Bromley Borough Local History Society


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On this page are links to photgraphic collections of local historical interest which we add to from time to time.

For lots more pictures, have a look at What's Was On and Publications

In the first section below are links to pictures of Bromley and its surrounding villages and towns which now form part of the Borough. Typically, they cover the period around 1900 but some are rather older and one or two more recent, but they still give a good flavour of how things have changed in your part of LBoB! Just click on the location of your choice. For much more background information on all these pictures, the towns and villages, look in (or buy) the BBLHS book number 10- for details of how to get hold of it, click here. In some cases dates and locations are a bit vague, so if you can provide more details, they will be very welcome!

If you have any pictures from this period you would like to add to this collection, especially as some areas are less well represented, please let us know!

Below are pictures provided by members and friends. If you have any photos or videos of anywhere in the Borough, old or new, we would be delighted to display them here. Just click on a picture to see much more!

The John Curwood postcard collection

A personal collection on loan to us allows you to see central Bromley in 1968 with comparison photos taken in 2010

Video of the Queen's visit to Bromley on 15th May 2012

Mr. Curwoods

A look at the Borough in the 19th century and a glimpse of Edwardian Bromley.
Click here to find out more!

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Janet Simpson's
drawings of Bromley - 1929


Sketches around the Borough in 1931 by Vincent New

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Church House Hospital, Bromley, during WW 1.

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Views of the Borough in the
18th and 19th Centuries.

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Michael Rawcliffe's old photos
from around the Borough

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On June 8-10th 1946 Bromley celebrated the end of World War II. Have a look inside this commemorative programme.

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Soil vent pipes, frequently called Stink or Stench Pipes, hide in plain sight on our streets. Here are a few around Bromley.

Early days of motor cycling in the Bromley area - 1912 to 1916.

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