Battersea Church Road, SW11

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Battersea Church Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.



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Harriet
Harriet    
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Post by Harriet : Plough Road, SW11

Hi my name is Harriet my dad use to own the bakery on plough rd his name was Zac id really like to know if any one remembered him or has any stories and please if any one has any photos of him or the bakery would so much appreciated thanks for your time Harriet x

Ann Fraser
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Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8

I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.


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Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4

I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is gerry-lee@shaw.ca and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.


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Hugh Grant transforms into Jeremy Thorpe for A Very English Scandal


Hugh Grant transforms into Jeremy Thorpe for A Very English Scandal


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Arsenal news LIVE: Next manager latest as Mikel Arteta wants veto power over transfers
Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is putting together his final plans as he prepares to succeed Arsene Wenger.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-news-live-next-manager-latest-as-mikel-arteta-wants-veto-power-over-transfers-a3843776.html

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Twitter launches new measures to crack down on online trolls... by hiding their posts
Twitter has launched a string of tough new measures to crack down on online trolls.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/techandgadgets/twitter-launches-new-system-to-crack-down-on-online-trolls-a3840031.html

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FA Cup final 2018 live: TV time and coverage for Chelsea vs Manchester United
Conte and Mourinho battle for silverware in domestic season finale

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-vs-manchester-united-live-news-and-latest-buildup-to-the-fa-cup-final-at-wembley-a3843341.html

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Royal wedding: People’s party starts with celebrations across the UK


Proud parents posted pictures on social media of their children going off to school this morning dressed in patriotic outfits as teachers put on parties ahead of the wedding at Windsor Castle tomorrow.


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Chelsea vs Manchester United tactics: Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte need to nullify the greatest threats in FA Cup Final
Standard Sport columnist Danny Murphy looks ahead to Saturday's FA Cup Final and the approaches Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho must adopt at Wembley Stadium.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-vs-manchester-united-tactics-jose-mourinho-and-antonio-conte-need-to-nullify-the-greatest-a3842836.html

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Queer, trans Merton Police cadet speaks out on homophobic bullying he suffered

When Isaac was in secondary school, the bullying he received for being a queer, trans man was a regular occurrence.


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Daughter makes emotional plea for help to find missing dad who vanished after ’going for a walk around the block’ in Hammersmith
Ivor Morgan, 64, suffers from memory loss and has not been seen since he left his daughter's Hammersmith home to go for a walk last Friday evening (May 11)

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/daughter-makes-emotional-plea-help-14676612

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London's best bakeries and cake shops
It's National Baking Week, so take a look at the cherries on the cake of London's a-bun-dance of bakeries

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/restaurants/the-best-bakeries-and-cake-shops-in-london-a3659671.html

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Police seize the bus that housed Windsor’s homeless population


A double-decker bus that was housing Windsor’s homeless population for the royal wedding has been seized by police because the driver ’did not have a public service vehicle licence’.


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Coulsdon man who suffers from paranoia and anxiety missing from hospital
Police are "increasingly concerned" for the wellbeing of a man who absconded from hospital.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16233385.Coulsdon_man_who_suffers_from_paranoia_and_anxiety_missing_from_hospital/?ref=rss

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Two men jailed for brutal Mottingham murder

Two men involved in the brutal murder of 21-year-old Dean Pascal-Modeste have been jailed.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16233500.Two_men_jailed_for_brutal_Mottingham_murder/?ref=rss

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Gareth Southgate on England World Cup squad: Joe Hart, Jack Wilshere and experience
On Thursday Gareth Southgate sat down at Wembley Stadium to face the media for the first time since naming his England squad for the World Cup this summer.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/gareth-southgate-on-england-world-cup-squad-joe-hart-jack-wilshere-and-experience-a3842026.html

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Battersea

Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district on the south side of the River Thames.

Battersea covers quite a wide area - it spans from Fairfield in the west to Queenstown in the east. Battersea is mentioned in Anglo-Saxon times as Badrices ieg = Badric's Island.

Although in modern times it is known mostly for its wealth, Battersea remains characterised by economic inequality, with council estates being surrounded by more prosperous areas.

Battersea was an island settlement established in the river delta of the Falconbrook; a river that rises in Tooting Bec Common and flowed through south London to the River Thames.

As with many former Thames island settlements, Battersea was reclaimed by draining marshland and building culverts for streams.

Before the Industrial Revolution, much of the area was farmland, providing food for the City of London and surrounding population centres; and with particular specialisms, such as growing lavender on Lavender Hill, asparagus (sold as 'Battersea Bundles') or pig breeding on Pig Hill (later the site of the Shaftesbury Park Estate).

At the end of the 18th century, above 300 acres of land in the parish of Battersea were occupied by some 20 market gardeners, who rented from five to near 60 acres each.

