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My grandparents, James Isaac and Mary Ann Johnson ran a grocer’s shop at 122 Monier Road, Bow from the early 1900s to about 1935 or so.

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Police appeal launched after teenager not seen for nearly two months
Police have launched an appeal to find a missing 16-year-old boy.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16186254.Police_appeal_launched_after_teenager_not_seen_for_nearly_two_months/?ref=rss

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Jacksonville Jaguars will need NFL approval to move to London even if Shahid Khan buys Wembley Stadium
Shahid Khan's proposed purchase of Wembley Stadium will ensure an increased NFL presence in London but the prospect of him moving his Jacksonville Jaguars franchise to the capital is not a formality.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/jacksonville-jaguars-will-need-nfl-approval-to-move-to-london-even-if-shahid-khan-buys-wembley-a3824051.html

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What Wembley sale would mean for Tottenham and Daniel Levy's NFL franchise plan at their new stadium
Spurs chairman won't be touched by Shahid Khan's moving story

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Two years on from the start of the Southern Rail industrial dispute and there is no end in sight

It has now been two years since the dispute between Southern Rail and its workers began over the use of driver-only trains.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16182915.Two_years_on_from_the_start_of_the_Southern_Rail_industrial_dispute_and_there_is_no_end_in_sight/?ref=rss

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Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid prediction and team news: Betting odds, tips, TV and live stream details for Uefa Champions League semi-final
Real Madrid are bidding to win the Champions League for an unprecedented third year in a row as they face a battle against Bundesliga giants Bayern in the semi-finals.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/bayern-munich-vs-real-madrid-prediction-and-team-news-betting-odds-tips-tv-live-stream-details-for-a3822766.html

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah...who is the best footballer in the world?
Mohamed Salah is 'without a doubt' the best player on the planet, according to Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/cristiano-ronaldo-lionel-messi-mohamed-salahwho-is-the-best-footballer-in-the-world-a3823016.html

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Hundreds of women from all around the UK came together at Europe’s largest faith conference.
Hundreds of women from all around the UK came together at Europe’s largest faith conference.

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Arsene Wenger: Hurtful Arsenal fans did not give image of unity I wanted
Arsene Wenger suggested that the division between Arsenal fans helped convince him to call an end on his 22-year old reign, claiming that vehement protests against him were not representative of the club.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-hurtful-arsenal-fans-did-not-give-image-of-unity-i-wanted-a3820441.html

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Arsene Wenger would have felt hurt by Arsenal fan protests, says Pat Rice
Arsene Wenger's former assistant Pat Rice believes the Arsenal manager felt "very hurt" by the animosity towards him from some supporters in recent years.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-would-have-felt-hurt-by-arsenal-fan-protests-says-pat-rice-a3822176.html

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah crowned PFA Player of the Year ahead of Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne
Mohamed Salah has been crowned the PFA Player of the Year after an explosive first season at Liverpool.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-star-mohamed-salah-crowned-pfa-player-of-the-year-ahead-of-manchester-citys-kevin-de-a3820561.html

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Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Uefa Champions League semi-final prediction, preview, betting tips, odds, TV channel, live streaming online, start time, team news, line-ups, head to head
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid | Uefa Champions League semi-final, first leg | Wednesday, 7:45pm BST | Allianz Arena

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David Moyes expects Arsenal crowd to back Arsene Wenger as West Ham visit Emirates Stadium
David Moyes hopes West Ham can spoil the start of Arsene Wenger's farewell party.

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Chelsea vs Southampton LIVE latest score: FA Cup semi-final goal updates, TV and how to follow online, team news and line-ups at Wembley Stadium
Blues aiming for second successive final spot

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London Marathon live tracker 2018: How to follow the progress of friends and family on race day
Friend and family of London Marathon runners can track their loved ones during the race via GPS using the official app.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-marathon-live-tracker-2018-how-to-follow-the-progress-of-friends-and-family-on-race-day-a3819436.html

VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1860s
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Bow

Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.

The area was formerly known as Stratford, and "Bow" is an abbreviation of the medieval name Stratford-atte-Bow, in which "Bow" refers to a bridge built in the early 12th century. Bow is adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a section of the district is part of the park.

