The Gardens, SE22

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The Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.


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Brian Bigwood
Brian Bigwood   
Added: 27 Mar 2018 14:53 GMT   
Post by Brian Bigwood: Odessa Street, SE16

My mother Doris Bigwood and her family lived in Odessa Street until they were bombed out and moved to Sidcup. My grandfather worked as lighterman in the local docks and was named Walter Edward Bigwood. I believe there were 13 children and their motherâ??s surname was Hunt.
I would love to know if anyone is related or even knew the family. If so, please get in touch.

Evelyn Johnson
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Added: 8 Dec 2017 23:23 GMT   
Post by Evelyn Johnson: Sturgeon Road, SE17

I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL

Melissa London
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Added: 2 Nov 2017 16:29 GMT   
Post by Melissa London: Trafalgar Avenue, SE15

The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.


Peckham Rye

Peckham Rye is Cockney rhyming slang for tie (necktie).

Peckham Rye, with a station on Rye Lane, lies in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham in South London.

Peckham Rye itself is an open space in the London Borough of Southwark. The roughly triangular open space with Peckham Rye Common to the north and Peckham Rye Park to the south. The road called Peckham Rye forms the western and eastern perimeter of the open space.

Peckham Rye railway station opened on 1 December 1865 for LC&DR trains and on 13 August 1866 for LB&SCR trains. It was designed by Charles Henry Driver, the architect of Abbey Mills and Crossness pumping stations, who also designed the grade II listed Denmark Hill and Battersea Park stations between here and Victoria.

It was on the Rye in the 1760s that the artist William Blake claimed to have seen visions, including one of a tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.

During World War II, part of the Common became a Prisoner of War camp for Italian prisoners of war.

Bellenden Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Goodrich Community Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Harris Academy Peckham:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Harris Primary Free School Peckham:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Heber Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John Donne Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Newlands Academy:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Peckham Rye:   Peckham Rye is Cockney rhyming slang for tie (necktie).
Peckham Rye Common:   
Rye Oak Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s and St Clement’s Primary School Co Hearing Impaired Unit:   Miscellaneous
St Johns’ and St Clements Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Mary Magdalene Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
The Belham Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.