Villages in the wider area - Battersea, Wandsworth, Earlsfield (hamlet of Garratt), Tooting, Balham - were isolated one from another; and throughout the second half of the second millennium, the wealthy built their country retreats in Battersea and neighbouring areas.

Industry developed eastwards along the bank of the Thames during the industrial revolution from 1750s onwards; the Thames provided water for transport, for steam engines and for water-intensive industrial processes. Bridges erected across the Thames encouraged growth; Battersea Bridge was built in 1771. Inland from the river, the rural agricultural community persisted.

Battersea was radically altered by the coming of railways. The London and Southampton Railway Company was the first to drive a railway line from east to west through Battersea, in 1838, terminating at Nine Elms at the north west tip of the area. Over the next 22 years five other lines were built, across which all trains from Waterloo Station and Victoria Station ran. An interchange station was built in 1863 towards the north west of the area, at a junction of the railway. Taking the name of a fashionable village a mile and more away, the station was named Clapham Junction.

During the latter decades of the nineteenth century Battersea had developed into a major town railway centre with two locomotive works at Nine Elms and Longhedge and three important motive power depots (Nine Elms, Stewarts Lane and Battersea) all situated within a relatively small area in the north of the district.

A population of 6000 people in 1840 was increased to 168 000 by 1910; and save for the green spaces of Battersea Park, Clapham Common, Wandsworth Common and some smaller isolated pockets, all other farmland was built over, with, from north to south, industrial buildings and vast railway sheds and sidings (much of which remain), slum housing for workers, especially north of the main east–west railway, and gradually more genteel residential terraced housing further south.

The railway station encouraged local government to site its buildings - the town hall, library, police station, court and post office in the area surrounding Clapham Junction.

