Coval Passage, Richmond, Surrey

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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!


Vallie Webster
Vallie Webster   
Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
IP: 142.114.172.35
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


Norman Norrington
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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.

BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)
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Added: 27 Dec 2017 14:48 GMT   
IP: 81.155.184.148
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Post by BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.): Maxilla Gardens, W10

I lived at 11A Maxilla Gardens W10 (now partly gone, but what is left is called Maxilla Walk).
I have provided an account of life in Maxilla gardens on the following website; so, to avoid repetition, please visit this link:


https://northkensingtonhistories.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/maxilla-gardens/

Best wishes to all.

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Mary Harris
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Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Maria Russ
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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.

Dodie Roome
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Added: 21 Nov 2017 19:03 GMT   
IP: 198.242.211.102
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I don’t come from Kenwyn Road (I live in the United States) but my grandmother, Winifred Mary Print grew up on Kenwyn in the early 1900’s. Her father Israel Print was a Veterinary Surgeon in the area. His business was the Veterinary Infirmary & Shoeing Forge, 96 Wurtemberg Street, Clapham. and New Road Balham. I wonder if there are any Prints around Clapham today?



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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.

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Added: 4 Sep 2017 15:55 GMT   
IP: 72.200.171.94
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Post by Patricia Neafsey: Fishers Lane, W4

My ancestors (Dady) lived in Myrtle Cottage, Fishers Lane in 1900 or so. Do you have any information? Was it associated with a manor house?

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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE RICHMOND AREA IN THE 1860s
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Richmond

Richmond lies on a meander of the River Thames, with a view protected by a specific Act of Parliament.



Richmond was founded following Henry VII's building of Richmond Palace in the 16th century, from which the town derives its name. (The Palace itself was named after Henry's earldom of Richmond, North Yorkshire.) During this era the town and palace were particularly associated with Elizabeth I, who spent her last days here. During the 18th century Richmond Bridge was completed and many Georgian terraces were built, particularly around Richmond Green and on Richmond Hill. These remain well preserved and many have listed building architectural or heritage status. The opening of the railway station in 1846 was a significant event in the absorption of the town into a rapidly expanding London.

Richmond was formerly part of the ancient parish of Kingston upon Thames in the county of Surrey. In 1890 the town became a municipal borough, which was later extended to include Kew, Ham, Petersham and part of Mortlake (North Sheen). The municipal borough was abolished in 1965 when, as a result of local government reorganisation, Richmond was transferred from Surrey to Greater London.

Beyond the grounds of the old palace, Richmond remained mostly agricultural land until the 18th century. White Lodge, in the middle of what is now Richmond Park, was built as a hunting lodge for George II and during this period the number of large houses in their own grounds – such as Asgill House and Pembroke Lodge – increased significantly. These were followed by the building of further important houses including Downe House, Wick House and The Wick on Richmond Hill, as this area became an increasingly fashionable place to live. Richmond Bridge was completed in 1777 to replace a ferry crossing that connected Richmond town centre on the east bank with its neighbouring district of East Twickenham. Today, this, together with the well-preserved Georgian terraces that surround Richmond Green and line Richmond Hill to its crest, now has listed building status.

As Richmond continued to prosper and expand during the 19th century, much luxurious housing was built on the streets that line Richmond Hill, as well as shops in the town centre to serve the increasing population. In July 1892 the Corporation formed a joint-stock company, the Richmond (Surrey) Electric Light and Power Company, and this wired the town for electricity by around 1896.

The Richmond and West End Railway (R&WER) opened the first station at Richmond on 27 July 1846, as the terminus of its line from Clapham Junction, on a site to the south of the present through platforms, which later became a goods yard and where a multi-storey car park now stands. The Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway (WS&SWR) extended the line westward, resiting the station to the west side of The Quadrant, on the extended tracks and slightly west of the present through platforms. Both the R&WER and WS&SWR were subsidiary companies of the London and South Western Railway (L&SWR).

