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The FOBLC is recognised by HMRC as a charity, ref. XT38745, and is a member of the National Federation of Cemetery Friends

For all enquiries please contact our Chairman geoffrey@foblc.org.uk


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In memory of civilians who lost their lives through enemy air raids in Deptford, Hither Green and Sydenham in World War l

There will be an exhibition at the Deptford Lounge, Giffin  Square, SE8 4RJ, Monday 10th December – Saturday 12th January in memory of civilians who lost their lives through enemy air raids in Deptford, Hither Green and Sydenham in World War l

On display will be the information panels about the Hither Green, Sydenham and Deptford bombings in the First World War. The history of families has been researched by members of the group as part of a project to replace or refurbish the memorials in the Ladywell and Brockley cemeteries.

Please come along with your friends and family.  The Deptford Lounge, which houses the Deptford Library, is open 8am -10pm Mondays to Fridays, 9am – 5pm Saturdays, 10am – 5pm Sundays
If you catch the 47 bus from Lewisham get off at “Wavelengths”.

World War 1 Bombing of Sydenham Road (Picture from Lewisham WW1 wiki)

PLUS there will be talk on Wednesday 9th January at 7:30pm.   FoBLC committee member and researcher Peter Mealing will be talking about the impact these bombings had on south-east London

The Friends of Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries acknowledges the financial assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Ladywell Ward Localities Fund in this project