Greenacres, N3

Road in/near Finchley Central

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Jenelle Collins
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Added: 5 Oct 2018 04:39 GMT   
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Post by Jenelle Collins: Wyldes Farm

My Collins descendants are from here...

Lynne Hqapgood
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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

John Dye
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Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
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Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


Ron
Ron   
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
I won’t be marching for a people’s vote. There has already been one | Suzanne Moore
Saturday’s march in London shows that progressives still refuse to listen to those who pressed the Brexit buttonSome of my best friends will be marching for a people’s vote on Saturday. Some of them are the type who don’t normally go on marches, but they feel strongly and they want to make their voices heard. I won’t be joining them. Not because I don’t care about their feelings or voices, but because of the strange denial of what this is all about.Remainers would like a second referendum where all the deluded leavers suddenly see the light. They see themselves as wholly on the side of good. They want collaboration and cheap flights, good cheese and Spanish carers. They want to safeguard scientific research and huma

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Delays on the A1, M25 and M11 as working weeks draws to a sunny end

Good morning, It will be a day of sunny spells across our region with temperatures of around 15-17 degrees celcius making it feel very pleasant.


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New DI intent on catching burglars - this is his advice to avoid becoming a victim
A new detective inspector says catching burglars is right at the top of his list and is warning homeowners to be more vigilant as days get darker earlier.

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Warning to parents over safety of three brands of baby gate
Consumer watchdog Which? is warning parents to be wary of child stair gates after three different products sold by major retailers were found to be potentially unsafe.

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Chelsea line up against Manchester United: Predicted starting XI for Stamford Bridge clash
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Battersea murder: victim beaten to death after confronting drug dealers on estate 'because his kids lived there'
A former boxer found beaten to death in the first-floor lobby of a council block regularly confronted drug dealers on the estate, his family said today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/battersea-murder-victim-beaten-to-death-tried-to-move-on-drug-dealers-from-estate-because-his-kids-a3965096.html

VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL 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 FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Finchley Central

Finchley Central is a tube station which covers the central part of Finchley - an area formerly called Church End.

Finchley formed an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, becoming a municipal borough in 1933, and has been part of Greater London since 1965.

The main road runs on a north-south axis, and is called Regents Park Road from the North Circular Road until it reaches the station, where the name changes to Ballards Lane. Its heart is the ancient district around the St Mary's Church, where the imposing tower of Pardes House (formally Christ's College Finchley), is a landmark. There is a public library, Church End Library and Finchley police station. Along Ballards Lane, close to the station, is a retail district with some Victorian and Edwardian shoping parade as well as modern shops including Tesco.

To the southeast, along East End Road are two institutions of note Avenue House home to the Finchley Society, and a Jewish cultural centre the Sternberg Centre. South, along Regents Park Road is College Farm the last farm in Finchley, and a statue, referred to locally as 'The Naked Lady', but more properly called La Delivrance. Victoria Park is the home of Finchley Carnival, a large fun fair held every year in July, dating back to 1905.

Finchley Central station opened on 22 August 1867 as part of the Great Northern Railway's line between Finsbury Park and Edgware stations. As part of London Underground's Northern Heights plan, Northern line trains started serving the station in 1940 and main line passenger services ended in 1941.

