Back to main index

London Penge




Search: Search
        
Main Index







Terms and Conditions of use.

Please don't try to advertise products or services in this forum. Thank you.

Post or Ask something here in 'Penge'



Penge Anerley Primary /Juniors school 1952-58.Penge Secondary [Oakfield Rd] School 1958 -62  

By chance came across this site.Although I went to the listed schools, a lot of us lived in the Upper Norwood end,Palace Rd,Palace Sq,Hamlet Rd ,Cintra Park etc.
Would be great to hear how the girls did in later life after the juniors School.Remember a few names, but will wait until I see responces.
We will all be 70+. Like me, many have moved out of the area some time ago
 Mail-me 


Post reply -->London Penge robert sharp 7 Mar
Should we remove this post ?


Penge  

Hello, i lived in Anerley Road for 10 years from 1974-1985 i went to James Dixon primary school. Does anybody remember the Ratcliff family? I used to live opposite Betts park.

Post reply -->London Penge Clare 19 Oct
Should we remove this post ?


Penge  

Hello, i lived in Anerley Road for 10 years from 1974-1985 i went to James Dixon primary school. Does anybody remember the Ratcliff family? I used to live opposite Betts park.

Post reply -->London Penge Clare 19 Oct
Should we remove this post ?


Penge  

Looking for any information on Ann Harriet Upton last known of 16 Evelina Road Penge in 1921. I am the Great Granddaughter of this person and would love to know more about her.I believe she was originally Ann Harriet Trout and that she re-married a Joseph Upton and that she have had another child. Please email me at  Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Penge Barbara 3 Mar
Should we remove this post ?


Penge codell driving school and off licence in green lane  

Anyone have any memories of the driving school and off licence in green lane, in the 60 s to 80 s ?

Post reply -->London Penge Silverbirch 1 Jan
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge Reply to  

Hello yes,

I lived in Wordsworth Road from 1947 to 1966. Did you? If so and it was from those years I have stated then you may know a few of the people I knew too. Also you may have had your milk delivered by me between 1958 to 1960. It was during those years that I did a milk round with Mickey Reid from across Green Lane at the dairy in Torr Road. I don't know what else you may remember about that part of Penge and other parts too I remember a great deal and have sent in about four or five ''memories of Penge'' letters in the past These you can look up if you would like to. me email is  Mail-me . Speak to you soon, perhaps.

Post reply -->London Penge Anthony Godly 10 Jun
Should we remove this post ?





These aren't commercial ads below: they are a rotating selection of postings contributed by MoveThat.com users in the last 24h.


London Stamford Hill
: I had my son at St Mary's in 1966 with the wonderf...

London Kennington
pella house: I lived in trevose house which backed onto pella....

London Kennington
manor place baths: hi,my mates and I used to go swimming at manor pla...

London Commercial Property
A Place of worship required: We are a christian group looking for a place of wo...

London Surrey Quays
: Please remove this text. ...

London Single Parents
Hi Isabella: I have 9 year old daughter who is very kind and fu...

London Single Parents
Hi Liz: ...

London Single Parents
Lovely large double room in house share N15: Beautiful genuinely large double room to let in b...

London Penge
Hello, Micky Perkins, thanks for your message: Hello Mike....

London Flats Houses Wanted
1 BEDROOM FLAT IN ELTHAM READY TO RENT OUT TODAY!: Sterling De Vere is proud to present to you this s...

London Kennington
terry hatton: hi'i am trying t contact terry hatton.he was in ou...

London Single Parents
: Kristy please get in touch. Thank you x...

London Single Parents
Single Dad looking for flat/house share: Hi, Iím a single dad 39 looking for a room in a fl...

London Norbury
109 Bus: The true end of the route is at the Brixton Tube ...

London Stamford Hill
: I had my son at St Mary's in 1966 with the wonderf...

London Single Parents
: Kristy please get in touch. Thank you x...

London Lewisham
: I'd love to know that as well ... I was at Colfes ...

