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Condell Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.



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Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
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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.


Gerry m lee
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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.


KC Alexander
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Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
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Post by KC Alexander: Priory Grove, SW8

Lived in a two up two down until the age of 13.
Played on the bombsites (no health and safety then)
A Coal man Mr Bells lived in the road and kept his horse in a stable across the road from where he lived.
Fibre glass factory which made large figures etc for fairgrounds was down a mews which no longer exists.
Prefabs on the bend where Doreen, a friend of my mums lived with her two daughters.
Alan and Alex who?s mum and dad were also friends of my parents lived near the priory pub. the pub is now residential flats.
Alex was another boy who lived just a couple of doors along from me as was Colin.
The house was knocked down in 1964 and the site is now an adventure playground.
The only thing left I recognise is my old sycamore tree which grew in my garden which I could often be found climbing.

Never fell out of it !

Allen Waters
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Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT   
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Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8

I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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Pauline jones
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Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V

I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Accused killer tells court how girlfriend killed French nanny


Accused killer tells court how girlfriend killed French nanny


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Bexley Council leader insists CCTV is effective as petition for live monitoring gains 1,600 backers
More than 1,600 people have now backed a campaign to have CCTV in Bexley monitored live following a controversial decision to no longer watch footage in real-time.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16170693.Bexley_Council_leader_insists_CCTV_is_effective_as_petition_for_live_monitoring_gains_1_600_backers/?ref=rss

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Black Mirror is filming in Croydon next week
Fans of Netflix’s smash hit Black Mirror have reason to get excited.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16171277.Black_Mirror_is_filming_in_Croydon_next_week/?ref=rss

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Marcos Alonso handed three-match ban and will miss Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final
Marcos Alonso will miss Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final against Southampton on Sunday after being found guilty by the FA of violent conduct.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/marcos-alonso-handed-threematch-ban-and-will-miss-chelsea-s-fa-cup-semifinal-a3816836.html

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Post by LDNnews: Sloane Square
Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter, dies aged 62
Tributes paid to the "generous soul with a touch of naughty" who rose to fame hosting Supermarket Sweep.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43818226

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Evening update: Bringing you all the latest travel details and weather

Evening everybody. It’s been lovely and sunny all day but there are one or two travel issues to be mindful of tonight.


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We found out what its like to donate blood
We found out what its like to donate blood

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Chelsea to play Legends charity game in memory of Ray Wilkins
Chelsea have announced a charity game between Blues and Inter Milan legends in May will be dedicated to the late Ray Wilkins.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-to-play-legends-charity-game-in-memory-of-ray-wilkins-a3817596.html

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Fes-Tea-Val (21st Apr 18 to 22nd Apr 18)
Fes-Tea-Val (21st Apr 18 to 22nd Apr 18)

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Two men stabbed in central Kingston

Two men have been injured in a stabbing at Bishop’s Hall in central Kingston.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16165518.Two_men_stabbed_in_central_Kingston/?ref=rss

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Brothers from Croydon who founded a fashion brand have moved their head office to Wimbledon
A big fashion brand has moved its head office to South Wimbledon to bring the founders closer to its origins.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16165524.Brothers_from_Croydon_who_founded_a_fashion_brand_have_moved_their_head_office_to_Wimbledon/?ref=rss

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Vauxhall

Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.

It is generally accepted that the etymology of Vauxhall is from the name of Falkes de Breauté, the head of King John's mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area, which was referred to as Faulke's Hall, later Foxhall, and eventually Vauxhall.

There is no mention of Vauxhall in the 1086 Domesday Book. The area formed part of the extensive Manor of South Lambeth. From various accounts three local roads, the South Lambeth Road, Clapham Road (previously called Merton Road) and Wandsworth Road (previously called Kingston Road) were ancient and well known routes to and from London. The area was flat and marshy with parts poorly drained by ditches. The area only started to be developed in the mid 18th century. Prior to this it provided market garden produce for the nearby City of London.

The area only became generally known by this name when the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens opened as a public attraction. Initially most visitors would have approached by river, but crowds of Londoners of all classes came to know the area after the construction of Westminster Bridge in the 1740s.

There are competing theories as to why the Russian word for a central railway station is vokzal, which coincides with the 19th-century transliteration of Vauxhall. It has long been suggested that a Russian delegation visited the area to inspect the construction of the London and South Western Railway in 1840, and mistook the name of the station for the generic name of the building type. The locality of the L&SWR's original railway terminus, Nine Elms Station, was shown boldly and simply as Vauxhall in the 1841 Bradshaw timetable.

Another likely explanation is that the first Russian railway, constructed in 1837, ran from Saint Petersburg via Tsarskoye Selo to Pavlovsk Palace, where extensive Pleasure Gardens had earlier been established. In 1838 a music and entertainment pavilion was constructed at the railway terminus. This pavilion was called the Vokzal in homage to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in London. The name soon came to be applied to the station itself, which was the gateway that most visitors used to enter the gardens. It later came to mean any substantial railway station building.

It has also given its name to the Vauxhall Motors car manufacturer, which originated in the area.

Vauxhall station was opened by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) as 'Vauxhall Bridge Station' on 11 July 1848 when the main line was extended from Nine Elms to Waterloo, then 'Waterloo Bridge Station'. It is on a viaduct with eight platforms. The deep tube London Underground station is on the Victoria line, and opened on 23 July 1971.

Vauxhall was located next to a major creamery and milk bottling plant for United Dairies. Milk trains from all over the West Country would stop at Clapham Junction in the evening, and reduce their length by half so that they did not block Vauxhall station while unloading. They would then proceed to Vauxhall, and pull into the down side platform, where a discharge pipe was provided to the creamery on the other side of the road. There was also pedestrian access from below the station, under the road to the depot, in the tunnel where the pipeline ran. Unloaded trains would then proceed to Waterloo, where they would reverse and return to Clapham Junction to pick up the other half of the train. The procedure was then repeated, so that the entire milk train was unloaded between the end of evening peak traffic and the start of the following morning.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Sleaford Street School:   Sleaford Street School opened in 1874.
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.
Wandsworth Road:   In December 2012, Wandsworth Road railway station transferred to the London Overground from National Rail, this joining the Transport for London family.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Embankment, SE11 · Albert Embankment, SW8 · Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Albion Avenue, SW8 · Andrew Place, SW8 · Arches, SW8 · Arden Street, SW8 · Ascalon House, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Aston House, SW8 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bradfield House, SW8 · Bradmead, SW8 · Bramley Crescent, SW8 · Brayburne Avenue, SW8 · Bridgefoot, SW8 · Brocket House, SW8 · Brooklands Passage, SW8 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carey Gardens, SW8 · Ceylon Street, SW8 · Cherwell Street, SW8 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Clive House, SW8 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowthorpe Road, SW8 · Crichton Street, SW8 · Crimsworth Road, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW1V · Cringle Street, SW8 · Deeley Road, SW8 · Durham Street, SE11 · Durrington Tower, SW8 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Flower Market, SW8 · Fount Street, SW8 · Fruit And Vegetable Market, SW8 · Fruit Vegetable Market, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Goldsboro Road, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Goldsborough House, SW8 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Haines Street, SW8 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Hemans Street, SW8 · Hookham Court, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Killyon Road, SW8 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Laud Street, SE11 · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Minshull Street, SW8 · Montford Place, SE11 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oval Way, SE11 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Pensbury Place, SW8 · Pensbury Street, SW8 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Portslade Road, SW8 · Riverside Walk East, EC3R · Riverside Walk, SW8 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Savona Street, SW8 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Southville, SW8 · Spencer House, SW8 · St George Wharf, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Georges Close, SW8 · Statham House, SW8 · Stewart Court, SW8 · Stewart’s Road, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Studios, N1 · Tent City, NW10 · The Arches, SW8 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Pavilion, SW8 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Thorparch Road, SW8 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Tweed Street, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Union Grove, SW8 · Union Road, SW8 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Wadhurst Road, SW8 · Wandsworth Road, SW4 · Wandsworth Road, SW8 · Wenham House, SW8 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 ·

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