Woodchurch Road, NW6

Road in/near South Hampstead

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Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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 Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Mum hopes images of Dagenham teen will help stop knife crime
Tyler Dawson almost died four times after being stabbed.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42710870
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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Flat fare? Dodgy meter blocks rollout of London’s electric cabs
Flat fare? Dodgy meter blocks rollout of London’s electric cabs

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jan/16/flat-fare-dodgy-meter-blocks-rollout-of-londons-electric-cabs
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Rape case collapses after ’cuddling’ photos emerge
Photos of Samson Makele and his alleged victim in bed together were found by a defence expert.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42696986
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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Congolese government in rent arrears for London embassy
Owners of building on Great Portland Street reveal rent issue during successful legal action to remove human rights activistsThe Congolese government is facing legal action for failing to pay rent on its embassy in London, it has emerged.The step taken by the owners of the property on Great Portland Street was revealed in a court case against a group of squatters who have been occupying part of the building. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/15/congolese-government-in-rent-arrears-for-london-embassy
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Post by LDNnews: West Hampstead
What have you missed since January 8th?
What have you missed since January 8th?

http://westhampsteadlife.com/2018/01/15/what-have-you-missed-since-jan-8th/21218
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
’Groped and belittled’
Women say they are being groped at events, abused on social media and belittled in their jobs.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41892346
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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
David Lammy criticises Sadiq Khan over vow to increase stop and search
David Lammy criticises Sadiq Khan over vow to increase stop and search

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/jan/14/david-lammy-criticises-sadiq-khan-over-vow-to-increase-stop-and-search
VIEW THE SOUTH 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 SOUTH HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SOUTH HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOUTH HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SOUTH HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Billy Fury Way, NW6:   Billy Fury Way is a path which runs alongside the railway in NW6.
Broadhurst Gardens Meadow:   Broadhurst Gardens Community Meadow is a private area open only to the residents of the houses which surround it.
Decca Studios:   Decca Studios was a recording facility in Broadhurst Gardens.
Goldhurst Open Space:   Maryon Wilson Green Triangle and Goldhurst Open Space lies to the rear of Fairhazel Gardens and Goldhurst Terrace.
Oaklands Hall:   On the west side of West End Lane, Charles Spain bought 5 acres and between 1829 and 1838 built York Villa.
The Railway:   The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
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.
Westbourne Pond:   Westbourne Pond is marked on the 1830 Greenwood map as the source of the Westbourne River.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road, NW6 · Abbey Road, NW8 · Abbots Place, NW6 · Aberdare Gardens, NW6 · Acol Road, NW6 · Ainsworth Way, NW8 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · B505, NW6 · Banister Mews, NW6 · Belsise Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW8 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Birchington Road, NW6 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bransdale Close, NW6 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Cleve Road, NW6 · Colas Mews, NW6 · Coleridge Gardens, NW6 · Compayne Gardens, NW6 · Cotleigh Road, NW6 · Daynor House, NW6 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Douglas Court, NW6 · Dynham Road, NW6 · Fairfax Place, NW6 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Gascony Avenue, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Harben Road, NW6 · Hemstal Road, NW6 · Hermit Place, NW6 · Highfield Mews, NW6 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Kilburn Place, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Kilburn Vale, NW6 · Kings Gardens, NW6 · Kingsgate Road, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Marston Close, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Mazenod Avenue, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mutrix Road, NW6 · Priory Road, NW6 · Priory Terrace, NW6 · Quex Mews, NW6 · Quex Road, NW6 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Rowley Way, NW8 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Smyrna Road, NW6 · St Johns Court, NW3 · St Marys Mews, NW6 · Wavel Mews, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · Woodchurch Road, NW6 ·


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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
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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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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