Standard 8mm film Colour Silent 1960s 5:40
Summary: SW of London (22 2); SW of London (27).
Title number: 442
LSA ID: LSA/592
Description: SW of London (22 2); SW of London (27).
Credits: filmmaker: Frederick Meiklejohn
Further information: Edge code of film stock is 1959. Amateur filmmaker Frederick Meiklejohn owned the toy shop on Lambeth Walk (no. 189 in the 1963 directory), and he was actively involved in the Traders Association that ran the annual festivals. Lambeth Archives has a film of the festival (on DVD) made by Mr Hewett who had the shoe shop at 118. He identified footage in which Meiklejohn can be seen filming the floats.
Noreen Lynch wrote on June 1, 2022:I lived at 117 Wedgewood House from 1962-1970 so many happy memories , Archbishops Park, Imperial War museum Swimming in…I lived at 117 Wedgewood House from 1962-1970 so many happy memories , Archbishops Park, Imperial War museum Swimming in the lido in Bedlam Park , I went to Walnut Tree Walk Primary School which I loved
Del Clouter wrote on May 9, 2022:Happy memories , Mum Maisie worked in the wool shop with Mrs Meiklejohn early '70s and my sister Jenny worked…Happy memories , Mum Maisie worked in the wool shop with Mrs Meiklejohn early '70s and my sister Jenny worked in the toy shop as a saturday girl same time ,Mr Meiklejohn used to give me models and little soldiers ,and I even helped them to move out when they finally left mid'70's lovely People!!!
DAVID ROBERTSON wrote on October 30, 2018:I lived in Wedgewood houseall my childhood,living first at 141 later moving round to number 21 at the later…I lived in Wedgewood houseall my childhood,living first at 141 later moving round to number 21 at the later part,i went to Walnut tree Walk,school,and my playground with most of the other kids at the time was the bomb site we all knew as the hills,where later the film passport to Pimlico was filmed.Every Saturday to get my picture money,i had to do two trips down the walk,the first to get twenty eight pound of potatoes from Powels the green grocers,and the second to get the meat from the C-0-0-P,now and then i would go to Harvey and Thompsons at the end of the Walk,on Black Prince Road to redeem my uncles suit which had been popped,on the way home i always found time to stop and look in micklejohns window at the toys.i can remember like yesterday going past Amey Sands shop and hearing her parrot which was in a cage outside,telling passers by to - F-OFF,the doctors on the corner of Wall Nut Tree Walk,where the bookies runners took my dads bets,Blackmans the papershop,Rozins the Bakers,who many cant remember with their hot bloomer loaves and rolls,the Angel pub,Amey Sands,Whites the Chemist,Taylors depositries,Marcantonio,with their ice cream,and spanish wood,opposite was Devlins,the Dentist;the feathers pub,and round the back the butter factory where we got the wood to make our carts,and the ball bearings we managed to scrounge of the fitters at the sainsburys lorry garages off of lambeth ,just before the railway arch,and marcantonios other shop in Ethelred street was the school dentist,where mums had to take a towel with them,and the kids came out screeming,we used to stand and watch the man in the undertakers sculpturing angels and bibles,out of pure white marble,which was cut through next door with a saw and water,and next door the french onion sellers,kept their bikes and strings of onions,another treat was pie and mash at Borroughs and we would look into the eel tanks outside,and i almost forgot little taffy,with his neck kerchief the man who could be seen putting out all the stalls,early in the mornings,we had a Supermarket even in those days it was called Coppins,later to become Sainsburys,great memories,i have many,like scrambling for the mouldies as the dads left the pubs to go on their annual beanos
Denise Keener wrote on September 27, 2018:My grandparents lived in Wedgewood hse l spent many years there and in the market when l was 10 l…My grandparents lived in Wedgewood hse l spent many years there and in the market when l was 10 l presented flowers to the queen mother when she came to see the flowers my grandad grew outside the flat then l met my dearHusband Les who lived in Coalport Hse and after meeting him we were married in 1967 l forgot to mention l was born in Lambeth hospital in Brook Drive in 1948
Anon wrote on September 9, 2018:we lived in fitzalan street just off Lambeth walk and I remember I always looked in the toy shop window.
Di Jeffs wrote on March 20, 2018:My great great grandparents lived at 167 Lambeth Walk - circa 1850-1870s.
Rosemarie Nugent wrote on September 12, 2017:I lived at 200 Lambeth Walk above Pecry's indeed this is the address on my birth certificate!
Joyce Ward wrote on September 11, 2017:I livex in Ethelred Street and I remember Micklejohns shop was at the top of the road just off the…I livex in Ethelred Street and I remember Micklejohns shop was at the top of the road just off the Walk. I can remember buying tiny pewter flat irons and other little items there. It was like a treasure house.
Anita Frawley wrote on July 3, 2017:My grand parents lived off the Lambeth Walk and mickeljohn was my favourite shop along with the ice cream parlour…My grand parents lived off the Lambeth Walk and mickeljohn was my favourite shop along with the ice cream parlour