London WALWORTH
walworth Peter Jenkins: Anyone know Peter Jenkins lived Thurlow street as ...

London Deaf
Deaf Flatshare : Hi...

London Single Parents
House share Kew/Chiswick/Richmond?: Hi, I need to move at the end of June and would lo...

London Single Parents
Hi Isabella: I have 9 year old daughter who is very kind and fu...

London Single Parents
Single room to rent in Stratford with the cild: I am looking with the child to rent a room in Stra...

London Alternative Therapies
Therapy Room Fulham Broadway : Hi, I 'm looking for someone to take over my thera...

London Single Parents
Hello: Hello ...

London Stamford Hill
mr boom : boom boom boom ...

London Single Parents
Single mum looking for *house* share in Greenwich : Iím a mum to two boys 8 and 10 (split 50:50 care w...

London Mill Hill
Facebook group for Totteridge Orphanage run by Catholic Nuns: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1633273036918107?not...

London Rotherhithe
: I am Robyn Rose, cousin of Tony Brown. We both li...

London Nannies
Need advice on travelling to airport with family : The family I work for Like me to travel with them ...

London Single Parents
: Kristy please get in touch. Thank you ...

London New Friends 40 up
Walk talk pub : I've started up a new group on meetup called South...

London Kensal Green
: Hi I also lived in Burrows road at the same time. ...

London Norbury
109 Bus: The true end of the route is at the Brixton Tube ...

London New Friends
Looking to make new friends : I am a caribbean born woman of colour living in SW...

London Single Parents
: Hi Joss, I just posted as Iím looking to house sha...

London Catford
in answer to cook and bottle washeretc: hi don't know when u put ad on here but I live in ...

London Single Parents
looking for a single mommy with baby flatshare: Hi there, Iím a 39 year old mommy with a lovely so...

London Single Parents
Single dad with room available in east village : Hi Joss,...

London Kennington
manor place baths: hi,my mates and I used to go swimming at manor pla...

London New Friends 30 up
GENUINE life long friends: Im not even sure if this site actually works so il...

London Kennington
terry hatton: hi'i am trying t contact terry hatton.he was in ou...




Penge  

Does anyone have any recollection of my mother Alice Mabel Palmer/Heasman. She was living in Evelina Road Penge in the 1920's/30's. She later joined the ATS.
Please email me if you remember her.
email is  Mail-me .
Many thanks

Post reply -->London Penge 20 Nov
Should we remove this post ?


Penge For Mrs J Upton  

Mrs J Upton would love to hear more about your father-in-law who was possibly related to my grandmother Mabel Heasman who run over and killed in Penge in 1939. I wondered if Mabel's mother had remarried as I know Mabel had a brother called Percy who went off to Australia. I know so little about my maternal family and am trying to research a family tree which is proving extremely difficult. I would be so grateful for any information at all and you can email me on  Mail-me . Thank you Barbara

Post reply -->London Penge Barbara 19 Nov
Should we remove this post ?


Penge General  

I would love to hear how a lovely girl from Penge is. I haven't seen her in years but I hope she's ok. Her name is Sarah Bates and she had a sister called Emily. Just love to hear from her that's all. It could be to her benefit.

Post reply -->London Penge daniel.mcneil@hotmail.co.uk 4 Oct
Should we remove this post ?


Penge looking for my dad  

morning i am looking for my dad his name is earnest Kemp aka sunny kemp . i think he had a brother who worked owned a stall atL ewisham market .i know my dad lived worked on Thicket road i think he had a car garage . i guess he must be 80 now or may have passed away . if anyone has any info on him or his family ? please email me  Mail-me  thank you

Post reply -->London Penge martinblore45@hotmail.com 15 Apr
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Oakleys Bar and Cafe  

Recently in Penge High St.a shop sign for Oakley was uncovered ,does anybody know anything about the Bar/Cafe?
Brian  Mail-me 





Post reply -->London Penge B Braddon 20 Feb
Should we remove this post ?


