Miss Eden’s Album

Miss Eden’s Album – the story of Florence Neville Eden This album is on extended loan to me by Peter Wiseman who was given it by a neighbour in Beckenham. Florence worked as a VAD nurse from August 1915 to … read more

1914 – 18 World War Casualties

1914 – 18 World War Casualties’ buried and/or commemorated in BECKENHAM CEMETERY. Names from CWGC, Beckenham War Memorial, Beckenham Journal, Peter Wiseman & Ellen Barbet Information as at March 16th, 2014 CWGC GRAVES only List of 130 names provided by … read more

Beckenham at War

Beckenham at War.  “Beckenham has never been found wanting in time of war” wrote Nancy Tonkin in 1993.   Chapter One – 1740 to 1914 In 1793 Beckenham residents formed an Armed Association available to help defend the country against … read more