The station was originally named 'Finchley and Hendon'.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Akiva School:   Akiva is a one-form independent (fee-paying) school in a three-storey former convent school building on the Manor House site in Finchley.
Avenue House Grounds:   Avenue House Grounds, also known as Stephens House and Gardens, is a four hectare nature site in Church End, Finchley.
Chalgrove Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Dollis Brook Viaduct:   The Dollis Brook Viaduct carries the London Underground's Northern line from Mill Hill East station to Finchley Central station. It is the highest point on the London Underground above ground level, reaching nearly 60 feet (18 metres).
Dollis Farm:   Dollis Farm was on the west side of Holders Hill Road near the junction which is now Holders Hill Circus.
Eton College Estate:   The Eton College estate - the fields beneath Temple Fortune.
Etz Chaim Yeshiva:   Etz Chaim Yeshiva was an Ashkenazi Orthodox yeshiva in Golders Green.
Garden Suburb Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
Garden Suburb Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Grass Farm:   Grass Farm was developed in the late 19th century.
Leo Baeck College:   Leo Baeck College is a privately funded rabbinical seminary and centre for the training of teachers in Jewish education.
Long Lane Pasture:   Long Lane Pasture is a meadow hidden away in the heart of North London’s suburbs.
Lovers Walk, N3:   Lovers Walk is an old thoroughfare which was never upgraded to become a road in its own right,
Lubavitch Yeshiva Ketanah of London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 16.
Manorside Primary School:   Manorside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mill Hill East:   Mill Hill East station is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line, and is the terminus, and only station, of a branch from Finchley Central station. It is in Travelcard Zone 4 and the least used station on the Northern Line with only 10,000 passengers per week.
Pardes House Grammar School:   Pardes House Grammar School is an independent north London secondary school for Orthodox Jewish boys which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.
Pardes House Primary School:   Pardes House Primary School is a boys school which opened in 2001.
Princes Park:   
Queen’s Head:   The Queen’s Head was situated at 248 Regents Park Road.
St Mary’s CofE Primary School:   St Mary’s is a voluntary aided mixed primary school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Theresa’s Catholic Primary School:   St Theresa’s Catholic Primary School is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Temple Fortune:   Temple Fortune is a place in the London Borough of Barnet to the north of Golders Green. It is principally a shopping district used by residents of the Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Tudor Primary School:   Tudor Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Windsor Open Space:   


