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Historic Walworth

Southwark’s historic villages: Walworth

The name Walworth is Saxon in origin and has been recorded at various times as Wealhworth, Wealawyr, and in the Domesday Book, … 746 more words

Local History

Sir John Soane in Walworth

Walworth (Saxon: Wealawyr, 1006) and Newington (Niwetun, 1212) were once separate hamlets along the road leading south from London Bridge. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the area was noted for its public gardens and commercial small-holdings, especially those cultivating fruit and flowers. 544 more words

London

Looking back at a year of discovering southeast London's historic past

Search for the ‘East End’ on the internet and you are presented with page after page of interesting content. Bookshops are filled with volumes on this area of London as well, many of which I have read in recent years. 575 more words

Changing London

Book twenty-three: London Lies Beneath #Duffy

Inspired by real events, this is the story of three friends, and a tragedy that will change them forever.  Set in the working class streets of Walworth South London in the early 1900s the book concentrates on Tom, Jimmy, Itzhak and their families. 651 more words

Books

A young woman's desperation pushes her to infanticide

Sadly we continue to hear stores of new-born babies left in A&E departments with message from the police appealing for the mother to come forward as she made require hospital care. 394 more words