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John Dye
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Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
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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
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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 Ron: Colindale

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

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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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Fatberg ’autopsy’ reveals growing health threat to Londoners
Potentially deadly bacteria thriving in huge clots of waste in sewers, Channel 4 study showsFatbergs, the congealed mass of fat and discarded items that are increasingly blocking Britain’s sewers, are the consequence of the plastic crisis in Britain and contain potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria, tests show.A study by Channel 4 in conjunction with Thames Water has analysed the contents of one supersize fatberg discovered underneath the streets of South Bank in central London. Continue reading...

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It’s a boy! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a baby prince, following in the footsteps of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.


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Could you help give this women’s refuge a makeover?

A refuge is celebrating ten years of helping women affected by violence by launching an appeal for a makeover.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16176200.Could_you_help_give_this_women___s_refuge_a_makeover_/?ref=rss

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New chief executive at mental health trust

A new boss has been appointed to lead mental health services across three north London boroughs.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16177398.New_chief_executive_at_mental_health_trust/?ref=rss

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Monday blues? Here’s your travel and weather update all in one place

Here’s your travel and weather update for Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Borehamwood, Harrow, Enfield, Barnet, Haringey and Watford.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/north_london_news/16176945.Monday_blues__Here_s_your_travel_and_weather_update_all_in_one_place/?ref=rss

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Stephen Lawrence Day to be created in tribute to murdered teenager
Stephen Lawrence Day to be created in tribute to murdered teenager

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/23/prince-harry-and-meghan-attend-stephen-lawrence-memorial-service

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BREXIT: Would UK be better off economically in Europe?

More than half of people in the UK think we would be better off economically in Europe - and a majority want to stick with the Single Market.


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Barnet Council plays down risk it has paid twice for same services
Barnet Council has moved to reassure people it is not paying twice for the same services after the issue was flagged as a potential accounting risk.

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Marathon runner inspired by grandmother braves lethal heat
A marathon runner inspired by his grandmother with dementia has completed his third marathon.

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Windrush generation and their children to all receive full UK citizenship after scandal
All members of the Windrush generation and their children are to be offered full British citizenship without delay, it was being announced today.

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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Hendon Central

Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.

Hendon Central, like all stations north from Golders Green, is a surface station (although the tracks enter twin tunnels a short distance further north on the way to Colindale). When it was built it stood in lonely glory amid fields, as one writer puts it, south of the old village of Hendon, which has since been swallowed up by London's suburbs.

The station is a Grade II listed building, designed in a neo-Georgian style by Stanley Heaps, who also designed Brent Cross tube station in a similar style, with a prominent portico featuring a Doric colonnade.

The fact that the area was largely undeveloped allowed a hitherto unusual degree of coordination between the station and the surrounding buildings that were constructed over the next few years. The station was intended to be the centre and a key architectural feature of a new suburban town; it faces a circus 73 metres in diameter that is intersected by four approach roads which provide access to all parts of Hendon and the surrounding areas beyond. For many years this was a roundabout known as 'Central Circus'; however it is now a crossroads controlled by traffic signals.

Writing in 1932, William Passingham commended the integrated approach taken at Hendon Central as an outstanding example of the co-ordination of road-planning with passenger station requirements. He noted, only nine years after the station opened, that it had already become the centre of an ever-widening cluster of new houses.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Street:   The largest hamlet of Hendon parish was Brent Street. It retained its identity until the late 19th, when building linked it with Church End and the Burroughs.
Foster House:   Foster House and Brent Lodge were two 18th-century brick houses at the corner of Butcher's Lane and Brent Street. Butcher's Lane later became Queen’s Road
Hendon Central:   Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.
Hendon Central circus:   By 1906, Sir Audley Neeld was building on the land - the future Hendon Central - that had been Renter’s Farm.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Park:   Hendon Park, totalling 12 hectares, between Queens Road (formerly Butchers Lane) and Shire Hall Lane was created by Hendon Urban District Council in 1903.
Shire Hall:   In the lane leading to Renter’s Farm, Shire Hall was mentioned in 1712, rebuilt in the Renaissance manner c. 1850, and demolished c.1920.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Greyhound Hill:   The photo was taken in 1912, looking down the hill towards Hendon Aerodrome. From this spot, Hendon residents could get a free view of the aerobatic displays when they took place.
Hendon Central (1923):   Photographed in 1923, this stretch of Butchers Lane would soon become Hendon Central Circus and have Watford Way built along the route of the old lane.
Hendon Central (1928):   Photographed in 1928, this stretch of Watford Way at Hendon Central Circus had recently been built along ancient Butchers Lane and shops were rapidly lining its sides. The United Dairies occupied the domed building, a prestigeous site.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alderton Crescent, NW4 · Alderton Cresent, NW4 · Alderton Way, NW4 · Allington Road, NW4 · Audley Road, NW4 · Bavdene Mews, NW4 · Beaufort Gardens, NW4 · Bertram Road, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Breasy Place, NW4 · Brent Cross Gardens, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW4 · Burroughs Gardens, NW4 · Burroughs Parade, NW4 · Central Circus, NW4 · Cheyne Walk, NW4 · Colindeep Gardens, NW4 · Crespigny Road, NW4 · Denehurst Gardens, NW4 · Edgeworth Avenue, NW4 · Edgeworth Crescent, NW4 · Elliot Road, NW4 · Elm Close, NW4 · Elm Park Gardens, NW4 · Elms Avenue, NW4 · Fairfield Avenue, NW4 · Foscote Road, NW4 · Graham Road, NW4 · Haley Road, NW4 · Haslemere Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Delivery Office, NW4 · Hendon Way, NW4 · Hollyview Close, NW4 · Lower Ground Floor, NW4 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · Neeld Crescent, NW4 · Neeld Cresent, NW4 · Nicoll Place, NW4 · Parade Mansions, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Prothero Gardens, NW4 · Queens Gardens, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Renters Avenue, NW4 · Rundell Crescent, NW4 · Rundell Cresent, NW4 · Sevington Road, NW4 · Shirehall Close, NW4 · Shirehall Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, · Shirehall Park, NW11 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Spalding Road, NW4 · Sydney Grove, NW4 · Thornbury, NW4 · Vaughan Avenue, NW4 · Vicarage Road, NW4 · Vivian Avenue, NW4 · Wykeham Road, NW4 ·

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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."
Chapman and Hall, London

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