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Post by Rosie ulger: Hothfield Place, SE16

prostitutes and drug dealers live at number 8 not to mention the house reeks of piss and marijuana . People do cocain and heroin its disgusting. That one house aline is like a brothel

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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.

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Colourful new library space opens at Lewisham primary school
A Lewisham primary school is celebrating as the doors to its new bright and vibrant library have been officially opened.

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Deptford clubber who drove car into dancefloor felt ’humiliated’ after being kicked out
A clubber accused of attempted murder after driving his car into a crowded dance floor said he only wanted to make a "nuisance" of himself after being "humiliated" when thrown out by bouncers.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16897466.mohammed-abdul-on-trial-after-crashing-car-into-blakes-nightclub/?ref=rss

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Pop rock legend dies at 74

Chas and Dave singer and pianist Chas Hodges has died at the age of 74.


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Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets, team news for Saturday’s London Stadium derby
Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets, team news for Saturday’s London Stadium derby

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’I was married to evil’, says Westminster terrorist’s widow

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood’s widow wept as she apologised to his victims, telling an inquest into their deaths: "I can’t believe I was married to someone that evil."


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16896445.khalid-masood-westminster-terrorists-widow-was-married-to-evil/?ref=rss

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Bromley coach driver who killed cyclist from Lewisham in crash is jailed

A Bromley coach driver who killed a cyclist from Lewisham when he turned into her path has been jailed for 15 months.


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Self-described jihadist who ’swung’ knife at victim jailed
A self-described jihadist has been jailed for attacking someone in a café with a knife.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16896384.self-described-jihadist-who-swung-knife-at-wealdstone-victim-jailed/?ref=rss

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EPL table and results 2018-19: Premier League scores, fixtures and Golden Boot standings for gameweek 6
Fulham kick off the Premier League weekend by hosting an impressive Watford side.

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Man wrongly convicted of murder is now in jail for robbing from shops
A man who was wrongly convicted of murder has now been sentence to more than seven years in prison.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16895345.man-wrongly-convicted-of-plumstead-murder-now-in-jail-for-robbery/?ref=rss

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Warning after increase in youngsters consuming ’lethal purple drank’

There has been an increase in youngsters drinking dangerous ’purple drank’.


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Mercury Prize 2018: Wolf Alice win for Visions of a Life
Mercury Prize 2018: Wolf Alice win for Visions of a Life

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Emily Thornberry: The next leader of the Labour Party will probably be a woman
Emily Thornberry is so keen to avoid the question of whether she will be the next leader of the Labour Party that, when asked if she agrees with John McDonnell that it will be a woman, she says only "probably". Probably? "It’s a long way off. We have to get Jeremy into No 10 first."

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/emily-thornberry-the-next-leader-of-the-labour-party-will-probably-be-a-woman-a3942131.html

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Eltham boys praised for ’saving a woman’s life’ after she collapsed outside Sainsbury’s

Two Eltham boys are being praised after helping a woman who had collapsed outside Sainsbury’s.


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People are sad cherry blossom trees are being cut down in Hextable and not replaced
Cherry blossom trees in Hextable that are being cut down by the council cannot be replaced because utility companies are digging too close to their roots.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16894731.kent-county-council-not-replacing-cherry-blossom-trees-in-hextable/?ref=rss

VIEW THE NEW CROSS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NEW CROSS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NEW CROSS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NEW CROSS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NEW CROSS AREA IN THE 1900s
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New Cross



New Cross is a district on the north tip of the London Borough of Lewisham. New Cross is covered by London postal district SE14.

It is home to Goldsmiths College, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College, Addey and Stanhope School and Millwall F.C..

The area is served by two stations, New Cross station and New Cross Gate station. Both are on the East London Line of the London Underground network as well as being suburban railway stations.

New Cross is near St John’s, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich. Its proximity to the latter two, both of which have strong maritime connections, led to the establishment of the Royal Naval School in New Cross in 1843 to house "the sons of impecunious naval officers". The school relocated further south-east to Mottingham in 1889, and the former school building subsequently (from 1891) housed Goldsmiths College.

On 25 November 1944, a V2 rocket exploded at the Woolworth?s store in New Cross Road, on the site later occupied by the Iceland store. 168 people were killed, ranging in age from Michael Glover, aged 1 month, to William Frank, aged 80.

In January 1981, 13 young black people were killed in the New Cross Fire at a party at 439 New Cross Road. Suspicions that the fire was caused by a racist attack, and official indifference to the death, led to the largest ever political mobilisation of black people seen in Britain.

Recently the area has become something of a property hot-spot on account of the so-called arts boom in neighbouring Deptford and the New Cross scene that has benefited local nightlife.

