Old photos of Forest Hill

Nice old photos of The Forester’s Arms, currently know as the All Inn One

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and the Forest Hill Hotel, including floor plan).

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The hotel was a great pub. Used to have some excellent Sundays in there, a real community pub.

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There was a big church on Waldenshaw where the old nursery is now…

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Can’t seem to find the old photo I had of Finches shop at moment. But I do have a picture my mum sent of their lorry outside Buckingham Palace :guardswoman:

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Forest Hill Station


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Birley House Open Air School …

https://ezitis.myzen.co.uk/birleyhouseoas.html


View of the grounds 1908


Children resting in the grounds - 1908


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Practical aritmetic 1908

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Then they moved to Mayow road and re-named the school Brent Knoll.

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Yes - and I bet their spelling was better than mine. No prizes for spotting the not-so-deliberate mistake in the caption above. :blush:

Yeah, you’d get the cane for that back in the day.

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