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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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Brondesbury Park

Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.

Brondesbury Park the suburb is centred on the railway station of the same name. It has a number of open spaces, such as Queen's Park and Tiverton Green.

The area was rural until the coming of the railway. The Hampstead Junction Railway route between Willesden Junction (Low Level) and Camden Road (via Gospel Oak) opened in 1860, but at first there were no stations west of Brondesbury. The line was absorbed by the London and North Western Railway in 1867, but it was not until 1 June 1908 that a station at Brondesbury Park was opened.

But already by 1887, Salusbury Road, running parallel to the Edgware Road, joined Kilburn to Brondesbury and Willesden Green. The whole of the Church Commissioners' estate east of Salusbury Road and south of the L. & N.W.R. was built on and there were patches of building and a complete street layout on the Kilburn Park estate to the south. North of the L. & N.W.R. line the street plan was laid out as far as Victoria Road and building was complete on the former Tanners Mead (north of Kilburn Lane and west of Edgware Road) and Elm Lodge estate. There was some building on both sides of the Hampstead Junction line. The rest of the area between the Hampstead Junction line and Willesden Lane was built up during the late 1880s. South of Willesden Lane building stretched westward to Paddington cemetery and along Brondesbury Road as far as Salusbury Road by 1896. Most of the Kilburn Park estate was built up, and south of the L. & N.W.R. building stretched westward to merge with Kensal Green.

