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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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Tory MP who blocked upskirting law speaks out against wave of criticism he received and insists he is against 'vulgar' law
The Tory MP who blocked a bill in Parliament that would have made upskirting a criminal offence has spoken out against the criticism he has received and said he has been scapegoated.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-mp-who-blocked-upskirting-law-speaks-out-against-wave-of-criticism-he-received-and-insists-he-a3864951.html

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England players call Bermondsey super fans who covered estate in flags

The England fanatic behind the Bermondsey estate covered in flags has been left "starstruck" after receiving a call from his Three Lions heroes.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16296062.England_players_call_Bermondsey_super_fans_who_covered_estate_in_flags/?ref=rss

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Germany vs Mexico: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
Germany vs Mexico | World Cup 2018, Group F | Luzhniki Stadium

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/germany-vs-mexico-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3864821.html

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Bench made from 45,000 1p coins installed at London Bridge
A wooden bench supported by 45,000 penny coins has been installed outside London Bridge Station in Tooley Street.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/SObqWAQ97To/9643

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Mitch Pinnock: Midfielder joins AFC Wimbledon from Dover
Midfielder Mitch Pinnock jumps two divisions to join League One side AFC Wimbledon from Dover Athletic.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44500587

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Former army sergeant Emile Cilliers jailed for life for attempting to murder wife by tampering with her parachute
A former army sergeant has been jailed for attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute and sabotaging a gas valve at their home.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/former-army-sergeant-jailed-for-attempting-to-murder-wife-by-tampering-with-parachute-a3864141.html

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Mother and daughter jailed for terror plot
The duo, part of the UK’s first all-female terror cell, planned a knife attack near Parliament.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44496433

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Lewisham East by-election result: Labour's Janet Daby wins with dramatically reduced majority
Labour’s newest MP said she would oppose a hard Brexit as her party saw its majority dramatically cut in the Lewisham East by-election.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/lewisham-east-byelection-result-labours-janet-daby-wins-with-dramatically-reduced-majority-a3863626.html

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Open day to show off Gunnersbury Triangle facelift

GUNNERSBURY Triangle Sports and Social Club took on a new look at the weekend with the completion of a major facelift.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292897.Open_day_to_show_off_Gunnersbury_Triangle_facelift/?ref=rss

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Egypt vs Uruguay: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, TV channel, live stream online, start time, squads, head to head, Group A fixture schedule
Egypt vs Uruguay | World Cup 2018, Group A | Friday, June 15 | Ekaterinburg Arena

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/egypt-vs-uruguay-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3863586.html

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Oasis charity keen to buy Kennington Police Station
The Christian charity which runs many community services in Waterloo has expressed an interest in buying Kennington Police Station when it is put up for sale.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/9S-ydDab0pI/9640

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Raffaele Riva: Ex-Watford chairman given indefinite English football ban
Ex-Watford chairman Raffaele Riva is banned from English football after admitting to breaking EFL rules over a forged letter.

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Grenfell Tower
How the Grenfell Tower tragedy sent shockwaves around the world.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-44395591

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Grenfell Tower fire: Tube driver waves green flag
Harvey Mitchell stopped his train and waved a green flag in tribute to the Grenfell Tower victims.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44490568

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A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...
A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2018/jun/14/grenfell-tower-memorial-fire-victims-in-pictures

VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN 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 BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green - a happy corner

Bethnal Green is located 3.3 miles northeast of Charing Cross, It was historically an agrarian hamlet in the ancient parish of Stepney, Middlesex.

The name Blithehale or Blythenhale, the earliest form of Bethnal Green, is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh ('angle, nook, or corner') and blithe ('happy, blithe').

Following population increases caused by the expansion of London during the 18th century, it was split off as the parish of Bethnal Green in 1743, becoming part of the Metropolis in 1855 and the County of London in 1889. The parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in 1900 and the population peaked in 1901, entering a period of steady decline which lasted until 1981. Bethnal Green has formed part of Greater London since 1965.

The economic history of Bethnal Green is characterised by a shift away from agricultural provision for the City of London to market gardening, weaving and light industry, which has now all but disappeared.

By about 1860 Bethnal Green was mainly full of tumbledown old buildings with many families living in each house. By the end of the century, Bethnal Green was one of the poorest slums in London. Jack the Ripper operated at the western end of Bethnal Green and in neighbouring Whitechapel. In 1900, the Old Nichol Street Rookery was demolished, and the Boundary Estate opened on the site near the boundary with Shoreditch. This was the world's first council housing. The quality of the built environment was radically reformed by the aerial bombardment of World War II and the subsequent social housing developments.