Old Ford, and with it Fish Island, are usually taken to be part of Bow, but Bromley-by-Bow (historically and officially just ’Bromley’) immediately to the south, is a separate locality. These distinctions have their roots in historic parish boundaries.

Stratforde was first recorded as a settlement in 1177. The ford originally lay on a pre-Roman trackway at Old Ford about 600 metres to the north, but when the Romans decided on Colchester as the initial capital for their occupation, the road was upgraded to run from the area of London Bridge, as one of the first paved Roman roads in Britain. The ’paved way’ is likely to refer to the presence of a stone causeway across the marshes, which formed a part of the crossing.

In 1110 Matilda, wife of Henry I, reputedly took a tumble at the ford on her way to Barking Abbey, and ordered a distinctively bow-shaped, three-arched bridge to be built over the River Lea, The like of which had not been seen before; the area became known variously as Stradford of the Bow, Stratford of the Bow, Stratford the Bow, Stratforde the Bowe, and Stratford-atte-Bow’ (at the Bow) which over time was shortened to Bow to distinguish it from Stratford Langthorne on the Essex bank of the Lea. Land and Abbey Mill were given to Barking Abbey for maintenance of the bridge, who also maintained a chapel on the bridge dedicated to St Katherine, occupied until the 15th century by a hermit. This endowment was later administered by Stratford Langthorne Abbey. By 1549, this route had become known as The Kings Way.

Permission was given to build a chapel of ease to allow the residents a local place to worship. The land was granted by Edward III, on the King’s highway, thus beginning a tradition of island church building. In 1556, during the reign of Mary I of England and under the authority of Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London, many people were brought by cart from Newgate and burned at the stake in front of Bow Church, in one of the many swings of the English Reformation.

During the 17th century Bow and the Essex bank became a centre for the slaughter and butchery of cattle for the City market. This meant a ready supply of cattle bones, and local entrepreneurs Thomas Frye and Edward Heylyn developed a means to mix this with clay and create a form of fine porcelain, said to rival the best from abroad, known as Bow Porcelain.

The Bow China Works prospered, employing some 300 artists and hands, until about 1770, when one of its founders died. By 1776 all of its moulds and implements were transferred to a manufacturer in Derby. In 1867, during drainage operations at the match factory of Bell & Black at Bell Road, St. Leonard’s Street, the foundations of one of the kilns were discovered, with a large quantity of ’wasters’ and fragments of broken pottery. The houses close by were then called China Row, but now lie beneath modern housing. Chemical analysis of the firing remains showed them to contain high quantities of bone-ash, pre-dating the claim of Josiah Spode to have invented the bone china process.

In 1843 the engineer William Bridges Adams founded the Fairfield Locomotive Works, where he specialized in light engines, steam railcars (or railmotors) and inspection trolleys, including the Fairfield steam carriage for the Bristol and Exeter Railway and the Enfield for the Eastern Counties Railway. The business failed and the works closed circa 1872, later becoming the factory of Bryant and May.

Bow was the headquarters of the North London Railway, which opened its locomotive and carriage workshops in 1853. There were two stations, Old Ford and Bow. During World War 2 the North London Railway branch from Dalston to Poplar through Bow was so badly damaged that it was abandoned.

Bow station opened in 1850 and was rebuilt in 1870 in a grand style, designed by Edwin Henry Horne and featuring a concert hall that was 100 ft long (30 m) and 40 ft wide (12 m). This became The Bow and Bromley Institute, then in 1887 the East London Technical College and a Salvation Army hall in 1911. From the 1930s it was used as the Embassy Billiard Hall and after the war became the Bow Palais, but was demolished in 1956 after a fire.

The safety match industry became established in Bow. In 1888, a match girls’ strike occurred at the Bryant and May match factory in Fairfield Road. This was a forerunner of the suffragette movement fight for women’s rights and also the trade union movement. The factory was rebuilt in 1911 and the brick entrance includes a depiction of Noah’s Ark and the word ’Security’ used as a trademark on the matchboxes. Match production ceased in 1979 and the building is now private apartments known as the Bow Quarter.

Bow underwent extensive urban re-generation including the replacement or improvement of council homes, such redevelopment and rejuvenation coinciding with the staging of the 2012 Olympic Games at nearby Stratford.


