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Brockley (Crofton Park) Kent
Crofton Park was built on the site of the agricultural hamlet of Brockley. Broc is the old English word for badger and the name Brockley either means wood where badgers are seen or “Broca’s woodland clearing”.<... more
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red mail Charles Fleisig
Hello I am trying to find out if anybody remembers my Grandfather Charles Solomon Fleisig Living in the Brockley area around 1920s to the 1960s Near Brockley Crescent.He was an electrician for J Lyons of Corner House fame. Any information would be most welcome and very gratefully received.
red mail Brockley & District Sunday Football League
I have a silver medal, from the above league, which was presented to my father sometime in the 1930s. He played in the above league and I know games were played on Blackheath itself. Has anyone any more info on this subject.
red mail Howard Somerville O'Connor
Searching for Howard Somerville O'Connor an artist. Probably about 63 years old now. Once married to Julia. Lived in Brockley, London where I also lived about 35 years ago.
William Ernest Chambers
I'm looking for the descendants of my great uncle, William Ernest Chambers (1878-?). He was a senior partner in Brading and Green, a printers and stationers in Deptford High Street, and was a member of a minstrel troupe. He and his wife, Marie Minna Lees, lived in Manor Aveunue, Brockley and they had five children - Gordon, Denis, Brian, Shirley Patricia and June - some of whom emigrated to the USA. William was ex-president of the master printers' federation and the first to win the Mason Hooper cup awarded by the London Master Printers. Can anyone help?
Mathews family
I am looking for relatives of Thomas & Bridget (Minnie) Mathews who lived at Foxwell St Brockley during WWII. They were both killed plus one son and youngest daughter on 5 Oct 1940 as a result of bombing. They left two sons and a daughter - Thomas, Richard and Margaret. Thomas married Nellie Johnson, Richard married Lily Trivett & Margaret married Dominic Rossi. Charles the son who died was married to Daisy Guichard. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated!
red mail SMITH Coutenay William
Father Charles Marsh Smith, Mother Annie Jolly Brother Selwyn, sisters Vera Mildred and Beryl. Married Dorothy had a son Gordon 1924. Born in Brockley 1891, Father born 1867 Redhill (leather merchant) Would love to get news of this side if the family. Katy
red mail Hewett
I am trying to find information on Thomas and Frederick Hewett. They lived at 91 Drakefell rd, brockley between 1926 to 1934
My Grandmother Sarah Attridge(nee Franklin)was a coal merchant in Brockley up to the early 1950s. I would be pleased to hear from you if you know anything further of her or her former husband Francis William Goldthorp, whom she married on 25 Dec 1899 at Greenwich.
red mail Whitton or Whitting
Looking for information on Caroline Amelia Whitton b 1885 daughter of Henry Whitton and Hannah Flatman.I have a copy of her birth certificate which has a note showing that Whitton should be read as Whitting since her father was using this surname at the time of his marriage to Hannah.. This amendment was made in 1949 after Caroline's death by a statutory declaration to the superintendent registrar.Deeply puzzled why this was done so long after the event by two people Jessie Brewin and George Charles West who seem to be unknown to any of the family.
red mail Woodleys from Send, Camberwell, Surbiton, Brockley, Peckham, Feltham
I am searching for any descendants of Richard Henry Woodley born 1873 in Surbiton, Surrey and his wife Rosa. Their sons were Harry C. Woodley born 1899 in Brockley, Kent and Hornian A. Woodley born 1901 in Peckham, London. Richard Woodley's parent'swere John 'Bankam' Woodley born 1829 Middlesex and Eleanora Maria Allen born 1837 Walthamstow Essex. Richard was one of about eleven children. Some of Richard's siblings were: Edith Rosalie; Thomas Herbert; Septimus Charles and Frank William. My mother Patricia Mary Woodley, granddaughter of George Douglas and daughter of Geoffrey Douglas would be delighted to get in touch. Geoff W.
red mail Joyce PRECIOUS
My grandmother Joyce PRECIOUS (b. 27 Jan 1932 Brockley). Any information on her childhood, parents or relatives most appreciated. We think she was orphaned or adopted, brought up by Canon Buttle(?). Married Raymond John LANCASTER in Ipswich sometime in 1953.
red mail Manning Brockley Kent
horace Manning and family in brockley from about 1915
My great grandfather, Edward Richardson, was married to Emily Mills at St. Mary's Church,Lewisham, April 6, 1868, while residing at Brockley, Kent. His Father was Richard Richardson, a bootmaker, possibly born in Isleworth, Middlesex, and his Motherwas possibly a Hannah Anderson.

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