Category Archives: History

Postcard-sized snippets on the history of Wimbledon Village and its environs

Two Fat Ladies?

Every morning, as I get off the 93 bus outside Centre Court shopping centre on my way to Wimbledon station, I see the sculptured statute of two ladies who have become known among my friends as ‘the two fat ladies’.  … Continue reading

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Elys Department Store, Wimbledon

Elys, Wimbledon, founded in 1876 Continue reading

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