Cavendish Place, W1

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Cavendish Place is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.



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Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
IP: 81.131.100.203
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Norman Norrington
Norman Norrington   
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
IP: 90.194.159.199
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Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

Paul Shepherd
Paul Shepherd   
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
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Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
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Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
2:5:14156
Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
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Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
IP: 94.3.120.166
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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
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Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Susan Wright
Susan Wright   
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT   
IP: 120.154.67.244
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
2:11:14156
Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
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Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,

LDNnews
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Added: 23 Sep 2018 15:27 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Red Lion
The Red Lion was situated at 34 Kilburn High Road.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=2252

LDNnews
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Added: 23 Sep 2018 11:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Brighton 1 Tottenham 2: Harry Kane and Erik Lamela end Spurs' losing streak as Seagulls pay the penalty
A penalty from Harry Kane and a goal from substitute Erik Lamela ended Tottenham’s dismal run of three consecutive defeats with a 2-1 victory over Brighton.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brighton-1-tottenham-2-harry-kane-erik-lamela-end-spurs-losing-streak-penalty-a3943151.html

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Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction
West Ham vs Chelsea team news and line-ups: Marko Arnautovic ruled out, Eden Hazard returns
West Ham vs Chelsea LIVE: Follow all the action

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-vs-chelsea-team-news-and-lineups-marko-arnautovic-ruled-out-eden-hazard-returns-a3943351.html

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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Cricklewood

Cricklewood is a district whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, and the southwestern part is the London Borough of Brent and the southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden.

There was a small settlement at the junction of Cricklewood Lane and the Edgware Road by 1294, which by 1321 was being called Cricklewood. By the 1750s the Crown (rebuilt in 1889), was providing for coach travellers and by the 1800s it had a handful of cottages and Cricklewood House as neighbours, and was known for its pleasure gardens. By the 1860s there were a number of substantial villas along the Edgware Road starting with Rockhall Lodge and culminating in Rockhall Terrace.

Childs Hill Station, later Cricklewood, opened in 1868, but Cricklewood only fully became an industrial and suburban district in the 1930s. In the summer of 1881 the Midland Railway Company moved its locomotive works from Kentish Town to the new Brent Sidings, and in October of the same year it was announced that new accommodation for its workers would be built, later the Railway Terraces. Mr H Finch laid out a handful of roads directly behind the Crown Inn, (including Yew, Ash, and Elm, Grove) in 1880. The station became the terminus for the Midland Railways suburban services by 1884. The census of 1881 showed that the population had grown enough for a new church, and St Peter's replaced a tin chapel in 1891, (closed 1983 subsequent to rebuilding in the 1970s). The London General Omnibus Company terminated services to Regents Street at the Crown from 1883, opening a bus depot in 1899.

By the 1890s houses and shops had been built along part of Cricklewood Lane. . Cricklewood Broadway had become retail area by 1900 replacing the Victorian villas. The Queens Hall Cinema, later the Gaumont, replaced Rock Hall House, and was itself demolished in 1960. Thorverton road, was laid out in 1907, along with Caddington, and Dersingham Road, the year of the opening of Golders Green underground station. With the introduction of trams in 1904 and the motorisation of bus services by 1911, a number of important industries were established. The first of these was the Phoenix Telephone Co. in 1911 (later moved to the Hyde), quickly followed by Handley Page Ltd, aircraft manufacturers, from 1912 until 1917, at 110 Cricklewood Lane.

Cricklewood also became the home for the first Smith Crisps factory replacing the omnibus depot at Crown Yard. Having moved into new premises in Cricklewood Lane the yard was taken over by Clang electrical goods Ltd. From 1929 to 1933 the area was finally built over.