Penge South London School (Tower House)  

I lived at 32 Croydon Rd, Penge from 1940 -1947. I attended the South London School (Tower House) at 57 Croydon Rd, Anerly, SE 20. The school and my house are gone but does anyone have any knowledge or memory of the school?
 Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Penge Bryan Stovell 13 Sep
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Oakleys Bar and Cafe  

Does anybody know anything about Oakley's ? The sign above 159 High St has been removed and the Oakley's name has now been revealed .

Post reply -->London Penge Brian. 15 Jul
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Anthony Godly, true Penge-ite  

Three People have said That the Penge Empire was on the corner of Arpley Road, one even said that it was on the corner of Maple Road too. It was on the corner of Clarina Road. In the lower High Street next door to Waltons Chemist there was a Duponts Department Store that later became Olbys. On the other side down from the Co-op, there was a toyshop, Irene Stockwell, then a Turners Sweetshop and about four more before John Collier. There was no Dance Studio above John Collier as has been suggested either, there were only flats. There was a snooker hall above Burtons that may have been a dance studio once however. Would anybody care to comment on anything I have written so far? Some of you out there may know some stuff that I don't too, but we cannot discuss things if you don't comment about them, can we?

Post reply -->London Penge godly45@btinternet.com 2 Jul
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge Irene Stockwell  

If I remember rightly, it was a pram shop. My old school-friend, Wendy Heyburn, said that her aunt had owned the shop.

Post reply -->London Penge 10 Aug
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  

Thanks for that - I thought I must have dreamt there was a Duponts in Penge!


Post reply -->London Penge 27 Apr
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  

Burton Tailors had the Snooker Club over it from at least 1945.
Beside on the side road ? Arpley? was a range of villas with the front door straight onto the street.

These were owned by Burtons and rented out to employees.
A school friend Graham Butcher had a father employed in the Regent St Burtons flagship branch where I ordered my first three City suits at staff prices,

We met again in Coventry in about 1990 and he has returned to his family roots near the Huddersfield Canal at Burnley
 Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Penge bob hakewill 24 Jun
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge Burtons High St Penge  

There was a dance hall of sorts above Burtons in the 60s.
They used to have groups play there. On one occasion I remember going to see "The pretty Things"?? with my mate Eric Webb. There were only about ten people there, and I remember Tony Heasman? doing some sort of dance on his own.

Post reply -->London Penge 1 Jul
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  

I know your dad. I knew him as Curly Jones and many a time I used to look after the hall for him whilst he went for a drink with his mates.

Post reply -->London Penge G BIRD 12 Mar
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Anthony Godly, True Penge-ite  

How do I log into ''in and around Penge''?

Post reply -->London Penge Anthony Godly, True Penge-ite 1 Jul
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Mark, looking for The Ives Family,Clifford Grove Penge.  

Hello
My Name is Anthony Godly and I lived in Wordsworth Road, Penge, from about 1949 until 1966, when I got married. You were asking about a Family by the name of Ives that you say had lived in Clifford Grove. I don't know of a Family in that street - the one that led to Penge Rec' from Maple road - but I do remember the Ives Family from Laurel Grove though. There were Mister and Mrs Ives, their Daughter Carol and two Sons, Cyril and Raymond. I went to St. Johns School with Raymond from 1950 until 1956, and from there we went to The Boys' School in Oakfield Road until 1960. Would this be The Family you seek? Raymond is now 70, about three months older than me and we are still fairly well in touch. If you could leave your Surname I will contact Ray and ask Him if He remembers you. Is that okay with you? I myself have had two letters about ''my early life in Penge'' printed in ''The Francis Frith Memories'', you may find interesting too, You can write into it at Francisfrith.com

Post reply -->London Penge Anthony Godly 25 Jun
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Rogers Store  

In the High Street close to where Woolworths was was a large store called "Rogers". I remember as a kid, they had these containers flying across the store on wires, taking the money from the counter to the office then back again for the change for the customer. They fascinated me.
I also remember a second hand shop in Southey Road that up was run by a Jim Howard. Dressed in tight trousers and a waistcoat, typically 1920's. he sold all sorts of rubbish. I bought old one valve radios form him for parts to make crystal sets, as a kid.


