Edith Road, SW19

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Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
IP: 88.98.205.32
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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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Added: 10 Feb 2018 17:39 GMT   
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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   
IP: 90.195.148.140
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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   
IP: 151.224.33.53
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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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Dodie Roome
Dodie Roome   
Added: 21 Nov 2017 19:03 GMT   
IP: 198.242.211.102
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Post by Dodie Roome: Kenwyn Road, SW20

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?



Pauline jones
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Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   
IP: 86.136.68.202
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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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Spain v England: Harry Kane could flourish in La Liga - Sergio Ramos
Spain captain Sergio Ramos believes England counterpart Harry Kane has the ability to succeed in La Liga.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45857580

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New Tottenham stadium not affecting transfer policy, says chairman Daniel Levy
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy tells fans the building of the club’s new stadium will not directly affect their transfer policy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45869230

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham South
Brexit news latest: Ministers told to start preparing for 'no deal' outcome after Dominic Raab's talks with Michel Barnier fall flat
Ministers have reportedly been ordered to start preparing "no deal" Brexit measures after Dominic Raab’s last-gasp talks with Michel Barnier fell flat.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-news-latest-ministers-told-to-start-preparing-for-no-deal-outcome-after-dominic-raabs-failed-a3961666.html

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Sex pests and bullies: John Bercow faces new pressure to quit over grope dossier
John Bercow was facing huge pressure to quit as Speaker today after a bombshell report savaged Commons chiefs for failing to tackle a culture of "bullying, harassment and sexual harassment".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/sex-pests-and-bullies-john-bercow-faces-new-pressure-to-quit-over-grope-dossier-a3962081.html

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Brexit news latest: Theresa May blasts EU for 'backstop to the backstop' plan as she tries to fight off Cabinet walkouts
Theresa May hit out at Brussels today for trying to impose a "backstop to the backstop" as she battled to prevent Cabinet resignations at home.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-blasts-eu-for-backstop-to-the-backstop-plan-a3962041.html

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Plans for new flats deferred over lack of affordable housing
Developers will be given a chance to review plans for a scheme that will provide almost 50 new flats, after the plans were deferred due to a lack of affordable homes.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16983496.brent-council-defers-plans-for-four-storey-wembley-block/?ref=rss

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Merton’s walking footballers take home gold for second year running
They may not look like your typical Premier League stars, but a group of Merton footballers have tasted glory none the less.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16983669.mertons-walking-footballers-take-home-gold-for-second-year-running/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: South Wimbledon
Blasting leaves from the rail lines
High pressure water and sand are applied to the tracks to remove "slippery" leaves.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45836572

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https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16980168.mayor-gives-5m-for-water-fountains/?ref=rss

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The Paul Welsh column: Get up and dance, or look at your mobile phone?
Hello again my fellow groovers. I hope you are still hip to the beat and work out each morning by dancing the mashed potato or the twist to keep those limbs in good order. I am in a nostalgic mood having just attended a great 1960s music concert at the St Albans Arena with the original artists.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16970103.the-paul-welsh-column-get-up-and-dance-or-look-at-your-mobile-phone/?ref=rss

VIEW THE SOUTH WIMBLEDON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SOUTH WIMBLEDON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOUTH WIMBLEDON AREA IN THE 1900s
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South Wimbledon

South Wimbledon is a suburb - also known as Merton - and tube station in South London.

Merton is ten minutes walk from Wimbledon centre, and is most obviously recognised by the busy crossroads at which South Wimbledon tube station is situated on one corner.

Admiral Nelson once had property in this part of London called Merton Place, and therefore a number of roads and pubs in the region (immediately to the east, and much further to the west, in Wimbledon Chase) are named after historically relevant battles and ships. The Nelson's Arms pub is on the road to Colliers Wood.

