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FamLoc displays details of Kidbrooke history books, and provides the facility for buying them online

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Records of the Woolwich District vol. II, by W. T. Vincent

This was originally published in 1890, and covers Abbey Wood, Bexley, Charlton, Eltham, Erith, Kidbrooke, North Woolwich, Plumstead, Shooters Hill, Welling, and Wickham, as well as additional topics on Woolwich. It includes over 200 illustrations, plus 45 photographic portraits of local men of influence.

Chapters devoted to Kidbrooke:

Chapter LIV: The Liberty of Kidbrook
Once a Parish – Constitution – Growth – Name – The Ancient Church – Church Ruins – History of the Manor – Rectors of Kidbrook – St. James’s – Baptist Chapel – Wricklemarsh – Morden College – Old Court – Romantic Legend – Well Hall – Ancient Remains – Kidbrook Lane – Lee Road – Mrs. Roper and Sir Thomas More – Well Hall Green – Extinct Names – New Well Hall – The Farm – A Famous Watchmaker – Relics – The Battle of Kidbrook – Gipsies.

Other Kidbrooke History Books

We display other Kidbrooke history books and maps that are available to buy online.
We at FamLoc are very much interested in republishing out-of-print local history books and making them available to a new generation. Your suggestions are welcome.
We also include maps because they are a valuable source for making sense of the location and street names. Of particular interest are the Godfrey Edition maps, which are printed at a large scale, have street names included, and have the bonus of extracts from directories on the reverse, showing the names and proprietors of shops, doctors, etc.


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