Gladstone Mews, NW6

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Paul Shepherd
Paul Shepherd   
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
2:1:10101
Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
2:2:10101
Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
2:3:10101
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
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
IP: 94.3.120.166
2:4:10101
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


David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
2:5:10101
Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
2:6:10101
Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
2:7:10101
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,

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 May 2018 15:27 GMT   
IP:
3:8:10101
Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Raymede Street, W10
Raymede Street, after severe bomb damage in the area, disappeared after 1950.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=10422

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 May 2018 23:20 GMT   
IP:
3:9:10101
Post by LDNnews: Finchley Road
Next Arsenal manager Unai Emery won't copy Pep Guardiola's style but he could be a perfect fit, says Terry Gibson
Unai Emery will not replicate Pep Guardiola’s free-flowing football at Arsenal but the disciplined Spaniard is exactly what the Gunners need, according to Terry Gibson.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/next-arsenal-manager-unai-emery-wont-copy-pep-guardiola-s-style-but-he-could-be-a-perfect-fit-says-a3845661.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 May 2018 23:00 GMT   
IP:
3:10:10101
Post by LDNnews: Finchley Road
Driver hospitalised after car overturns following Cheam crash

A driver has been rushed to hospital after their car rolled onto its roof following a crash in Cheam.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16232513.Driver_hospitalised_after_car_overturns_following_Cheam_crash/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 13 May 2018 15:27 GMT   
IP:
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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Hewer Street, W10
Hewer Street is a street in London W10.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=10333

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 12 May 2018 15:27 GMT   
IP:
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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Kilburn Bridge
Kilburn Bridge once marked the spot where the Edgware Road crossed the River Westbourne.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=34062

VIEW THE BRONDESBURY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY AREA IN THE 1860s
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Brondesbury

Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor", a small hamlet in Middlesex.

Brondesbury was an ancient hamlet in Willesden parish owned by St.Paul’s Cathedral in medieval times.

A rural area for much of its history, some houses were built on Willesden Lane only in 1847. It was on a hill, which made it suitable for better quality housing and larger villas were built in Brondesbury. Several of them served as hostels for Belgian refugees during the First World War.

Brondesbury station opened on 2 January 1860 as Edgeware Road (Kilburn) station on the Hampstead Junction Railway. It was renamed several times: Edgware Road on 1 November 1865, Edgware Road and Brondesbury on 1 January 1872, Brondesbury (Edgware Road) on 1 January 1873 and finally Brondesbury on 1 May 1883.

A mill stood in adjacent Mapesbury, which was destroyed by fire in 1863. This incident led to the creation of a volunteer fire services in Kilburn.

In 1866 the parish of Christchurch, Brondesbury, was formed, the first new parish within the original parish of Willesden.

The first entirely new developments, at Brondesbury from the 1860s, took place in estates bordering main roads and served by the railway. Houses were aimed at merchants and professional men working in the City.

The decline in the housing market at the turn of the 20th century meant that the western part of Brondesbury was not built over until 1920, and Brondesbury Manor House remained standing until 1934.

A number of plans were put forward between 1890 and 1926 to build an underground railway along the Edgware Road, and would have seen the construction of a Tube station at Brondesbury. None of the schemes succeeded and no such line was ever built.

In the 1870s a wave of Jewish immigrated came to Brondesbury, both from East End and directly from Eastern Europe. Initially the Jews in Brondesbury walked to synagogues in St.John’s Wood or Hampstead. The first temporary synagogue was built in 1902 and a permanent one in 1905. By 1914 the Synagogue had 413 male seatholders.

Later the Jewish population moved to Willesden, Cricklewood, Dollis Hill and beyond. The Synagogue closed in 1974 and the building is now part of Muslim school.




LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brondesbury:   Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor", a small hamlet in Middlesex.
Christ Church CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Earlsfields:   Between Thorplands on the east and Shoot Up Hill on the west lay several fields called Earlsfields.
Kilburn:   Kilburn is an area which straddles both sides of the Edgware Road (Kilburn High Road).
Kilburn Grange childrens centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
North West London Jewish Day School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Grange:   The Grange was a large mansion situated on Kilburn High Road until the turn of the twentieth century.
West End Sidings Estate:   The West End Sidings Estate takes its name from the former West End railway sidings running along the Midland Railway.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albion Mews, NW6 · Aldershot Road, NW6 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Barlow Road, NW6 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Mews, NW6 · Brooklands Court, NW6 · Buckley Road, NW6 · Burton Road, NW6 · Callcott Road, NW6 · Cavendish Close, NW6 · Cavendish Road, NW6 · Clarence Road, NW6 · Coverdale Road, NW6 · Drakes Courtyard, NW6 · Dunster Gardens, NW6 · Dyne Road, NW6 · Exeter Parade, NW2 · Exeter Road, NW6 · Garlinge Road, NW2 · Gladstone Mews, NW6 · Grangeway, NW6 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kingscroft Road, NW2 · Kingsley Road, NW6 · Landau House, NW2 · Linburn House, NW6 · Lincoln Mews, NW6 · Loveridge Mews, NW6 · Loveridge Road, NW6 · Netherwood Street, NW6 · Palmerston Road, NW6 · Plympton Avenue, NW6 · Plympton Road, NW6 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Saint Cuthberts Road, NW2 · Shoot Up Hill, NW2 · Shoot-up Hill, NW2 · St Cuthbert?s Road, NW2 · Streatley Road, NW6 · The Arches, NW6 · Torbay Road, NW6 · Waterloo Passage, NW6 · Webheath, NW6 · Willesden Court, S43 · Willesden Lane, NW6 ·

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What is Gladstone Mews, NW6 like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Good
HEALTH
Average
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
Average
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British History Online
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Maps


Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
City of London Corporation

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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