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Post by Evelyn Johnson: Sturgeon Road, SE17

I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL
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My Uncle (James Burgess and his wife Lil) used to live on Neate street, we used to come up from Croydon to visit (50 years ago) and play on the canal bridge that was about six houses along, the canal used to be at the back of his house. Used to feel like we were in a Dickens film Oliver Twist. The bridge is still there but nothing underneath as the canal has long gone and so have the houses that used to be on Neate street.

Image of Footbridge over Grand Surrey canal linking St Georges Way and Neate Street.

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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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Wrap up warm this evening as it is set to be wet and windy.


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Elephant and Castle

Elephant and Castle is one of five London tube stations named after a pub.

One thing Elephant and Castle is not named after is 'La Infanta de Castilla', seemingly referring to a series of Spanish princesses such as Eleanor of Castile and María, the daughter of Philip III of Spain. However, Eleanor of Castile was not an infanta - the term only appeared in English about 1600. María has a strong British connection because she was once controversially engaged to Charles I, but she had no connection with Castile. Infanta de Castilla therefore seems to be a conflation of two Iberian royals separated by 300 years.

Regardless, the pub of that name gave its name to the station, and in turn the station to the nearby area - originally called Newington.

Elephant & Castle tube station is on the Bank branch of the Northern Line between Kennington and Borough, and is the southern terminus of the Bakerloo Line.

The station was built in two stages. The Northern Line station opened on 18 December 1890 as part of the first deep-level tube, the City & South London Railway (C&SLR). The Baker Street & Waterloo Railway (BS&WR) station opened on 5 August 1906, five months after the rest of the line. Although belonging to separate companies, the platforms were connected below ground from 10 August 1906.

The first baby to be born on the underground was born at the station in 1924. Press reports claimed that she had been named Thelma Ursula Beatrice Eleanor (so that her initials would have read T.U.B.E.) but this story later proved false, and she was named Marie Cordery. Elephant and Castle seems to specialise in names which prove false!


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Elephant and Castle:   Elephant and Castle is one of five London tube stations named after a pub.
Elephant and Castle tavern:   The name Elephant and Castle which now gives its name to this whole area of London was is derived from a coaching inn.
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park:   Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park is a public park in Kennington.
Walworth:   Walworth is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Southwark. Walworth probably derives its name from the Old English Wealhworth, meaning 'farm'. It is located 2 miles south east of Charing Cross and near to Camberwell and Elephant and Castle.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Elephant & Castle (1910):   The Elephant and Castle is a major road junction and the name of the surrounding area, largely superseding the name Newington.


