Category Archives: Denmark Hill

VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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Joiners Arms Yard by Edward Arthur Phipson

This painting by Edward Arthur Phipson was painted in 1922 and is part of the Southwark Council Art Collection    

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Last Train From Denmark Hill by Thomas Bucci

This painting is titled Last Train From Denmark Hill and was painted by Thomas Bucci. Thomas painted it I assume during a visit to London  which is undated. You can check out all his work via his website:

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Three views of London from Denmark Hill

This undated painting titled A Panoramic View of London from Denmark Hill is by Alexander Nasmyth and is in the Hackney Council collection. Nasmyth¬† died in Edinburgh on April 10, 1840 This engraving titled A South View of the Cities … Continue reading

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Fined for Throwing Snowballs on Denmark Hill…

This cartoon is from The Sketch dated Feb 12, 1919

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Lost Pubs of Denmark Hill – The Cock: Part 1

The Cock or Cock Tavern was located at No 3 Denmark Hill on the east side just a little south of The Tiger which some of you will have known as the Silver Buckle. The Pub is shown in this … Continue reading

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The Mystical Church of the Comforter … in Denmark Hill Railway Station

A disused waiting room in Denmark Hill Railway Station hosted the Mystical Church of the Comforter. It’s founder was Elizabeth Mary Ann Eagle Skinner nee Roberts. She was born August 30, 1875 in Bethnal Green. She married Arthur John Skinner, … Continue reading

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