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Useful links to recent Lewisham Local History Society Newsletters and Talks:

July 2017

Last month’s Talk (on Friday 30th June 2017) was given by Dr. Mary Mills on the subject of the Gas Industry in Greenwich. Towards the end of the talk there was a controversy about some of the facts presented. Dr. Mills has been kind enough to provide some notes that will clarify these facts.
Click here to read Dr. Mills’ notes. The notes also contain a link to Dr. Mills' original lecture in 1989 called “The South London Gas Workers Strike 1889”.

Issue 208 - Spring 2017

Kent History Federation - There are quarterly meetings at either Sandwich or Maidstone.

John King’s essay - The possibility of creating a ‘proper’ Museum for Lewisham.

Eldorado Musical Productions - Eldorado website.

Stephen Tuck’s Blog - WW1: Gladys in Hither Green.

The Glue factory rebuilt

Bromley Borough Local History Society

Bob Hope Theatre Eltham.


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