Famous residents

Poet Robert Browning lived in Telegraph Cottage near New Cross Road during the 1840s

Political activist Jim Connell wrote the anthem The Red Flag en route to his home in New Cross in December 1889

Music hall star Marie Lloyd lived in Lewisham Way from 1887 to 1893

Sir Barnes Wallis (blue plaque on building on corner of New Cross Road and Nettleton Road)

1970s glam rocker Steve Harley grew up in Fairlawn Mansions, New Cross, going to Edmund Waller and Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools.

Actor Gary Oldman was born and raised in New Cross. His film ’Nil By Mouth’ is loosely based on his life growing up in South East London.



In song

Carter USM wrote a song called The Only Living Boy in New Cross (1992) (the title being a play on that of Simon and Garfunkel’s song The only living boy in New York).



Reference


Gordon-Orr, Neil (2004). Deptford Fun City: a ramble through the history and music of New Cross and Deptford. London: Past Tense Publications.





LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addey and Stanhope School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ashmead Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Childeric Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Clyde Early Childhood Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Clyde Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Deptford Green School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Deptford Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Goldsmiths College, University of London:   Higher education institutions
Grinling Gibbons Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Invicta Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Kings Kids Christian School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Lucas Vale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Marathon Science School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
Myatt Garden Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Pepys Park:   
Rachel McMillan Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Sayes Court Park:   
Sir Francis Drake Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Edmund’s Catholic School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St James’s Hatcham Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Stephen’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tidemill Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abinger Grove, SE8 · Achilles Street, SE14 · Admiralty Close, SE8 · Adolphus Street, SE8 · Albyn Road, SE8 · Alexandra Cottages, SE14 · Alpha Road, SE14 · Alverton Street, SE8 · Amersham Grove, SE14 · Amersham Road, SE14 · Amersham Vale, SE14 · Amersham Vale, SE8 · Angus Street, SE14 · Archer Square, SE14 · Arklow Road, SE14 · Ashby Mews, SE4 · Ashby Road, SE4 · Ashmead Road, SE8 · Auburn Close, SE14 · B207, SE14 · Baildon Street, SE8 · Barfleur Lane, SE8 · Barnes Terrace, SE8 · Barriedale, SE14 · Batavia Mews, SE14 · Batavia Road, SE14 · Bawtree Road, SE14 · Bestwood Street, SE8 · Blackhorse Road, SE8 · Borthwick Street, SE8 · Bowditch, SE8 · Breakspear Mews, SE4 · Breakspears Mews, SE4 · Brig Mews, SE8 · Brindley Street, SE14 · Calypso Way, SE16 · Canal Approach, SE8 · Capstan Road, SE8 · Carteret Way, SE8 · Cheshire Close, SE4 · Chester Court, SE8 · Chestnut Close, SE14 · Childeric Road, SE14 · Childers Street, SE14 · Childers Street, SE8 · Chilton Grove, SE8 · Chipley Street, SE14 · Chubworthy Street, SE14 · Clare Road, SE14 · Claude Street, E14 · Clayton Drive, SE8 · Clifton Rise, SE14 · Clyde Street, SE8 · Comet Street, SE8 · Cottesbrook Street, SE14 · Crews Street, E14 · Croft Street, SE8 · Crooke Road, SE8 · Crossfield Street, SE8 · Czar Street, SE8 · Dacca Street, SE8 · Daubeney Tower, SE8 · Deloraine House, SE8 · Deloraine Street, SE8 · Deptford Broadway, SE8 · Deptford High Street, SE8 · Deptford High, SE8 · Deptford Market, SE8 · Deptford Mkt Deptford High Street, SE8 · Deptford Strand SE8, SE8 · Deptford Strand, SE8 · Deptford Wharf, SE8 · Deptford, SE8 · Desmond Street, SE14 · Detford High Street, SE8 · Diana Close, SE8 · Dixon Road, SE14 · Dockers Tanner Road, E14 · Dorking Close, SE8 · Douglas Way, SE8 · Dragon Road, SE8 · Dragoon Road, SE8 · Dryfield Walk, SE8 · Dunnage Crescent, SE16 · Edward Place, SE8 · Edward Street, SE14 · Edward Street, SE8 · Etta Street, SE8 · Evelyn Street, SE8 · Ferguson Close, E14 · Ffinch Street, SE8 · Florence Road, SE14 · Florence Road, SE8 · Florence Terrace, SE14 · Foreshore, SE8 · Frankham Street, SE8 · Friendly Street Mews, SE8 · Friendly Street, SE4 · Friendly Street, SE8 · Frigate Mews, SE8 · Gaverick Mews, E14 · Gaverick Street, E14 · George Beard Road, SE8 · Giffin Street, SE8 · Glenville Grove, SE8 · Golden Hind Place, SE8 · Goodwood Road, SE14 · Gosterwood Street, SE8 · Greenland Mews, SE8 · Greenland Quay, SE8 · Grinling Place, SE8 · Grinstead Road, SE8 · Grove Medical Centre, SE8 · Grove Street, SE8 · Hamilton Street, SE8 · Harton Street, SE8 · Heald Street, SE14 · Hereford Place, SE14 · Heston Street, SE14 · Hicks Street, SE8 · Homer Drive, E14 · Iceland Place, SE8 · Inwen Court, SE8 · Jodane Street, SE8 · John Silkin Lane, SE8 · Kempthorne Road, SE8 · Kerry Path, SE14 · Kingfisher Square, SE8 · Kingsbridge Court, E14 · Knoyle Street, SE14 · Lamerton Street, SE8 · Lanyard House, SE8 · Laurie Grove, SE14 · Leeway, SE8 · Lewisham Way, SE14 · Lewisham Way, SE4 · Liardet Street, SE14 · Lighter Close, SE16 · Lloyd Villas, SE4 · Longshore, SE8 · Lower Road, SE8 · Lucas Street, SE4 · Lucas Street, SE8 · Ludwick Mews, SE14 · Luxmore Street, SE4 · Malpas Road, SE4 · Manor Avenue, SE4 · Marine Wharf, SE16 · Mary Ann Gardens, SE8 · Mcmillan Street, SE8 · Millard Road, SE8 · Millmark Grove, SE14 · Milton Court Road, SE14 · Milton Court Road, SE8 · Mornington Road, SE8 · Mulberry Mews, SE14 · Napier Avenue, SE8 · Napier Close, SE8 · New Butt Lane, SE8 · New King Street, SE8 · Newton Place, E14 · Nursery Close, SE4 · Nynehead Street, SE14 · Oak House, SE4 · Old Bank Building Shardeloes Road, SE4 · Old Bellgate Place, E14 · Old Bellgate Wharf, E14 · Oscar Street, SE8 · Oxestalls Road, SE8 · Pagnell Street, SE14 · Parkfield Road, SE14 · Parkside Estate, SE8 · Payne Street, SE8 · Pilot Close, SE8 · Primrose Walk, SE14 · Prince Street, SE8 · Railway Arches, SE8 · Rainbow Quay, SE16 · Rainsborough Avenue, SE8 · Redstart Close, SE14 · Reginald Square, SE8 · Resolution Walk, E16 · Rochdale Way, SE8 · Rokeby Road, SE4 · Rolt Street, SE8 · Rope Street, SE16 · Royal Close, SE8 · Saint Donatts Road, SE14 · Sanford Street, SE14 · Sapphire Road, SE8 · Sayes Court Street, SE8 · Scawen Road, SE8 · Seager Buildings, SE8 · Shardeloes Road, SE14 · Shardeloes Road, SE4 · Ship Street, SE8 · Silver Close, SE14 · Southerngate Way, SE14 · Speedwell Street, SE8 · St Donatts Road, SE14 · St Donatt’s Road, SE14 · St Donnatt’s Road, SE14 · St Georges Square, SE8 · Stanley Street, SE8 · Staunton Street, SE8 · Sterling Gardens, SE14 · Strafford House, SE8 · Surrey Canal Road, SE8 · Sybil Phoenix Close, SE8 · Tanners Hill, SE8 · Tarragon Close, SE14 · Taylor Close, SE8 · The Parade, SE4 · The Pepys Enterprise Centre, SE8 · Thornville Street, SE8 · Tidemill Way, SE8 · Trevithick Street, SE8 · Trundley’s Road, SE8 · Trundleys Road, SE14 · Trundleys Road, SE8 · Trundleys Terrace, SE16 · Trundleys Terrace, SE8 · Turnpike Close, SE14 · Turnpike Close, SE8 · Upper Brockley Road, SE4 · Vanguard Street, SE8 · Vansittart Street, SE14 · Vaughan Williams Close, SE8 · Victory walk, SE8 · Vulcan Road, SE4 · Warwickshire Path, SE8 · Watergate Street, SE8 · Wateridge Close, E14 · Watson’s Street, SE8 · Watsons Street, SE8 · Wharf Street, SE8 · Whitcher Close, SE14 · Wickham Mews, SE4 · Willshaw Street, SE14 · Windlass Place, SE16 · Windlass Place, SE8 · Windsock Close, SE16 · Woodcroft Mews, SE8 · Woodpecker Road, SE14 · Woodrush Close, SE14 · Wotton Road, SE8 · Yeoman Street, SE8 ·
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