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William Salter
William Salter   
Added: 19 Apr 2018 23:42 GMT   
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Post by William Salter: Wedlake Street Baths

The baths and the half penny steps can be seen in the 1962 film the Traitors

Mary Harris
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Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Maria Russ
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Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
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Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

David Jones-Parry
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
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Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

David Jones-Parry
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Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

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Post by LDNnews: Earls Court
Sainsbury's launches UK's first electric bike delivery service in London
Sainsbury's is trialling a new fleet of electric grocery delivery bikes in south London - the first of their kind in the UK.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/sainsburys-launches-electric-bike-delivery-service-in-south-london-a3822291.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bayswater
Eric Bristow: Funeral held for former darts world champion
A celebration is held for the five-time world darts champion who died this month at the age of 60.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43878068

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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Wimbledon killer dad ’wanted to do away with family’
Robert Peters admits killing his seven-year-old daughter but denies her murder.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43878488

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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak

Family of student stabbed to death attack Britain’s ’soft’ justice


Family of student stabbed to death attack Britain’s ’soft’ justice


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5653835/Family-law-student-18-stabbed-death-attack-Britains-soft-justice.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak
Slaver! Invader! The tour guide who tells the ugly truth about museum portraits
Slaver! Invader! The tour guide who tells the ugly truth about museum portraits

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/apr/24/slaver-invader-tour-guide-ugly-truth-empire-uncomfortable-art-tours-alice-procter

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Post by LDNnews: Earls Court
Jeremy Corbyn set to meet Jewish leaders to discuss handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party
Jeremy Corbyn is set to meet with Jewish leaders for talks after weeks of turmoil over his handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour party.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/jeremy-corbyn-set-to-meet-jewish-leaders-to-discuss-antisemitism-in-the-labour-party-a3821616.html

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Paradise Papers: Ukraine crime gang hid proceeds in luxury London flats
Details from the Paradise Papers show millions were secretly invested in the UK via offshore firms.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43823962

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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Two jailed over cross-Channel cocaine night flights
The ringleader of a drugs gang said he’d been "night fishing" as he smuggled cocaine via helicopter.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43867090

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Post by LDNnews: Royal Oak

Kate Middleton and Prince William present royal baby to the world


Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, today stared lovingly into her newborn son’s eyes as she carried the little prince out of hospital just before 6pm and home to Kensington Palace.


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After another violent murder in London, this is what needs to be done | Temi Mwale
After another violent murder in London, this is what needs to be done | Temi Mwale

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/23/violent-murder-london-youth-rate-community-strategy

VIEW THE NOTTING HILL GATE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NOTTING HILL GATE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NOTTING HILL GATE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NOTTING HILL GATE AREA IN THE 1860s
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Notting Hill Gate

Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.

Notting Hill Gate is home to a variety of stores, restaurants, cafés and estate agents as well as more specialist stores which include rare records and antiques, as well as two historic cinemas, the Coronet (originally opened as a theatre in 1898) and The Gate, as well as also several bars and clubs.

Much of the street was redeveloped in the 1950s with two large tower blocks being erected on the north and south sides of the street.

The sub-surface Circle and District line Notting Hill Gate station platforms were opened on 1 October 1868 by the Metropolitan Railway as part of its extension from Paddington to Gloucester Road. The Central line platforms were opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway. Entrances to the two sets of platforms were originally via separate station buildings on opposite sides of the road and access to the CLR platforms was originally via lifts.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Coach and Horses:   The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Notting Hill Gate:   Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days:   Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone, was originally published in 1924 by T. Fisher Unwin.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Kensington Gravel Pits and Northlands:   Chapter 2 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Pembridge Road (1900s):   This is the view looking north down Pembridge Road from Notting Hill Gate.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Airlie Gardens, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Bulmer Place, W11 · Callcott Street, W8 · Campden Grove, W8 · Campden Hill Gardens, W8 · Campden Hill Place, W11 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Towers, W11 · Campden Hill, W8 · Campden Street, W8 · Caroline Place, W2 · Chepstow Corner, W2 · Chepstow Crescent, W11 · Chepstow Place, W2 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Dawson Place, W2 · Edge Street, W8 · Evesham House, W2 · Farm Place, W8 · Farmer Street, W8 · Garway Road, W2 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Hereford Road, W2 · Hillgate Place, W8 · Hillgate Street, W8 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Horbury Mews, W11 · Hornton Street, W8 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Jameson Street, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Gardens Square, W2 · Kensington Mall, W8 · Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 · Kensington Place, W8 · Leinster Square, W2 · Linden Gardens, W2 · Linden Mews, W2 · Lucerne Mews, W8 · Melon Place, W8 · Monmouth Road, W2 · Moscow Place, W2 · Moscow Road, W2 · Newcombe House, W11 · North Courtyard, N19 · Notting Hill Gate, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W2 · Observatory Gardens, W8 · Ossington Street, W2 · Palace Court, W2 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Peel Street, W8 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Place, W11 · Pembridge Place, W2 · Pembridge Road, W11 · Pembridge Road, W2 · Pembridge Square, W2 · Pitt Street, W8 · Poplar Place, W2 · Prince’s Square, W2 · Princes Mews, W2 · Princes Square, W2 · Queens Mews, W2 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Rabbit Roe, W8 · Redan Place, W2 · Rede Place, W2 · Salem Road, W2 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Sheldrake Place, W8 · Simon Close, W11 · South Courtyard, N19 · St Petersburgh Mews, W2 · The Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Uxbridge Street, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Gardens, W11 · Westbourne Grove, W2 · Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Windsor Court, UB5 · Windsor Court, W2 · Wycombe Square, W8 · York Passage, W8 ·

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Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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

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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