Manor House Drive, NW6

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Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Paul Shepherd
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Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
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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
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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
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Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
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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
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
IP: 94.3.120.166
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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


David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
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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
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
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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

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
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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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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges dies aged 74
Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges dies aged 74

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/sep/22/chas-hodges-chas-and-dave-dies

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Man killed and boy hurt in knife fight at north London flat
Pair aged 20 and 17 found with stab wounds at property in Stamford HillA man has died and a teenager left wounded after being stabbed in north-east London.The Metropolitan police said they were called to a fight at a flat in Stamford Hill at 12.50am on Saturday. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/22/man-killed-teenager-hurt-stamford-hill-north-london-flat

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Ashley Roberts takes a break from Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals


Ashley Roberts looked in high spirits as she took a break from Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals with professional partner Pasha Kovalev in London on Friday.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6192911/Ashley-Roberts-takes-break-Strictly-rehearsals-steps-Pasha-Kovalev.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
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Brushbox apologises over its ’spit or swallow’ ad aimed at female students


The Brushbox ad, a toothbrush subscription service, was given to University of Sussex students. It began: ’Whether you spit or swallow as part of your (twice...) daily oral regime’.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6192701/Toothbrush-company-apologises-spit-swallow-advert-aimed-female-fresher-students.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Idris Elba’s Parrot bar adds shot of celebrity to London’s cocktail mix
Idris Elba’s Parrot bar adds shot of celebrity to London’s cocktail mix

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/sep/21/idris-elbas-parrot-adds-shot-of-celebrity-to-londons-cocktail-mix

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’Unbelievable’: campaigners dispute police verdict ’M25 cat killer’ is foxes
There has been outrage online but Croydon locals seem unfazed and experts say real issue is carsOn the streets of Croydon on Friday morning, the only apparent sign of slaughter was a very dead pigeon, so trodden into the road as to be barely recognisable as animal remains. But for nearly three years, Croydon and the surrounding area of south London has been the hunting ground for an alleged mass murderer of cats.At one point as many as 15 Scotland Yard officers, plus Martin Clunes, were on the case of the so-called M25 cat killer, suspected in approximately 500 cases of murder and mutilation reported since late 2015. On Thursday afternoon, however, it was announced that the long-running investigation, Operation Takahe, had concludedthat fox

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Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction
I fought moped muggers to protect my wife, victim of machete thugs says
I fought moped muggers to protect my wife, victim of machete thugs says

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/i-fought-moped-muggers-to-protect-my-wife-victim-of-machete-thugs-says-a3941301.html

VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK 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 BRONDESBURY PARK 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 BRONDESBURY PARK 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 BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

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
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show:   Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
1950 to 1963 at 3 woodnook road, sw16:   house with gas mantles, kitchen range, bread and milk delivered by horse drawn vans.
Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Anson Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Franklin Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beethoven Street School:   Beethoven Street School was opened in 1881 to serve the community of the newly-built Queen's Park Estate.
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.
Chamberlayne Farm:   Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.
Christ Church CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 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.
Gesher Primary Special School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
Hope Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
Kensal Rise:   Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Malorees Junior School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Manor School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Marylebone Boys’ School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
North West London Jewish Day School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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).
Queens Park Estate:   The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.
Queen’s Park:   
Salusbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a project which is creating a history website for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.
Three Trees Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wilberforce Primary:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Willesden Green:   A good place for those from the 14th century with particularly bad eyesight.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Lothrop Street (1907):   2015
Rural Brondesbury (1894):   This photo says that it depicts the field where Mapesbury, Dartmouth, Teignmouth and Exeter Roads are now situated.
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Access to Mapesbury Dell, NW2 · Addison Court, NW6 · Aldershot Road, NW6 · Algernon Road, NW6 · Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Anson Road, NW2 · Ash Grove, NW2 · Astley Avenue, NW2 · Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Banister Road, W10 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Beethoven Street, W10 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Blenheim Gardens, NW2 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brondesbury Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Villas, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Buller Road, NW10 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Cavendish Place, NW2 · Cavendish Place, W1 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Charteris Road, NW6 · Chatsworth Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW6 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Chichele Road, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Christchurch Court, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · Clement Close, NW6 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Compton Road, NW10 · Coverdale Road, NW2 · Coverdale Road, NW6 · Crediton Road, NW10 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Cricklewood Broadway, NW2 · Dartmouth Road, NW2 · Dawson Road, NW2 · Deerhurst Road, NW6 · Donaldson Road, NW6 · Douglas Road, NW6 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Ebbsfleet Road, NW2 · Elm Grove, NW2 · Esmond Road, NW6 · Exeter Road, NW2 · Forest Close, NW6 · Glengall Road, NW6 · Grosvenor Gardens, NW2 · Halstow Road, NW10 · Hartland Road, NW6 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hazelmere Road, NW6 · Heber Road, NW2 · Honeyman Close, NW2 · Honeyman Close, NW6 · Honiton Road, NW6 · Hoveden Road, NW2 · Howard Road, NW2 · Ilbert Street, W10 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Kenilworth Road, NW6 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keyes Road, NW2 · Kilburn Lane, W10 · Kilravock Street, W10 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kings Parade, NW10 · Kingsley Road, NW6 · Langler Road, NW10 · Lincoln Mews, NW6 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Lonsdale Road, NW6 · Lothrop Street, W10 · Lydford Road, NW2 · Lynton Road, NW6 · Mallard Close, NW6 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Manstone Road, NW2 · Mapesbury Road, NW2 · Mapesbury Road, NW6 · Marlow Court, NW6 · Marne Street, W10 · Milman Road, NW6 · Milverton Road, NW6 · Mortimer Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW2 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW6 · Nutbourne Street, W10 · Oaklands Grove, NW2 · Oaklands Road, NW2 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Okehampton Road, NW6 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Park Mews, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Pember Road, NW10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Petrie Close, NW2 · Priory Park Road, NW6 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Richborough Road, NW2 · Rockhall Road, NW2 · Rondu Road, NW2 · Rutland Park, NW2 · Sheldon Road, NW2 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · Skardu Road, NW2 · St Gabriels Road, NW2 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Julians Road, NW6 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · St. Gabriel’s Road, NW2 · Stanley Gardens, NW2 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Summit Court, NW2 · Sylvan Grove, NW2 · Symphony Mews, W10 · Teignmouth Road, NW2 · Tennyson Road, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, NW6 · The Quadrant, W10 · Tiverton Road, NW10 · Torbay Road, NW6 · Victoria Mews, NW6 · Victoria Road, NW6 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Walm Lane, NW2 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Westcroft Close, NW2 · Willesden Court, S43 · Willesden Lane, NW2 · Willesden Lane, NW6 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Woodville Road, NW6 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 · Yew Grove, NW2 ·
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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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