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timbo


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10-09-2013 01:21 PM
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michael


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10-09-2013 01:52 PM

Some more details via earlier thread: http://www.se23.com/forum/showthread.php...30#pid7430

I like the picture halfway through the article with the caption:
Bray was born in 1879 in the leafy London suburb of Forest Hill, pictured, to solicitor's clerk Edmund Bray and his wife Mary

The picture is in black and white with car that look like the 1960s. Could the Mail not find more up to date photos from Forest Hill or are they trying to convince us that this is a photo from the time of Mr Bray (who died in 1939)?

Answers on a postcard? Wink

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oryx


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10-09-2013 02:28 PM

Does anyone know which street it is in the 1960s photo?

(And yes, I'm puzzled by the photo from this era when Bray lived in the late 19th - early 20th century!).

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lacb


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10-09-2013 02:58 PM

Am not sure about the 60s photo - he was born in Stanstead Road apparently. The one of him posting himself would appear to be at 135 Devonshire Road. Source here:
http://www.wrbray.org.uk/

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Gone2kent


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10-09-2013 05:05 PM

I think it's Rockbourne Rd looking west towards Stanstead Rd, the flats at the end of the road near what was the Forest Hill Hotel. The road would not have been built over at the end then

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Theotherbrian


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10-09-2013 05:54 PM

It's The Daily Mail - what do you expect?

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Cheeky


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12-09-2013 09:47 AM

What a funny man.

Quite a character Smile

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