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My great grandparents Charles and Hannah Bennett lived in Janet st my grandfather was their son William are there any photos ?
Regards Ken Bennett

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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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VIEW THE ROTHERHITHE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ROTHERHITHE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ROTHERHITHE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ROTHERHITHE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ROTHERHITHE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe is located on a peninsula on the south bank of the Thames, facing Wapping and the Isle of Dogs.

It has been a port since the 12th century or earlier, and a shipyard since Elizabethan times. It was the site from which the Mayflower set off on part of its journey to carry the Pilgrim Fathers to Virginia in 1620. The ship's captain, Christopher Jones, lived in Rotherhithe and was buried there in 1622.

The name 'Rotherhithe' derives from an Anglo-Saxon word meaning "landing-place for cattle". The first recorded use of the name was in about 1105. In the past Rotherhithe was also known as Redriff until the early 19th century. Redriff was the fictional birthplace of Jonathan Swift's character Lemuel Gulliver.

Edward III had a palace at Rotherhithe and in 1412 Henry IV stayed in the area 'whilst he was cured of leprosy'. It was hoped the sea air would help his complaint. He arrived by river, sailing down the Thames from the Palace of Westminster to Rotherhithe.

The village of Rotherhithe has had a close relationship with the sea. Throughout history it was a favourite home for many seafarers, such as Captain Christopher Jones of The Mayflower, and had a fine tradition of shipbuilding. Two local Master Mariners, Peter Hills and Robert Booth, founded a school to help the children of destitute sailors in 1613.

Rotherhithe became home to shipbuilders. Some of the first steamships were built in Rotherhithe and the first iron ship, the Aaron Manby, was constructed in the local shipyards. Rotherhithe was also home to many associated industries, for example iron works and gun powder manufacturers. The names of the local docks reflect the days gone by, Greenland Dock is a reminder that whalers used to be based there. The dock was called Howland Great Wet Dock from its foundation in 1693 until 1763 and was the largest commercial dock in the western world at the time, able to handle 120 merchant ships. It was the major whaling base in London until the trade died in the 1840s, after which it was used for the importation of timber.

Improving transport saw the population of Rotherhithe rise. In 1801 it housed 10,296, a century later it was home to 38,424. The housing tended to be mixed - the rich enjoyed comfortable housing whilst the poor endured the very worst.

Because much of the former Surrey Docks had strong trade links to Scandinavia and the Baltic region the area is still home to a striving Scandinavian community. Originally established as seafarers' missions, Rotherhithe is home to a Norwegian, a Finnish and a Swedish church.

The docks were closed and largely filled in during the 1980s, and have now been replaced by modern housing and commercial facilities, but Rotherhithe retains much of its character and its maritime heritage. The largest surviving dock on the south bank, Greenland Dock, is the focal point for the southern part of the district, while there are many preserved wharves along the riverside at the north end of Rotherhithe. St Mary's Church is at the centre of the old Rotherhithe village, which contains various historic buildings including the Brunel Engine House at the south end of the Thames Tunnel.

