Alvanley Gardens, NW6

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Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5
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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure
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Labour’s Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.
Labour’s Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42313309
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Drivers who forgot to refuel sparked 400 hours of traffic jams in Blackwall Tunnel
Hundreds of hours of traffic jams are being caused by drivers who run out of fuel in the Blackwall Tunnel.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/divers-who-forgot-to-refuel-sparked-400-hours-of-traffic-jams-in-blackwall-tunnel-a3715471.html
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What have you missed since December 4th?
What have you missed since December 4th?

http://westhampsteadlife.com/2017/12/11/what-have-you-missed-since-december-4th/20982
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Ban pension cold-calling now, MPs demand
MPs warn a crackdown on pension cold-calling may not happen until 2020 unless ministers take action.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42285441
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Arsenal icon Thierry Henry 'feels sorry' for Romelu Lukaku after Manchester United striker's derby nightmare
Romelu Lukaku endured a torrid Manchester derby as Manchester City opened up a huge 11-point Premier League title advantage with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-icon-thierry-henry-feels-sorry-romelu-lukaku-manchester-united-striker-derby-nightmare-a3715186.html
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Heathrow delays: Furious passengers hit out as snow causes day of chaos at major London airport
Passengers described chaotic scenes at Heathrow Airport amid snow flurries in the capital, complaining of cancellations and severe delays to flights.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/heathrow-delays-furious-passengers-hit-out-as-snow-causes-day-of-chaos-at-major-london-airport-a3715196.html
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Scott Dann: Late Crystal Palace disappointment hard to put into words, but Christian Benteke showed courage
Scott Dann: Late Crystal Palace disappointment hard to put into words, but Christian Benteke showed courage

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/scott-dann-late-crystal-palace-disappointment-hard-to-put-into-words-but-christian-benteke-showed-a3714876.html
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Terry Adams had previously claimed paying back the money would breach his human rights.
Terry Adams had previously claimed paying back the money would breach his human rights.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42282388
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http://westhampsteadlife.com/2017/12/08/luxury-retirement-development-cant-afford-to-pay-for-affordable-housing/20906
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London Bridge delays: Southern Rail train splits in two as it departs station sparking more chaos after major power failure
A Southern Rail train split in two as it departed London Bridge station sparking further chaos for commuters who have already been blighted by delays all day.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/london-bridge-delays-southern-rail-train-splits-in-two-as-it-departs-station-sparking-more-chaos-a3714501.html
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Sadiq Khan blasts Trump over Jerusalem: Mayor says President has made peace less likely in the Middle East
Sadiq Khan joined forces with the Pakistani Government today to condemn Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/sadiq-khan-blasts-trump-for-making-peace-less-likely-in-middle-east-a3712961.html
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Twelve things to do in West Hampstead in December
There’s always a (snow) flurry of things to do in December, the challenge is fitting them all in between the socialising and recovering from socialising that seems to define the final few weeks of the year. On Saturday 9th, from 7.30-9.30 pm is the Hampstead Chorus Autumn concert with Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, Francis Poulenc’s Gloria […]

http://westhampsteadlife.com/2017/12/07/twelve-things-to-do-in-west-hampstead-in-december/20960
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London Underground plans could solve New York's broken transit system, transport guru claims
The former Underground manager who has been hired to fix New York's broken transit system believes London could be a role model for solving the crisis in Manhattan.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/london-underground-plans-could-solve-new-yorks-broken-transit-system-transport-guru-claims-a3713011.html
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’Stark’ increase in overweight youngsters
The highest rise in carrying excess weight occurs between the ages of seven and 11, data suggests.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42250152
VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1900s
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West Hampstead

The name "West Hampstead" was a 19th century invention - the original name was West End.

Lacking its own supply of spring water and situated away from the main roads, medieval West End barely qualified as a hamlet until a few country houses were built here from the 17th century onwards. The tendency for West End Lane to become impassably muddy after heavy rain further enhanced the hamlet's isolation.

By 1815 West End was still excep­tionally quiet – so much so that its inhab­itants claimed to have heard the cannon fire at Waterloo. The construction of the Finchley Road in the 1830s brought few additions to a population that consisted of a handful of squires and some farm labourers, gardeners and craftsmen. By 1851 West End had one inn and two beershops.

Railways were the prime stimulus of growth in many country corners of modern London but few places were trans­formed as wholly as West End. With the arrival of the Hampstead Junction Railway in 1857, the Midland Railway in 1868 and the Metro­politan and St John’s Wood Railway in 1879, the new suburb of West Hampstead spread in all directions.

Rapid development in the 1880s and 1890s swept away the large houses and the streets were laid out in today's pattern. A local estate agent in Kilburn claimed that he coined the name ‘West Hampstead’, for one of the local railway stations. Public amenities such as street lighting, gas and electricity were provided and much of the frontage to West End Lane was developed as shops.

Some of the new estates were the work of big developers like the United Land Company, whose inclination was to build fairly densely, and during the latter decades of the 19th century parts of West Hampstead became increasingly working-class in character, with policeman, travelling salesmen and railwaymen mixing with clerks and artisans. Engin­eering workshops operated near the railway lines.

Twentieth-century building was limited mainly to interwar blocks of flats in the north of the district, often in place of Victorian houses that had already become run-down.

The West Hampstead ward now has relatively few families and a great number of young single people. A large proportion of homes are privately rented and fewer than a quarter of adults are married, compared with more than half for the country as a whole. This socio-economic profile is evident in the upmarket cafés that have lined West End Lane in recent years.

