Adrian Avenue, NW2

Road in/near Brent Cross

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Added: 23 May 2018 01:14 GMT   
IP: 86.147.245.42
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Post by Pauline McQuade: Golders Lodge

Golders Lodge was built by Captain Alexander Wedderburn MacKenzie of the 67th Regiment of Foot. The ghost of Golders Lodge story probably came about when the body of his long dead sister Hannah was discovered in a bathroom of the rambling house. He had performed some sort of ceremony over the body but had neglected to bury her, this was then swiftly arranged. He was declared insane and died in Pembroke House, Hackney in November 1865.

Paul Shepherd
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Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
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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.

John Dye
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Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
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Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

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


Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

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,

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

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Added: 26 May 2018 16:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Missing London schoolgirl believed to have left UK in ’company of adult’
Officers believe Serena Alexander-Benson, 13, left UK on Friday morning on board Eurostar train A search has been launched for a 13-year-old schoolgirl who left the UK on a Eurostar train.Serena Alexander-Benson was last seen by her father leaving her home in Wimbledon, south-west London, at 7.50am on Friday. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/26/serena-alexander-benson-missing-schoolgirl-believed-to-have-left-uk-in-company-of-adult

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Council appoints new member designed to boost economic development
A new position has been created within a council’s cabinet.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16252460.Council_appoints_new_member_designed_to_boost_economic_development/?ref=rss

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’They sat and watched them turn to ashes’: Grenfell anger spills out
Relatives of two entire families who died in tragedy give tributes during inquiry hearingAnger at the government response to the Grenfell Tower fire has burst into the open at the public inquiry, as relatives of two entire families who were killed delivered gruelling personal tributes and a nine-year-old girl became the youngest person to speak about her grief.Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the inquiry chairman, presided over an emotional end to a week in which tributes have been paid to 47 of the 72 who died as a result of the fire. Related: Intimate, harrowing Grenfell testimonies make victims real, not just a number Related: The victims of the Grenfell Tower fire Continue reading...


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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Beware of barbecue fumes, they can give you cancer

Standing or sitting too near a barbecue could give you cancer because the skin absorbs tumour-triggering chemicals - even if you’re fully dressed.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/stalbans/16245414.Beware_of_barbecue_fumes__they_can_give_you_cancer/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Evening update: Long delays on M25 and chaos on train network

It’s extremely busy on the roads this evening as drivers head home and head off for the bank holiday weekend.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/stalbans/16251392.Evening_update__Long_delays_on_M25_and_chaos_on_train_network/?ref=rss

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http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16251104.Mayor_gives_schools___1_million_to_tackle_air_pollution/?ref=rss

VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Brent Cross

Brent Cross tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Hendon Central and Golders Green. The Brent Cross shopping centre is nearby.

The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Brent on the 19 November 1923, the first station on the extension of what was then known as the Hampstead & Highgate Line through undeveloped rural areas to Edgware. The extension had first been planned prior to World War I when the station had been due to be called Woodstock. It was renamed from Brent to its current name on the 20 July 1976 opening of the shopping centre.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Cross:   Brent Cross tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Hendon Central and Golders Green. The Brent Cross shopping centre is nearby.
Brent Cross Shopping Centre:   Brent Cross Shopping Centre was opened in the mid 1970s on the site of the former Hendon Greyhound Stadium. The Stadium has been built near to a former sewage works.
Brent Farm:   Brent Farm, a small farm known from the 1750s onwards was a mushroom farm by 1902.
Brent Gas Works:   Built between 1876 - 1915, the Brent Gas Works supplied gas to stations from Mill Hill to St Pancras, including the Midland Hotel and the railway workers cottages called Brent Terrace (built around 1897).
Hendon Fever Hospital:   Hendon Fever Hospital was an isolation unit in the area of today's Brent Cross.
Hendon Greyhound Stadium:   Hendon Greyhound Stadium was situated on the North Circular road in North London and opened its gates for racing on 5th March 1935 making it one of the later tracks in London.
M1 junction:   The Brent Cross roundabout lies at the end of the M1 Motorway where it meets the North Circular Road.
Mapledown School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Old River Lea:   The Old River Lea is the former natural channel of the River Lee below Lea Bridge, in the London Borough of Hackney.
Parkfield Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Parkfield, the Hyde, and Childs Hill Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Torah Vodaas:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Whitefield School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Brent Cross roundabout:   A picture of the Brent Cross junction taken in 1947. Brent Cross junction was formed at the junction of the new roads Hendon Way (A41) and North Circular Road and built in the mid-1920s
Brent Cross sewage works:   At the beginning of the 20th century the whole Brent Cross area was a veritable moot point for waterways and sewage systems. Hendon Urban District Council had sewage farms, initially on the southbank of the Brent and later on the north. The site was closed in the 1930s, the area’s sewage being pumped down to Mogden Purification Works in Isleworth
Brent station:   This photograph, from the collection of the London Transport museum, shows the future site of Brent Cross station on the Edgware branch of the Northern line


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adrian Avenue, NW2 · Brent Cross Centre, NW4 · Brent Cross Shopping Centre, NW4 · Cross Road, NW11 · Dallas Road, NW4 · Dallas Road, NW9 · Daniel Place, NW4 · Etheridge Road, NW2 · Etheridge Road, NW4 · Eyhurst Close, NW2 · Geron Way, NW2 · Heathfield Gardens, NW11 · Kelceda Close, NW2 · Layfield Close, NW4 · Layfield Crescent, NW4 · Layfield Road, NW4 · Marble Drive, NW2 · Oxgate Centre, NW2 · Oxgate Lane, NW2 · Pearl Close, NW2 · Prayle Grove, NW2 · Priestley Way, NW2 · Priestley Way, NW9 · Prince Charles Drive, NW2 · Prince Charles Drive, NW4 · Ridge Hill, NW2 · Riverside, NW4 · Saint David’s Place, NW4 · Shopping Centre, NW4 · St Davids Place, NW4 · Stadium Crescent West, E3 · Stadium Road East, NW2 · Stadium Road East, NW4 · Staples Corner West Roundabout, NW2 · Staples Corner, NW2 · Staples Corner, NW4 · Station Approach, NW11 · Sturgess Avenue, NW4 · Tempelhof Avenue, NW2 · Tempelhof Avenue, NW4 · The Link, NW2 · Tilling Road, NW2 · Tilling Road, NW4 · Wallcote Avenue, NW2 · Western Avenue, NW11 ·

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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

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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