Dresden Close, NW6

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West End Lady
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

Julia elsdon
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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

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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South Africa shooting: 11 killed as gunmen open fire on minibus
Eleven people have been killed and four others critically wounded after gunmen fired on a minibus in South Africa.

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Leicester have not received offers for Chelsea target Kasper Schmeichel, says Claude Puel
Leicester City have not received any offers for Kasper Schmeichel amid interest from fellow Premier League club Chelsea, Claude Puel has said.

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South Western Railway strike: Dates, times and all you need to know about the eight-day walk-out
Long-suffering South Western Railway passengers are set to endure more chaos as unions confirmed a further eight days of industrial action.

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Man 'beats seagull to death' for stealing his chip in Weston-super-Mare
Police are hunting a man who allegedly beat a seagull to death when it stole a chip from him.

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Love Island’s Eyal ’kisses’ Ashley Roberts at ITV summer party


Eyal Booker appears to have moved on with Ashley Roberts after the two were spotted kissing in the smoking area at the ITV summer party at the Nobu Hotel in London’s Shoreditch on Thursday.


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Treherne House
Treherne House was built in the mid eighteenth century,

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=2411

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Man held after woman dies on Hanwell street
A man, 28, was arrested after a seriously injured woman died at the scene in Hanwell west London

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Jack Wilshere on Arsenal exit: I told Arsene Wenger first my decision to leave Gunners... it would have been different if he stayed
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Ryanair strike in July 2018: Dates and what to do if your summer holiday has been affected
The strikes are due to take place during the busy travel month of the school summer holidays

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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
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WEST HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