Rotherhithe station was originally opened on 7 December 1869 when the first section of the East London Railway was opened, running through the Thames Tunnel. On 1 October 1884, the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways began running services along the East London Railway, which called at Rotherhithe. It was served by electric passenger trains from 31 March 1913, when the line was electrified. Steam-hauled goods trains from Liverpool Street station continued to pass through until April 1966. The station was closed between 1995 and 1998 due to repair work on the Thames Tunnel and from 22 December 2007 to 27 April 2010 for the extension of the East London Line. The station re-opened on 23 May 2010 on the London Overground.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alfred Salter Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bacon’s College:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Bermondsey Spa Gardens:   
Cherry Garden School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Deptford Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Galleywall Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Ilderton 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.
Marion Richardson Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Peter Hills with St Mary’s and St Paul’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Redriff Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rotherhithe:   Rotherhithe is located on a peninsula on the south bank of the Thames, facing Wapping and the Isle of Dogs.
Rotherhithe Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sir William Burrough Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
South Bermondsey Children and Parents Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St John’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stephen Hawking School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbotshade Road, SE16 · Ablett Street, SE16 · Admiral Place, SE16 · Albert Gardens, E1 · Alexis Street, SE16 · Almond Road, SE16 · Anchor Street, SE16 · Antill Terrace, E1 · Archangel Street, SE16 · Avis Square, E1 · Barkworth Road, SE16 · Barnes Street, E14 · Basin Approach, E14 · Basque Court, SE16 · Beatson Walk, SE16 · Bekesbourne Street, E14 · Belgrave Street, E1 · Bergen Square, SE16 · Bestwood Street, SE8 · Birkdale Close, SE16 · Blount Street, E14 · Blue Anchor Lane, SE16 · Boat Lifter Way, SE16 · Bombay Street, SE16 · Bonding Yard Walk, SE16 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Bower Street, E1 · Bramcote Grove, SE16 · Branch Road, E14 · Bray Crescent, SE16 · Brenton Street, E14 · Brewhouse Walk, SE16 · Bromley Street, E1 · Brunel Road, SE16 · Brunswick Quay, SE16 · Brunton Place, E14 · Bryan Road, SE16 · Buckters Rents, SE16 · Burnside Close, SE16 · Bush Road, SE8 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Byfield Close, SE16 · Bywater Place, SE16 · Cable Street, E1W · Calypso Way, SE16 · Camdenhurst Street, E14 · Canada Street, SE16 · Canary Wharf Pier, SE16 · Cannon Wharf, SE8 · Canon Beck Road, SE16 · Capstan Road, SE8 · Capstan Way, SE16 · Caroline Street, E1 · Carteret Way, SE8 · Chaseley Street, E14 · Chester Court, SE8 · Chilton Grove, SE8 · Chudleigh Street, E1 · Clayton Drive, SE8 · Clemen, SE16 · Commercial Road, E14 · Conder Street, E14 · Cope Street, SE16 · Cranford Street, E1W · Credon Road, SE16 · Croft Street, SE8 · Crooke Road, SE8 · Cunard Walk, SE16 · Daubeney Tower, SE8 · Deal Porters Walk, SE16 · Deck Close, SE16 · Delaford Road, SE16 · Dock Hill Avenue, SE16 · Downtown Road, SE16 · Dunnage Crescent, SE16 · Durand’s Wharf, E14 · Durand’s Wharf, SE16 · Eleanor Close, SE16 · Elgar Street, SE16 · Elizabeth Square, SE16 · Filigree Court, SE16 · Finland Street, SE16 · Fir Trees Close, SE16 · Fishermans Drive, SE16 · Flamborough Street, E14 · Foundry Close, SE16 · Galleywall Road, SE16 · Garter Way, SE16 · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Globe Pond Road, SE16 · Golden Hind Place, SE8 · Goodhart Place, E14 · Greenacre Square, SE16 · Greenland Passage, SE16 · Greenland Quay, SE16 · Grove Medical Centre, SE8 · Grove Street, SE8 · Guilliver Street, SE16 · Gwent Court, SE16 · Heckford St Business Centre, E1W · Heckford Street, E1W · Helsinki Square, SE16 · Heron Place, SE16 · Hicks Street, SE8 · Holyoake Court, SE16 · Horns Stairs, SE16 · Horseferry Road, E14 · Howland Way, SE16 · Ilderton Road, SE16 · Ironside Close, SE16 · Island Row, E14 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · Jodane Street, SE8 · John Silkin Lane, SE8 · Keel Close, SE16 · Kempthorne Road, SE8 · Kenning Street, SE16 · Kinburn Street, SE16 · Lady Dock Path, SE16 · Lady Dock Walk, SE16 · Lagado Mews, SE16 · Lanyard House, SE8 · Lavender Road, SE16 · Leydon Close, SE16 · Lighter Close, SE16 · Lighterman Mews, E1 · Linsey Street, SE16 · Longshore, SE8 · Lovell Place, SE16 · Lower Road, SE8 · Lucey Way, SE16 · Macks Road, SE16 · Maple Leaf Square, SE16 · Marine Wharf, SE16 · Matlock Street, E14 · Mayflower Close, SE16 · Mill Place, E14 · Mill Quay, E14 · Mossington Gardens, SE16 · Narrow Street, E14 · Norbiton Road, E14 · Northey Street, E14 · Odessa Street, SE16 · Old Church Road, E1 · Oldfield Grove, SE16 · Oldfield Grove, SE8 · Onega Gate, SE16 · Oxestalls Road, SE8 · Pageant Crescent, SE16 · Pageant Stairs, SE16 · Parnham Street, E14 · Patina Walk, SE16 · Pitsea Street, E1 · Plough Way, SE16 · Plover Way, SE16 · Poolmans Street, SE16 · Princes Riverside Road, SE16 · Quebec Way, SE16 · Raby Street, E14 · Railway Avenue, SE16 · Rainbow Quay, SE16 · Rainsborough Avenue, SE8 · Ratcliffe Cross Stairs, E14 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Ratcliffe Lane, E14 · Redriff Road, SE16 · Redwood Close, SE16 · Repton Street, E14 · Reveley Square, SE16 · Rhodeswell Road, E3 · Roberts Close, SE16 · Rock Grove Way, SE16 · Rope Street, SE16 · Ropemaker Road, SE16 · Ropemaker’s Fields, E14 · Roseberry Street, SE16 · Ross Way, E14 · Rossett Road, SE16 · Rotherhith Street, SE16 · Rotherhithe New Road, SE16 · Rotherhithe Street, SE16 · Rotherhithe Tunnel, E14 · Rotherithe New Road, SE16 · Russell Place, SE16 · Russia Dock Road, SE16 · Ryder Drive, SE16 · Salmon Lane, E1 · Salmon Lane, E14 · Salter Road, SE16 · Sandpiper Close, SE16 · Sapphire Road, SE8 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Senrab Street, E1 · Smith Close, SE16 · Somerfield Street, SE16 · Somerfield Street, SE8 · Somerford Way, SE16 · South Sea Street, SE16 · Sovereign Crescent, SE16 · Spa Court, SE16 · Spa Road, SE1 · Spa Road, SE16 · St Elmos Road, SE16 · Stanhope Close, SE16 · Staples Close, SE16 · Stave Hill, SE16 · Stave Yard Road, SE16 · Steers Way, SE16 · Stepney Causeway, E1 · Stockholm Road, SE14 · Stockholm Road, SE16 · Surrey Quay Shopping Centre, SE16 · Surrey Quays Retail Park, SE16 · Surrey Water Road, SE16 · Surrey water, SE16 · Swan Road, SE16 · Sybil Phoenix Close, SE8 · Tavern Quay Sweden Gate, SE16 · Tawny Way, SE16 · Temeraire Street, SE16 · Tenda Road, SE16 · Teredo Street, SE16 · The Old Fire Station, SE16 · Timber Pond Road, SE16 · Timbrell Place, SE16 · Trident Street, SE16 · Troon Street, E1 · Trundleys Terrace, SE16 · Trundleys Terrace, SE8 · Tudor Court, SE16 · Vaughan Street, SE16 · Verney Road, SE16 · Verney Way, SE16 · Victory Way, SE16 · Warndon Street, SE16 · Waterman’s Way, SE16 · Western Place, SE16 · Westport Street, E1 · Wharf Lane, E14 · Wilson’s Place, E14 · Windlass Place, SE16 · Windlass Place, SE8 · Windrose Close, SE16 · Windsock Close, SE16 · Wolfe Crescent, SE16 · Woodcroft Mews, SE8 · Woolstaplers Way, SE16 · Yalding Road, SE16 · Yeoman Street, SE8 · Yorkshire Road, E14 · Zampa Road, SE16 ·
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