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by alfabet
28 May 2012 15:49
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: ancestral search for a house
Replies: 11
Views: 6269

Re: ancestral search for a house

In 1905 my great-great-grandparents were living at 56 Kilmorie Road!

My great-great-grandfather died there in 1907 and his widow remained in the house until her death in 1922.

Do you have any more information/photos of the road?
by alfabet
29 Dec 2011 23:55
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sunderland Road, Forest Hill
Replies: 4
Views: 2737

Re: Sunderland Road, Forest Hill

Thanks Chris. Which directory did you find the 1874 reference in? I didn't spot that one. There is a contemporaneous photo of Devonshire Road at http://www.francisfrith.com/forest-hill/photos/devonshire-road-1898_42673/ which gives a flavour of the times. It's only round the corner. Does Steve Grind...
by alfabet
23 Dec 2011 00:52
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sunderland Road, Forest Hill
Replies: 4
Views: 2737

Re: Sunderland Road, Forest Hill

Hi Chris, thanks for your reply! That's brilliant information.

I will have to make a trip up to the area and have a look round.

My dream would be to find a photo of his shop.

Thanks again.
by alfabet
21 Dec 2011 12:22
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Sunderland Road, Forest Hill
Replies: 4
Views: 2737

Sunderland Road, Forest Hill

While researching my family history, I discovered that my ancestor Robert PARTRIDGE was a greengrocer in Forest Hill from about 1870-1900. I think his shop might have been on Stanstead Road, moving to Sunderland Road by 1891. Can anyone advise on how I can research this further? Are there local arch...