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Tuesday 30 June 2009 5.11am
I've been trying to research my English family and have hit a brick wall regarding a place of birth.

I have a Granduncle who was born in 1894. On his Birth Certificate, the address given is: 130 Walcran Buildings, Southwark.

Does this ring any bells with anyone here? Would it help to include that his birth was in the District of St. Saviour and the Sub-district of Kent Road?

I imagine that this address would have been a large, apartment complex that, very probably, no longer exists - but perhaps somebody knows of it and where it once stood?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks for reading this.

M.Caw
Massachusetts
USA
Tuesday 30 June 2009 11.30am
It would be Waleran Buildings on Old Kent Road.
Tuesday 30 June 2009 12.41pm
Some pics of Waleran Buildings from Rich Wale




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