works which was at 57a High Street Sydenham, recorded as Business Premises on the 1920 Electoral Roll (page 34) and 1925 Electoral Roll (page 30)? I've searched through all the many pictures on this forum and can't find anythi...
by FergussonFamily
1 Jun 2012 22:22
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Doorstep charity collectors
Replies: 9
Views: 2197

Re: Doorstep charity collectors

Yes, I also detest Chuggers who block the pavements, but even more so when they come to your door. I told the last one that I never buy anything on the door step. He replied that he didn't want anything from me. I said, "Yes , you do. You want my bank details and to sign me up for a monthly direct d...
by FergussonFamily
14 May 2012 18:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Why not visit the Best Secret Garden in Penge on Sat 9th Jun
Replies: 0
Views: 582

Why not visit the Best Secret Garden in Penge on Sat 9th Jun

People from Penge and surrounding areas are invited to take part in a FREE open event at a local “secret garden” on Saturday 9th June 2012. The volunteers who restored Winsford Gardens, Garden Road, Penge (SE20 7RN) will be hosting activities and entertainment from 11:00 to 16:30 including kid’s act...
by FergussonFamily
29 Apr 2012 12:44
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Rebranding Lower Sydenham
Replies: 56
Views: 8818

Re: Rebranding Lower Sydenham

No one is suggesting "North Penge" then? :wink: :lol:
by FergussonFamily
19 Feb 2012 09:40
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Burials
Replies: 3
Views: 1658

Re: Burials

To make the question a little broader (and then maybe Noelene might then find an answer) are there any published books of Memorial Inscriptions for local cemeteries? Or churchyards and war memorials? Possibly published by a local Family History Society or maybe privately by individuals? Does Lewisha...
by FergussonFamily
4 Sep 2011 22:21
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Searching Dallas Rd
Replies: 15
Views: 8635

Re: Searching Dallas Rd

Sorry, I've been on holiday. I would like to see the photos. Can't you post them here? The two families must have known each other well. I can't help you with the pictures and it is my wife's family not mine (I'm just the family historian) but several of them were also employed at the dairy. "before...