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I lived in Kennington I lived in 85 Lockwood house Kennington oval we had a great life there making boxes carts and racing my name was Doreen Wallis but Doreen Noble now

Post reply -->London Kennington Doreen Noble 20 Apr
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Kennington Distin Street/ Lollard Street  

These are names I remember my mother & father in-law spoke about often. George & Emily (Emmie) Ford was Anderson. They lived in both of these and moved into a prefab in the Area. They adopted my husband who is mixed race in 1961 from a local unmarried mothers home and I have cine film of the area including Lambeth Walk and their homes at this time.
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Kennington The Gange family  

Hi there my mum was Nellie Gange does anyone remember
her family she married Tommy Cutler in 1943

Post reply -->London Kennington carol 20 Nov
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Kennington Kilt Maker in Kennington  

Hello - I'm trying to trace a kilt manufacturer who used to operate in Kennington, off Kennington Lane near Harfleur Court. Does anyone happen to know the place and if they are still in business please? Any info gratefully received.

Post reply -->London Kennington Doug 20 Nov
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Kennington Not sure but could it be Harleyford and not misspelt or heard Harfleur.Was born in the area but not know name. There were a couple of shops Vauxhall end Harleyford Road.no recollection of Kilt or Simular .  

My wife just told me she had a few dresses made by a Spanish couple who also did alterations.Chemist on corner then a few shops including above. Hope this helps .get back if can do anymore.
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Post reply -->London Kennington Mick Brayne 19 Jan
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Kennington Guinness Buildings & Old Red Lion Pub  

Does anyone know the history of the Guinness Buildings and the Old Red Lion pub? I live in Brisbane, Queensland and am tracing my family history. A relative lived at No.36 and 37 Guinness Buildings at the beginning of the 20th century. I am sure he would have had a drink or two in the Old Red Lion.  Mail-me 

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Kennington I LIVED AT 139 ETHELRED STREET!  

My name: Brian Watson. My book: 'Black Jacks, Fruit Salads, Cricket Stumps On The Wall...(A 1950's Moment In time)' was published in October 2011. My book re-introduced me to the old friends I grew up with in Ethelred/Hotspur Street. Barry Gilliam contacted me via my book and that led to us getting together with Bill Slattery, in fact we met just yesterday, for lunch, ( October 2nd, 2013). If anyone else out there remembers us, please get in touch. The area around the Lambeth Walk was a wonderful place to spend your childhood, just a shame it was all ruined by that dreadful estate that sits there now. Also, if you attended Henry Fawcett School, perhaps you remember Miss Walker, Miss Evans, Mr Hunt, Miss Poole and Miss Lowery, and of course dear old Lawford Siddall, the headmaster. Please get in touch  Mail-me  There's so much to catch up on.

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Kennington St Phillips  

Does anyone remember a Mr Kennerly?

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Kennington St Phillips Mr Kennedy  

I(Barry Gillam) remember Mr Kennedy, I was at st Phillips from 1955 to 1961 when i left to go to the borough beaufoy. He was my teacher in the last year, does any one remember he use to put pennies on the wicket stumps and bat, if you could bowl him out you got the 3 pennies. before that I was in mrs Edwards class. old school frieds I can remember are, Raymond Attewell, Danny McCormack, Timothy Hope, Andrew Knott, Henry Humpreys, Gerrald ?,Kevin ?.

Post reply -->London Kennington Barry 4 Oct
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Kennington St Phillips  

Does anyone remember a Mr Kennerly?

Post reply -->London Kennington Tony Damiani 30 Aug
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Kennington  

I remember Mr Kennerly, one of the best teachers I ever had.

Post reply -->London Kennington Pat Cully (née Palfrey) 11 Nov
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Kennington moviethat.com  

Hi I actually lived in Clayton Buildings until they were demolished. I lived on the top floor at number 19.
My mother was then moved as part compulsory purchase into Lambeth Walk.
In some pictures that are out there in the big wide world it shows an advertising hoarding (taken from Kennington Road), However there used to be a row of houses where they are.

Post reply -->London Kennington JerryG 3 Jun
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Kennington Kennigton Belgrave Hospita;  

I have not seen the hopital mentioned, I can recall having an operation there. Lived in Councillor Street pushed to the hospital in a wheel chair, must have been about 6. Had op and wheeled home again same day.

Can any body else remember the hospital and what happened to it?



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Kennington  

Hi this hospital is now luxury apartments... still kept the same look

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Kennington Kennington Taxi Garage  

My Uncle Harry used to work at the garage as a senior mechanic, lived in Royal Terrace, then Hillingdon St then LCC Flats in Brixton. Do you remember him - Harry Parent.

The Garage was opposite Kennington Park

Post reply -->London Kennington Dickie 27 Apr
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Kennington john marshall hollyoak road  

does anyone remember my dad john marshall of 66 hollyoak rd . I was born in 1953 in lambeth hospital renfrew rd. he mas married to pat and his mum also lived in hollyoak rd and i think she worked in a leather factory. his mum was also known to smoke cigars.

Post reply -->London Kennington lorraine 31 Mar
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Kennington Facebook Kennington SE11 Group.  

Hi Kennington site. There is also a FB site called
Kennington SE11 which has great memories on. take a look.
This site if also full of great items.

