Some information about the men who were lost, from the local terraced housing, in WW1, along with some census information about the families they came from.
The Bromley remembrance researcher paired the casualties with census and other records to reveal fascinating details about their families and living.
The men in the local roads mostly worked as gardeners (there was a middle-class fashion for growing exotic plants newly discovered in the empire), painters or builders, or carmen. Car men were a bit like the modern day ‘Man and a Van’; they had a cart and a horse, and delivered orders and shopping to richer people’s houses.
In these local victorian terraces, family size was much larger than we see today, with the most families having 5 children but quite a few having 8:
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