Thursday, May 21, 2015
A deer jumps through a window in Lewisham
A hundred years ago today, a deer jumped through a window in Hither Green Lane:
'Deer in a Lewisham House
A deer, which had apparently escaped from some park, on Friday jumped through the window of a house in Hither Green-Lane, Lewisham, occupied by Mrs. Perren and her daughter and did considerable damage. Chairs and tables were smashed, and a good deal of glass and china broken., The police were informed, and after barricading the window a sergeant and constable, with two other men, entered the room The animal appeared be mad with fright, and it took the men some time to secure it with a rope'.
Gloucestershire Echo, Saturday 22 May 1915
Yes, this may have been the original Lewisham Stag