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by mcleanmuir
24 Nov 2007 16:14
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Book..THE CRYSTAL PALACE 1854-1936 On Post Cards
Replies: 9
Views: 4992

Book..THE CRYSTAL PALACE 1854-1936 On Post Cards

THE CRYSTAL PALACE 1854-1936 On Post Cards By Fred Peskett and Bill Tonkin The book contains 320 pages in A4 size and is the most comprehensive listing of the post cards of The Crystal Palce ever undertaken. Profusely illustrated it covers the building and the many events and exhibitions that took p...
by mcleanmuir
23 Nov 2007 18:44
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Penge, 60s Rock Band called Appendix Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 3495

Penge, 60s Rock Band called Appendix Part 1

Does anyone know of a 60s Rock Band from Penge called Appendix Part 1 featuring at that time:- Bill Leisangang, Neil Holmes of Adelaide Rd, Alistaire, Lovelock of Pelham Rd and Robert Jackson of Victor Rd?
by mcleanmuir
17 Nov 2007 07:57
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Crystal Palace, Penge and Sydenham photos
Replies: 6
Views: 4905

Frank

Annie.

Do you want a high res copy of the photo?

Frank was a great park warden, he helped many budding footballers. Everyone had respect for him.
by mcleanmuir
16 Nov 2007 07:50
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Crystal Palace, Penge and Sydenham photos
Replies: 6
Views: 4905

Glad you liked it. What is your fathers name? Is he the one in the black tie (middle row) sitting next to a man (on left) we called jock, I think he ( jock) used to be a pro footballer. The man to Jocks left was Tony Martin who was the boss. Middle row ist left is Pat Quinn who started up Stanhope R...
by mcleanmuir
13 Nov 2007 15:07
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Sorry nothing in the book about Clay Farm.

There are a couple of Borrowmans in Beckenham Library.
by mcleanmuir
10 Nov 2007 21:35
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Elm Farm1 and Kent House6

Falkor,

Elm Farm1 and Kent House6, these images are taken from Borrowman's Past and Present book.
by mcleanmuir
9 Nov 2007 21:10
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Penge Place

Do you think the church in the image of Penge Place (PengePlace4.jpg) is St John's?
by mcleanmuir
9 Nov 2007 13:49
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Mathews Farm. This is the information that I have. I think this is Mathews Farm:- Mr Walter Mathew, of 109 Mackenzie Road, Beckenham tells his personal account of the railway crash in 1866 in which as a telegraph clerk he crawled under the wreckage. I was born on January 10th, 1850, at Copers Cope H...
by mcleanmuir
9 Nov 2007 10:12
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Elm Farm was in Barnmead Road, near the railway Bridge.
by mcleanmuir
8 Nov 2007 08:04
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 52190

Great photos.

The Village Pump and Pound was outside The Greyhound Pub ( now Box Bar) in Beckenham High Street.
by mcleanmuir
1 Nov 2007 09:20
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Crystal Palace, Penge and Sydenham photos
Replies: 6
Views: 4905

Crystal Palace, Penge and Sydenham photos

Hi, I have a website with over 1500 historical images that include many of Penge, Crystal Palace, Anerley and Sydenham. I am constantly updating it.

Worth a look www.beckenhamhistory.co.uk The photos are in The Gallery.

Ian