By John D. Beasley

This attention-grabbing collection of greater than a hundred and eighty photos strains many of the many ways during which Camberwell has replaced and constructed over the past century. Camberwell used to be integrated within the Domesday booklet and used to be the birthplace of the poet Robert Browning, and the baby-kisser Joseph Chamberlain. It used to be additionally domestic to authors John Ruskin and Muriel Spark. Mendolssohn was once encouraged to jot down his Spring music, initially entitled Camberwell eco-friendly, whereas staying at Denmark Hill the place Ruskin Park is this present day. The Camberwell attractiveness butterfly was once first recorded in England in 1748 close to rural Camberwell. Windmills and the Grand Surrey Canal not exist yet photos during this good illustrated booklet convey many alterations that experience occurred because the 19th century. Camberwell is a crucial a part of the London Borough of Southwark, London s such a lot ancient borough. This shiny a part of South London is filled with attention-grabbing history.

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