Shackleton plays truant in the ‘Silverdale Wood’ (Dacres Wood Reserve)

With thanks to Jan Piggott and  Steve Grindlay for the following information. It is well known that Ernest Shackleton passed his schooldays in Sydenham, as commemorated by the Blue Plaque on the large house on Westwood Hill next to St Bartholomew’s Church, now called ‘St David’s’, but originally ‘Aberdeen House’.  He was the son of Dr Henry … Continue reading Shackleton plays truant in the ‘Silverdale Wood’ (Dacres Wood Reserve)