Brady Street, E1

Road in/near Whitechapel, existing between 1750 and now

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Brady Street looking toward the junction with Durward Street, 1979.


Brady Street is a road running north-south from Three Colts Lane to Whitechapel Road.

Brady Street began its existence as Ducking Pond Lane, a short pathway to the ducking pond which stood at the junction with Ducking Pond Row (later Buck’s Row). By 1800 it had been renamed North Street and was extended northward as Upper North Street during the early 19th century.
The entire thoroughfare was renamed Brady Street on 7th May 1875.

Brady Street Dwellings were built on the western side of the street, to the north of Buck’s Row / Durward Street, in 1889-90. The buildings were demolished in 1979.

Much of Brady Street now consists of early-mid 20th century estates. Mocatta House was built in 1905 by the Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company and was converted into flats in 1980. Much of the southern end is dominated by a Sainsbury’s superstore (1990s, new additions 2010) and Swanlea School (1994). The Roebuck public house, formerly a beershop, stood at No.27 at the corner with Durward Street and was demolished in 1995 to make way for Kempton Court.

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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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Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.

By the late 1500s Whitechapel and the surrounding area had started becoming 'other half' of London. Located downwind of the genteel sections of west London which were to see the expansion of Westminster Abbey and construction of Buckingham Palace, it naturally attracted the more fragrant activities of the city, particularly tanneries, breweries, foundries (including the Whitechapel Bell Foundry which later cast Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and also Big Ben), slaughterhouses and, close by to the south, the gigantic Billingsgate fish market, famous in its day for the ornately foul language of the extremely Cockney fishwomen who worked there.

Population shifts from rural areas to London from the 1600s to the mid 1800s resulted in great numbers of more or less destitute people taking up residence amidst the industries and mercantile interests that had attracted them. By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as the East End), had evolved, or devolved, into classic 'dickensian' London. Whitechapel Road itself was not particularly squalid through most of this period - it was the warren of small dark streets branching from it that contained the greatest suffering, filth and danger, especially Dorset St., Thrawl St., Berners St. (renamed Henriques St.), Wentworth St. and others.

In the Victorian era the base population of poor English country stock was swelled by immigrants from all over, particularly Irish and Jewish. 1888 saw the depredations of the Whitechapel Murderer, later known as 'Jack the Ripper'. In 1902, American author Jack London, looking to write a counterpart to Jacob Riis's seminal book How the Other Half Lives, donned ragged clothes and boarded in Whitechapel, detailing his experiences in The People of the Abyss. Riis had recently documented the astoundingly bad conditions in the leading city of the United States. Jack London, a socialist, thought it worthwhile to explore conditions in the leading city of the nation that had created modern capitalism. He concluded that English poverty was far rougher than the American variety. The juxtaposition of the poverty, homelessness, exploitive work conditions, prostitution, and infant mortality of Whitechapel and other East End locales with some of the greatest personal wealth the world has ever seen made it a focal point for leftist reformers of all kinds, from George Bernard Shaw, whose Fabian Society met regularly in Whitechapel, to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, who boarded and led rallies in Whitechapel during his exile from Russia.

Whitechapel remained poor (and colourful) through the first half of the 20th Century, though somewhat less desperately so. It suffered great damage in the V2 German rocket attacks and the Blitz of World War II. Since then, Whitechapel has lost its notoriety, though it is still thoroughly working class. The Bangladeshis are the most visible migrant group there today and it is home to many aspiring artists and shoestring entrepreneurs.

Since the 1970s, Whitechapel and other nearby parts of East London have figured prominently in London's art scene. Probably the most prominent art venue is the Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 and long an outpost of high culture in a poor neighbourhood. As the neighbourhood has gentrified, it has gained citywide, and even international, visibility and support.

Whitechapel, is a London Underground and London Overground station, on Whitechapel Road was opened in 1876 by the East London Railway on a line connecting Liverpool Street station in the City of London with destinations south of the River Thames. The station site was expanded in 1884, and again in 1902, to accommodate the services of the Metropolitan District Railway, a predecessor of the London Underground. The London Overground section of the station was closed between 2007 and 27 April 2010 for rebuilding, initially reopening for a preview service on 27 April 2010 with the full service starting on 23 May 2010.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Altab Ali Park:   
Christ Church CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Collingwood Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
East India:   This is a children’s centre.
Hague Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Harry Gosling Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John Smith Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Kobi Nazrul Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London East Academy:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Madani Secondary Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Montefiore Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Osmani Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Matthias Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stewart Headlam Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swanlea School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Thomas Buxton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alderman Stairs, E1W · Alderman Stairs, SE1 · Ashfield Street, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Bacon Street, E1 · Barnsley Street, E1 · Batty Street, E1 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Bishops Square, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Castlemain Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1W · Chance Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Club Row, E1 · Coburg Dwellings, E1 · Collingwood Street, E1 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Corfield Street, E2 · Court Street, E1 · Coventry Road, E2 · Coverley Close, E1 · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Cudworth Street, E1 · Darling Row, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Durward Street, E1 · East Mount Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Ford Square, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · George Street, E1 · Glass Street, E2 · Golding Street, E1 · Granary Road, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grindall House, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Hague Street, E2 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Headlam Street, E1 · Hemming Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Herald Street, E2 · Hermitage Court, E1W · Hopetown Street, E1 · Hunton Street, E1 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Key Close, E1 · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Knighten Street, E1W · Knighton Street, E1W · Lamb Street, E1 · Langdale Street, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Mape Street, E2 · Menotti Street, E2 · Merceron Street, E1 · Mews Street, E1W · Milward Street, E1 · Monthope Road, E1 · Mount Terrace, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · Nesham Street, E1W · New Road, E1 · Newark Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Orton Street, E1W · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pereira Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pier Head, E1W · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Ponler Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Raven Row, E1 · Redchurch Street, E2 · Regal Close, E1 · Rhoda Street, E2 · Romford Street, E1 · Saint Katharine’s Way, E1W · Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W · Sampson Street, E1W · Scott Street, E1 · Selby Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Sidney Street, E1 · Somerford Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · St Anthony’s Close, E1W · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Katharine’s Way, E1W · Star Place, E1W · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stockholm Way, E1W · Stothard Place, EC2M · Stutfield Street, E1 · Surma Close, E1 · Tapp Street, E1 · Tent Street, E1 · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Three Colts Corner, E2 · Three Colts Lane, E1 · Three Colts Lane, E2 · Tower Bridge Approach, E1W · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Walk, E1W · Trahorn Close, E1 · Turner Street, E1 · Umberston Street, E1 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E2 · Vaughan Way, E1W · Vine Court, E1 · Voss Street, E2 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wicker Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Winthrop Street, E1 · Witan Street, E2 · Wodeham Gardens, E1 · Wolsey Street, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 · Wyllen Close, E1 ·

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