Brondesbury along with Brondesbury Park attracted a lot of Irish immigrants and then, after the 1930s, many German Jewish people. Willesden as a whole had 3.5 per cent of the population born in Germany, Poland, Russia or Austria in 1951, a lot of these in Brondesbury Park.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Alice House:   What is now the Alice House has been through a number of incarnations since it was built in the early 1900s.
Bayswater Rivulet:   The Bayswater Rivulet was the original name for the Westbourne River
Beckford Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Billy Fury Way, NW6:   Billy Fury Way is a path which runs alongside the railway in NW6.
Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Cannon Stream:   The Cannon Stream was, before it was sent underground, a tributary of the Westbourne River.
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.
Carlton Vale Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Christ Church CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Corner of Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road:   Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road meet at a junction in the north of Maida Vale.
Decca Studios:   Decca Studios was a recording facility in Broadhurst Gardens.
Essendine Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Gaumont State:   The Gaumont State Cinema is a Grade II listed Art Deco theatre. While it still exists, it is no longer a cinema.
Granville Plus Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Hampstead Cricket Club:   Hampstead Cricket Club moved to its Lymington Road site in 1877.
Islamia Primary School:   Islamia Primary School is a voluntary aided primary, Islamic faith school.
Islamia School for Girls’:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Jacksfield:   Jacksfield was one of the smaller but well-documented copyhold estates in the West Hampstead area.
Kilburn Bridge:   Kilburn Bridge once marked the spot where the Edgware Road crossed the River Westbourne.
Kilburn Bridge Farm:   Kilburn Bridge Farm stood beside Watling Street until the late 1830s.
Kilburn Grange childrens centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Kilburn Grange Park:   Kilburn Grange Park is a 3.2 hectare open space adjacent to Kilburn High Road.
Kilburn Grange School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Kilburn High Road:   What was Watling Street in earlier times, became Edgware Road and finally Kilburn High Road.
Kilburn Park:   Kilburn Park station was opened on 31 January 1915 as the temporary terminus of the Bakerloo line’s extension from Paddington.
Kilburn Park Farm:   Kilburn Park Farm was situated almost opposite the Red Lion along the Edgware Road.
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.
Maida Hill:   Maida Hill's name derives from the Hero of Maida inn which used to be on Edgware Road near the Regent's Canal.
Maida Vale Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Malorees Junior School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Marylebone Boys’ School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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.
Naima Jewish Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Oaklands Hall:   On the west side of West End Lane, Charles Spain bought 5 acres and between 1829 and 1838 built York Villa.
Orme's Green:   Ormes Green was the former name for this part of Westbourne Park.
Paddington Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Queens Park Community School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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.
Salusbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sandwell House:   Sandwell House was owned by three generations of the Wachter family.
St Augustine’s CofE High School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Augustine’s Church of England High School:   St Augustine’s Church of England High School is a Voluntary Aided Church of England comprehensive school in the West London borough of Westminster, Kilburn.
St Augustine’s, Kilburn:   St Augustine’s was founded by Richard Carr Kirkpatrick in the Anglo-Catholic tradition in 1870 and listed as a Grade I building by Historic England.
St Eugene de Mazenod Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St George’s Catholic School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Mary’s Kilburn Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary’s RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Peter’s Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Saviour’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (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.
The Kilburn Park School Foundation:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Prince of Wales Cinema:   The Prince of Wales Cinema was located at 331 Harrow Road.
The Railway:   The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
The School of the Islamic Republic of Iran:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Wet Fish Cafe:   The Wet Fish Café is an Art Deco classic at 242 West End Lane.
The Windsor Castle:   The Windsor Castle dates from the 1820s but its main incarnation was as a classic Victorian public house, seminal in 1970s musical history.
Treherne House:   Treherne House was built in the mid eighteenth century,
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 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
