Thursday, 29 April 2010

Francis, tin box makers

Recently, a comment was added asking for information about Francis and Co. who made tin boxes, etc. locally. By chance we have many photographs - but little information. Here are some pix - No captions, but plenty more pictures available

Sunday, 11 April 2010

Meeting on Tuesday

Please note our next meeting

13th April Diana Rimel on "The Ashburnham Triangle - a Reappraisal".
All meetings are held at The Old Bakehouse, Bennett Park, SE3. This is a small theatre ithe back of the Age Exchange Shop – which is in The Village opposite Blackheath Station. There is no on site parking – please do not park outside the Bakehouse, but use the public car park behind the station. Meetings start at 7.30 and non members are charged £1.

Our future programme

18th May
Jonathan Clarke on The Survey of Woolwich – some new light on Woolwich Dockyard.

22nd June
Jim Lewis on - London's Lea Valley, Britain's Best Kept Secret

20th July
David Watts on the glass industry in south London

21st September
Scott Reeve on industrial action at United Glass

19th October
Paul Sowan on the Croydon Canal

16th November
John Greig on Greigs Wharf

Greenwich Industrial History Society
Chair: Sue Bullevant.
Information 24 Humber Road, SE3
Membership and Treasurer: Steve Daly,
Vice Chair: Andrew Bullevant. Committee member: Ray Fordham

Monday, 5 April 2010

Shipwrights Palace blog

- and welcome to another Greenwich Industrial History blog site - from Shipwright's Palace.

- with some magical information about Payne's Wharf (and much else) - read it and see