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by rolyevans
11 May 2010 23:07
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Wises fish and chip shop?
Replies: 12
Views: 6984

A lady I know in her 80's was a nurse at the children's hospital from 48 to about 80's. Great pity we lost it. Believe it is now a nursing home and Kwik Fit No it was further down the rd than that Eagle was on the corner of champion rd [?], its now flats. Yes, it was on the corner of Champion Road ...
by rolyevans
11 May 2010 16:56
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham on Derelict London
Replies: 3
Views: 3223

I [sort of] enjoyed that site Search East. Thank you for that. There was a pub called The Pullman which was right by Woolwich train station. A beautiful old thing it was...think it was a former railway hotel. Anyway it was pulled down to make way for Woolwich Arsenal DLR. My heart dropped to think ...
by rolyevans
11 May 2010 16:33
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: More memories - Saxon Tavern anyone?
Replies: 25
Views: 26038

I remember the Saxon in the 50's when it was called the King Alfred.
by rolyevans
11 May 2010 16:29
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: RELINQUE ROAD 1945 TO 1960 OCCUPANTS
Replies: 5
Views: 4058

Posted: 5 Nov 2009 21:31 Post subject: RELINQUE ROAD 1945 TO 1960 OCCUPANTS I am trying to trace anyone from the Hollis family who lived in a prefab after the war years in Relinque Road, Bell Green. I lived in the corner prefab No1 from the time they were built until demolidhed. My family lived the...
by rolyevans
10 May 2010 00:03
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Shops in Lower Sydenham
Replies: 7
Views: 6629

Re: Shops in Lower Sydenham

In the 50's my grandad Roland Killick used to have a shrimps and winkles round. He used to pick his barrow up from the Railway Tavern in Southend Lane and load it up with shellfish - cockles, whelks, shrimps, winkles, mussels and go from there up Perry Rise over past the Fire Station up to Perry Val...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 23:42
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Shops in Lower Sydenham
Replies: 7
Views: 6629

Re: Shops in Lower Sydenham

I also remember Charlie the Barbers near Haseltine school Bell Green. I used to be fored to go there for a short back and sides and worse still my granddad made me wear his cheesecutter which was several sizes too big after I had a haircut in case I got a cold. I still remember the poster of Dennis ...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 16:26
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Shops in Lower Sydenham
Replies: 7
Views: 6629

Shops in Lower Sydenham

The shops I remember from the early 50's starting opposite the gasworks in Bell Green and going up the high street to the Childrens' Hospital in Champion Road were: Boot menders Bretts greengrocers Matthews butchers Geddes dispensers Toy shop Delahoys general store Bakery Pawn shop Blondins - greeng...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 16:13
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sydenham in WWII (areas bombed during the war)
Replies: 24
Views: 34391

In the early 50's I remember playing on a bombsite at the bottom of Holmshaw Road opposite the gasworks. An old tramp, Jack Castle used to hang around there. There used to be a cafe on the corner of Champion Road opposite Home Park and when it was cold he would pop in there for a cup of tea. He also...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 15:52
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Relinque Road Bell Green Lower Sydenhan.
Replies: 13
Views: 15957

Re: Relinque Road

Hi, My father George Allen lived at 7 Relinque road and moved in 1936 to Reading with his family I think he had a friend called Hollis and they went to Haseltine School. His brothers were Alec, Arthur,Horace,Frank,Jack, Will,Pat and his sisters were Adelaide & Elsie. Does this name ring any bel...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 14:00
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Dilwyn road
Replies: 22
Views: 19905

Re: Dilwyn road

:D My husband used to live in Dilwyn road as a child (i think thats how you spell it) lower sydenham, which has all gone now, would you have any photos Steve that i could show him? :D I remember Dilwyn Road well. I used to live in Champion Road. When bookmakers were illegal my grandad used to give ...
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 13:56
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Relinque Road Bell Green Lower Sydenhan.
Replies: 13
Views: 15957

Re: The Allen/Baldwins

stabitha4 wrote:Does your aunt remember the ALLENS/BALDWINS,Alanh? From 1920 to 1936
My mum, Norah Killick remembers the Baldwins . Her family, the Killicks lived
at 53 Porthcawe Road.
by rolyevans
9 May 2010 13:53
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Relinque Road Bell Green Lower Sydenhan.
Replies: 13
Views: 15957

Family lived just round the corner in 80 Porthcawe Road, but know my aunt Cis (Florence Stevens, nee Humphries) lived there, not sure of the number tho My mum knew Mrs Humphries . Her family, the Killicks lived at 53 Porthcawe Road. The family was Rowland and Ruth (mother and father) Alfie,Ted, Bil...
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 12:43
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Dilwyn road
Replies: 22
Views: 19905

I'm afraid this is the only picture I know of Dillwyn Road, Annie, taken from Coulter & Seaman's "Forest Hill & Sydenham in old photographs": http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2233/2048666730_3cab7cbd5a.jpg It might be worth visiting the <Local History Centre> to see if they have any...
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 11:31
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sydenham's Children's Hospital
Replies: 69
Views: 106882

Re: Childrens Hospital

stabitha4 wrote:Was this hospital also known as South Eastern Hospital for sick children?
Yes. in the late 40's and early 50's I lived opposite the hospital. I was at 9 Champion Road. I had to go into the hospital to have an operation to correct a cast in my eye. It's still there.
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 11:26
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Relinque Road Bell Green Lower Sydenhan.
Replies: 13
Views: 15957

Family lived just round the corner in 80 Porthcawe Road, but know my aunt Cis (Florence Stevens, nee Humphries) lived there, not sure of the number tho I bet they knew my family, the Killicks as they would have been neighbours. My mum Norah went to Haseltine Road school The family was Rowland and R...
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 11:08
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sydenham in the twenties, part 2
Replies: 13
Views: 11125

Re: sydenham in the twenties....latest!

Thanks for all your kind wishes. I am back home but a bit groggy! . I hope you are feeling better now Reg. Your memories of Sydenham are wonderful. I lived in Sydenham as a child in the late 40's and during the early 50's (Champion Road , St.Michael's school etc.,) and, judging by your detailed acc...
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 10:39
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Flood @ Sydenham High Street (29-Jun-1907)
Replies: 21
Views: 32459

Re: porthcawe road

Does anybody know anything about my Grandfather? I believe he was a General Dealer (Rag and Bone man) on Porthcawe Road in the late 1920's. I don't know his first name, but the surname was Killick. I would love to hear any stories anyone may have. PS The stories I have read and the pictures are fas...
by rolyevans
3 May 2010 00:13
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Flood @ Sydenham High Street (29-Jun-1907)
Replies: 21
Views: 32459

Re: porthcawe road

Does anybody know anything about my Grandfather? I believe he was a General Dealer (Rag and Bone man) on Porthcawe Road in the late 1920's. I don't know his first name, but the surname was Killick. I would love to hear any stories anyone may have. PS The stories I have read and the pictures are fas...