Lewisham Herald

Local History Newspaper on events in the Borough of Lewisham. Covering events such as the first parachute accident in Britain that occurred in Lee. Call back and see new editions hot off the press.

Issue 1 The man that fell to earth.

The first parachute accident in the UK in 1837, when Robert Cocking died during a decent from a balloon.

Issue 2 Lewisham's Rail Crashes

Includes details of the 1957 crash and earlier crashes in the area dating back to 1851.

Issue 3 Lewisham's Olympic Heroes

Meet some of the olympic competitors of the past with local connections.

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