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17 minutes ago, gustix said:

NEW CROSS.
Opened April 18 1934. Closed June 10 1953. Reopened August 9 1959. Closed September 21 1961. Reopened April 12 1963. Closed August 2 1963. Address: New Cross Stadium, Hornshay Street, Old Kent Road, Peckham, London, SE15.

Yes and the DHL base is in the industrial estate in Juno Way!!

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The 1946 New Cross riders Frank Lawrence and Keith Harvey are often mentioned as having motorcycle businesses in Stockwell, South London. Were they separate enterprises or were they in partnership?

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9 minutes ago, gustix said:

The 1946 New Cross riders Frank Lawrence and Keith Harvey are often mentioned as having motorcycle businesses in Stockwell, South London. Were they separate enterprises or were they in partnership?

Here is one of your previous posts on the subject,if that brings any help?

 

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Brings tears to your eyes

 

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1934 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Mike Erskine, George O'Brien, Jack Dalton, Les Brooke, Les Wheeler, Percy Goode, AN Other

:::: The 1934 New Cross rider lists appears to miss some well known names. It needs update IMO,

 

1935 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Joe Francis, Tom Farndon, Nobby Key, George Newton, Harry Shepherd, Stan Greatrex, Roy Dook, Jack Dalton, Mike Erskine, Roger Frogley, Fred Leavis, Norman Evans.

 

1936 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Jack Milne, Nobby Key, Stan Greatrex, Ernie Evans, Norrman Evans, Harry Shepherd, Fred Leavis, Roy Dook, Mike Erskine, Joe Francis, George Newton, Jack Dalton, Hal Collins, Jim Gutteridge, Harry Bowler, Sid Farndon, Charlie Goldberg.

 

1937 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Stan Greatrex, Joe Francis, jack Milne, Ron Johnson, Ernie Evans, Mick Murphy, George Newton, Nobby Key, Norman Evans, Bill Longley.

 

1938 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS - Jack Milne, Stan Greatrex, Joe Francis, Ron Johnson, George Newton, Clem Mitchell, Bill Longley, Ernie Evans, Goldie Restall

 

1939 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS - Stan Greatrex, Joe Francis, Ron Johnson, Ray Duggan, Jack Milne, Bill Longley, Goldie Restall, Mick Mitchell, Alex Gray, Jack Cooley, Dave Anderson, George Craig, Benny King, Ken Blair

Information by Tungate

 

1946 NATIONAL LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Geoff Pymar, Les Wotton, Eric French, Mick Mitchell, Frank Lawrence, Keith Harvey, Phil Bishop, Ray Moore, Jack Cooley, Les Webbon, Jack 'Johnny' White, Jack Taylor.

 

1947 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Geoff Pymar, Bill Longley, Eric French, Frank Lawrence, Ray Moore, Lionel van Praag, Jeff Lloyd, Keith Harvey, Ken le Breton, Harry Saunders, Mick Mitchell

 

1948 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Bill Longley, Jeff Lloyd, Ray Moore, Eric French, Geoff Pymar, Frank Lawrence, Cyril Roger, George Newton, Lindsay Mitchell.

 

1949 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Ron Johnson, Cyril Roger, Bill Longley, Jeff Lloyd, Eric French, Bert Roger, Ray Moore, Frank Lawrence, Bob Baker, Don Hardy, Don Gray, Ray Ellis.

 

1950 NATIONALEAGUE NEW CROSS: Cyril Roger, Bert Roger, Eric French, Bill Longley, Jeff Lloyd, Frank Lawrence, Ray Moore, Ron Johnson, Bob Baker, Don Gray, Ronnie Genz.

 

1951 NATIONAL LEAGUE  NEW CROSS: Cyril Roger, Eric French, Bert Roger, Frank Lawrence, Tom Oakley, Bill Longley, Don Gray, Ray Moore, Ron Johnson, Harold McNaughton, Ronnie Genz, Dick Shepherd, Bernie Aldridge, Eric Minall.

 

1952 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS: Eric French, Bert Roger, Sune Karlsson, Merv Harding, Cyril Roger, Bill Longley, Frank Lawrence, Tom Oakley, Bob Roger, Ronnie Genz, Johnnie Davies, Ron Sharp.

 

1953 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS - (withdrew from Division One after 1 match and most of Coronation Cup matches) - Eric French, Ronnie Genz (t/f Yarmouth), Jack Hillard, Frank Lawrence, Bill Longley, Jock Grierson (t/f to B Vue), Olle Nygren, Bert Roger, Bob Roger (t/f Birm), Cyril Roger (t/f Norwich), Ronnie Sharp, George White (t/f Yarmouth).

 

1959  OPEN LICENCE NEW CROSS - Peter Craven, George White, Peter Moore, Ronnie Genz, Cyril Roger, Bjorn Knutsson, Danny Dunton, Ron Mountford, George White, Colin Gooddy, Nigel Boocock, Marian Kaiser, Reg Luckhurst, Graham Coombes,Ken McKinlay, Bob Andrews, Geoff Mardon, Mike Polukard, Florian Kapala, Arne Pander, Birger Forsberg, Bjorn Knutsson, Teo Teodorowicz, Ray Cresp, Tony Robinson, Ron How, Mike Broadbank, Jack Unstead.

 

1959  OPEN LICENCE NEW CROSS RESERVES - Danny Dunton, Tommy Roper, Alby Golden, Malcolm Bruce, Reg Luckhurst, Dave Hankins, Graham Coombes, Stan Stevens Dave Hankins, Clive Hitch, Gordon McGregor, Cyril Brine, Ronnie Genz.

 

1960 NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS - Barry Briggs, Arnie Carlsson, Bobby Croombs, Don Godden, Jimmy Gooch, Reg Luckhurst, Leo McAuliffe, Tommy Sweetman, Derek Timms, Split Waterman, Eric Williams

 

1961 NATIONAL LEAGUE  NEW CROSS - Gordon Bailey, Bengt Brannefors, Bobby Croombs, Doug Davies, Johnny Fitzpatrick, Jimmy Gooch, Reg Luckhurst, Leo McAuliffe, Tommy Sweetman, Split Waterman, Eric Williams

 

1963 PROVINCIAL LEAGUE NEW CROSS - (withdrew, 17 matches -P L) - Bobby Dugard, John Dugard, John Leggett, Des Lukehurst, Tony Marren, Geoff Pennikett, Eddie Reeves, Reg Reeves, Jimmy Squibb, Stan Stevens, Terry Stone,

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Birthday celebration video for one time New Cross rider,Barry Briggs.Briggo celebrated his latest birthday yesterday and is a few years older than 80 now.May he celebrate many more.

 

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Went to Den in October to see Wall, DHL depot faces the Barry Kitchener Stand and Arrys Bar. It's right next to the Millwall Memorial Garden.

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