Lewisham Market - a Memory of Lewisham.

I found this site by chance as I have started to investigate my family history.

My name is Andrew Porritt and whilst my Dad, Ron, lived in Greenhithe from birth in 1939 until moving to Gravesend in the 60s, his father was a Lewisham Porritt born in 1911 (George William who married Florence Johnson, from Gravesend, in the early 30s).

As was the case back then, my great grandfather was also called George! I am really interested to find out more about the market and my 'wider' family involvement as my Granddad talked about his relatives on the market but, as I was a child then, I cannot remember too much about it.

If anyone on here re has any information etc, I would really appreciate it. Thank you.


A memory shared by andrewporriit on Oct 13th, 2016.
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Wed Jan 17th 2018, at 10:56 pm
pauletteward commented:
Lewisham market still exists. I new a school friend whose parents ran a stall. Their last name was Hickmok. There are still some established families on the stall, but not many.

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