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Mill Hill East looking northeast:   View from Mill Hill station on the Great Northern Railway (now Mill Hill East on the Northern Line), looking north towards the medical research building.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abercorn Close, NW7 · Abercorn Road, NW7 · Abingdon Road, N3 · Alberon Gardens, NW11 · Albert Place, N3 · Allandale Avenue, N3 · Amberden Avenue, N3 · Arcade House, NW11 · Arcadia Avenue, N3 · Arden Road, N3 · Ashbourne Avenue, NW11 · Ashbourne Parade, NW11 · Ashbourne Way, NW11 · Asmuns Place, NW11 · Avondale Road, N3 · Basing Way, N3 · Beechwood Avenue, N3 · Belmont Parade, NW11 · Berkeley Court, N3 · Bibsworth Road, N3 · Bittacy Court, NW7 · Briar Close, N3 · Briarfield Avenue, N3 · Bridge Lane, NW11 · Bridge Way, NW11 · Broughton Avenue, N3 · Brownlow Road, N3 · Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Chalgrove Gardens, N3 · Charter Way, N3 · Chaville Way, N3 · Chessington Avenue, N3 · Childs Way, NW11 · Church Crescent, N3 · Church Cresent, N3 · Church End, N3 · Claigmar Gardens, N3 · Clandon Gardens, N3 · Claremont Park, N3 · Clarendon Court, NW11 · Claverley Grove, N3 · Claverley Villas, N3 · Clifton Avenue, N3 · College Terrace, N3 · Colroy Court, NW11 · Cornwall Avenue, N3 · Courtleigh Gardens, NW11 · Cranbourne Gardens, NW11 · Crescent Rise, N3 · Crescent Road, N3 · Creswick Walk, NW11 · Crispin Mews, NW11 · Crooked Usage, N3 · Cumberland Gardens, NW4 · Cyprus Avenue, N3 · Cyprus Gardens, N3 · Cyprus Road, N3 · Dancastle Court, N3 · Decoy Avenue, NW11 · Diamond Bridge, E15 · Dollis Avenue, N3 · Dollis Park, N3 · Dollis Road, N3 · Dollis Road, NW7 · Dolman Close, N3 · Dorset Mews, N3 · Dudley Road, N3 · Eastside Road, NW11 · Edge Hill Avenue, N3 · Elm Court, N3 · Elm Park Road, N3 · Eversleigh Road, N3 · Fairholme Close, N3 · Fairholme Gardens, N3 · Falkland Avenue, N3 · Farm Walk, NW11 · Fitzalan Road, N3 · Font Hills, N2 · Foreland Court, NW4 · Foreland Court, NW7 · Frances and Dick James Court, NW7 · Freeland Park, NW4 · Freston Park, N3 · Frith Court, NW7 · Gable House, N3 · Glenhill Close, N3 · Gordon Road, N3 · Grass Park, N3 · Gravel Hill, N3 · Great North Way, N3 · Greenacres, N3 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Grenville Close, N3 · Grosvenor Gardens, NW11 · Grosvenor Road, N3 · Grove Avenue, N3 · Gruneisen Road, N3 · Hallswelle Parade, NW11 · Hallswelle Road, NW11 · Harmony Close, NW11 · Haslemere Avenue, NW11 · Haslemere Gardens, N3 · Hawthorn Mews, NW7 · Hayes Crescent, NW11 · Hendon Avenue, N3 · Hendon Lane, N3 · Hervey Close, N3 · Highview Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Avenue, NW11 · Hillcrest Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, NW2 · Hogarth Hill, NW11 · Holders Hill Circus, NW7 · Holders Hill Drive, N3 · Holders Hill Gardens, NW4 · Holders Hill Road, NW7 · Holly Park Gardens, N3 · Holly Park, N3 · Holmwood Gardens, N3 · Howes Close, N3 · Hurstwood Road, NW11 · Kingsgate Avenue, N3 · Kingswood Park, N3 · Kinloss Gardens, N3 · Langstone Way, NW7 · Lansdowne Road, N3 · Latymer Gardens, N3 · Lichfield Grove, N3 · Links View, N3 · Lyndhurst Gardens, N3 · Mallow Mead, NW7 · Manor View, N3 · Millers Yard, N3 · Moat Crescent, N3 · Monks Way, NW11 · Monkville Avenue, NW11 · Monkville Parade, NW11 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Montrose Court, NW11 · Mountfield Road, N3 · Nether Close, N3 · North Circular Road, N2 · North Circular Road, N3 · North Circular Road, NW11 · North Circular Road, NW4 · North Crescent, N3 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oakdene Park, N3 · Oakfield Road, N3 · Oakfields Road, NW11 · Orchard Avenue, N3 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Cottages, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Park Way, NW11 · Parklands Drive, N3 · Parkside, N3 · Pavilion Mews, N3 · Primrose Close, N3 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Princes Park Avenue, NW11 · Priory Close, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Queenswood Park, N3 · Rathgar Close, N3 · Rawlins Close, N3 · Rectory Close, N3 · Redbourne Avenue, N3 · Regents Park Road, N3 · Riverside Gardens, N3 · Rosemary Avenue, N3 · Rydal Close, NW4 · Saint Paul’s Way, N3 · Salisbury Avenue, N3 · Sellers Hall Close, N3 · Seymour Road, N3 · Shakespeare Road, N3 · Southbourne Crescent, NW4 · Spencer Close, N3 · Spencer Court, N3 · St Marys Avenue, N3 · St Michael’s Close, N3 · St Pauls Way, N3 · Stanhope Avenue, N3 · Station Close, N3 · Station Road, N3 · Strathmore Gardens, N3 · Stuart Court, N3 · Sylvan Avenue, N3 · Tangle Tree Close, N3 · Templars Crescent, N3 · Templars Cresent, N3 · Temple Fortune Parade, NW11 · The Avenue, N3 · The Grove, N3 · The Ridgeway, N3 · Thornefield Parade, NW7 · Thornfield Avenue, NW7 · Tillingbourne Gardens, N3 · Tillingbourne Way, N3 · Upper Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Victoria Avenue, N3 · Village Road, N3 · Vines Avenue, N3 · Vineyard Avenue, NW7 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Waverley Grove, N3 · Wentworth Avenue, N3 · Wentworth Park, N3 · Wickliffe Avenue, N3 · Willow Way, N3 · Windermere Avenue, N3 · Windsor Close, N3 · Windsor Road, N3 · Woodlands Close, NW11 · Woodlands, NW11 · Wootton Grove, N3 ·
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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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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