133 Peckham Rye, SE15 · Acre Drive, SE22 · Adys Road, SE15 · Almond Close, SE15 · Alpha Street, SE15 · Amott Road, SE15 · Anstey Road, SE15 · Archdale Road, SE22 · Ashleigh Mews, SE15 · Athenlay Road, SE15 · Atwell Road, SE15 · Austins Court, SE15 · Aylesham Centre, SE15 · Balchier Road, SE22 · Banfield Road, SE15 · Barforth Road, SE15 · Bargain Centre, SE15 · Barry Parade, SE22 · Barry Road, SE22 · Basing Court, SE15 · Bellend Road, SE15 · Bellenden Road, SE15 · Belvoir Road, SE22 · Bishop Wilfred Wood Close, SE15 · Blackpool Road, SE15 · Blenheim Grove, SE15 · Borland Road, SE15 · Bournemouth Road, SE15 · Brayards Road, SE15 · Bredinghurst, SE22 · Brenchley Gardens, SE22 · Brenchley Gardens, SE23 · Brenchley Gardens, SE4 · Carden Road, SE15 · Central Buildings, SE15 · Cerise Road, SE15 · Chadwick Road, SE15 · Chadwick Road, SE5 · Cheltenham Road, SE15 · Choumert Grove, SE15 · Choumert Mews, SE15 · Choumert Road, SE15 · Cicely Road, SE15 · Clayton Road, SE15 · Collyer Place, SE15 · Colmore Mews, SE15 · Colyton Road, SE22 · Consort Road, SE15 · Copeland Road, SE15 · Cornflower Terrace, SE22 · Costa Street, SE15 · Court Lane, SE22 · Crawthew Grove, SE22 · Crebor Street, SE22 · Crystal Palace Road, SE22 · Cyrena Road, SE22 · Darrell Road, SE22 · Dawson’s Hill Footpath (Dunstan’s Road to Ladlands), SE22 · Dawson’s Hill Footpath (Overhill Road to Bredinghurst), SE22 · Devonshire Terrace, SE22 · Dewar Street, SE15 · Donkey Alley, SE22 · Dovedale Road, SE22 · Dunstan’s Grove, SE22 · Dunstans Road, SE22 · East Dulwich Road, SE15 · East Dulwich Road, SE22 · Elland Road, SE15 · Ellery Street, SE15 · Elm Grove, SE15 · Etherow Street, SE22 · Farriers Mews, SE15 · Fellbrigg Road, SE22 · Fenwick Grove, SE15 · Fenwick Road, SE15 · Fernholme Road, SE15 · Ferris Road, SE22 · Forest Hill Road, SE22 · Friern Road, SE22 · Frogley Road, SE22 · Godman Road, SE15 · Gowlett Road, SE15 · Gowlett Road, SE22 · Grovewell, SE22 · Hanover Park, SE15 · Harders Road, SE15 · Hawkslade Road, SE15 · Heaton Road, SE15 · Henslowe Road, SE22 · Hichisson Road, SE15 · Highshore Road, SE15 · Hillcourt Road, SE22 · Hinckley Road, SE15 · Hindmans Road, SE22 · Holly Grove, SE15 · Holmes Close, SE22 · Home Meadow Mews, SE22 · Homeleigh Road, SE15 · Homestall Road, SE15 · Homestall Road, SE22 · Hordle Promenade West, SE15 · Howden Street, SE15 · Huguenot Square, SE15 · Inverton Road, SE15 · Kelmore Grove, SE22 · Kelvington Road, SE15 · Keston Road, SE15 · Kinsale Road, SE15 · Lacon Road, SE22 · Ladlands Service Road, SE22 · Landells Road, SE22 · Langton Rise, SE22 · Langton Rise, SE23 · Limes Walk, SE15 · loc_Dawson’s Hill Footpath (Donkey Alley to Mount Adon Park), SE22 · Manaton Close, SE15 · Marcus Garvey Mews, SE22 · Marmora Road, SE22 · Maxted Road, SE15 · Maya Close, SE15 · McDermott Road, SE15 · Moncrieff Place, SE15 · Moncrieff Street, SE15 · Monteagle Way, SE15 · Mortlock Close, SE15 · Mount Adon Park, SE22 · Mundania Road, SE22 · Muschamp Road, SE15 · Natasha Mews, SE15 · Nazareth Gardens, SE15 · Nigel Road, SE15 · Norcroft Gardens, SE22 · North Cross Road, SE22 · Nunhead Crescent, SE15 · Nunhead Lane, SE15 · Nutbrook Street, SE15 · Nutfield Road, SE22 · Oakhurst Grove, SE22 · Oglander Road, SE15 · Old James Street, SE15 · Oliver Mews, SE15 · Ondine Road, SE15 · Ophir Terrace, SE15 · Overhill Passage, SE22 · Overhill Road, SE22 · Peckham Rye, SE15 · Peckham Rye, SE22 · Philip Walk, SE15 · Piermont Green, SE22 · Piermont Road, SE22 · Plough Lane, SE22 · Portbury Close, SE15 · Reading Close, SE22 · Reedham Street, SE15 · Relf Road, SE15 · Reynolds Road, SE15 · Robert Keen Close, SE15 · Rockells Place, SE22 · Rollins St Scaffold Yard, SE15 · Rosenthorpe Road, SE15 · Royal Oak Place, SE22 · Rye Court, SE22 · Rye Hill Park, SE15 · Rye Lane, SE15 · Rye Passage, SE15 · Rye Road, SE15 · Ryedale, SE22 · Samuel Jones Industrial Estate, SE15 · Sandison Street, SE15 · Sandlings Close, SE15 · Sartor Road, SE15 · Scutari Road, SE22 · Scylla Road, SE15 · Shelbury Road, SE22 · Shelley Close, SE15 · Silvester Road, SE22 · Solomon’s Passage, SE15 · Solway Road, SE22 · Somerton Road, SE15 · St Aidan’s Road, SE22 · Sternhall Lane, SE15 · Strakers Road, SE15 · Strakers Road, SE22 · Stuart Road, SE15 · Sturdy Road, SE15 · Surrey Road, SE15 · The Gardens, SE22 · The Market, SE15 · The Old School St Clements Yard, SE22 · The Parade Selbridge House, SE22 · The Parade, SE22 · Therapia Road, SE22 · Torridge Gardens, SE15 · Tresco Road, SE15 · Troy Town Community Centre, SE15 · Troy Town Flats, SE15 · Tyrrell Road, SE22 · Ulverscroft Road, SE22 · Underhill Road, SE22 · Underhill Road, SE23 · Upland Mews, SE22 · Upland Road, SE22 · Victoria Close, SE22 · Waghorn Street, SE15 · Water Mews, SE15 · Waveney Avenue, SE15 · Wellington Mews, SE22 · Whateley Road, SE22 · Whorlton Road, SE15 · Wingfield Street, SE15 · Witcombe Point, SE15 · Wivenhoe Close, SE15 · Wood Dene, SE15 · Wood Vale, SE23 · Woods Road, SE15 · Workshop Rear Of Waveney House, SE15 · Worlingham Road, SE22 ·
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