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America Street, SE1 · Avon Place, SE1 · Avonmouth Street, SE1 · Ayres Street, SE1 · Baden Place, SE1 · Balfour Street, SE17 · Barlow Street, SE17 · Bartholomew Street, SE1 · Bath Terrace, SE1 · Bear Lane, SE1 · Beckway Street, SE17 · Belvedere Buildings, SE1 · Bird In Bush Road, SE15 · Blackwood Avenue, N18 · Borough High Street, SE1 · Borough Road, SE1 · Boyfield Street, SE1 · Brandon Street, SE17 · Brockham Street, SE1 · Brook Drive, SE1 · Browning Estate, SE17 · Browning Street, SE17 · Burge Street, SE1 · Burrell Street, SE1 · Catesby Street, SE17 · Chaloner Court, SE1 · Chancel Street, SE1 · Chapel Court, SE1 · Charleston Street, SE17 · Chatham Street, SE17 · Chettle Close, SE1 · Clennam Street, SE1 · Collingwood Street, SE1 · Collinson Walk, SE1 · Colnbrook Street, SE1 · Comus Place, SE17 · Congreve Street, SE17 · Copperfield Street, SE1 · Cotham Street, SE17 · County Street, SE1 · Crail Row, SE17 · Crosby Row, SE1 · Crosslet Street, SE17 · Darwin Street, SE17 · Dawes House, SE17 · Dawes Street, SE17 · Deacon Way, SE17 · Dean’s Buildings, SE17 · Deverell Street, SE1 · Devon Street, SE15 · Dickens Square, SE1 · Disney Place, SE1 · Doyce Street, SE1 · East Street, SE17 · Elba Place, SE17 · Elephant and Castle, SE1 · Elephant Castle Shopping Centre, SE1 · Elephant Castle, SE1 · Elephant Road, SE17 · Elsted Street, SE17 · Ethel Street, SE17 · Ewer Street, SE1 · Falmouth Road, SE1 · Flint Street, SE17 · Freda Corbett Close, SE15 · Garden Row, SE1 · Gaunt Street, SE1 · Gay Street, SW15 · Gaywood Street, SE1 · Gladstone Street, SE1 · Glasshill Street, SE1 · Great Dover Street, SE1 · Great Guildf, SE1 · Great Guildford Street, SE1 · Great Guildford, SE1 · Great Maze Pond, SE1 · Great Suffolk Street, SE1 · Gt Suffold Street, SE1 · Harper Road, SE1 · Hatcham Road, SE15 · Henshaw Street, SE17 · Heygate Street, SE17 · Hillery Close, SE17 · Hornshay Street, SE15 · Howell Walk, SE1 · Hulme Place, SE1 · Hunter Close, SE1 · Ilderton Road, SE15 · John Maurice Close, SE17 · Kell Street, SE1 · Kentish Buildings, SE1 · Keyworth Street, SE1 · King and Queen Street, SE17 · King James Court, SE1 · King James Street, SE1 · King Queen Street, SE17 · King’s Place, SE1 · Kings Bench Street, SE1 · Lagare Apartments, SE1 · Lancaster Street, SE1 · Lansdowne Place, SE1 · Lant Street, SE1 · Larcom Street, SE17 · Lavington Street, SE1 · Law Street, SE1 · Leontine Close, SE15 · Library Street, SE1 · Loman Street, SE1 · London Road, RM4 · London Road, SE1 · Lympstone Gardens, SE15 · Maidstone Buildings Mews, SE1 · Manor Grove, SE15 · Marshalsea Road, SE1 · Meadow Row, SE1 · Mermaid Court, SE1 · Merrick Square, SE1 · Merrow Street, SE1 · Merrow Walk, SE17 · Milcote Street, SE1 · Mint Street, SE1 · Morecambe Street, SE17 · Nelson Square, SE1 · New Kent Road, SE1 · New Kent Road, SE17 · Newcomen Street, SE1 · Newington Butts, SE1 · Newington Causewa, SE1 · Newington Causeway, SE1 · Newington Court, SE1 · Old Kent Road, SE15 · Omeara Street, SE1 · Ontario Street, SE1 · Orb Street, SE17 · Ormside Street, SE15 · Pardoner Street, SE1 · Pastor Street, SE1 · Peckham High Street, SE1 · Penarth Street, SE15 · Pepper Street, SE1 · Pickwick Street, SE1 · Plantain Place, SE1 · Pocock Street, SE1 · Price’s Street, SE1 · Princess Street, SE1 · Queen’s Head Yard, SE1 · Record Street, SE15 · Redcross Way, SE1 · Risborough Street, SE1 · Rockingham Street, SE1 · Rodney Place, SE17 · Rodney Road, SE17 · Sanctuary Street, SE1 · Sandgate Street, SE15 · Sawyer Street, SE1 · Scovell Crescent, SE1 · Scovell Road, SE1 · Searles Road, SE1 · Sharratt Street, SE15 · Shopping Centre Elephant Castle, SE1 · Sidmouth House Lindley Estate, SE15 · Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 · Spurgeon Street, SE1 · St Georges Circus, SE1 · Stanford Place, SE17 · Stead Street, SE17 · Sudrey Street, SE1 · Surrey Row, SE1 · Surrey Rowe, SE1 · Sylvan Grove, SE15 · Talbot Yard, SE1 · Taplow, SE17 · Tarn Street, SE1 · Tatum Street, SE17 · Tennis Street, SE1 · The Mews, SE1 · Theobald Street, SE1 · Thomas Doyle Street, SE1 · Tisdall Place, SE17 · Tiverton Street, SE1 · Toulmin Street, SE1 · Townley Street, SE17 · Townsend Street, SE17 · Trundle Street, SE1 · Union Street, SE1 · Victory Place, SE17 · Vine Yard, SE1 · Wadding Street, SE17 · Wagner Street, SE15 · Walworth Road, SE1 · Walworth Road, SE17 · Wansey Street, SE17 · Weller Street, SE1 · West Square, SE11 · Wingrave, SE17 ·


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