Cowhouse Farm, latterly Dickers Farm and finally Avenue Farm, was closed in 1932. From 1908 to 1935, Westcroft Farm was owned by the Home of Rest for Horses, at its peak it could house 250 horses. The Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead opened the Westcroft Estate in 1935. From the 1960s industry in the local area went into decline, and all the above-mentioned industries have left.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show:   Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
1950 to 1963 at 3 woodnook road, sw16:   house with gas mantles, kitchen range, bread and milk delivered by horse drawn vans.
Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Anson Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Franklin Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Avenue Farm:   Cowhouse Farm was linked to Hodford Farm in Golders Green for a long period. As Cricklewood suburbanised, the farm became surrounded by housing.
Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Cricklewood:   Cricklewood is a district whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, and the southwestern part is the London Borough of Brent and the southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden.
Gesher Primary Special School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
Hampstead School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hope Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Islamia Primary School:   Islamia Primary School is a voluntary aided primary, Islamic faith school.
Islamia School for Girls’:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
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.
London General Omnibus Depot:   The London General Omnibus Company commenced services to Regent Street from the Crown, Cricklewood in 1883, in 1899 opening a bus garage.
Malorees Junior School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Marylebone Boys’ School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
North West London Jewish Day School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Queens Park Community School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Queen’s Park:   
St Agnes RC School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Mulberry House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a project which is creating a history website for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.
Three Trees Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Rural Brondesbury (1894):   This photo says that it depicts the field where Mapesbury, Dartmouth, Teignmouth and Exeter Roads are now situated.
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Access to Mapesbury Dell, NW2 · Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Anson Road, NW2 · Ash Grove, NW2 · Ashford Road, NW2 · Asmara Road, NW2 · Astley Avenue, NW2 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Besant Road, NW2 · Blenheim Gardens, NW2 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Broadway Retail Park, NW2 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Burlington Parade Edgware Road, NW2 · Burlington Parade, NW2 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Cavendish Place, NW2 · Cavendish Place, W1 · Cedar Road, NW2 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Chandos Road, NW2 · Chanin Mews, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW6 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Chichele Road, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Christchurch Court, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Coverdale Road, NW2 · Coverdale Road, NW6 · Cranhurst Road, NW2 · Crediton Road, NW10 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Cricklewood Broadway, NW2 · Cricklewood, NW2 · Dairyman Close, NW2 · Dartmouth Road, NW2 · Deerhurst Road, NW6 · Depot Approach, NW2 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Ebbsfleet Road, NW2 · Elm Grove, NW2 · Exeter Road, NW2 · Fordwych Road, NW2 · Forest Close, NW6 · Galsworthy Road, NW2 · Gardiner Avenue, NW2 · Gay Close, NW2 · Gratton Terrace, NW2 · Grosvenor Gardens, NW2 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hassop Road, NW2 · Heber Road, NW2 · Henson Avenue, NW2 · Honeyman Close, NW2 · Honeyman Close, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Horton Avenue, NW2 · Hoveden Road, NW2 · Howard Close, NW2 · Howard Road, NW2 · James Avenue, NW2 · Jeymer Avenue, NW2 · Kara Way, NW2 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Kendal Court, NW2 · Kenneth Crescent, NW2 · Kenneth Cresent, NW2 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keyes Road, NW2 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Larch Road, NW2 · Lichfield Road, NW2 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Lydford Road, NW2 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Manstone Road, NW2 · Mapesbury Road, NW2 · Mapesbury Road, NW6 · Marlow Court, NW6 · Marnham Avenue, NW2 · Melrose Avenue, NW2 · Menelik Road, NW2 · Meredith Avenue, NW2 · Mill Lane, NW2 · Milman Road, NW6 · Milverton Road, NW6 · Minster Road, NW2 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mowbray Road, NW2 · Mowbray Road, NW6 · Oak Grove, NW2 · Oaklands Grove, NW2 · Oaklands Road, NW2 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Okehampton Road, NW6 · Park Mews, W10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Petrie Close, NW2 · Pine Road, NW2 · Queens Parade, NW2 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Richborough Road, NW2 · Riffel Road, NW2 · Rockhall Road, NW2 · Rockhall Way, NW2 · Rondu Road, NW2 · Rutland Park, NW2 · Sarre Road, NW2 · Sheldon Road, NW2 · Skardu Road, NW2 · Somali Road, NW2 · St Gabriels Road, NW2 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · St. Gabriel’s Road, NW2 · Stanley Gardens, NW2 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Summit Court, NW2 · Sylvan Grove, NW2 · Teignmouth Road, NW2 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Broadway, NW2 · The Quadrant, NW6 · Tiverton Road, NW10 · Tracey Avenue, NW2 · Walm Lane, NW2 · Westbere Road, NW2 · Westcroft Close, NW2 · Westcroft Way, NW2 · Willesden Lane, NW2 · Willesden Lane, NW6 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Windmill Court, NW2 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 · Yew Grove, NW2 ·
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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
City of London Corporation

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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.
London Transport

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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