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Buckingham Mansions is a residential block in Fortune Green, NW6



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Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
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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


Cassandra Green
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Brenda Jackson
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Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,

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Suki Waterhouse channels the 1960s in chic tweed co-ord


The British beauty, 26, commanded attention in a 1960s-inspired suit as she posed fiercely for cameras at the Kensington Gardens venue.


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BMW performs dangerous stunts in London Asda car park


The battered BMW was seen performing ’doughnuts’ in the underground car park of Asda in Hayes, west London, narrowing avoiding spectators filming on their mobile phones.


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Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


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Fairground workers could lose homes after redevelopment
Hounslow Council wants to build thousands of new homes on the site in Feltham.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44499229

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London Tube driver stops in West London to wave green Grenfell flag


London Tube driver Harvey Mitchell, 58, captured the hearts of the nation when he was spotted emerging from his carriage and waving a green flag in solidarity with victims on Wednesday.


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Jubilee Line workers strike called off in timetable row
Jubilee Line staff were due to walk out in a row with London Underground about a new timetable.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44476073

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Mother stopped with cannabis oil at Heathrow says son suffered seizure


Charlotte Caldwell said her son Billy, 12, suffered his first seizure in 300 days after officials seized his cannabis oil medicine yesterday at Heathrow Airport.


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London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns Theresa May over Grenfell survivors


The Prime Minister said she would ’always regret’ failing to meet survivors in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.


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Strike a pose! Dani Alves, Julian Draxler and Fedor Smolov join Natalia Vodianova on Vogue Russia cover for World Cup
LIVE | Stay on top of the latest news and rumours from the World Cup

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/strike-a-pose-dani-alves-julian-draxler-and-fedor-smolov-join-natalia-vodianova-on-vogue-russia-a3860201.html

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Fifa World Cup 2018 fixtures: Groups, matches, dates, venues in our full schedule
Hosts Russia will kick off the 2018 World Cup finals in a matter of days against Saudi Arabia in Moscow, while defending champions Germany will start against Mexico.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fifa-world-cup-2018-fixtures-groups-matches-dates-venues-full-schedule-a3859461.html

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Three men charged with fraud offences linked to Grenfell Tower disaster
Three men have been charged with fraud offences linked to the Grenfell Tower disaster.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/three-men-charged-with-fraud-offences-linked-to-grenfell-tower-disaster-a3858251.html

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Affordable housing trumps neighbours’ concerns
Brent Council approved several new housing developments this week, despite opposition from those living nearby.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16279450.Affordable_housing_trumps_neighbours____concerns/?ref=rss

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London Assembly opposes Heathrow expansion

Heathrow expansion


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16279381.London_Assembly_opposes_Heathrow_expansion/?ref=rss

VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Fortune Green

Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.

The name of Fortune Green is derived from foran-tune meaning in front of the tun, probably an inn in the area.

Originally Fortune Green was a patch of manorial waste, now in the north of the ward, where local residents had the right to graze animals, dig turf and play sports. The Green dwindled considerably in the 19th century when the lord of the manor granted enclosure rights for about a third of the area.

Lying on the south-west side of the Finchley Road, Hampstead town council decided to build its overflow cemetery here in the 1840s.

The arrival of the Midland Railway in 1871 brought rapid development and many large houses were demolished in favour of higher density buildings. Victorian residential buildings display considerable variety in their design and detail and there are a number of large distinctive red brick mansion blocks, most of which have remained unaltered.


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.
Beckford's Estate:   Beckfords, belonging to the family of the same name, consisted of 15 acres north of Mill Lane and west of Fortune Green Lane.
Bracknell Way, NW3:   Bracknell Way is a small alleyway, usable only by pedestrians
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.
Cholmley Lodge:   Cholmley Lodge, a two storeyed stuccoed house, was built in 1813.
Cock and Hoop:   The Cock and Hoop Inn was standing on the corner of West End Lane and Fortune Green Road by 1723.
Emmanuel Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Flitcroft Estate:   Flitcroft was a 50 acre estate at Fortune Green and West End, named after its owner in the 18th century.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green lies to the north of the ancient village of West End.
Hackney College:   The Village Itinerancy Society, a Congregationalist college, was transformed into Hackney Theological Seminary.
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.
Lauriston Lodge:   Lauriston Lodge, now the site of Dene Mansions, was a large house in West Hampstead.
National School:   A National School was established in West End during 1844.
New West End:   New West End was created in the 1840s on the Finchley Road.
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.
St Luke’s Church of England Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Margaret’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
The Black Lion:   The Old Black Lion was established in 1751 as a beer house.
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 Hampstead Police Station:   The Metropolitam Police established itself in West Hampstead during the 1880s.
West Hampstead Synagogue:   The West Hampstead Synagogue was consecrated in September 1892.
Woodbine Cottage:   Woodbine Cottage was situated at the south-eastern corner of the Flitcroft estate.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Achilles Road, NW6 · Agamemnon Road, NW6 · Ajax Road, NW6 · Aldred Road, NW6 · Alvanley Gardens, NW3 · Alvanley Gardens, NW6 · Avenue Mansions, NW3 · Berridge Mews, NW6 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Bracknell Gardens, NW3 · Bracknell Way, NW3 · Buckingham Mansions, NW6 · Burrard Road, NW3 · Burrard Road, NW6 · Cannon Hill, NW3 · Cannon Hill, NW6 · Carlton Mews, NW6 · Cholmley Gardens, NW6 · Crediton Hill, NW6 · Croft Way, NW3 · Croftway, NW3 · Crown Close, NW6 · Dennington Park Road, NW6 · Doulton Mews, NW6 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW6 · Fortune Green Road, NW6 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Gondar Gardens, NW6 · Greenaway Gardens, NW3 · Harvard Court, NW6 · Heath Drive, NW3 · Hillfield Road, NW6 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Honeybourne Road, NW6 · Ingham Road, NW3 · Ingham Road, NW6 · Inglewood House, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Kidderpore Avenue, NW3 · Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Lyncroft Gardens, NW6 · Marlborough Mansions, NW6 · Mill Lane, NW6 · Minton Mews, NW6 · Norman Terrace, NW6 · Oakhill Avenue, NW3 · Orestes Mews, NW6 · Palace Court, NW3 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Parsifal Road, NW3 · Parsifal Road, NW6 · Rose Joan Mews, NW6 · Salmon Mews, NW6 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Spode Walk, NW6 · Studholme Court, NW3 · The Mansions, NW6 · Ulysses Place, E20 · Ulysses Road, NW6 · Wayne Kirkum Way, NW6 · Weech Road, NW6 · Welbeck Mansions, NW6 · West Cottages, NW6 · Worcester Mews, NW6 ·

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The Fascination of Hampstead
By G. E. Mitton (1902)
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Hidden London
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Londonist
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British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
Time Out
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Maps


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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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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