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Bow:   Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addington Road, E3 · Alfred Street, E3 · Alma Terrace, E3 · Annie Besant Close, E3 · Armagh Road, E3 · Arrow Road, E3 · Autumn Street, E3 · B140, E3 · Baldock Street, E3 · Beachy Road, E3 · Beale Place, E3 · Beale Road, E3 · Benworth Street, E3 · Blackthorn Street, E3 · Blondin Street, E3 · Bow Arts Lane, E3 · Bow Community Centre, E3 · Bow Exchange, E3 · Brickfield Road, E14 · Brickfield Road, E3 · Brock Place, E3 · Bromley High Street, E3 · Bruce Road, E3 · Brymay Close, E3 · Campbell Road, E3 · Candy Street, E3 · Cardigan Road, E3 · Caxton Grove, E3 · Cedar Close, E3 · Coborn Road, E3 · Coborn Street, E3 · Cook’s Road, E3 · Copton Close, E3 · Cranwell Close, E3 · Crown Close, E3 · Cruden House, E3 · Dace Road, E3 · Devas Street, E3 · Devons Road, E3 · Douro Street, E3 · Dye House Lane, E3 · Dyehouse Lane, E3 · East Cross Route, E3 · Eastside Mews, E3 · Edgar Road, E3 · Empson Street, E3 · Ewart Place, E3 · Fairfield Road, E3 · Fern Street, E3 · Four Seasons Close, E3 · Furze Street, E3 · Gale Street, E3 · Garrison Road, E3 · Gillender Street, E3 · Glaucus Street, E3 · Grace Street, E3 · Greenway, E3 · Guerin Square, E3 · Hancock Road, E15 · Hancock Road, E3 · Harley Grove, E3 · Hartfield Terrace, E3 · Hawgood Street, E3 · Hawthorn Avenue, E3 · Hereford Road, E3 · Hewison Street, E3 · Heylyn Square, E3 · Hornbeam Square, E3 · Iceland Road, E3 · Jebb Street, E3 · Jodrell Road, E3 · Lawrence Close, E3 · Lefevre Walk, E3 · Legion Terrace, E3 · Lexington Building, E3 · Locton Green, E3 · Maddams Street, E3 · Mallard Point, E3 · Malmesbury Road, E3 · Maltings Close, E3 · Manhattan Building, E3 · Maverton Road, E3 · Mccullum Road, E3 · Monier Road, E3 · Morville Street, E3 · Mostyn Grove, E3 · Nelson Walk, E3 · Nelson Walk, SE16 · Ollerton Green, E3 · Ordell Road, E3 · Otis Street, E3 · Pancras Way, E3 · Parnell Road, E3 · Patrick Connolly Gardens, E3 · Powis Road, E3 · Priory Street, E3 · Pulteney Close, E3 · Purdy Street, E3 · Rainhill Way, E3 · Redwood Close, E3 · Reeves Road, E3 · Regent Square, E3 · Remus Road, E3 · Ridgdale Street, E3 · Roach Point Bridge, E3 · Roach Road, E3 · Ruston Street, E3 · Saxon Road, E3 · Shetland Road, E3 · Shortwall, E3 · Smeed Road, E3 · Springwood Close, E3 · St Leonards Street, E3 · St Stephens Health Centre Bow Community Centre, E3 · Stafford Road, E3 · Stour Road, E3 · Stroudley Walk, E3 · Sutherland Road, E3 · Sycamore Avenue, E3 · Taft Way, E3 · Talwin Street, E3 · Tamar Close, E3 · The Mill, E15 · Thomas Fyre Drive, E3 · Three Mill Lane, E3 · Tibbatt’s Road, E3 · Tiber Close, E3 · Towcester Road, E3 · Tredegar Road, E3 · Trellis Square, E3 · Truman Way, E3 · Twelvetrees Crescent, E16 · Usher Road, E3 · Vernon Road, E3 · Violet Road, E3 · Voysey Square, E3 · Washington Close, E3 · Waterside Close, E3 · Watts Grove, E3 · Wendon Street, E3 · Whitton Walk, E3 · Wick Lane, E3 · William Guy Gardens, E3 · William Place, E3 · Wrexham Road, E3 · Wright’s Road, E3 · Wrights Road, E3 · Wyke Road, E3 · Yeo Street, E3 ·

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