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On StoryVault we’ve been collecting stories of South East London from memories of the blitz to civil unrest in the 1970s. This is one of the areas of London that has changed the most in the last 40 years, with the docks closing down, and the area being regenerated. Older residents remember the community as it used to be.

Click to hear the memories of the daughter of the Chief Elephant Slayer to the Travancore Government, in 1940s India

John remembers a creepy experience while taking photographs in an Elizabethan manor house. Hear about it on StoryVault 

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Hear all about going to stage school in London in the 1950s - and getting the chance to dance with Gene Kelly!