Goulston Street, E1

Road in/near Spitalfields, existing between 1730 and now

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Goulston Street looking north, c.1900. Wentworth Dwellings are in the background.


Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.

Goulston Street first appeared as a small passage in the 1730s, but within ten years had been widened and extended as far as Goulston Square, a former garden which sat half way between Wentworth and Whitechapel High Streets. The street was extended further north between 1800 and 1830, this part initially being called New Goulston Street. The ’New’ prefix was soon dropped.

The northern half of the street came under the scrutiny of the Metropolitan Board of Works when the Cross Act of 1875 earmarked it for demolition on account of its dangerous slum tenements. At the same time, properties in George Yard and the Flower and Dean Street area were also suggested for redevelopment. The resulting changes in Goulston Street meant that unsanitary dwellings in Three Tun Alley (on the west side) and Goulston Court (on the east) were wiped out, along with much of the west side of Goulston Street itself.

In 1886/7, Brunswick Buildings were built on the west side of Goulston Street (as far as New Goulston Street) and Wentworth Dwellings were constructed on both Wentworth Street corners.

Most of Brunswick Buildings were destroyed during the Second World War (by a V2 Rocket) but those abutting on New Goulston Street survived.

Conditions in Wentworth Dwellings and the remaining tenements of Brunswick Buildings deteriorated over the course of the 20th century and both were earmarked for demolition in 1967.

Conditions at Brunswick were particularly poor - walls were collapsing and postmen refused to deliver because they had to negotiate piles of rubbish from overflowing bins. Brunswick Buildings were eventually demolished in 1976, although their name is commemorated in Brunswick House which now partly covers the site.

Goulston Street is now one of many streets which take on the overflow from Petticoat Lane and Wentworth Street markets. It is also the site of a number of buildings belonging to London Metropolitan University (59-63 Whitechapel High Street) as well as the location of the famous ’Tubby Isaacs’ seafood stall.

The Aldgate Exchange pub on the eastern corner with Whitechapel High Street is the venue for meetings of the Whitechapel Society 1888, held in the downstairs ’Goulston Dive Bar’.

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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Spitalfields

Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.

The area straddles Commercial Street and is home to several markets, including the historic Old Spitalfields Market, and various Brick Lane Markets on Brick Lane and Cheshire Street. Petticoat Lane Market lies on the area's south-western boundaries.

The name Spitalfields appears in the form Spittellond in 1399; as The spitel Fyeld on the 16th-century Civitas Londinium map associated with Ralph Agas. The land belonged to St Mary Spital, a priory or hospital erected on the east side of the Bishopsgate thoroughfare in 1197, and the name is thought to derive from this. An alternative, and possibly earlier, name for the area was Lolsworth.

After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Spitalfields was inhabited by prosperous French Huguenot silk weavers. In the early 19th century their descendants were reduced to a deplorable condition due to the competition of the Manchester textile factories and the area began to deteriorate into crime-infested slums. The spacious and handsome Huguenot houses were divided up into tiny dwellings which were rented by poor families of labourers, who sought employment in the nearby docks.

