LCC- MFB Blackheath fire station
Blackheath fire station, located at Brigade Street, Tranquil Vale, SE3 (very near the Mary Evans Picture Library), with the escape ladder stored at the side. On the roof of the station can be seen the telegraph aerial connecting the station to the headquarters at Southwark. Also on the roof and overhanging the side of the building are the pulleys to which the hoses are attached, raised on ropes, where they are allowed to dry. The building still stands today
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
Blackheath versus London Scottish Rugby match
A rugby match between Blackheath and London Scottish rugby clubs. The picture shows Harry Coverdale of Blackheath being collared at the end of a great run. Harry was fly-half for England from 1910 to 1920.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/The Pete Frost Collection
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William Eldon Tucker, rugby player
William Eldon Tucker (1872-1953), Bermuda-born rugby union player for Cambridge University, St George's Hospital, Blackheath and England. He later qualified as a medical doctor.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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