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
6 Ellerdale Road:   6 Ellerdale Road is a house built by the Arts and Crafts movement architect Richard Norman Shaw for himself in the period 1874 to 1876.
Alice House:   What is now the Alice House has been through a number of incarnations since it was built in the early 1900s.
An introduction to Hampstead by G.E. Mitton (1902):   This text originates from "The Fascination of Hampstead" by Geraldine Edith Mitton (published 1902)
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
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
Branch Hill Pond:   Branch Hill Pond which was fed from a spring which was also the main source of the Westbourne.
Broadhurst Gardens Meadow:   Broadhurst Gardens Community Meadow is a private area open only to the residents of the houses which surround it.
Broadhurst School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
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.
Everyman Cinema:   The Everyman, in Heath Street, Hampstead, opened as a cinema on 26 December 1933.
Finchley Road:   Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.
Finchley Road And Frognal:   Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.
Frognal Bridge:   Where Frognal meets the Finchley Road, there is an indiscernible dip...
Goldhurst Open Space:   Maryon Wilson Green Triangle and Goldhurst Open Space lies to the rear of Fairhazel Gardens and Goldhurst Terrace.
Great Hollow Elm:   The Great Hollow Elm stood at the top of Hampstead Heath.
Hampstead:   Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.
Hampstead Cricket Club:   Hampstead Cricket Club moved to its Lymington Road site in 1877.
Hampstead Parochial Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Hampstead tunnel:   Hampstead Tunnel, 1166 yards long, was built as part of the Hampstead Junction Railway, and opened on 2 January 1860.
Hill Garden and Pergola, Hampstead Heath:   
Hillfield:   By 1644 Hillfield was already mentioned in parish records.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, NW3:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Jacksfield:   Jacksfield was one of the smaller but well-documented copyhold estates in the West Hampstead area.
Kilburn Wells:   Kilburn Wells. a medicinal spring, existed between 1714 and the 1860s.
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.
Kingsgate Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
North Bridge House Pre-Prep School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
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.
Pentameters Theatre:   The Pentameters Theatre was founded in 1968 and is 60-seat venue and is a fringe theatre, located above the Three Horseshoes public house in Hampstead.
Piecemeal building:   The infant River Westbourne crossed, what in 1900, was still a boggy field.
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.
Rainbow Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 12. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Red Lion:   The Red Lion was situated at 34 Kilburn High Road.
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,
Southbank International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John, Hampstead:   St John-at-Hampstead is a Church of England parish church dedicated to St John the Evangelist.
St Margaret’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
St Mary’s Church:   St Mary’s Chapel, now known as St Mary’s Church, is a Grade II* listed Roman Catholic church.
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,
Two streams meet:   Somewhere beneath the basement of 16 Frognal, NW3 two tributaries of the River Westbourne meet.
University College School:   University College School, generally known as UCS, is an independent school charity situated in northwest London.
University College School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 18.
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.
Westbourne Pond:   Westbourne Pond is marked on the 1830 Greenwood map as the source of the Westbourne River.
Whitestone Pond:   Whitestone Pond is the source of one of London’s lost rivers, the River Westbourne.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hampstead station (1907):   Hampstead station pictured at its opening in 1907
Jack Straw's Castle (1907):   Jack Straw’s Castle Hotel, photographed in 1907.
Mill Lane, looking east (1900s):   Mill Lane is one of the major thoroughfares of West Hampstead.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road, NW6 · Abbey Road, NW8 · Abbots Place, NW6 · Aberdare Gardens, NW6 · Acol Road, NW6 · Admiral’s Walk, NW3 · Ainsworth Way, NW8 · Alban House, NW3 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · Alvanley Gardens, NW3 · Alvanley Gardens, NW6 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Arkwright Road, NW3 · Avenue Mansions, NW3 · B505, NW6 · Banister Mews, NW6 · Barlow Road, NW6 · Beechworth Close, NW3 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Belsise Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW8 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Birchwood Drive, NW3 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Boundary Road, NW8 · Bracknell Gardens, NW3 · Bracknell Way, NW3 · Branch Hill, NW3 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Broomsleigh Street, NW6 · Buckingham Mansions, NW6 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Cannon Hill, NW3 · Cannon Hill, NW6 · Carlton Mews, NW6 · Cavendish Close, NW6 · Cavendish Road, NW6 · Cenacle Close, NW3 · Chesterford Gardens, NW3 · Church Row, NW3 · Cleve Road, NW6 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Coleridge Gardens, 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 · Ellerdale Close, NW3 · Ellerdale Road, NW3 · Elm Row, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Place, NW6 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Falcon Lodge, NW3 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Ferncroft Avenue, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW6 · Firecrest Drive, NW3 · Frognal Close, NW3 · Frognal Court, NW3 · Frognal Gardens, NW3 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Frognal Parade, NW3 · Frognal Rise, NW3 · Frognal Way, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Gascony Avenue, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Glastonbury Street, NW6 · Glenbrook Road, NW6 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 · Goldsmith Place, NW6 · Grange Gardens, NW3 · Greenaway Gardens, NW3 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Greville Mews, NW6 · Greville Road, NW6 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Hampstead Gate, NW3 · Hampstead Grove, NW3 · Hampstead Square, NW3 · Harvard Court, NW6 · Heath Brow, NW3 · Heath Drive, NW3 · Heath Street, NW3 · Hemstal Road, NW6 · Hermit Place, NW6 · Heysham Lane, NW3 · Highfield Mews, NW6 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Holly Berry Lane, NW3 · Holly Bush Vale, NW3 · Holly Hill, NW3 · Holly Mount, NW3 · Holly Walk, NW3 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Honeybourne Road, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Iverson Road, NW6 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Judges’ Walk, NW3 · Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 · Kilburn Priory, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Kilburn Square, NW6 · Kilburn Vale, NW6 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Kings Gardens, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Langland Gardens, NW3 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Liddell Road, NW6 · Lindfield Gardens, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Lower Terrace, NW3 · Lowfield Road, NW6 · Lymington Road, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Mansion Gardens, NW3 · Marston Close, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Messina Avenue, NW6 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Milverton Road, NW6 · Minton Mews, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Place, NW6 · Mount Vernon, NW3 · Mowbray Road, NW2 · Mowbray Road, NW6 · Narcissus Road, NW6 · Naseby Close, NW6 · Netherhall Gardens, NW3 · Netherhall Way, NW3 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · O2 Centre, NW3 · Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 · Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 · Oak Hill Park, NW3 · Oak Hill Way, NW3 · Oakhill Avenue, NW3 · Oriel Court, NW3 · Oriel Place, NW3 · Palace Court, NW3 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Perrins Court, NW3 · Perrins Walk, NW3 · Priory Road, NW6 · Priory Terrace, NW6 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Redington Gardens, NW3 · Redington Road, NW3 · Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Rowley Way, NW8 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Salmon Mews, NW6 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Selby House, NW6 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Smyrna Road, NW6 · Solent Road, NW6 · Spedan Close, NW3 · Spode Walk, NW6 · Springfield Lane, NW6 · Springfield Road, NW8 · Springfield Walk, NW6 · St Johns Court, NW3 · St Marys Mews, NW6 · Sumatra Road, NW6 · Telegraph Hill, NW3 · Templewood Avenue, NW3 · Templewood Gardens, NW3 · The Mount, NW3 · Upper Terrace, NW3 · Village Mount, NW3 · Wavel Mews, NW6 · West Cottages, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · West Heath Road, NW3 · Whitestone Lane, NW3 · Windmill Hill, NW3 · Woodchurch Road, NW6 · Worcester Mews, NW6 · Yorkshire Grey Place, NW3 ·
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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
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London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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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
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