Chamberlayne Farm

Farm in/near Queens Park Estate, existed between 1700 and 1900

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Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.

Its was separated from its farmland by the building of the railway in the 1850s with a bridge over the new railway built. Immediately to the east of the bridge was the Lower Farm.

Its dairy business expanded greatly after the 1864 Act of Parliament which made it illegal to keep cattle within the City of London. Although by the late 1800s residential development had greatly reduced the farmland, still in the 1890s many sheep and pigs were raised in the district.

The Chamberlain farmland was built over in the period 1894 - 1907.

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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kensal Town

Soapsuds Island

Kensal New Town was built between the Grand Central Canal (which opened in 1801) and the Great Western Railway line (opening in 1837) in the 1840s.

Single-storey cottages with gardens suitable for drying clothes were the first buildings and Kensal Road, Middle Row, West Row, East Row and Southern Row all appeared between 1841 and 1851. The rows of cottages quickly degenerated into a slum, mainly due to overcrowding, industrialisation and pollution.

The area was dominated by the Western Gas Company and Kensal Cemetery, which provided work but did little to improve the environment. Women were primarily involved in laundry work giving the area its nickname of ‘Soapsuds Island’.

The area was isolated from the rest of London at a time when Portobello Lane (now Portobello Road) was a muddy track sometimes impassable in bad weather.

Cut off from the municipal authorities it was left to charities to attempt to alleviate the social and health problems.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the cottage laundry industry began to be replaced by larger mechanized concerns.

In 1902 Charles Booth described it as, “Just as full of children and poverty as was the old woman’s dwelling in the nursery rhyme.” By this date the area had been transferred to the newly formed Royal Borough of Kensington. When the Piggeries and Potteries in Notting Dale were finally cleared in the early 20th century most of the displaced residents moved north into Golborne ward and Kensal.

By 1923 in the Southam Street area 140 houses contained some 2500 inhabitants. A series of evocative photographs by Roger Mayne in the 1950s showed that little had changed. It was only from the 1960s that the overcrowded and dilapidated terraces were cleared and replaced by social housing including Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beethoven Street School:   Beethoven Street School was opened in 1881 to serve the community of the newly-built Queen's Park Estate.
Dissenters’ Chapel:   The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
Kensal House:   There are two Kensal Houses in London W10 - this was the original
Kensal Rise:   Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Kilburn Lane Farm:   A farm existed in Kilburn Lane until the 1860s, by which time it had been disrupted by the railway line.
Lancefield Coachworks:   Lancefield Coachworks was a builder of bespoke bodies for expensive car chassis always introducing sporting elements into designs.
Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat:   The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.
Queens Park Estate:   The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.
Queen’s Park Library:   Queen’s Park Library was built to improve the minds of the new Queen’s Park Estate residents.
Saint John the Evangelist:   Saint John’s Church stands on the busy crossroads of Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane and Ladbroke Grove and on the boundaries of the London Boroughs of Brent, Kensington and the City of Westminster, in which it stands.
Selby Square, W10:   Selby Square is a walkway in the Queen’s Park Estate
The Flora:   The Flora is situated on Harrow Road, W10.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Caird Street and Lancefield Street (1910):   2015
Hudson's the chemist (1906):   Hudson's, a chemist shop, stood on the corner of Ilbert Street and Third Avenue in the Queen's Park estate.
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Lothrop Street (1907):   2015
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.
The Victoria (1920s):   The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Alperton Street, W10 · Banister Road, W10 · Barfett Street, W10 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Beethoven Street, W10 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Bruckner Street, W10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Buller Road, NW10 · Caird Street, W10 · Caird Street, W9 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Compton Road, NW10 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Dart Street, W10 · Dowland Street, W10 · Droop Street, W10 · Embrook Street, W10 · Enbrook Street, W10 · Farrant Street, W10 · Fifth Avenue, W10 · First Avenue, W10 · Fourth Avenue, W10 · Galton Street, W10 · Galton Street, W10 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hawthorn Walk, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Herries Street, W10 · Huxley Street, W10 · Ilbert Street, W10 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kilburn Lane, W10 · Kilravock Street, W10 · Lancefield Street, W10 · Lothrop Street, W10 · Maple Walk, W10 · Marne Street, W10 · Milman Road, NW6 · Mozart Street, W10 · Nutbourne Street, W10 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Onslow Close, W10 · Park Mews, W10 · Parry Road, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Pember Road, NW10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Regent Street, NW10 · Ronan Walk, W10 · Second Avenue, W10 · Severn Avenue, W10 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · St Johns Terrace, W10 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Sycamore Walk, W10 · Symphony Mews, W10 · The Arches, W10 · The Quadrant, W10 · Third Avenue, W10 · Tolhurst Drive, W10 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Wellington Road, NW10 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 ·


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

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (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 covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

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.
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