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Salters of Bermondsey.

Salters of Bermondsey.

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Published by Friends Education Council in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salter, Ada, -- 1867-1942.,
  • Salter, Alfred, -- 1873-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFriends Education Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18504211M

      In Bermondsey, Alfred and Ada Brown Salter, respectively a prominent local physician and an equally prominent social worker and labour activist, lived in Storks Road – near where Bermondsey Tube station is now – with their daughter Joyce, born in Joyce was a ray of sunshine for all of Bermondsey – everyone knew her and was fond of her. Dreaming by the river After a huge fund-raising effort, with match funding from the Council, the Salter statues are finally back in place on the riverside near the Angel pub. Mean-spirited thieves had walked off with the memorial to the man who had magnificently served Bermondsey as doctor, MP, and social reformer for the best part of a life time.   You will find some answers, and probably many more questions besides, in my new ebook: Housing and Hope: the Influence of the Interwar Years in England. The aftermath of the First World War in England from was a time of major social and political change and new thinking about how we might live; it was about far more than just Homes for Heroes.


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For comparison, the census records that Bermondsey’s population had declined to just Salters of Bermondsey. book The following is selected from my new book, London is a Forest, published in May It discusses the work of Ada Salter, her Beautification Committee and the trees she planted around Bermondsey.

They knew what it was like because their beloved 9 year old, Joyce, died of Scarlet Fever while they lived in Bermondsey. But they devoted themselves to the people of the area for nearly 50 years: Alfred as the GP and then the MP, Ada as the first women mayor of the borough and the chair and founder of the Bermondsey Beautification Committee.

Despite the rather romantic book by Fenner Brockway, Bermondsey Story: the life of Alfred Salter, describing him ‘ beautifying’ Bermondsey I am not sure the extent to which the Salters were widely remembered before being employed by Peter Tatchell in his unsuccessful local campaign to be Labour MP in the early ll’s not unreasonable suggestion that his.

Along Bermondsey Wall East, overlooking the Thames Salters of Bermondsey. book SE16 is a Salters of Bermondsey. book of 4 happy statues known as Dr Salter’s Daydream. But the history of these figures are slightly more poignant than most Who was Dr Salter.

Born in Greenwich inAlfred Salter won a scholarship to study medicine at Guy’s Hospital at the young age of   PLSG’s second presentation from Fran Bulwer on 12th February was the life and work of Ada Salter (). Her achievements as Bermondsey’s own ‘ethical socialist’ Salters of Bermondsey.

book, councillor, Mayor and London County Council (L.C.C.) member have recently been reassessed in a book by Graham Taylor after being considered slightly secondary to those of. {Upper plaque:} In memory of Bermondsey GP, Dr.

Salter, -who devoted his career to improving the health of local people and whose surgery stood on this site. {Lower information panel, around photographs of Doctor Salter and his wife:} Alfred Salter, -doctor, politician, reformer, peace campaigner. Alfred Salter was born in Greenwich in The History of Bermondsey.

Paperback – 3 May by W. Lees. Bell (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other Salters of Bermondsey. book and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" £ £ Salters of Bermondsey. book Paperback £9 /5(3).

Ada become Mayor of Bermondsey inmaking her the first female London mayor. The unveiling ceremony included speeches from Labour Leader Cllr Peter John, Cllr Neil Coyle and Cllr Stephanie Cryan, who has a personal connection to the Salters - Dr Salter was Cllr Cryan’s grandmother's doctor when she was a young girl growing up in Bermondsey.

(dpa) - The Great Salters carry the salters' cake (Siederskuchen) to the Salt Workers' Festival on the market square in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, 8 June Bermondsey, London, England, UK name plate for salters Salters of Bermondsey.

book, of the worshipful An engraving of Salters Hall, London UK scanned at high resolution from a book published in Bermondsey is a riverside settlement to the east of Southwark. It has the same geographic origin as its larger neighbour Southwark – its centre, the site of the modern Bermondsey Square, was a sand and gravel island that rose slightly above the surrounding marsh.

Indeed this feature is reflected in the meaning of the name: ‘Beromund’s. Dr Salters Cat`Bermondsey Dr Alfred Salter was a local philanthropist in Salters of Bermondsey. book district of Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, which was Salters of Bermondsey. book of the poorest and least healthy parts of the city early in the twentieth is one of 3 statues heres the cat his daughter is close by and died aged 8 of scarlet fever and these remember happier : K.

Genre/Form: Biographies Salter, Alfred: Additional Physical Format: Online Salters of Bermondsey. book Brockway, Fenner, Bermondsey story. London, Allen & Unwin []. Their work is described in detail in a fascinating book, Bermondsey Story, written by another Christian Socialist, Salters of Bermondsey.

book Brockway, whom I was privileged to see giving a speech when he was nearly years-old. Living in the heart of Bermondsey, the Salters were as vulnerable to disease as the people whom they were there to help.

This brief summary misses out many important details about Ada's life, but the full post about both of the Salters will expand upon this small introduction to a remarkable person, environmentalist, social reformer and political activist.

The Alfred Salter Primary School was opened in to meet the growing demand for school places in Rotherhithe, due to the redevelopment of the old Surrey Docks.

The Ada Salter Garden is in Southwark Park within the Old Surrey Docks area. The Alfred Salter Bridge is a footbridge leading off Watermans Lane, between Stave Hill and Redriff Road, near Greenland Dock as. Bermondsey story: the life of Alfred Salter.

London: Allen & Unwin. MLA Citation. Brockway, Fenner. Bermondsey story: the life of Alfred Salter Allen & Unwin London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Brockway, Fenner.Bermondsey story: the life of Alfred Salter Allen & Unwin London. Wikipedia Citation. From Bermondsey council reserved six places each year in a pioneering Sun Clinic at Leysin in the Swiss Alps. Five of the first six patients sent there went on to make a full recovery and many local people benefited from the treatment.

