The village name derives from the dedication of the parish church to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Namespaces Article Talk. These retailers list their stores as Orpington branches. Christopher Hodson made bells for Canterbury Cathedral and Oxford. An excavation in was conducted by members of Bromley Museum in Orpington. Some of the families from Greater London who would have stopped at Corkes Pit are: Orpington and the surrounding area was rural, with many farms.
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This way of selling is now illegal, and has been lost. The Brazil family in Marden, along with others throughout Kent, are trying to show young travellers the past. Some of the families from Greater London who would have stopped at Corkes Pit are: Most of the families still live in Orpington, and others live in Kent or London. Famous Romanies from Orpington include: On Saturday 24 April a clash between Teddy Boys or Edwardians, as they were then known, attracted attention.
Edwardian Youths in Half-Hour Fight: The two gangs were from Downham and St Paul's Cray , and the gangs sported stovepipe trousers, crepe shoes and drape jackets. Trouble had started earlier in the evening when a "rowdy" party of youths and a few girls from Downham Estate , Bromley, arrived at St Paul's Cray Community Centre, where a dance was being held.
The paper reported "a knife was drawn when a member of the band objected to being jostled" and "a man had a glass of orange juice thrown in his face during an exchange of words. St Mary Cray was an ancient parish in the county of Kent. Like nearby St Paul's Cray , it has been somewhat overshadowed by the growth of Orpington , which now provides local communities with their main shopping and business facilities.
Today it is mostly suburban housing, to a large amount of working class and ex traveller people. Originally the main feature of the town was its small parade of shops which was once longer than Orpington High Street. A lot of these grew as part of the new 'light electrical industries' which were springing up. Throughout the s the area now known as The Nugent housed two large Morphy Richards factories.
Their business began in the small factory which used to be by the railway embankment, on the opposite side of the road. They eventually moved out of the area in the s. These retailers list their stores as Orpington branches. Just along from the bakery is Lagoon Road so named because in the s there was an outdoor lido called the Blue Lagoon. St Mary Cray borders St Paul's Cray to the north west and north, Swanley to the north east, Crockenhill to the east, Orpington to the south east, south and south west and Petts Wood to the west.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. St Mary Cray. Bexley and Bromley. Further information: Cray Wanderers F. St Mary Cray Action Group The Book of Orpington. Barracuda Books. Retrieved 20 February Family Britain — London Borough of Bromley.
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Southeastern Maidstone East Line. The council had to provide permanent stopping areas for these travellers. Namespaces Article Talk. This page was last edited on 5 February , at Corkes Pit no longer exists, having been built on, but was near to the gas works in Sevenoaks Way.
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Views Read Edit View history. The footbridge is not part of the station albeit painted in typical southeastern colours with the entrance to the station built on the footbridge. Barracuda Books. St Mary Cray. Namespaces Article Talk. Just along from the bakery is Lagoon Road so named because in the s there was an outdoor lido called the Blue Lagoon. This page was last edited on 5 Februaryat
Freedom Pass Oyster card Travelcard. Famous Romanies from Orpington include: The station has four platforms, platforms 1 and 3 being for services to Central London via Bromley South , platform 2 for services to Sevenoaks and Ashford International and platform 4 for services to Gillingham.