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Post by Simon Kelsey: Kelsey Street, E2

Hello Kelsey street is in the weavers area of London bethnal green....My family were silk weavers going back to the middle ages , the name KELSEY STREET , Is where we had our silk weavers and the street name is named after us ..We also had a cleric in the area , helping with the poorer community ..We are fom a long line of Kelsey?s Streaching back to Edward 1st , when Surnames became the norm ..One such Kelsey Robert de Kelsey had a mansion and much propeties in London during this time under Edward the 1st/2nd and 3rd..He was an Alderman , a money lender under the King ...long time ago ....

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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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Search for missing Wimbledon girl ,13, who has left UK
Serena Alexander-Benson told her father she was going to school, but she never arrived.

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People traffickers jailed for role in brothel network
Four members of an organised crime network have been sentenced to a total of 20 years for running a string of brothels in and around London.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16251583.People_traffickers_jailed_for_role_in_brothel_network/?ref=rss

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Sutton police search for vulnerable man, 75, with dementia

Police in Sutton are searching for a vulnerable 75-year-old man with dementia who has gone missing.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16251645.Sutton_police_search_for_vulnerable_man__75__with_dementia/?ref=rss

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Tottenham 'demanding' Anthony Martial as they play hardball with Manchester United over Toby Alderweireld
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

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Die-in protest planned after two cyclists killed on same road in Greenwich
Cycle safety campaigners will stage a demonstration in Greenwich demanding safer conditions after two men were killed on the same road within a week.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/diein-protest-planned-after-two-cyclists-killed-on-same-road-in-greenwich-a3848591.html

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How a couple with dementia care for each other
Sadiq Khan says he wants London to become the first dementia-friendly capital city.

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Declan Donnelly’s pregnant wife Ali Astall displays her baby bump


The pregnant 40-year-old slipped into a figure-hugging pink jumper as she enjoyed a stroll with her presenter husband, 42, and their pet pooch Rocky.


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Holloway carer death: Man, 95, held over ’murder’
A 95-year-old man is arrested after a female carer died of head injuries, the Met said.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-44259665

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London Stansted airport: Two planes collide while preparing for take off
Two planes collided as they were preparing to take off from Stansted Airport.

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Croydon photographer praised for stunning picture taken on his phone
Steven Budd has proved that there is more to photography than an expensive camera.

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Huge operation at Erith industrial estate as several arrests are made

Several arrests have been made after an operation involving the Met Police targeted an industrial park in Erith.


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London gangster and his brother behind notorious World Cup trophy theft, alleged thief's sibling claims
A London gangster and his brother were behind the notorious unsolved theft of the World Cup trophy just months before England’s winning 1966 tournament, it has been claimed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-gangster-and-his-brother-behind-notorious-world-cup-trophy-theft-family-of-alleged-thiefs-a3847201.html

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City manager 'kissed and groped another woman in pub toilet', court hears
A female manager at a City publishing firm sexually assaulted another woman after following her into a pub lavatory during a night out, a court heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/city-manager-kissed-and-groped-another-woman-in-pub-toilet-a3847441.html

VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1860s
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Shadwell

Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.

In the 13th century, the area was known as Scadflet and Shatfliet – derived from the Anglo-Saxon fleot, meaning a shallow creek or bay – the land was a low lying marsh, until drained (by order of Act of Parliament, after 1587) by Cornelius Vanderdelf. A spring, issuing from near the south wall of the churchyard was dedicated to St Chad, and filled a nearby well. The origin of the name is therefore confused, being associated with both the earlier use and the later well.

In the 17th century, Thomas Neale became a local landowner, and built a mill and established a waterworks on large ponds, left by the draining of the marsh. The area had been virtually uninhabited and he developed the waterfront, with houses behind as a speculation. Shadwell became a maritime hamlet with roperies, tanneries, breweries, wharves, smiths, and numerous taverns, built around the chapel of St Paul's. Seventy-five sea captains are buried in its churchyard; Captain James Cook had his son baptised there.

By the mid-eighteenth century, Shadwell Spa was established, producing sulphurous waters, in Sun Tavern fields. As well as medicinal purposes, salts were extracted from the waters; and used by local calicoprinters to fix their dyes.

In the 19th century, Shadwell was home to a large community of foreign South Asian lascar seamen, brought over from British India by the East India Company. There were also Anglo-Indians, from intermarriage and cohabitation between lascar seamen and local girls. There were also smaller communities of Chinese and Greek seamen, who also intermarried and cohabited with locals.