Nothing was too good for the people of Bermondsey, according to the Salters, and quite right too. Laura Reynolds New Salter Statues Unveiled In Bermondsey The original statue of Alfred Salter, before it was stolen, gazing at the statue of his daughter and her cat.

Photo: Zefrog. Bermondsey appears in the Domesday Book as Bermundesy and Bermundesye. It was then held by King William, though a small part was in the hands of Robert, Count of Mortain, the king's half brother, and younger brother of Odo of Bayeux, then earl of Kent.

Its Domesday assets were recorded as including 13 hides, Country: England. The doctor brought free, state-of-the-art medical facilities into the slums of Bermondsey. He created an ‘NHS before the NHS’.

Ada helped thousands with her social clubs, especially for young working women, and later through her ‘Beautification Committee’ she covered the slums with gardens, trees, flowers, children’s playgrounds and. Get Textbooks on Google Play.

Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. After the Salters’ marriage Ada wanted to stay in Bermondsey, so Alfred set up a GP practice in Jamaica Road, whilst Ada continued to work at the Settlement.

In the couples’ only child, Ada Joyce, was born. Four years later Ada left the Liberal Party because they reneged on their promise to grant women the vote. Bermondsey’s Old English name meant ‘Beornmund’s island’ and indicates that this originally was habitable ground amid the marshes.

Evidence has been found of Roman and Saxon occupation. Until the Reformation, St Saviour’s Monastery – Bermondsey Abbey – which was founded in was the main feature of the area. Alfred and Ada lived on Stork’s Road, Bermondsey amongst their friends and patients and in had a daughter whom they named Joyce.

Loved by locals, the folk of Bermondsey fondly nicknamed Joyce, “ our little ray of sunshine.” Tragically Joyce died of scarlet fever at the tender age of eight. The eternal memorial to Alfred Salter (Image: Charlie Jones). Alfred was elected as MP for Bermondsey in and in the same year Ada was elected as the first female mayor in London - she was also the first female Labour mayor in the country.

Together they launched the 'Bermondsey Revolution', an exercise in municipal government that was admired across Europe. In the first half of the 20th century, Dr Alfred Salter and his wife, Ada were Bermondsey legends; a deeply committed couple who View from the Mirror History, trivia, stories & more from Robert Lordan, author of 'The Knowledge, Train Your Brain Like a Cabbie'.

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By londonvisitors in London Sculptures on Ma Alfred Salter claimed "Though Bermondsey is an overcrowded industrial area, with few amenities and a poor population living under great residential and economic disadvantages, yet if the death rate continues to diminish at the present rate, the borough will be entitled in a few years to be regarded as one of Britain's health resorts.

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Bermondsey Spa: In the 18th century there was a fashion amongst the well-to-do in this country for taking the waters from a mineral spa or spring. Bermondsey Spa was discovered in by Thomas Keyse in the grounds of this tea gardens in what is now Spa Road.

He provided entertainment for his visitors, including a picture gallery, musical. The Salters wanted their daughter to be part of the Bermondsey community and so Joyce went to the local school and local children came into their home to play.

A separate room equipped with a toys was set aside for that purpose and after the. The book cover says: ‘If you enjoyed Rumpole of the Bailey, you’ll love Walden of Bermondsey.’ But there is a difference.

Rumpole was a character created by John Mortimer. Charles Walden is a first person narrator resident judge.

The book “Bermondsey, Its Historic Memories And Associations” written by E.T. Clarke and published in provides a location for the creek and bridge. The book includes the following map of the area. The so called Jacob’s Island is in the centre of the map, bounded by the Thames at the bottom of the map, St.

Saviours Dock to the right. our database, for which I have chosen the example of Bermondsey Abbey in Surrey. The abbey of Bermondsey was founded as a dependent priory of the Cluniac monastery of La Charité-sur-Loire (in Nevers) in the late eleventh century, allegedly by King William Rufus.

It asserted its independence of its mother house inwhen it secured a charter of. : Return To Bermondsey (Bermondsey Series Book 4) eBook: Ward, Chris: Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Kindle Store. Go Search /5(26). Salter's Daydream. Thames Wall, Bermondsey Wall East, London. Commissioned by London Docklands New version commissioned by Southwark Council and the campaign group. On the 30th November the new Dr Salter's Daydream was unveiled, this time a sculpture of his wife Ada was included.

In November the first Dr Salter sculpture was. of results for Books: "bermondsey" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. Bermondsey and Wapping London Sheet (Old O.S. Maps of London) by Stephen Humphrey | 1 Nov out of 5 stars 2.

Map £ Although my books are works of fiction, I’ve drawn on many of my parents' and grandparents' stories of their lives in Bermondsey for inspiration.

My debut novel Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts was largely inspired by my grandmother who started work as a powder packer in Pearce Duffs custard factory before World War One and worked there for. Dr Alfred Salter – The man who created an NHS before the NHS was created Posted on Novem by Stephen Liddell My walk of discovery along the southern bank of the Thames through Bermondsey and Rotherhithe was proving to reveal all manner of hidden gems of London both past and present.

pdf One of the capital's most unusual statues has been stolen, presumably for scrap metal. The seated sculpture of Dr Alfred Salter was taken from its river-front setting in Cherry Gardens last Friday.

Ada Salter’s Bermondsey: Beautifying a grimy industrial suburb We’ve download pdf had tourists in London but in the s and 30s it wasn’t tourism that brought them here. Visitors travelled from across Europe and America to see Bermondsey Council’s pioneering work in providing residents with decent homes in pleasant surroundings.

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