The area has recently attracted a IT-literate younger population.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Al Ashraaf Secondary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Aldgate:   Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Aldgate Pump:   Aldgate Pump is a historic water pump, located at the junction where Aldgate meets Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street.
All Hallows-by-the-Tower:   All Hallows-by-the-Tower is the oldest church in London with a story involving Samuel Pepys, royalty and the foundation of Pennsylvania.
Altab Ali Park:   
Bevis Marks Synagogue:   Bevis Marks Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom.
Boar’s Head Theatre:   The Boar’s Head Theatre was an inn-yard theatre in the Whitechapel area.
Canon Barnett Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Christ Church CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Columbia Market Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Columbia Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
David Game College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 22. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
English Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Fenchurch Street:   Fenchurch Street railway station is a central London railway terminus in the southeastern corner of the City of London. It is one of the smallest railway termini in London but in terms of platforms, one of the most intensively operated.
Goodman’s Fields Theatre:   Two 18th century theatres bearing the name Goodman’s Fields Theatre were located on Alie Street, Whitechapel.
Great Synagogue of London:   The Great Synagogue of London was, for centuries, the centre of Ashkenazi synagogue and Jewish life in London. It was destroyed during World War II, in the Blitz.
Green Spring Academy Shoreditch:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Holy Trinity, Minories:   Holy Trinity, Minories was a Church of England parish church outside the eastern boundaries of the City of London, but within the Liberties of the Tower of London.
Little Oaks Sure Start Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
London Metal Exchange:   The London Metal Exchange (LME) is the futures exchange with the world’s largest market in options and futures contracts on base and other metals.
Petticoat Lane Market:   Petticoat Lane Market is a fashion and clothing market in the East End.
Portsoken:   Portsoken is one of 25 wards in the City of London, each electing an alderman to the Court of Aldermen and commoners (the City equivalent of a councillor) elected to the Court of Common Council of the City of London Corporation.
Shoreditch:   Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.
Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
St Augustine Papey:   St Augustine Papey was a mediaeval church in the City of London situated just south of London Wall.
St Botolph’s:   St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years.
St Katharine Cree:   St Katharine Cree is a Church of England church on the north side of Leadenhall Street near Leadenhall Market.
St Matthias Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Monica’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
The Complete Works Independent School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Tower Gateway:   Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near to the Tower of London.
Tower Hill:   Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London.
Tower of London:   In the late 1070s, William the Conqueror began to build a massive stone tower at the centre of his London fortress. Nothing like it had ever been seen before.
Toynbee Hall:   Toynbee Hall is a building which is the home of a charity of the same name.
Virginia Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Workers’ Educational Association:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
190 Bishopsgate:   A 1912 view of the City.
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Academy Buildings, N1 · Adler Street, E1 · Alderman Stairs, E1W · Alderman Stairs, SE1 · Aldermans Walk, EC2M · Aldgate Bus Garage, EC3N · Aldgate High Street, EC3N · Aldgate, EC3N · Alie Street, E1 · America Square, EC3N · Angel Alley, E1 · Anning Street, EC2A · Arcadia Court, E1 · Arnold Circus, E2 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Austin Street, E2 · Back Alley, EC3N · Bacon Street, E1 · Bacon Street, E2 · Barnham Street, SE1 · Baroness Road, E2 · Basing House Yard, E2 · Bateman’s Row, EC2A · Batemans Row, EC2A · Bell Lane, E1 · Bermondsey Wall West, SE1 · Bethnal Green Road, E1 · Bevis Marks, EC3A · Billiter Square, EC3M · Billiter Street, EC3M · Bishops Square, E1 · Bishopsgate Arcade, EC2M · Bishopsgate, EC2M · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Blue Anchor Yard, E1 · Boundary Passage, E1 · Boundary Street, E2 · Bowl Court, E1 · Bowmans Mews, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brick Lane, E2 · Brune House, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, EC2M · Buckle Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Bury Street, EC3A · Butlers Colonial Wharf, SE1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Byward Street, EC3R · Calvert Avenue, E2 · Calvin Street, E1 · Camomile Street, EC3A · Camperdown Street, E1 · Cardamom Building, SE1 · Carlisle Avenue, EC3N · Cartwright Street, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Cavendish Court, EC3A · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Chambord Street, E2 · Chance Street, E1 · Charlotte Road, EC2A · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Chilton Street, E2 · Christina Street, EC2A · Cleeve Workshops, E2 · Clothworkers Hall, EC3R · Club Row, E1 · Club Row, E2 · Cobb Street, E1 · Code Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Columbia Road, E2 · Commercial Pier Wharf, SE16 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Cooper?s Row, EC3N · Coopers Row, EC3N · Copper Row, SE1 · Coppergate House, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Cottons Gardens, E2 · Creechurch Lane, EC3A · Crescent, EC3N · Cresent, EC3N · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Crofts Street, E1 · Crosswall, EC3N · Crucifix Lane, SE1 · Crutched Friars, EC3N · Curlew Street, SE1 · Curtain Place, EC2A · Curtain Road, EC2 · Curtain Road, EC2A · Curtan Road, EC2A · Cutler Street, E1 · Cutler Street, EC3A · Delta Street, E2 · Dereham Place, EC2A · Devonshire Row, EC2M · Devonshire Square, E1 · Devonshire Square, EC2M · Dock Street, E1 