On 1 June 1877, the District Railway linked its then terminus at Hammersmith to the nearby L&SWR tracks east of the present Ravenscourt Park station. The District Railway began running trains over the L&SWR tracks to Richmond.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Marble Hill Park:   
Old Deer Park:   
Petersham Meadows:   
Richmond:   Richmond lies on a meander of the River Thames, with a view protected by a specific Act of Parliament.
Richmond Bridge:   Richmond Bridge is the oldest surviving Thames bridge in London.
Richmond Green:   


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Albany Passage, TW10 · Albert Road, TW10 · Alexandra Road, TW9 · Alton Road, TW9 · Arlington Close, TW1 · Arlington Court, TW1 · Arlington Road, TW1 · Arosa Road, TW1 · Audley Road, TW10 · Austin Close, TW1 · Aynescombe Path, SW14 · Bardolph Road, TW9 · Baronsfield Road, TW1 · Beatrice Road, TW10 · Beaufort Road, TW1 · Beaumont Avenue, TW9 · Beechcroft Road, SW14 · Beresford Avenue, TW1 · Bexhill Road, SW14 · Boathouse Walk, TW9 · Brewer’s Lane, TW9 · Bridge Street, TW9 · Broadhurst Close, TW10 · Cambrian Road, TW10 · Cambridge Park Court, TW1 · Cambridge Park, TW1 · Cambridge Road, TW1 · Cardigan Road, TW10 · Carlton Road, SW14 · Carrington Road, TW9 · Castlegate, TW9 · Catherine Drive, TW9 · Cedar Heights, TW10 · Cedar Terrace, TW9 · Chertsey Court, SW14 · Chester Avenue, TW10 · Chisholm Road, TW10 · Chislehurst Road, TW10 · Chiswick Bridge, SW14 · Christchurch Road, SW14 · Church Road, TW9 · Claremont Road, TW1 · Clevedon Road, TW1 · Clifford Avenue, TW9 · Colston Road, SW14 · Community Centre, TW1 · Connaught Avenue, SW14 · Coval Gardens, SW14 · Coval Lane, SW14 · Coval Passage, SW14 · Coval Road, SW14 · Cresswell Road, TW1 · Crofton Terrace, TW9 · Cromwell Place, SW14 · Dan Mason Drive, SW13 · Dan Mason Drive, W4 · Deanhill Road, SW14 · Dee Road, TW9 · Denbigh Gardens, TW10 · Denton Road, TW1 · Derby Road, SW14 · Dorchester Mews, TW1 · Drummonds Place, TW9 · Ducks Walk, TW1 · Duncan Road, TW9 · Dunstable Road, TW9 · Dynevor Road, TW10 · Earl Road, SW14 · Eastbourne Gardens, SW14 · Ellerker Gardens, TW10 · Ellesmere Road, TW1 · Elm Road, SW14 · Ennerdale Road, TW9 · Eton Street, TW9 · Evelyn Gardens, TW9 · Evelyn Road, TW9 · Eversfield Road, TW9 · Fair Views, TW1 · Fairlawns, E4 · Fairlawns, TW1 · Farrer Court, TW1 · Ferry Lane, TW9 · Fife Road, SW14 · Firs Avenue, SW14 · Fitzwilliam Avenue, TW9 · Floyer Close, TW10 · Friars Lane, TW9 · Friars Stile Road, TW10 · Gainsborough Road, TW9 · George Street, TW9 · Gibson Mews, TW1 · Gordon Road, TW9 · Graemesdyke Avenue, SW14 · Grand Parade, SW14 · Grena Gardens, TW9 · Grena Road, TW9 · Greville Road, TW10 · Grosvenor Avenue, TW10 · Grove Road, TW10 · Hanson Close, SW14 · Haversham Close, TW1 · Hill Street, TW9 · Hobart Place, TW10 · Holmesdale Avenue, SW14 · Houblon Road, TW10 · Jocelyn Road, TW9 · Kelvin Drive, TW1 · Kew Foot Road, TW9 · Kew Road, TW9 · King George Square, TW10 · King