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Many thanks to mudlarker Nicola White for a hugely entertaining look at some of her Thames foreshore discoveries last night. Well done Nicola for the fascinating presentation. Find out more on her own Facebook page: Tideline Art ... See MoreSee Less
Greenwich Historical Society added 4 new photos to the album Churches in the Hundred of Blackheath.
In 1961 our society published LAJ Baker's remarkable record of places of worship within the Hundred of Blackheath, an ancient area encompassing the present Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham. His research was extremely thorough although at times a bit unscrupulous. It is an extraordinary account of churches, chapels and meeting rooms of a great range of denominations.
Included are the many churches lost during World War II. It is still unsurpassed as a work of reference. There was a tiny church that he did miss but it is forgiveable: St John's Church in Campshill Road, Lewisham. This was a short-lived corrugated iron mission church - long demolished.
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Thank you to Andrew Byrne and Dave Armitage for the chance to visit their London 1840 project today. They are undertaking the hugely ambitious task of constructing a 1:1500 scale model of London as it...