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Drysdale Place, E2 · Drysdale Street, N1 · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3N · Dunster Court, EC3R · East Flank, SE18 · East Smithfield, E1W · East Smithfield, EC3N · East Tenter Street, E1 · Ebor Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Elwin Street, E2 · Enfield Cloisters, N1 · Exchange Arcade, EC2M · Exchange Square, EC2A · Exchange Square, EC2M · Ezra Street, E2 · Fair Street, SE1 · Fairchild Place, EC2A · Fairchild Street, EC2A · Fashion Street, E1 · Fenchurch Avenue, EC3M · Fenchurch Buildings, EC3M · Fenchurch Place, EC3M · Fenchurch Street, EC3M · Flank Street, E1 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · French Place, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · Gainsford Street, SE1 · Gascoigne Place, E2 · Gatesborough Street, EC2A · George Street, E1 · Gibraltar Walk, E2 · Glassworks Studios, E2 · Goldman Close, E2 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Goring Street, EC3A · Gosset Street, E2 · Goulston Street, E1 · Gower’s Walk, E1 · Gowers Walk, E1 · Granby Street, E2 · Gravel Lane, E1 · Great Eastern Street, EC2A · Great Tower Street, EC3R · Grimsby Street, E2 · Gun Street, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Harrow Place, E1 · Hart Street, EC3R · Haydon Street, E1 · Haydon Street, EC3N · Hearn Street, EC2A · Heneage Lane, EC3A · Heneage Street, E1 · Hewett Street, EC2A · Holywell Lane, EC2A · Hooper Street, E1 · Hopetown Street, E1 · Horselydown Lane, SE1 · Houndsditch, EC3A · Hunton Street, E1 · Ibex House, EC3N · India Street, EC3N · Irongate House, EC3A · Ivory House, E1W · Jewry Street, EC3N · Kerbela Street, E2 · King John Court, EC2A · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Kirton Gardens, E2 · Lafone Street, SE1 · Lamb Street, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Library Square, E1 · Ligonier Street, E2 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lloyd?s Avenue, EC3N · Lloyds Avenue, EC3N · Lolesworth Close, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · London Street, EC3R · Long Street, E2 · Maggie Blake’s Cause, SE1 · Maggie Blake’s Cause, SE1 · Maguire Street, SE1 · Maguire, SE1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Mansell Street, EC3N · Mark Lane, EC3R · Marlow Workshops, E2 · Mews Street, E1W · Middlesex Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, EC3A · Mill Yard, E1 · Minories, EC3N · Minories, EC3N · Minster Court, EC3R · Minsters Pavement, EC3A · Mitre Avenue, E17 · Mitre Square, EC3A · Mitre Street, EC3A · Monmouth House, E1 · Monthope Road, E1 · More London Riverside, SE1 · Munster Court, SW6 · Muscovy Street, EC3R · Nantes Passage, E1 · New Concordia Wharf, SE1 · New Goulston Street, E1 · New Inn Broadway, EC2A · New Inn Square, EC2A · New Inn Street, EC2A · New Inn Yard, EC2A · New London Street, EC3R · New Street, EC2M · North Tenter Street, E1 · Norton Folgate, E1 · Norton Folgate, EC2M · Old Castle Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Old Nichol Street, E2 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Padbury Court, E2 · Parliament Court, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pelter Street, E2 · Pepys Street, EC3N · Perseverance Works, E2 · Petty Wales, EC3N · Plough Yard, EC2A · Pomell Way, E1 · Portsoken Street, E1 · Potters Fields, SE1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Primrose Street, EC2A · Princelet Street, E1 · Printing House Yard, E2 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Quilter Street, E2 · Railway Arches, EC2A · Railway Arches, EC3N · Raven Wharf, SE1 · Redchurch Street, E2 · Rhoda Street, E2 · Rivington Place, EC2A · Rivington Street, EC2A · Rochelle Street, E2 · Rose Court, E1 · Royal Mint Court, EC3N · Royal Mint Place, E1 · Royal Mint Street, E1 · Rufus Street, N1 · Saint Katharine’s Way, E1W · Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W · Saint Mary Axe, EC3A · Sandy’s Row, E1 · Sandys Row, E1 · Saracen?s Head Yard, EC3N · Savage Gardens, EC3N · Scarborough Street, E1 · Sclater Street, E1 · Seething Lane, EC3N · Shacklewell Street, E2 · Shad Thames, E1W · Shad Thames, SE1 · Shand Street, SE1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E8 · Shoreditch High Street, EC1V · Shoreditch High Street, EC2A · Shorter Street, E1 · Shorter Street, EC3N · Silwex House, E1 · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · St Anthony’s Close, E1W · St Botolph Street, EC3A · St Clare House, EC3N · St Clare Street, EC3N · St James’s Passage, EC3A · St James’s Place, EC3A · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Katharine’s Way, E1W · St Mark Street, E1 · St Mary Axe, EC3A · St Matthews Row, E2 · St. Botolph Street, EC3A · Staple Hall, EC3A · Star Place, E1W · Stone House Court, EC3A · Stoney Lane, E1 · Stothard Place, EC2M · Strouts Place, E2 · Strype Street, E1 · Sugar Quay Walk, EC3N · Sugar Quay Walk, SE1 · Sun Street Passage, EC2A · Sunbury Workshops, E2 · Swanfield Street, E2 · Tea Building, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · The Arcade, EC2M · The Arches, EC2A · The Queen?s Steps, EC3N · The Queen’s Steps, EC3N · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Tooley Street, SE1 · Tower Bridge Approach, E1W · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge Piazza, SE1 · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Bridge, SE1 · Tower Hill Terrace, EC3N · Tower Hill, EC3N · Tower Place West, EC3R · Tower Place, EC3R · Tower Walk, E1W · Toynbee Street, E1 · Trinity Square, EC3N · Turin Street, E2 · Turville Street, E2 · Union Central, E2 · Union Walk, E2 · Victoria Avenue, EC2M · Victoria Yard, E1 · Vine Lane, SE1 · Vine Street, EC3N · Virginia Road, E2 · Waterson Street, E2 · Wear Place, E2 · Weavers Lane, SE1 · Wellington Row, E2 · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · White Kennet Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, EC3A · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Whittington Avenue, EC3A · Widegate Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 · Wrestlers Court, EC3A ·
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Cole's map of Aldgate Ward (1754) FREE DOWNLOAD
Aldgate Ward with its divisions into Precincts and Parishes according to a new Survey 1754. B. Cole
B. Cole

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

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
G. F. Cruchley

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, 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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