Number 54 is the property that is occupied by ‘Starvin Marvin’ in the modern photo above. Number 54 was at first number 56 until renumbering around 1898.
In the image above from 1908 you can see 54 Brixton Road, it is the property just before the horse and cart. It is occupied by a bootmakers, you can see that the window is jam packed with boots.
Year Name Business
1881 Residential 1886 Residential 1888 Residential 1889 Residential 1890 Residential 1891 Not featured 1892 Not featured 1894 Jn Stevens & Co Btmas
1895 Jn Stevens & Co Btmas
1897 Jn Stevens & Co Btmas
1898 Stevens & Co Bootmakers
1903 Stevens & Co Bootmakers
1904 John Stevens & Co Bootmakers
1909 John Stevens & Co Bootmakers
1915 Mrs Lewis Johanea Dress Agency
1920 M Goodman Dress Agency
1923 Madame Goodman Dress Agency
1925 Madame Goodman Costumier
1926 Madame Goodman Costumier
1928 Madame Goodman Costumier