Famous West Hampstead residents have included the singers Dusty Springfield, Joan Armat­rading, Olivia Newton John and Jimmy Somerville, author Doris Lessing, actresses Imelda Staunton and Emma Thompson, and the playwright Joe Orton, who lived on West End Lane with his lover Kenneth Halliwell from 1951 to 1959. Stephen Fry has also lived here.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alice House:   What is now the Alice House has been through a number of incarnations since it was built in the early 1900s.
Billy Fury Way, NW6:   Billy Fury Way is a path which runs alongside the railway in NW6.
Bracknell Way, NW3:   Bracknell Way is a small alleyway, usable only by pedestrians
Broadhurst Gardens Meadow:   Broadhurst Gardens Community Meadow is a private area open only to the residents of the houses which surround it.
Camden Arts Centre:   Camden Arts Centre is a place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education.
Canterbury House:   In the last half of the nineteenth century, a white house called Canterbury was built on the then southern fringes of West End.
Cedars:   A local West Hampstead builder, Thomas Potter, constructed Cedars in 1878.
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
Decca Studios:   Decca Studios was a recording facility in Broadhurst Gardens.
Earlsfields:   Between Thorplands on the east and Shoot Up Hill on the west lay several fields called Earlsfields.
Finchley Road And Frognal:   Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.
Hampstead Cricket Club:   Hampstead Cricket Club moved to its Lymington Road site in 1877.
Hillfield:   By 1644 Hillfield was already mentioned in parish records.
Jacksfield:   Jacksfield was one of the smaller but well-documented copyhold estates in the West Hampstead area.
Kingsgate Community Centre:   Kingsgate Community Association was set up in 1982 by a group of local people who wished to establish a community centre in what was then a derelict building.
Lauriston Lodge:   Lauriston Lodge, now the site of Dene Mansions, was a large house in West Hampstead.
Maygrove Peace Park:   On 27 April 1983, Camden Council opened Maygrove Peace Park and dedicated it as a reminder of the Council's commitment to peace.
O2 Centre:   The O2 Centre, an indoor shopping and entertainment centre was opened in 1998.
Oaklands Hall:   On the west side of West End Lane, Charles Spain bought 5 acres and between 1829 and 1838 built York Villa.
Poplar House:   Poplar House was occupied by one of the first developers of West Hampstead, Thomas Potter.
Potter's Iron Foundry:   In the nineteenth century, many West Hampstead people had jobs in Potter’s Iron Foundry.
Ripley House:   Jeremy Jepson Ripley built a house and coach house after 1814, with a large garden north of Lauriston Lodge.
Sandwell House:   Sandwell House was owned by three generations of the Wachter family.
Source of the Kilbourne:   The easternmost branch of the River Westbourne rises just south of the centre of Hampstead,
The Black Lion:   The Old Black Lion was established in 1751 as a beer house.
The Railway:   The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
The Wet Fish Cafe:   The Wet Fish Café is an Art Deco classic at 242 West End Lane.
Thorplands:   Thorplands was an estate south of Mill Lane.
Treherne House:   Treherne House was built in the mid eighteenth century,
West Cottages, NW6:   Cottages in London NW6.
West End Green:   West End Green is situated on a corner of West End Lane, formerly the location of West End Fair.
West End Hall:   West End Hall (once called New West End Hall) was one of the mansions of West End (West Hampstead).
West End House:   West End House, once in open countryside, became surrounded by railways.
West End Park:   West End Park was created from fields known as the 'Little Estate'.
West End Sidings Estate:   The West End Sidings Estate takes its name from the former West End railway sidings running along the Midland Railway.
West Hampstead:   The name "West Hampstead" was a 19th century invention - the original name was West End.
West Hampstead (Overground) station:   Wesr Hampstead overground station was known as West End Lane until its name was changed in 1975.
West Hampstead Synagogue:   The West Hampstead Synagogue was consecrated in September 1892.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Mill Lane, looking east (1900s):   Mill Lane is one of the major thoroughfares of West Hampstead.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alvanley Gardens, NW3 · Alvanley Gardens, NW6 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Avenue Mansions, NW3 · B505, NW6 · Banister Mews, NW6 · Barlow Road, NW6 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bracknell Gardens, NW3 · Bracknell Way, NW3 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Broomsleigh Street, NW6 · Buckingham Mansions, NW6 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Cannon Hill, NW3 · Cannon Hill, NW6 · Carlton Mews, NW6 · Cavendish Close, NW6 · Cavendish Road, NW6 · Chesterford Gardens, NW3 · Cleve Road, NW6 · Compayne Gardens, NW6 · Cotleigh Road, NW6 · Crediton Hill, NW6 · Crown Close, NW6 · Dennington Park Road, NW6 · Dornfell Street, NW6 · Doulton Mews, NW6 · Dresden Close, NW6 · Dyne Road, NW6 · Dynham Road, NW6 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW6 · Frognal Close, NW3 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Frognal Parade, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Gascony Avenue, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Glastonbury Street, NW6 · Glenbrook Road, NW6 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 · Greenaway Gardens, NW3 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Harvard Court, NW6 · Hemstal Road, NW6 · Highfield Mews, NW6 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Honeybourne Road, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Iverson Road, NW6 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Kings Gardens, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Langland Gardens, NW3 · Liddell Road, NW6 · Lindfield Gardens, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lowfield Road, NW6 · Lymington Road, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Messina Avenue, NW6 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Milverton Road, NW6 · Minton Mews, NW6 · Mowbray Road, NW2 · Mowbray Road, NW6 · Narcissus Road, NW6 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · Oakhill Avenue, NW3 · Palace Court, NW3 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Salmon Mews, NW6 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Smyrna Road, NW6 · Solent Road, NW6 · Spode Walk, NW6 · Sumatra Road, NW6 · West Cottages, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · Worcester Mews, NW6 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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