Post reply -->London Penge Alf Rogers 20 Dec
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge Mr Jim Howard, Junk Shop, Southey STREET. pENGE  

That Junk Shop of Mr Jim Howard's was in Southey STREET. It was by an alley that had a large shed where The Browns used to put their market stalls away. He had a daughter named Minnie who ran the Logs round on her horse and cart. Minnie and her Husband, Frank, lived in Arpley Road. I know that because I delivered their milk for two years. Minnie and Frank also drank at ''The Alec'' Pub in Penge Lane on Saturday nights. I also delivered Bill Wyman's Mum's milk too. I lived in Wordsworth Road at the end of Southey Street for 20 years

Post reply -->London Penge Anthony Godly 25 Jun
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  

I remember you Tony Godley, my name is Mike Perkins, i lived in the flats in Wordsworth Rd

Post reply -->London Penge 15 Oct
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge Hello, Micky Perkins, thanks for your message  

Hello Mike.
Well, well! Talk about a blast from the past! How are you, how long is it since we sat in the Penge Wimpy Bar with Eddie Hunt those times? Must be 50 years or more. I moved up to Venner Road in March 1966 when I got wed and moved again to Orpington in1969. I joined The Army in1971 and served with The Aiborne Forces for 15 years but I'm out now. I Got injured on a jump and in Ireland too, so I'm on an MoD pension now. I hope you're well, any Family? I've got four and 10 grand children.. Well, cheers for now take care. TonyGodly

Post reply -->London Penge godly45@btinternet.com 10 Jun
Should we remove this post ?


Penge  

Does anyone have any information on a family by the name of Heasman who lived in Evelina Road Penge in the 1930's and of the family called Palmer I am related to these people but know very little about them. Mabel Heasman was knocked down and killed by a bus on 3rd September 1939. She was living with a Frederick Palmer whose family lived in another road in Penge. Mable was originally married to Edward Heasman who is listed as a market trader but by 1939 he was already deceased. Mable had two daughters one called Annie and one Called Mable but she was known as Alice. Any information would be appreciated.

Post reply -->London Penge Barbara 14 Aug
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  



Post reply -->London Penge 18 Nov
Should we remove this post ?


^

Penge  

Does anyone have any information on family by the name of Heasman who lived in Evelina Road Penge in the 1930's or of a family called Palmer. I am related to these people but know very little about them. Mabel Annie Heasman was knocked down and killed by a tram bus on 3rd Sept 1939. She was living with Frederick Palmer whose family lived in another road in Penge. Mable was originally married to Edward Heasman who is listed as a market trader but by 1939 he was already deceased. Mabel had two daughters Alice and Annie. Mable's mother was Ann Harriet Upton who died in 1921. Please email me if you have any information,  Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Penge Babs 2 Dec
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Penge Gas Showroom  

Anybody remember the Gas showroom on the High Street?
The manager in the 1960s was Fred Dawe.
His staff were Ruth Thompson and Helen Day. The cleaner was a Mrs Williamson.
On Saturdays us reps used to work alongside the staff for extra help.
When the accounts were sent out by the Gas Board it got very busy.
Peolpe also came in for "shillinnnziss" for their meters.
The black men would say for their "punch meters".

 Mail-me 



Post reply -->London Penge R Day 9 Apr
Should we remove this post ?


Penge Moving to Avington Grove  

Hi,
I'm thinking of moving to Avington Grove and was wondering if anybody could let me know if the area is safe etc.
I have checked the crime stas and there seem to be a hot spot in nearby Malcolm Road.
Would it b safe to came back late at night from the stations (Penge East and West) by myself (female)?
If anyone can offer any advice it would be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks

Post reply -->London Penge Liz 29 Aug
Should we remove this post ?




        


Where do you want to go today ?

