Woolwich, Officers Of The Woolwich Division Royal Marines Light Infantry 1860

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Memories of Woolwich

The butchers across from Cuffs used to have sawdust and a very distinct smell, nevr smelt since

If you look closely at this photograph 3/4 of the way down on the left hand side just past the lady in the white coat there is an old women in a dark coat standing in front of a stall. This is my grandmother Charlotte Delieu. She was well known on the market and run a banana stall following the 2nd world war until the early seventies. Stalls on the market still carry the family name.

there used to be a lone policeman in the middle of the open market in 60's on Sunday's when the market was empty. We used to go round and round him on our motorbikes for a joke. He used to tell us to "sod off you lot, go and tease somebody else! ". He was laughing cos we did it every Sunday on our runs out. This (...Read full memory)

The shop on the left became a Hairdressers,the Shop on the right was a grocery store,i think it was named "Wrights".

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