Subjects being Researched

This page give details of the subjects being researched by many of our Society's members - i.e. those with email addresses.

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Members can contact the submitter of an entry by logging in, in order to gain access to the Members Only Area (M.O.A.) where links can be found to the Subject Listings along with the contact details appended.

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Public - Subjects of Interests

SubjectDescriptionMem No
BEXLEYHEATH HORTICULTURE1850-1950s8065
BEXLEYHEATH TROLLEY, TRAM, BUS SERVICE1900-1970s8065
BRICKMAKERSIndex covering all England550
BRICKMAKERSBrickmakers8060
Brickmaking in Bromley18-19c8320
Bromley shoemakers18 & 19c8369
Building of/Builders19c Deptford8294
BURIALS and MIs in GRAVEYARDS18th c, 19th c and 20th c Chislehurst, Kent8259
CALICO PRINTERSHome Counties550
Cement making1950-1972 APCM Swanscombe railway haulage of chalk5458
Coaches,Hackney cabs/Horse transport19&20c in Greenwich, Lewisham & Deptford8385
DARTFORD, KENManor Place/ Manor House 1875-77. Death of William Mills in 1877 consequent to being run over.8316
Deptford Royal Dockyard18-19c Deptford, Kent8304
Famine Irish or NavviesWhy my Irish ancestors might have emigrated8071
Farming 18&19c8297
Farming in NW kent.Particularly employment records.8316
Florists in ErithEarly 20th c8320
GREENWICH GAS WORKS6597
Hatters19 and 19c Bristol, GLS186
HORTON KIRBYBowling club.Mid/late 1900s8316
HORTON KIRBYFootball club. Mid/late 1900s8316
HORTON KIRBYPaper Mill. Particularly the various occupations8316
Movement of people in KentKnowledge about the ease of movement about kent8071
Painters - WoolwichEarly 20th c8320
PaupersWhat was life like for them8071
PETHAM COURTEynsford, Kent 17th, 18th & 19th c8088
PLUSH WEAVERS597
RAT CATCHERSIndex covering all England550
RestaurantsSt Pauls area LDN esp Blitz damage8415
Rotherhithe- Barge buildingScales family 18-20c8415
Sheet metal workers19-20c (Brabys) Deptford8072
Shipwrights 18-19c8304
Shoemaker18-19c Bromley, Kent8369
Soans & Dunn20th century Ford garage Bromley, Kent8247
Soans Bros19-20C Bromley, Kent8247
TRIPES FARMOrpington, Kent 16th, 17th, 18th & 19th c8088
WALDENS MANORSt. Mary Cray, Kent 17th, 18th & 19th c8088
WATERMENStarkey family6597
WATERMEN & LIGHTERMENBermondsey, Rotherhithe & Deptford7984
Woolwich Dockyard19c Woolwich, Kent8304