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Seeking information on Mum who was brought up in Herne Hill

Hi

My family now live in Essex but our parents from my mums side of the family (2 sisters and 1 brother) were born and raised in Herne Hill. Sadly all three have now passed away but I would like to find out more about Herne Hill as my mum spoke about her childhood there so fondly.

My mum Rita Feekery (maiden name and name when in Herne Hill) was born in 1930 and would have moved away from the area around 1955 ish.

Art + Walk: Brockwell Park live events this weekend

An art exhibition and a history walk - two great (and free) events in Brockwell Park this weekend, April 16-17.

 

"Gems of Lambeth Archives" is an exhibition of 40 great images from Lambeth Archives - the first time ever that they have been exhibited outside the Archives and one of the first exhibitions to be held in Brockwell Hall's Picture Room in a long while.

 

There are works from the 17th to the 21st centuries and include paintings, etchings, watercolours and photographs.

 

Opening hours: 10.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday. Fully illustrated catalogue £1. Exhibition poster £5. Free guided tours at 11.30, 2.30 and 3.45.

 

The Exhibition was opened by the Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Valcarcel, on Thursday night.

 

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