South Wimbledon station was designed by Charles Holden and was opened on 13 September 1926 as part of the Morden extension of the City & South London Railway (now part of the Northern Line).
South Wimbledon station - not being actually in Wimbledon - was given this name as it was thought that Wimbledon had a higher social standing than its actual location of Merton. On the original plan it had the name Merton Grove. For geographical accuracy, the station was originally named South Wimbledon (Merton) and it appeared as such on early tube maps and on the original station platform signage.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Recreation Ground:   
All Saints’ CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Face Youth Therapeutic School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Garfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Merton Abbey Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
New Wimbledon Theatre:   The New Wimbledon Theatre is a Grade II listed Edwardian theatre built by the theatre lover and entrepreneur, J B Mulholland.
Nursery Road Playing Fields:   
Pelham Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Polka Theatre:   
South Wimbledon:   South Wimbledon is a suburb - also known as Merton - and tube station in South London.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Priory CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wimbledon Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Parade, SW19 · Abbey Parade, W5 · Abingdon Close, SW19 · Albany Road, SW19 · Aldren Road, SW17 · All Saints Road, SW19 · Alverstone Avenue, SW19 · Anchorage Close, SW19 · Archway Close, SW19 · Ashcombe Road, SW19 · Ashen Grove, SW19 · Ashley Road, SW19 · Autumn Close, SW19 · Avondale Road, SW19 · Balfour Road, SW19 · Bathurst Avenue, SW19 · Bennetts Courtyard, SW19 · Bentley Close, SW19 · Bertram Cottages, SW19 · Bewley Street, SW19 · Birkbeck Road, SW19 · Boscombe Road, SW19 · Bradshaw Close, SW19 · Braemar Avenue, SW19 · Bramston Road, SW17 · Brickfield Road, SW19 · Bridges Road Mews, SW19 · Bridges Road, SW19 · Brisbane Avenue, SW19 · Broadway Court, SW19 · Brooklands Avenue, SW19 · Burgess Mews Wycliffe Road, SW19 · Burgess Mews, SW19 · Burmester Road, SW17 · Burns Close, SW19 · Cardigan Road, SW19 · Caxton Road, SW19 · Cecil Road, SW19 · Chadwick Avenue, SW19 · Chaucer Way, SW19 · Clarence Road, SW19 · Copper Mill Lane, SW17 · Covey Close, SW19 · Cowdrey Road, SW19 · Cowper Road, SW19 · Craven Gardens, SW19 · Crescent Gardens, SW19 · Croft Road, SW19 · Cromwell Road, SW19 · Cross Road, SW19 · Dane Road, SW19 · Deburgh Road, SW19 · Downside Close, SW19 · Dryden Road, SW19 · Dudley Road, SW19 · Durnsford Avenue, SW19 · Durnsford Road, SW19 · East Road Trading Estate, SW19 · East Road, SW19 · Edith Road, SW19 · Effra Close, SW19 · Effra Road, SW19 · Endeavour Way, SW19 · Evelyn Road, SW19 · Falcon Court, SW17 · Falcons Court, SW17 · Faraday Road, SW19 · Farquhar Road, SW19 · Florence Road, SW19 · Franche Court Road, SW17 · Gap Road, SW19 · Garfield Road, SW19 · Gladstone Road, SW19 · Gordondale Road, SW19 · Gresham Way, SW19 · Griffiths Road, SW19 · Grove Road, SW19 · Haccombe Road, SW19 · Hamilton Road Mews, SW19 · Hamilton Road, SW19 · Hardy Road, SW19 · Havana Road, SW19 · Havelock Road, SW17 · Havelock Road, SW19 · Haydon Park Road, SW19 · Haydon Road, SW19 · Haydons Road, SW19 · Hayward Close, SW19 · High Path, SW19 · Holmes Road, SW19 · Hotham Road, SW19 · Hudson Court, SW19 · Jubilee Way, SW19 · Keble Street, SW17 · King’s Road, SW19 · Kings Road, SW19 · Kingsley Road, SW19 · Kipling Drive, SW19 · Kohat Road, SW19 · Laburnum Road, SW19 · Latimer Road, SW19 · Lee Road, SW19 · Leyton Road, SW19 · Lombard Business Park, SW19 · Lombard Road, SW19 · Lucien Road, SW19 · Lyndon Yard, SW17 · Lyon Road, SW19 · Maskell Road, SW17 · Meadow Road, SW19 · Melrose Avenue, SW19 · Merantum Way, SW19 · Merantun Way, SW19 · Merton Park Parade, SW19 · Merton Road, SW19 · Mill Road, SW19 · Milner Road, SW19 · Milton Road, SW19 · Montague Road, SW19 · Morden Road, SM4 · Morden Road, SW19 · Mount Road, SW19 · Mychell House, SW19 · Nelson Grove Road, SW19 · Nelson Road, SW19 · Nelson Trading Estate, SW19 · Norman Road, SW19 · Normanton Avenue, SW18 · Normanton Avenue, SW19 · North Road, SW19 · Nursery Road, SW19 · Palmerston Grove, SW19 · Palmerston Road, SW19 · Parkleigh Road, SW19 · Pelham Road, SW19 · Pincott Road, SW19 · Pitt Crescent, SW19 · Pitt Cresent, SW19 · Plough Lane, SW17 · Plough Lane, SW19 · Princes Road, SW19 · Queen’s Road, SW19 · Queens Road, SW19 · Queens, SW19 · Queensland Avenue, SW19 · Quicks Road, SW19 · Regent Place, SW19 · Ridley Road, SW19 · Riverside Road, SW17 · Riverside Yard, SW17 · Rodney Place, SW19 · Rosemary Road, SW17 · Rosemary Road, SW19 · Russell Road, SW19 · Ryder House, SW19 · Ryfold Road, SW19 · Sarjant Path, SW19 · Security House, SW17 · Shelley Way, SW19 · Sir Cyril Black Way, SW19 · Siward Road, SW17 · South Park Road, SW19 · South Road, SW19 · Southey Road, SW19 · St Martins Way, SW17 · St. Martin’s Way, SW17 · Stane Close, SW19 · Stanley Road, SW19 · Station Road, SW19 · Stroud Road, SW19 · Stuart Road, SW19 · Summerstown, SW17 · Tennyson Road, SW19 · The Apprentice Shop, SW19 · The Broadway, SW19 · The Coles Shop, SW19 · The Crescent, SW19 · The Path, SW19 · The Piazza, SW19 · The Swan Centre, SW17 · Trafalgar Road, SW19 · Trinity Road, SW19 · Victory Road Mews, SW19 · Victory Road, SW19 · Wandle Bank, SW19 · Watermill Way, SW19 · Waterside Way, SW17 · Waterside Way, SW19 · Weir Road Industrial Estate, SW19 · Weir Road, SW19 · Wellington Road, SW19 · Willmore End, SW19 · Windsor Avenue, SW19 · Woburn Close, SW19 · Wolseley Avenue, SW19 · Woodman Works, SW19 · Wycliffe Road, SW19 · York Road, SW19 ·
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DAILY LIFE
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SAFETY
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HEALTH
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SPORTS AND LEISURE
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ENTERTAINMENT
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