- The Official Forum for Forest Hill & Honor Oak, London SE23
Online since 2002   11,000+ members   72,000+ posts

Home | SE23 Topics | Businesses & Services | Wider Topics | Offered/Wanted/Lost/Found | About | Advertising | Contact | |
 Armstrong & Co Solicitors

Post Reply  Post Topic 
Shaw Cottages and the Prince of Wales Pub
Author Message

Posts: 41
Joined: Jun 2013
Post: #1
13-06-2015 01:13 PM

As an Australian living over here, I'm pretty keen on my family history. It turns out that my great great grandfather was born and lived on Shaw Cottages off Perry Rise, a short 5 minute walk from where I live now! It's weird to thing that 170 years later I'm moved back to where some of my family has come from! I'm sure it was quite different back in 1860's.

As it's very local to me now, I'm quite interested in finding out more about it and the pub that is on the corner, the Prince of Wales.

Does anyone have any old photos of the area or the street and any idea of the pub was actually there back in the mid 1800's?

Thanks all,

Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Posts: 59
Joined: Oct 2013
Post: #2
13-06-2015 06:13 PM

See this Amazon link for books. Scroll half way down the page and you will find a variety of books about Forest Hilll.

Also, take a visit to the archive centre in Lewisham library. Check online for opening hours.

This post was last modified: 13-06-2015 06:14 PM by Poppet2.

Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Posts: 48
Joined: Jan 2014
Post: #3
13-06-2015 06:23 PM

Or go to Kirkdale Books in Sydenham for local history and more. They are open on Sundays.

Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Friends of Blythe Hill Fields

Possibly Related Topics ...
Topic: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  The Prince of Wales richwork1 2 3,521 12-10-2023 09:03 AM
Last Post: jgdoherty