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Lost London -Mill Lane Lewisham 1890

Mill Lane now Brookmill Road. Photograph taken from Deptford Broadway. The buildings on the right were originally lodging houses but were demolished in 1895 to make way for another lodging house, Carrington House.

Streetscape showing Camberwell Palace and Empire, London, circa 1921 - The Theatres Trust

Streetscape showing Camberwell Palace and Empire, London, circa 1921 - The Theatres Trust

Rye Lane, Peckham, c. 1925

A history of south-east London suburbs, in images and words, brought to you by the area's local studies and archives collections.

The area I grew up in, Elephant and Castle Walworth London.. just before my time although I do vaguely remember travelling on a tram.

Elephant and Castle, Walworth, London. My Grandad grew up here. His Grandfather had a greengrocers which is now gone and a high rise is in its place.

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