The modern area is dominated by the enclosed former dock, Shadwell Basin, whose construction destroyed much of the earlier settlement – by this time degenerated into slums. The basin once formed the eastern entrance to the then London Docks, with a channel leading west to St Katharine Docks. It is actually two dock basins - the south basin was constructed in 1828-32 and the north basin in 1854-8.

Unlike nearby Limehouse Basin, few craft larger than canoes can be seen on Shadwell Basin, which is largely used for fishing and watersports - and as a scenic backdrop to the modern residential developments that line it. The basin, however, is still connected to the Thames and the channel is spanned by a bascule bridge.

The original Shadwell station was one of the oldest on the network, and was built over a spring. First opened by the East London Railway on 10 April 1876, it was first served by the Metropolitan District Railway and Metropolitan Railway on 1 October 1884. It was renamed Shadwell & St. George-in-the-East on 1 July 1900 but reverted to its original name in 1918. In 1983, a new ticket hall was built on Cable Street, replacing the original building in Watney Street.

Shadwell DLR station opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. Initially designed for one-car DLR trains, Shadwell's platform underwent extension to two-car operation in 1991. The station underwent further refurbishment in 2009, which extended the platforms to accommodate three-car trains, revamped the station entrance at ground level, and added an emergency exit at the east end of the platforms.

Shadwell station closed on 22 December 2007, reopened on 27 April 2010 for a preview service to New Cross and New Cross Gate, and from 23 May 2010, the latter service extended to West Croydon / Crystal Palace operated within the London Overground network.


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Goodman’s Fields Theatre:   Two 18th century theatres bearing the name Goodman’s Fields Theatre were located on Alie Street, Whitechapel.
King Edward VII Memorial Park:   
Shadwell:   Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.
Toynbee Hall:   Toynbee Hall is a building which is the home of a charity of the same name.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1203, E14 · Adler Street, E1 · Agatha Close, E1W · Alie Street, E1 · Angel Alley, E1 · Anthony Street, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Ashfield Street, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Batty Street, E1 · Benson Quay, E1W · Bigland Street, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Bowmans Mews, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Brodlove Lane, E1W · Buckle Street, E1 · Burwell Close, E1 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Cable Street, E1W · Camperdown Street, E1 · Cannon St Road, E1 · Cannon Street Road, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Chapman Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Commercial Road, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Coverley Close, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deancross Street, E1 · Dunch Street, E1 · East Cross Centre, E15 · East Tenter Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Fletcher Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Ford Square, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Garnet Street, E1W · George Street, E1 · Glamis Place, E1W · Glamis Road, E1W · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Gower’s Walk, E1 · Gowers Walk, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Hainton Close, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hessel Street, E1 · Hilliards Court, E1W · Hooper Street, E1 · Hopetown Street, E1 · Jane Street, E1 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · King Charles Terrace, E1W · King Henry Terrace, E1W · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Martha Street, E1 · Metropolitan Wharf, E1W · Milk Yard, E1W · Mill Yard, E1 · Milward Street, E1 · Monthope Road, E1 · Monza Street, E1W · Morris Street, E1 · Morton Close, E1 · Mount Terrace, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · Nelson Street, E1 · New Crane Place, E1W · New Crane Stairs, E1W · New Crane Wharf, E1W · New Road, E1 · Newark Street, E1 · Newbold Cottages, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Pace Place, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Peartree Lane, E1W · Pelican Stairs, E1W · Penang Street, E1W · Philchurch Place, E1 · Philpot Street, E1 · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Pomell Way, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Prospect Place, E1W · Prusom Street, E1W · Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W · Railway Arches, E1 · Raine Street, E1W · Rampart Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Raven Row, E1 · Regal Close, E1 · Richard Street, E1 · Riverside Mansions, E1W · Royal Mint Place, E1 · Royal Mint Street, E1 · Scarborough Street, E1 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Settles Street, E1 · Shadwell Basin, E1W · Shadwell Pierhead, E1W · Shadwell Place, E1 · Sidney Square, E1 · Sly Street, E1 · South Tenter Street, E1 · Sovereign Close, E1W · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · St Mark Street, E1 · Stutfield Street, E1 · Sutton Street, E1 · Tarling Street, E1 · Telfords Yard, E1W · The Highway, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Timberland Road, E1 · Trafalgar Court, E1W · Turner Street, E1 · Varden Street, E1 · Vine Court, E1 · Virginia Street, E1W · Walden Street, E1 · Wapping New Stairs, E1W · Wapping Wall, E1W · Watney Market, E1 · Wellclose Square, E1 · West Gardens, E1W · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Wine Close, E1W ·

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