Kilburn High Road (1880s):   This photo was taken on the corner of Kilburn High Road and Eresby Road, which has since disappeared.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road, NW6 · Abbots Place, NW6 · Abinger Mews, W9 · Acol Road, NW6 · Addison Court, NW6 · Albion Mews, NW6 · Aldershot Road, NW6 · Aldsworth Close, W9 · Algernon Road, NW6 · Alpha Place, NW6 · Andover Place, NW6 · Andover Place, W9 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · B505, NW6 · Banister Mews, NW6 · Barnsdale Road, W9 · Belsise Road, NW6 · Biddulph Mansions, W9 · Biddulph Road, W9 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Birchington Road, NW6 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bransdale Close, NW6 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Brondesbury Mews, NW6 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brondesbury Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Villas, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Broomsleigh Street, NW6 · Buckley Road, NW6 · Burlington Close, W9 · Burton Road, NW6 · Cambridge Avenue, NW6 · Cambridge Court, NW6 · Cambridge Gardens, NW6 · Cambridge Road, NW6 · Canterbury Road, NW6 · Canterbury Terrace, NW6 · Canterbury Works, NW6 · Carlton Vale, NW6 · Carlton Vale, W9 · Castellain Mansions, W9 · Castellain Road, W9 · Cathedral Walk, NW6 · Charfield Court, W9 · Charteris Road, NW6 · Chichester Road, NW6 · Chippenham Gardens, NW6 · Chippenham Mews, W9 · Chippenham Road, W9 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · Clearwell Drive, W9 · Clement Close, NW6 · Cleve Road, NW6 · Colas Mews, NW6 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Cotleigh Road, NW6 · Coventry Close, NW6 · Crediton Hill, NW6 · Crown Close, NW6 · Croxley Road, W9 · Daynor House, NW6 · Delaware Road, W9 · Dennington Park Road, NW6 · Dibdin House, W9 · Donaldson Road, NW6 · Dornfell Street, NW6 · Douglas Court, NW6 · Douglas Road, NW6 · Doulton Mews, NW6 · Downfield Close, W9 · Dynham Road, NW6 · Edbrooke Road, W9 · Elgin Avenue, W9 · Elgin Mansions, W9 · Elnathan Mews, W9 · Esmond Road, NW6 · Essendine Mansions, W9 · Essendine Road, W9 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Fordingley Road, W9 · Forest Close, NW6 · Gascony Avenue, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Glastonbury Street, NW6 · Glenbrook Road, NW6 · Glengall Road, NW6 · Godson Yard, NW6 · Goldney Road, W9 · Goldsmith Place, NW6 · Gorefield Place, NW6 · Grange Place, NW6 · Grangeway, NW6 · Grantully Road, W9 · Granville Road, NW6 · Greville Mews, NW6 · Greville Place, NW6 · Greville Place, W9 · Greville Road, NW6 · Grittleton Road, W9 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Hansel Road, NW6 · Harrow Road, W9 · Hartland Road, NW6 · Hazelmere Road, NW6 · Helmsdale House, NW6 · Hemstal Road, NW6 · Hermes Close, W9 · Hermit Place, NW6 · Highfield Mews, NW6 · Hillside Close, NW6 · Hillside Close, W9 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Honiton Road, NW6 · Inglewood House, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Iverson Road, NW6 · Kenilworth Road, NW6 · Kilburn Bridge, NW6 · Kilburn High Road, NW6 · Kilburn Park Road, NW6 · Kilburn Park Road, W9 · Kilburn Place, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Kilburn Square, NW6 · Kilburn Vale, NW6 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Kings Gardens, NW6 · Kingsgate Place, NW6 · Kingsgate Road, NW6 · Kingsley Road, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Lanhill Road, W9 · Lauderdale Parade, W9 · Lauderdale Road, W9 · Leith Mansions, W9 · Liddell Road, NW6 · Lincoln Mews, NW6 · Linstead Street, NW6 · Lonsdale Road, NW6 · Loveridge Road, NW6 · Lowfield Road, NW6 · Lydford Road, W9 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Lynton Road, NW6 · Macroom Road, W9 · Mallard Close, NW6 · Malvern Mews, NW6 · Malvern Mews, W9 · Malvern Road, NW6 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Manor Mews, NW6 · Maple Mews, NW6 · Marylands Road, W9 · Masefield House, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Mazenod Avenue, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Messina Avenue, NW6 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Minton Mews, NW6 · Morshead Road, W9 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Place, NW6 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW6 · Mutrix Road, NW6 · Narcissus Road, NW6 · Nelson Close, NW6 · Netherwood Street, NW6 · Neville Close, NW6 · Neville Road, NW6 · Oakington Road, W9 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Oxford Road, NW6 · Palmerston Road, NW6 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Peel Precinct, NW6 · Pentland Road, NW6 · Pindock Mews, W9 · Plaza Parade, NW6 · Princess Road, NW6 · Priory Park Road, NW6 · Priory Road, NW6 · Priory Terrace, NW6 · Quex Mews, NW6 · Quex Road, NW6 · Randolph Gardens, NW6 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Regents Plaza, NW6 · Rosedene, NW6 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Rudolph Road, NW6 · Saltram Crescent, W9 · Saltram Cresent, W9 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Sevington Street, W9 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Shirland Mews, W9 · Shirland Road, W9 · Smyrna Road, NW6 · Solent Road, NW6 · Springfield Lane, NW6 · Springfield Walk, NW6 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Julians Road, NW6 · St Marys Mews, NW6 · Stafford Close, NW6 · Stafford Road, NW6 · Stuart Road, NW6 · Sumatra Road, NW6 · Surrendale Place, W9 · Sutherland Avenue, W9 · Swiss Terrace, NW6 · Tennyson Road, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, NW6 · The Terrace, NW6 · Thorngate Road, W9 · Torbay Road, NW6 · Torridon House, NW6 · Victoria Mews, NW6 · Victoria Road, NW6 · Walterton Road, W9 · Warlock Road, W9 · Waterloo Passage, NW6 · Wavel Mews, NW6 · Webheath, NW6 · Welbeck Mansions, NW6 · Wells Court, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · Widley Road, W9 · Willesden Court, S43 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Windsor Gardens, W9 · Woodchurch Road, NW6 · Woodfield Crescent, W9 · Woodville Road, NW6 · Wymering Mansions, W9 · Wymering Road, W9 ·
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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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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.
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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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