Bethnal Green has a tube station on the Central Line of the London Underground. The station was opened as part of the long planned Central Line eastern extension on 4 December 1946; before that it was used as an air-raid shelter. On 3 March 1943, 173 people were killed in a crush while attempting to enter the shelter.

The station is an example of the New Works Programme 1935 - 1940 style adopted by London Transport for its new tube stations. Extensive use is made of pale yellow tiling, originally manufactured by Poole Pottery. The finishes include relief tiles, showing symbols of London and the area served by the London Passenger Transport Board, designed by Harold Stabler. The station entrances, all in the form of subway access staircases to the subterranean ticket hall, all show the design influences of Charles Holden, the consulting architect for London Transport at this time.



LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bangabandhu Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bethnal Green:   Bethnal Green - a happy corner
Bonner Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Columbia Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Darul Hadis Latifiah:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 20. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Globe Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Green Spring Academy Shoreditch:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Lawdale Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Meath Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Morpeth School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Oaklands School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Osmani Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rachel Keeling Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Raine’s Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Matthias Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Thomas Buxton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
William Davis Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ainsley Street, E2 · Bacon Street, E1 · Bacon Street, E2 · Barnet Grove, E2 · Baroness Road, E2 · Baxendale Street, E2 · Bethnal Green Estate, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Blythe Street, E2 · Bonner Street, E2 · Braintree Street, E2 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brick Lane, E2 · Brierly Gardens, E2 · Buckfast Street, E2 · Bullards Place, E2 · Buxton Street, E1 · Canrobert Street, E2 · Centre Street, E2 · Chambord Street, E2 · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chilton Street, E2 · Claredale Street, E2 · Code Street, E1 · Columbia Road, E2 · Corfield Street, E2 · Cornwall Avenue, E2 · Coventry Road, E2 · Cranbrook Street, E2 · Crown Works, E2 · Cyprus Street, E2 · Delta Street, E2 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Digby Street, E2 · Dinmont Street, E2 · Diss Street, E2 · Dray Walk, E1 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Durant Street, E2 · Ellsworth Street, E2 · Elwin Street, E2 · Ezra Street, E2 · Florida Street, E2 · Gales Gardens, E2 · Gawber Street, E2 · Gibraltar Walk, E2 · Glass Street, E2 · Globe Road, E2 · Goldman Close, E2 · Gosset Street, E2 · Granby Street, E2 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grimsby Street, E2 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hague Street, E2 · Hassard Street, E2 · Helen’s Place, E2 · Herald Street, E2 · Hereford Street, E2 · Hunton Street, E1 · Ivimey Street, E2 · Jersey Street, E2 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Kerbela Street, E2 · Kirton Gardens, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Mape Street, E2 · Maple Street, E2 · Meath Bridge, E1 · Meath Bridge, E3 · Meath Crescent, E2 · Menotti Street, E2 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Old Nichol Street, E2 · Padbury Court, E2 · Palmers Road, E2 · Paradise Row, E2 · Peary Place, E2 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pollard Row, E2 · Pollard Street, E2 · Portman Place, E2 · Pott Street, E2 · Poyser Street, E2 · Quaker Street, E1 · Quilter Street, E2 · Ramsey Street, E2 · Ravenscroft Street, E2 · Rhoda Street, E2 · Roberta Street, E2 · Rochelle Street, E2 · Royston Street, E2 · Rushmead, E2 · Sale Street, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Sclater Street, E1 · Shacklewell Street, E2 · Shipton Street, E2 · Smart Street, E2 · Spital Street, E1 · Squirries Street, E2 · St Judes Road, E2 · St Matthews Row, E2 · St. Peter’s Avenue, E11 · St. Peter’s Close, E2 · Stamp Place, E2 · Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 · Swanfield Street, E2 · Teesdale Yard, E2 · Temple Street, E2 · Temple Yard, E2 · Turin Street, E2 · Turville Street, E2 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E2 · Viaduct Place, E2 · Voss Street, E2 · Walter Street, E2 · Warley Street, RM14 · Warner Place, E2 · Wear Place, E2 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wellington Row, E2 · Welwyn Street, E2 · Wessex Street, E2 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Wimbolt Street, E2 · Winkley Street, E2 · Witan Street, E2 · Wood Close, E2 ·

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What is Granby Street, E2 like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Average
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
Average
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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 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.
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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.
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Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

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

Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

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 from 1908.
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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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