Post reply -->London Kennington iliketea@live.co.uk 27 Mar
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Kennington Joseph Edward Thompson  

I am looking for anyone who knew or heard of Joseph Edward Thompson who lived at 37 Lucas Road, Kennington from 1937 to 1959 at least. I know that the Brandon Estate was built on the street and surrounding area. Where were the residents rehoused? (Born 1903 His occupation was as a printer.) The family lived at 5 Smith Street, Lambeth before that from 1927. Other family names were his wife Sarah - known as Phyllis - from 1930 to 1935 when their marriage broke up. There was a daughter Josephine - same dates. Joseph's parents lived in the house = Joseph Robert Thompson who died in 1937 and Matilda Sarah who died in 1943. There is a possibility that Smith Street is Lucas Road as I believe the road name changed? Thanks. Plse contact:  Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Kennington Chris Harrison 22 Feb
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Kennington kenington business park email yperkins2002@hotmail. com  

hi can anyone tell me which battery firm had their headquarters in kennington business park as it is now called and maybe they know what it was many years ago thanks

Post reply -->London Kennington yvonne 6 Feb
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Kennington Lucas Road  

Does anyone know what year Lucas Road was demolished? Presumably to make way for the Brandon estate. Where were the residents rehoused to? I believe Lucas Road used to be called Smith Street but was renamed. Anyone know anything about that? Looking for anyone who knew Joseph Edward Thompson - a Cecilia lived with him from 1959 -worked as a printer?? Thanks.

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Kennington  

I was looking for Smith Street and Lucas Road (1920s to 1960s) and have just found out it is the same road - the name was changed after 1959??/Anyone know when? Is is there now? Thanks.

Post reply -->London Kennington yazzy.gus@gmail.com 13 Jan
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Kennington Kennington RoyalTerrace  

Any body know anything about Royal Terrace, My grandparents lived there from ww1 and during ww2.

Any info or history about RT would be appreciated.

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Post reply -->London Kennington Dicky 18 Aug
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Kennington  

Hi,
Although I've occasionally posted on the 'Walworth' site, I've only just discovered this one.
I attended Keyworth school from 1952 to 1957 and loved every minute of it. Miss Hunt was the head mistress back then. A very strict lady who didn't think twice about administering the odd slap on the leg of any miscreants.
I remember Harry Morrish's sweet shop on Manor Place and agree with all the nice comments about him.
I also well remember 'Jack' the ice cream man. I would love to know what happened to his beautiful, ornate hand cart with the four brass spindles.
I also remember the lady in Briganza Street who kept rabbits. If you came out of the school and turned left, then left again in to Briganza Street, she was a little way down on the left, just before the sweet shop, which I think was called, 'Tooth's.
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Kennington Paisley Road  

We lived on Paisley Road, my sister was Maureen Massaro. I do not know what happened to the ice cream barrow but I think they sold it before he died in Feb 1971. The directions to the rabbit lady are quite correct. Our whole family lived from East Lane to Manor Place, the Johnsons, Fishers, Harmers, Massaros and Herrings. I can't mail you back, sorry, my computer won't let me. We were very fortunate living there, I've travelled all my life and never found anywhere else that makes me feel so good. Sandra Fisher

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Kennington  

Hi, I can also remember Keyworth School very well. Attended between 56 -60. Remember Ms Hunt. I remember being in Ms Archers class who I fell in love with! I also went into Ms Armstrong class and Mr Binden. I remember going to dinner across the road. also remember Tooths and shepherds the green grocer next door with the man with one leg! I also remember Dave’s at the end of Faunce street where I worked for pocket money. Very fond memories. I visited the Walworth Road a few week ago. Such a shame - devastated.
I remember the Ice cream man being outside Manor place baths after swimming in 2nd class! and the chip shop across the road were you were unable to buy chips without fish!
Lovely memories......
Martin

Post reply -->London Kennington Martin 31 Jan
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Kennington  

hello i lived in oakden st in 1963 then in monkton st 1971 my name then was brown have a son kenny and remarried and got a daughter mandy lyttle does anyone remember us there

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Kennington  

frankie  Mail-me 

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Kennington  

i have just found this site and i thought i may be able to bring back some memories of people and places in kennington where i was bought up as a young lad.born in 1942 i played like many others in the bombed houses in the lambeth walk area,i lived in wedgewood house,with my parents,margret and joe robertson and myself david,and sisters Joan Maureen and Pamela,the fish and chip shop in the then china walk was the greengate fisheries i believe,as you went and along into lambeth walk there was a sweet shop called berts,then the old bombed out baths,next to the entrance to wedgewood house on the right was a few shops,a snobs,amy sands green grocers who also had another shop further down the walk,the walk forked off to the left,to the right was clarence place also all bombed buildings which led to where a passport to pimlico was filmed.The houses still standing on the left were all terraced,right up to the pub The French Horn,still standing i believe this was on the corner of where i first

Post reply -->London Kennington dave 18 Jun
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Kennington looking for anyon who new may baker  

hi tryng to find my grandads mum her name was may baker and the only address ive got is 43 renfrew road,kennington. i think she worked in a workhouse or she was a general servant. she had a son born 16.4.1907 if anyone knows anything i would be really greatful; contact me  Mail-me  and leave me a message. thanks.

Post reply -->London Kennington faye gardner 1 Jun
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Kennington Info on Lambeth Hospital / Workhouse.  

Hi I'm looking for anyone who was born in Lambeth Hospital on Renfrew Road, or anyone who has details about it, as I'm researching the history of the building which is now The Cinema Museum.

I would use any information given in a talk as The Museum is having an open day soon, so please only contact me if you are happy for your information to be used.

I look forward to receiving your stories, thank you in advance.


Take care,

Elaine.

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Post reply -->London Kennington Elaine Clarke 25 May
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