London Abbey Wood London Acton London Aldgate London Alexandra Palace London Anerley London Angel London Archway London Balham London Barbican London Barnes London Barnet London Barnsbury London Battersea London Bayswater London Beckton London Belgravia London Bellingham London Belsize Park London Bermondsey London Bethnal Green London Blackfriars London Blackheath London Bloomsbury London Borough London Bow London Brent Cross London Brick Lane London Brixton London Brockley London Bromley-by-Bow London Brompton London Brondesbury Park London Camberwell London Camden London Canada Water London Canary Wharf London Canning Town London Canonbury London Castelnau London Catford London Charlton London Chelsea London Chingford London Chiswick London Clapham London Clapham Junction London Clapton London Clerkenwell London Colindale London Colliers Wood London Cottenham Park London Covent Garden London Cricklewood London Crofton Park London Crouch End London Croydon London Crystal Palace London Dalston London Deptford London Docklands London Dollis Hill) London Dulwich London Ealing London Earlsfield London Earls Court London East Acton London East Dulwich London East Finchley London East Ham London East Sheen London Edgware London Elephant and Castle London Eltham London Enfield London Fenchurch St London Finchley London Finchley Church End London Finsbury London Finsbury Park London Fleet Street London Forest Gate London Forest Hill London Friern Barnet London Fulham London Golders Green London Grays Inn London Greenwich London Grove Park London Hackney London Hammersmith London Hampstead London Hanwell London Harlesden London Hendon London Herne Hill London Highams Park London Highbury London Highgate London Hither Green London Holborn London Holland Park London Holloway London Homerton London Honor Oak Park London Hornsey London Hounslow London Hoxton London Hyde Park London Island Gardens London Isle of Dogs London Islington London Kennington London Kensal Green London Kensington London Kentish Town London Kenton London Kidbrooke London Kilburn London Kingsbury London Kingston London Kings Cross London Knightsbridge London Ladbroke Grove London Lancaster Gate London Lee London Lewisham London Leyton London Leytonstone London LimeHouse London Liverpool Street London London Bridge London Lower Edmonton London Lower Holloway London Maida Hill London Maida Vale London Manor House London Manor Park London Marylebone London Mayfair London Merton London Mile End London Millwall London Mill Hill London Monument London Moorgate London Mortlake London Mottingham London Muswell Hill London Neasden London New Cross London New Cross Gate London New Southgate London Nine Elms London Norbury London Northolt Park London North Finchley London North Kensington London North Lambeth London North Woolwich London Norwood London Notting Hill London Nunhead London Oval London Paddington London Palmers Green London Parsons Green London Peckham London Penge London Pimlico London Plaistow London Plumstead London Poplar London Putney London Queens Park London Raynes Park London Regents Park London Richmond London Roehampton London Rotherhithe London Seven Sisters London Shepherds Bush London Shoreditch London Soho London Southfields London Southgate London Southwark London South Bank London South Bermonsey London South Hackney London South Hampstead London South Kensington London South Lambeth London South Norwood London South Tottenham London South Wimbledon London South Woodford London Stamford Hill London Stanmore London Stepney London Stockwell London Stoke Newington London Strand London Stratford London Streatham London Streatham Hill London St Johns Wood London St Pauls London Surbiton London Surrey Docks London Surrey Quays London Swiss Cottage London Sydenham London Telegraph Hill London Temple London Thamesmead London Thamesmead South London The Hyde London Tooting London Tottenham London Totteridge London Tower Hill London Tufnell Park London Tulse Hill London Upper Edmonton London Upper Holloway London Upper Norwood London Upton Park London Vauxhall London Victoria Docks London Walthamstow London Walworth London Wandsworth London Wanstead London Wapping London Warwick Avenue London Waterloo London Westcombe Park London Westminster London West Brompton London West Dulwich London West Ealing London West End London West Ham London West Hampstead London West Kensington London West Norwood London West Wimbledon London Whetstone London Whitechapel London Willesden London Willesden Green London Wimbledon London Winchmore Hill London Woodford London Woodside Park London Wood Green London Woolwich London Worlds End London OK*