Lewisham

Lewisham's Pride

Lewisham's Pride (1916)

20th London regiment parade street with guns captured at Loos.

Cement Murals

Cement Murals (1960)

Artists create modern cement murals and wooden furniture decorations in Forest Hill, London.

1150 Mothers

1150 Mothers (1923)

1150 mothers show off their babies at Southwark Maternity Centre's Garden Party in Catford.

Catford Memorial

Catford Memorial (1917)

A dedication ceremony for a war memorial shrine built against wall of church. Catford.

Strength And Skill Basket AKA Strength And Skill

Strength And Skill Basket AKA Strength And Skill (1922)

Tradesman's sports day in Catford, London.

"Where Children Are Not ... Heaven Is Not" (1933)

Queen Mary opens Children's Hostel in in London. Good shots of children in nursery.

Home With The Golds

Home With The Golds (1962)

Gold medalists Anita Lonsborough and Linda Ludgrove return home from Perth Games.

London's Last Tram

London's Last Tram (1952)

Crowds line the streets to see the last London Tram on its final run.

Afghan Hound Racing

Afghan Hound Racing (1958)

Cute Afghans pretend they are greyhounds at the race track.

Rev. Mellish; V.C. Honoured At AKA Rev.Noel V.C

Rev. Mellish; V.C. Honoured At AKA Rev.Noel V.C (1914)

Victoria Cross winner Rev. Edward Noel Mellish returns to Deptford where he is given a hero's welcome.

Nursery Days!

Nursery Days! (1939)

Good shots of children playing at the Rachel Macmillan Nursery School in Deptford.

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen (1930)

Queen Mary arrives opens the Rachel McMillan Training College for children, Deptford, London.

Flying Angel

Flying Angel (1968)

Matron Irene Watkins does her ward rounds on a motorised scooter. Lewisham, London.

Museum Of Sport

Museum Of Sport (1955)

Trophies and relics of great sporting achievements are put on show in Lewisham, London.

"Laddie" Sharp Comes Home (1928)

Young Channel swimmer "Laddie" Sharp returns home to Lewisham and receives civic welcome. Greater London.

Rail Crash - Many Killed And Injured

Rail Crash - Many Killed And Injured

90 killed and many injured in train crash in Lewisham during a fog.

Sir Philip Dawson

Sir Philip Dawson (1921)

Sir Phillip Dawson emerges and poses for the camera after being elected a new member for Lewisham.

Rents Row Swings The Vote

Rents Row Swings The Vote (1957)

North Lewisham by-election - Conservatives lose their first local fight since 1951.

Deptford Special

Deptford Special (1930)

Schoolboys football match played at the Millwall Football Ground - The Den.

Deptford - 4,000 Babies

Deptford - 4,000 Babies (1957)

Midwife who delivered 4,000 babies, Mrs Walkerdine, decides to retire.

Boxers V Jockeys Football

Boxers V Jockeys Football (1935)

The jockeys beat the boxers at football in the annual charity sport event, then go on to ride a Donkey Derby around the pitch. New Cross, London.