Dr. Alfred Salter and his wife Ada lived on this street, at No. 5. They were very well loved and respected in this largely working class community: Salter was a local Independent Labour Party supporter and doctor who worked tirelessly to help…

After conscription, in 1916, the Police and the Military would often make raids on pubs or clubs with the hope of catching men, who were eligible for military service but who were trying to escape their obligations. One such raid happened here - at…

Annie Mary Howell's family moved to Crosby Row when she was little and she attended Laxton Street School in Long Lane as a girl. She was a bit of a tomboy, and spent most of her time outisde, running around the streets of Bermondsey. One particular…