Street, TW9 · Kings Road, TW1 · Kingsway, SW14 · Lancaster Cottages, TW10 · Lancaster Park, TW10 · Langdon Place, SW14 · Larkfield Road, TW9 · Leinster Avenue, SW14 · Lichfield Gardens, TW9 · Lion Gate Gardens, TW9 · Longfield Drive, SW14 · Lower Grove Road, TW10 · Lower Mortlake Road, TW9 · Lower Richmond Road, SW14 · Lower Richmond Road, TW9 · Manor Gardens, TW9 · Manor Park, TW9 · Manor Road, TW9 · Marchmont Road, TW10 · Marlborough Road, TW10 · Martindale, SW14 · Meadowside, TW1 · Michels Row, TW9 · Model Cottages, SW14 · Monroe Drive, SW14 · Montague Road, TW10 · Montpelier Row, TW1 · Moore Close, SW14 · Morley Road, TW1 · Mortlake Road, TW9 · Mount Ararat Road, TW10 · Nightingale Lane, TW10 · Observatory Road, SW14 · Old Deer Park Gardens, TW9 · Old Palace Lane, TW9 · Old Palace Yard, TW9 · Onslow Avenue, TW10 · Onslow Road, TW10 · Ormonde Road, SW14 · Oxenhouse Lane, TW9 · Pagoda Avenue, TW9 · Pagoda Vista, TW9 · Palmers Road, SW14 · Palmerston Road, SW14 · Paradise Road, TW9 · Park Hill, TW10 · Park House Gardens, TW1 · Park Road, TW1 · Park Road, TW10 · Parklands Close, SW14 · Parkshot, TW9 · Parliament Mews, SW14 · Patten Alley, TW10 · Peldon Court, TW9 · Pembroke Villas, TW9 · Penrhyn Crescent, SW14 · Percival Road, SW14 · Petersham Road, TW10 · Poplar Court Parade, TW1 · Portland Terrace, TW9 · Powers Court, TW1 · Preston Place, TW10 · Priory Road, TW9 · Pyrland Road, TW10 · Queens Court, TW10 · Queens Crescent, TW10 · Queen’s Ride, TW10 · Raleigh Road, TW9 · Ravensbourne Road, TW1 · Red Lion Street, TW9 · Reid Court, SW14 · Retreat Road, TW9 · Rhizotron, TW9 · Richmond Bridge Mansions, TW1 · Richmond Hill, TW10 · Riverdale Gardens, TW1 · Riverdale Road, TW1 · Riverside, TW9 · Rosedale Road, TW9 · Rosemary Gardens, SW14 · Rosemary Terrace, SW14 · Rosemont Road, TW10 · Rosslyn Road, TW1 · Royston Road, TW10 · Ryde Place, TW1 · Saint Leonards Road, SW14 · Salisbury Road, TW9 · Sandycombe Road, TW9 · Sandycoombe Road, TW1 · Selwyn Avenue, TW9 · Shaftesbury Road, TW9 · Shalstone Road, SW14 · Sheen Gate Gardens, SW14 · Sheen Lane, SW14 · Sheen Park, TW9 · Sheen Road, TW9 · Ship Lane, SW14 · Spring Grove Road, TW10 · St George’s Road, TW9 · St Johns Grove, TW9 · St Johns Road, TW9 · St Leonards Road, SW14 · St Stephens Passage, TW1 · St. Leonards Road, SW14 · St. Mary’s Grove, TW9 · St. Paul’s Road, TW9 · Stanley Road, SW14 · Stanmore Gardens, TW9 · Stanmore Road, TW9 · Sydney Road, TW9 · Temple Road, TW9 · Temple Sheen Road, SW14 · Temple Sheen, SW14 · Temple Shen Road, SW14 · Templesheen Road, SW14 · Terrace Lane, TW10 · Terrace Walk, TW10 · Tersha Street, TW9 · 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John Rocque Map of Richmond (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 much larger than Richmond itself, stretching out to Hounslow, Chiswick and Roehampton.
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

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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