Brockley

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Brockley is a district and an electoral ward of south London, England, in the London Borough of Lewisham 5 mi south-east of Charing Cross.wikipedia
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Crofton Park

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Brockley has its origins in a small agricultural hamlet of the same name located in the area of the "Brockley Jack" (rebuilt 1895), a large Victorian public house that today houses the Brockley Jack Theatre.
It is the original site of the former agricultural hamlet of Brockley.

New Cross

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As is often the case in London, the location of the station defines the geography of the district and areas to the north and west of Brockley Station, previously considered as Hatcham, New Cross, Telegraph Hill (SE14) and St Johns (SE8), are now considered Brockley.
New Cross is near St Johns, Telegraph Hill, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich, and home to Goldsmiths, University of London, Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College and Addey and Stanhope School.

Telegraph Hill, Lewisham

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As is often the case in London, the location of the station defines the geography of the district and areas to the north and west of Brockley Station, previously considered as Hatcham, New Cross, Telegraph Hill (SE14) and St Johns (SE8), are now considered Brockley.
Telegraph Hill is a largely residential conservation area bounded by Nunhead and Brockley and is an electoral ward just south of New Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham in southeast London, England.

London Borough of Lewisham

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Brockley is a district and an electoral ward of south London, England, in the London Borough of Lewisham 5 mi south-east of Charing Cross. Formerly part of the county of Kent, Brockley become a part of the Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham in the County of London in 1889, and subsequently was brought into the London Borough of Lewisham with the creation of Greater London in 1965.

David Jones (artist-poet)

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The artist/poet David Jones, whose father was a printer, grew up in Howson Road.
Jones was born on 1 November 1895 in Arabin Road, Brockley, Kent, now a suburb of South East London, and later lived in nearby Howson Road.

Henry Williamson

The writer Henry Williamson, the son of a bank clerk, was born in nearby Braxfield Road.
Henry Williamson was born in Brockley in south-east London.

Brockley Lane railway station

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From 1872 until 1917, Brockley Lane railway station provided access to the Greenwich Park branch line and the remains of the old station entrance are still visible at Brockley Cross.
Brockley Lane is a closed railway station in Brockley, south London.

Brockley railway station

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Situated just west to what is now the Brockley conservation area, Brockley railway station was opened on 6 March 1871 and is currently served by London Overground and Southern in Travelcard Zone 2.
Brockley railway station serves the south-east London district of Brockley and is on the main railway line between and.

Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham

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Formerly part of the county of Kent, Brockley become a part of the Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham in the County of London in 1889, and subsequently was brought into the London Borough of Lewisham with the creation of Greater London in 1965.
Places in it included Lewisham, Blackheath, Lee, Hither Green, Catford, Brockley, Forest Hill and part of Sydenham.

Deptford

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This was historically considered to be in Deptford.
Deptford borders the areas of Brockley and Lewisham to the south, New Cross to the west and Rotherhithe to the north west; Deptford Creek divides it from Greenwich to the east, and the River Thames separates the area from the Isle of Dogs to the north east; it is contained within the London SE8 post code area.

Crofton Park railway station

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Crofton Park railway station was built nearby in 1892 by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway.
Crofton Park is in the historic centre of Brockley, in the London Borough of Lewisham and is 7 mi measured from.

New Cross Gate Cutting

Brockley Nature Reserve
West of the railway between Brockley and New Cross Gate railway stations lies the Brockley Nature Reserve (formerly known as New Cross Gate Cutting Nature Reserve).
New Cross Gate Cutting or Brockley Nature Reserve is a 4.2 hectare nature reserve in Brockley in the London Borough of Lewisham.

Prendergast School

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The old West Kent Grammar School (later renamed Brockley County Grammar School), now Prendergast Hilly Fields College, a Grade II listed building, is situated at the top of the hill.
Prendergast School is a comprehensive girls' secondary school, located on Hilly Fields, Brockley, in the London Borough of Lewisham.

Parks and open spaces in the London Borough of Lewisham

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Development started south of Lewisham Way in the late 1840s with the modest cottages at 2-22 Upper Brockley Rd and spread south and east towards Hilly Fields. The musician Nick Nicely's 1982 cult psychedelic track "Hilly Fields" was inspired by the park of the same name.

Evelyn Dunbar

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Dating from 1932-35 by Charles Mahoney, Evelyn Dunbar and other students of the Royal College of Art, they are considered some of the best examples in the country of the Neo-Romantic style and illustrate many local scenes.
Encouraged by the Principal of the RCA, Sir William Rothenstein, Mahoney and a small group of fourth-year students including Dunbar were commissioned to decorate the assembly hall of Brockley County School for Boys, now Prendergast-Hilly Fields College, in south London with a series of murals illustrating Aesop's fables.

Paul Drury

Kerry Ellis

By late 2000, she had settled in her first property, a two-bedroom Brockley maisonette, and joined the original cast of Cameron Mackintosh's London revival of My Fair Lady, appointed swing and second of two understudies to Martine McCutcheon in the role of Eliza Doolittle after being scouted by agent Jonathan Greatorex.

John Galliano

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His family moved to England in pursuit of work when Galliano was six, and settled in Streatham, South London, before moving to Dulwich and later to Brockley.

New Cross house fire

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Brockley contains several fine churches: St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, Howson Road (completed in 1901), St Peter's, Wickham Rd (completed 1870), the Grade II listed St Andrews, Brockley Rd (1882) - originally a Presbyterian Church, which contains the modern stained glass New Cross Fire memorial window (2002) - and the Grade II listed St Hilda's, Crofton Park 1908.
St. Andrew's church in Brockley has a strong connection with the victims as many of them attended the youth club there.

David Lodge (author)

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The Picturegoers, the first novel by David Lodge, is set in and around a rundown cinema in 1950s Brockley; thinly disguised as 'Brickley'.
David Lodge was born in Brockley in south-east London.

Harry Price

He set up a receiver and transmitter between Telegraph Hill, Hatcham and St Peter's Church Brockley and captured a spark on a photographic plate.

Nick Nicely

The musician Nick Nicely's 1982 cult psychedelic track "Hilly Fields" was inspired by the park of the same name.
Nickolas Laurien was born in 1959 in Greenland on a stopover during a transatlantic flight by his parents, but he grew up firstly in Hitchin in Hertfordshire, and then later went on to live in Brockley, a Victorian conservation area in south London which has left a profound mark on his musical output.

Darren Johnson

The remaining seat was held by Darren Johnson in Brockley.
In the 2002 local elections, Johnson was elected as a councillor for the Brockley ward in the London Borough of Lewisham, the Greens' first councillor in Lewisham, polling 1026 votes and coming top in the ward.

John Quinton

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John Quinton was born in Brockley, near Lewisham, south east London in 1921 and was educated at Christ's College, Finchley leaving in 1937 having passed the London General School Examination with Matriculation.

Mary Millar

She died on 10 November, at the age of 62, in Brockley, London, with her husband and daughter at her bedside.