Downham History and Family History
Welcome to the Downham History and Family History main page, which links to many other pages relating to the history of Downham.
Downham is in the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Bromley, and has the post code BR1.
The history of Downham is not a long one. Many people from overcrowded areas of south east London moved to Downham after the building of the Downham Estate in the late 1920s.
The local history centre for Downham is:
Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre
199-201, Lewisham High Street,
Tel: 0208 314 8501
Lewisham Local History and Archives website