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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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’Upskirting’ should be criminal offence, campaigners say
Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43112450
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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43121199
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Sadiq Khan urges London's EU citizens to punish Theresa May for 'Brexit chaos' in spring local elections
More than a million European Union citizens in London were today urged to punish Theresa May for "Brexit chaos" in borough elections this spring.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/sadiq-urges-londons-eu-citizens-to-punish-theresa-may-for-brexit-chaos-in-spring-elections-a3769901.html
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Ernest Hecht obituary
Ernest Hecht obituary

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/19/ernest-hecht-obituary
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Fire on railway line near Bromley South
Fire on railway line near Bromley South

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Ivan Rakitic warns Barcelona 'world class' Eden Hazard is not Chelsea's only threat
Ivan Rakitic has labelled Eden Hazard "world class" and believes the winger will be the Chelsea's most dangerous player against Barcelona.

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Man found stabbed to death in Kensington street
The 19-year-old victim was discovered by police officers in Kensington, west London.

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London welcomes Year of the Dog at Chinese New Year
The event is the largest Chinese New Year celebration outside of Asia.

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Hundreds of London cab drivers working outside capital
Councils have no control over the number of TfL-registered drivers on their roads or their licensing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43065705
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Fire crews battle building site blaze in central London
The blaze broke out in a building which is being redeveloped on Great Portland Street.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43097240
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Adwoa Aboah: Fear of abuse is ’rampant’ in fashion industry
As London Fashion Week starts, the model warns too many young models "are put at risk".

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Issue with Browsealoud software
Camden Council is one of thousands of organisations globally who use an accessibility tool called Browsealoud to enable blind and partially sighted people to access online information.

Browsealoud was taken offline on Sunday, as the company who produce the software learnt that it was being used to attempt to generate cryptocurrency.

This was an issue within the Browsealoud software, which is accessible via our site, rather than a hack on our council website itself. No customer data has been accessed or lost and Camden’s website continues to be secure. As soon as the software was taken down nationally it was no longer available via our website, but we still took steps to remove the links to the software from our site.

The company are keeping the software offline at present, and are carrying out

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Cabinet set to discuss Council Tax for the coming financial year
Cabinet set to discuss Council Tax for the coming financial year

http://news.camden.gov.uk/cabinet-set-to-discuss-council-tax-for-the-coming-financial-year/
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Let’s get physical: Complete our survey for chance to win an iPad
Over a third of people living in Camden aren’t reaching the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week.

To help reverse this trend, we want to get your thoughts on Camden’s places and spaces for physical activity, opportunities for active travel (walking and cycling), our leisure centres, as well as sport and physical activity projects.

Complete this survey on physical activity for the chance to win an iPad 32GB.

You have until 16 March to complete the survey. You can also pick up a paper copy of the survey at Camden libraries and leisure centres. The winner will chosen at random.

Following this research, we will develop a new strategy to support physical activity across Camden.

Being physically active is one of the best things you

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Real life Ealing School of Rock calling for gifted guitarists
Real life Ealing School of Rock calling for gifted guitarists

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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kentish Town

Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.

Kentish Town is first recorded during the reign of King John (1208) as Kentisston. By 1456 Kentish Town was recognised as a thriving hamlet, and in this period a chapel of ease is recorded as being built for the inhabitants.

The early 19th century brought a lot of modernisation, causing a lot of the area's rural charm, the River Fleet and the 18th century buildings to vanish.

Large amounts of land were purchased to build the first railway through the area, which can still be seen today. Kentish Town was a prime site for development as the Kentish Town Road was the main route for the growing city of London to the South.

1877 saw the beginning of mission work in the area as it was, by then, poor. The mission first held their services outside but as their funding increased they built a mission house, chapel, and vicarage.

In 1912 the Church of St Silas the Martyr was finally erected and consecrated, and by December of that year it became a parish in its own right.

Kentish Town was to see further modernisation in the post-World War II period. This means that there are few signs of 19th century influence left in the area.

Today Kentish Town is a busy shopping and business area. It offers libraries, gyms and other entertainments to visitors and its community.

The station was opened by the Midland Railway in 1868 on the extension to its new London terminal at St Pancras.

The separate London Underground station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR), a precursor of the Northern line. The station was designed by Leslie Green with the ox-blood red glazed terracotta facade and the semi-circular windows at first floor level common to most of the original stations on the CCE&HR and its two associated railways, the Baker Street & Waterloo Railway and Great Northern Piccadilly & Brompton Railway which opened the previous year.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Kentish Town:   Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.
St Dominic’s Priory:   St Dominic’s Priory Church (formally named "Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic") is one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allcroft Road, NW5 · Alma Street, NW5 · Anglers Lane, NW5 · Apollo Studios, NW5 · Arctic Street, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Ashdown Crescent, NW5 · Ashdown Cresent, NW5 · Athlone Street, NW5 · Azania Mews, NW5 · Barn Close, NW5 · Barrington Close, NW5 · Bartholomew Road, NW1 · Bartholomew Road, NW5 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bassett Street, NW5 · Belmont Street, NW1 · Castle Mews, NW5 · Castle Road, NW1 · Castlehaven Road, NW1 · Cathcart Hill, NW5 · Cathcart Street, NW5 · Caversham Road, NW5 · Charlton Kings Road, NW5 · Clarence Way, NW1 · Coity Road, NW5 · Collard Place, NW1 · Countess Road, NW5 · Cressfield Close, NW5 · Crogsland Road, NW1 · Dalby Street, NW5 · Deane House, NW5 · Dowdney Close, NW5 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Ferdinand Place, NW1 · Ferdinand Street, NW1 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Frideswide Place, NW5 · Gaisford Street, NW5 · Gilden Crescent, NW5 · Grafton Road, NW5 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Hadley Street, NW1 · Hampshire Street, NW5 · Hargrave Place, N7 · Hargrave Place, NW5 · Harmood Street, NW1 · Hartland Road, NW1 · Healey Street, NW1 · Hemingway Close, NW5 · Holmes Road, NW5 · Inkerman Road, NW5 · Islip Street, NW5 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kent House, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW5 · Kiln Place, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Leighton Crescent, NW5 · Leighton Cresent, NW5 · Leighton Grove, NW5 · Leighton Place, NW5 · Leighton Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Lewis Street, NW1 · Long Meadow, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Malden Crescent, NW1 · Malden Road, NW5 · Marsden Street, NW5 · Mead Close, NW1 · Meru Close, NW5 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Northpoint Square, NW5 · Oak Village, NW5 · Oseney Crescent, NW5 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Pandian Way, NW5 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Peckwater Street, NW5 · Perren Street, NW5 · Powlett Place, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 · Queen’s Crescent, NW5 · Queens Crescent, NW5 · Raglan Street, NW5 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Recycling Centre, NW5 · Regis Road, NW5 · Rhyl Street, NW5 · Ryland Road, NW5 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Southampton Road, NW5 · Spring Place, KT11 · Spring Place, NW5 · Talacre Road, NW5 · Torriano Avenue, NW5 · Torriano Cottages, NW5 · Torriano Mews, NW5 · Truro Street, NW1 · Vicars Road, NW5 · Warden Road, NW5 · Weedington Road, NW5 · Wellesley Road, NW5 · Wilkin St Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street, NW5 · Willes Road, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Wolsey Mews, NW5 · Woodyard Close, NW5 · York Mews, NW5 ·


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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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