All this building around the station marginalised Battersea High Street (the main street of the original village) into no more than an extension of Falcon Road.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea:   Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district on the south side of the River Thames.
Cremorne Gardens:   Cremorne Gardens, with a vestige existing today, was in its prime between 1846 and 1877.
River Westbourne outflow:   The River Westbourne flowed into the Thames at this point.
The Fascination of Chelsea:   The Fascination of Chelsea was a book published in 1902.
William Blake House :   The former Surrey Lane School is a three storey former London Board School by architect E. R. Robson which was completed in March 1885.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abercrombie Street, SW11 · Acanthus Road, SW11 · Afghan Road, SW11 · Albany Mansions, SW11 · Albion Riverside, SW11 · Alexander Studios, SW11 · Alexandra Avenue, SW11 · Alfreda Street, SW11 · Althorpe Mews, SW11 · Anerley Street, SW11 · Anhalt Road, SW11 · Atherton Street, SW11 · Austin Road, SW11 · Balfern Street, SW11 · Banbury Street, SW11 · Batten Street, SW11 · Battersea Arena, SW11 · Battersea Arts Centre Old Town Hall, SW11 · Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 · Battersea Bridge, SW10 · Battersea Bridge, SW11 · Battersea Church Road, SW11 · Battersea High Street, SW11 · Battersea Park Road, SW11 · Battersea Square Vicarage Cresent, SW11 · Battersea Square, SW11 · Beechmore Road, SW11 · Benham Close, SW11 · Blantyre Street, SW10 · Blomfield Court, SW11 · Blondel Street, SW11 · Bolingbroke Walk, SW11 · Bridge Lane, SW11 · Bridgend Road, SW18 · Bridges Court, SW11 · Broughton Street, SW11 · Broughton Street, SW8 · Brynmaer Road, SW11 · Bullen Street, SW11 · Burns Road, SW11 · Cabul Road, SW11 · Calico Row, SW11 · Cambridge Mansions, SW11 · Cambridge Road, SW11 · Candahar Road, SW11 · Candlemakers Studios, SW11 · Cantate Centre Parkfield Industrial Estate, SW11 · Charlotte Despard Avenue, SW11 · Charterhouse Works, SW18 · Chatfield Road, SW11 · Chesney Street, SW11 · Cheyne Walk, SW10 · Cinnamon Row, SW11 · Clove Hitch Quay, SW11 · Colestown Street, SW11 · Condray Place, SW11 · Coppock Close, SW11 · Coral Row, SW11 · Cotswold Mews, SW11 · Cotton Row, SW11 · Cranleigh Mews, SW11 · Culvert Place, SW11 · Culvert Road, SW11 · Cupar Road, SW11 · Dagnall Street, SW11 · Darien Road, SW11 · Dovedale Studios, SW11 · Drca Business Centre Charlotte Despard Avenue, SW11 · Eaton House, SW11 · Edna Street, SW11 · Elcho Street, SW11 · Eltringham Street, SW18 · Este Road, SW11 · Ethelburga Street, SW11 · Fairchild Close, SW11 · Falcon Grove, SW11 · Fawcett Close, SW11 · Fowler Close, SW11 · Fownes Street, SW11 · Foxmore Street, SW11 · Francis Chichester Way, SW11 · Freedom Street, SW11 · Frere Street, SW11 · Ganley Road, SW11 · Gartons Way, SW11 · Grant Road, SW11 · Great Chart Street, SW11 · Great Eastern Wharf, SW11 · Gwynne Road, SW11 · Harpsden Street, SW11 · Heaver Road, SW11 · Henning Street, SW11 · Hester Road, SW11 · Hibbert Street, SW11 · Hicks Close, SW11 · Holgate Avenue, SW11 · Home Road, SW11 · Hope Street, SW11 · Howie Street, SW11 · Hyde Lane, SW11 · Ingrave Street, SW11 · Inworth Street, SW11 · Ivory Square, SW11 · Joubert Street, SW11 · Juer Street, SW11 · Juniper Drive, SW11 · Juniper Drive, SW18 · Kennard Street, SW11 · Kennet Close, SW11 · Kersley Mews, SW11 · Kersley Street, SW11 · Khyber Road, SW11 · Kiloh Court, SW11 · Kite Yard, SW11 · Knowsley Road, SW11 · Latchmere Road, SW11 · Latchmere Street, SW11 · Lavender Road, SW11 · Livingstone Road, SW11 · Lombard Road, SW11 · London Stone Business Estate, SW8 · Longhedge Street, SW11 · Lothair Street, SW11 · Lucas Court, SW11 · Lurline Gardens, SW11 · Macduff Road, SW11 · Mandeville Courtyard, SW11 · Mantua Street, SW11 · Maskelyne Close, SW11 · Matthews Street, SW11 · Maysoule Road, SW11 · McDermott Close, SW11 · Mendip Court, SW11 · Mendip Road, SW11 · Meyrick Road, SW11 · Millgrove Street, SW11 · Molasses Row, SW11 · Musjid Road, SW11 · Nantes Close, SW11 · Nantes Close, SW18 · Newcomen Road, SW11 · Newtown Court, SW11 · Octavia Street, SW11 · Orbel Street, SW11 · Orville Road, SW11 · Park South, SW11 · Parkfield Industrial Estate, SW11 · Parkgate Road, SW11 · Parkham Street, SW11 · Parkside Street, SW11 · Patience Road, SW11 · Paveley Drive, SW11 · Petergate, SW11 · Petworth Street, SW11 · Pier Terrace, SW18 · Plantation Wharf, SW11 · Plough Road, SW11 · Poyntz Road, SW11 · Prince Of Wales Drive, SW11 · Radstock Street, SW11 · Railway Arches, SW11 · Rainsome Dock, SW11 · Randall Close, SW11 · Ransomes Dock, SW11 · Ransomes Mews Great Eastern Wharf, SW11 · Ravenet Street, SW8 · Rawson Street, SW8 · Reform Street, SW11 · Riley Street, SW10 · Riverside Albert Wharf, SW11 · Riverside Plaza, SW11 · Rosenau Road, SW11 · Rowditch Lane, SW11 · Rowena Crescent, SW11 · Rowena Cresent, SW11 · Searles Close, SW11 · Sheepcote Lane, SW11 · Shellwood Road, SW11 · Sherwood Court, SW11 · Shuttleworth Road, SW11 · Simpson Street, SW11 · Soudan Road, SW11 · South Bank Business Centre, SW11 · Southbank Business Centre, SW11 · Spice Court, SW11 · Square Rigger Row, SW11 · St James Court, SW11 · Stanmer Street, SW11 · Strasburg Road, SW11 · Sullivan Close, SW11 · Sunbury Lane, SW11 · Surrey Lane, SW11 · Takhar Mews, SW11 · The Court Yard Alexander Studios, SW11 · The Old Laundry Alexander Studios, SW11 · The Parkgate Road, SW11 · The Raven, SW11 · Thomas Baines Road, SW11 · Thorney Crescent, SW11 · Tours Passage, SW11 · Trott Street, SW11 · Ursula Street, SW11 · Usk Road, SW11 · Valiant House, SW11 · Vicarage Crescent, SW11 · Vicarage Walk, SW11 · Wandsworth Bridge, SW18 · Wandsworth Bridge, SW6 · Warriner Gardens, SW11 · Watford Close, SW11 · Westbridge Road, SW11 · Whistlers Avenue, SW11 · Winders Road, SW11 · Winstanley Estate, SW11 · Winstanley Road, SW11 · Wolftencroft Close, SW11 · Worfield Street, SW11 · Wye Street, SW11 · Wynter Street, SW11 · Yelverton Road, SW11 · York Mansions, SW11 · York Place, SW11 · York Road, SW11 · York Road, SW18 ·

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