Monthly archive October, 2013
Lorna Lucas' Memories

Lorna Lucas’ Memories

In these two new oral histories Lorna Lucas recalls her time growing up in Jamaica and the “bush” remedies which she used there…. and later discovered again in Baldwin’s! Bush Remedies Discovering Baldwins Thank you to Lorna and interviewer Andrea Sinclair for this lovely listen!
Jane Castro on working for Baldwin's

Jane Castro on working for Baldwin’s

Jane Castro has worked for Baldwin’s for the past 33 years. In this interview she shares some of her memories of the shop and how it has changed (and stayed the same!) over the years. Thank you to Jane and interviewer Andrea Sinclair for this great interview.
Pearl Burton's Memories

Pearl Burton’s Memories

Pearl Burton looks back over her use of ‘bush’ remedies in Jamaica and how she found them in Baldwin’s. Thank you to Pearl and interviewer Julia Honess for a great listen!
Tony Taitte Interview

Tony Taitte Interview

Tony Taitte shares his memories of Baldwins and knowledge of herbal remedies in another great interview! Thank you Tony and interviewer Sandra Hesketh for a lovely interview.
Rose Stowe's Memories of Baldwins

Rose Stowe’s Memories of Baldwins

Our next oral history comes from the wonderful Rose Stowe who shares her memories of visiting Baldwins through the years. Thank you to Rose and interviewer Ian Adams for another great listen!
Celebrate The Roots!

Celebrate The Roots!

Join us on November 9th for an afternoon celebrating the work of The Roots project and those who have taken part. Come and view beautiful artwork by students of Walworth Academy, listen to our fascinating collection of sound recordings and take away a copy of our project booklet documenting the fascinating history of G Baldwin...

The Roots was a Southwark Pensioners Centre project, run in partnership with Julia Honess and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, about the story of Walworth Road-based G. Baldwin and Co. Working with volunteers from the local community, the project tells the story of Walworth Road based G. Baldwin & Co, one of the oldest and most established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have frequented the shop over its long history.

For more information, images and interviews please contact:
Julia Honess
Project Manager
Phone: 07960318055