Brockley History

2015 Mass Photo collection 11 November 2015

To get your copy of the photograph taken on Hilly Fields on Sunday 19 July 2015, join us at the Brockley Social Club to collect the print you have pre-ordered, or browse and purchase on the day! Collection of prints (with no charge for postage & packaging): Wednesday 11 November […]

Camera's eye view of the throng

Historical Mews Walk

Led by Gillian Heywood MBE Sunday 10 May 2015, 11am – 12.30pm Meet at the corner of Harefield and Wickham Roads (outside the Red House), to explore some of Brockley’s Mews, including Garsington, Wickham and Breakspears.

The Life and Times of a Brockley Dolls House

In autumn of last year, the Brockley Society received an interesting email from Anita Barry. She had been given a doll’s house by a friend which was made by her friend’s grandfather, Edward S. Hough a mechanical engineer from Brockley over a century ago. The model house is a depiction […]

A Small Boy in Brockley: memories of living in Sprules Road

By David Lefever I lived in 67 Sprules Road from when I was born in 1943 until 1954 when my parents moved to Biggin Hill. My Mother and Father bought the house before the war; unusual for a working class couple from Peckham. I have been looking through my Fathers […]