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1891 Census
« on: August 19, 2005, 10:31:17 PM »
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RG 12 0521 Folio 134a – 154b
Enumeration District No.12 Enumerator Mr: Alfred Belcham
Parish of Lewisham
Ecclesiastical Parish St. Swithun, St. Mary and St. Laurence

Comprising that part commencing at Desvignes (Hither Green) next ---- Lodge, cross over and take in Oxford Terrace, Cambridge Terrace also all houses in Elthruda Rd., Mallett Rd., Savaria Rd. and …… Rd. ……. Sheppards and Bailiff’s cottage in yard. All houses in the Woodland, Butlers, Sheppards cottage (by railway bank) both cottages, Meadow Cottage and private Hospital Lee Cemetery Lodge and cottages in wood by Shroffields, Shroffields farm, all houses in Whitefoot Lane to Southend, Cawstons …. Bromley Hill and cottages in yard at back of houses, Lower Lodge, Holloway Farm Outtams cottages and all houses in Southend and ….. Lodge ….. Lodge in Beckenham Lane and Keepers cottage. all houses in Beckenham Lane to boundary post at Stumps Hill (Mr. ….. last house), all houses in lane from Tigers Head up to and including Fir Hill House including also cottages at side of lane in Brickfield return and take in all houses in Southend up to …… farm and house adjoining all houses in the following roads, viz Aitkin Rd., Chaisley Rd., and Barmiston Rd., Frogs Island, all houses in Southend up to and finishing at Langley Lodge and gardeners lodge belonging to.

If you go to the site scroll down to Lewisham registration Districts, there are a lot of familiar names. Don't forget this was in 1891.  Smiffy
Born 1945 Churchdown road.

     You can take the Boy out of Downham,but you cant take Downham out of the Boy.