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Dolphin pub

We found the building on Google Street View dated 2012 but by 2014 it was gone. From the design of the building and the dolphin relief we'd guess it was built c1930-40. It appears on a 1950 map.

The Underground Map have a photo (c.1900 from the clothes) from the London City Mission magazine captioned "The location became the Dolphin Pub". It is also labelled "Corner of Bangor and Sidar Road", see this 1896 map for the streets. We note that the buildings in the background of the photo don't tally with the buildings that are shown to be there on the map and we wonder whether the corner shown is actually that with Crescent Street and not Bangor Road. But, assuming it is Bangor Road, then the building on the corner site is a typical Victorian corner building which could be a pub named Samuel Spencer, but we can't find any more information.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Dolphin pub

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Dolphin pub

The building boasted (at least) two of these plaques, but this was the only o...

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Betty Knight

Betty Knight

Campaigner. Born in Finsbury. In 1996 she was the driving force behind the establishment of the Spa Green Management Organisation, a tenant-run group which looks after this council estate.

Person, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Southwark Trades Council

Southwark Trades Council

From the website: "Each London borough is served by a trade union council (also known as a trades council or TUC). They are registered by the Trades Union Congress. They are organisations consistin...

Group, Community / Clubs, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Matchmakers Union

Matchmakers Union

Formed as the Union of Women Match Workers following the matchgirls strike at the Bryant and May factory in Bow. Its first secretary was Annie Besant and by October of 1888, 666 members had been en...

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial