67 Tower Bridge Road

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Monday 31 December 2012 3.38pm
Can anybody please help. I am carrying out a bit of family history tracing and have seen on the Electoral Register 1945 for 67 Tower Bridge Road that there were numerous males registered at this address. Does anybody know what the building was or used as. Many thanks
Tuesday 1 January 2013 3.50pm
Many thanks really appreciate that
Tuesday 1 January 2013 4.08pm
Happy New Year, GD1, and welcome to the Forum.

You may well find that people have been somewhat preoccupied for the last 24 hours. Try again tomorrow, when reality has kicked back in :p
Wednesday 2 January 2013 9.46am
GD1, will ask around, but in meantime go on you tube, put in tower bridge road, and you will see lovely scenes from 1931...all the local people, shops stalls etc.
Wednesday 2 January 2013 10.59am
I sent GD1 a PM with a link,I think the 2nd post might be thanking me and not sarcasm as it may read.
Wednesday 2 January 2013 11.37am
Nice find Jan:


At 2:10 the arches of the Hand & Marigold

At 2:19 Bloody cyclist not watching where he's going and weaving all over the road.
Wednesday 2 January 2013 1.22pm
Some good pointers thankyou to you all will now take a look at them to see what I can find. That wasn't sarcasm Boroughonian but a genuine thankyou.
Friday 4 January 2013 2.20pm
Just to give you an update. I have now discovered that Nos 67 -69 Tower Bridge Road, from the 1911 Census, was a Common Lodging House. However, still looking to establish whether it remained as such during 1945 or if it had changed in status to possibly cater for returning military personnel or declined to a lower status. Will keep you posted
Saturday 5 January 2013 12.34pm
Not quite what your looking for but I found this...

Saturday 5 January 2013 1.12pm
Many thanks boroughonian. It always amazes me to see these old films. So many people wore hats and caps. I'm trying to help my brother research his late wife's family tree, hence my interest. I moved away from Camberwell in the early 60's and don't have too many memories of Bermondsey, unfortunately. My dad was born in Smyrk's road off Old Kent Road in 1919. My mum lived in Neate Street by what was Wells Way Library (probably gone now) and Loncroft Road which is probably more Camberwell. Her dad worked early 1900's at the mineral water co which later became R Whites. An uncle of mine had a clothing stall in East Lane where I used to earn a few coppers of a weekend in the late 50's. Lots of fascinating bits on this website some very nostalgic. Not just Bermondsey but some comments generally around the Walworth Road. Enjoyable
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