samlouise01 wrote:I have often wondered the same thing
I came across this site that says the name change happened in 1937
Isn't that a bit too late for the old docks? unless it was done to reflect what was there during the dock's heyday?
I also see that there were some houses there known as the Fisherman's Cottages but there is no historic record to suggest why they were called this!
thats the site there if you want a butchers!
Gavin Smith wrote:The site Boroughonian makes reference to 'Collage' contains a large number of other historic photos etc re SE1. I was looking on it a few weeks back. It is no substitute for a visit to the London Metropolitan Archives though as they've got masses more. A few years back, there was the EVA (European Visual Archives) project which put much, much more of the LMA's photographic archive online, but that was only a 'project' and the site is no longer accessible.
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