Leighton Crescent, NW5

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Leighton Crescent is a street in Kentish Town.



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Maria christou
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Post by Maria christou: Ossulston Street, NW1

My great aunt and uncle once lived there between 1960 and 1985. Great aunt was my grandfather?s sister so we used to visit them often.

Alicemary
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Post by Alicemary: Erskine Road, NW3

I am trying to find any information out about 3 Erskine Road. NW3. I have just come across an old identity card which was my Grandmothers, dated 1946 , this being where she then lived. If anyone can give me any information about this area then, or old photographs, that would be really good.

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Post by Janet Creed (need Burke): Campbell Road, N4

My father was William Burke, 74 Campbell road n4 my mother was May wright of Campbell road, I was born on 13.02.1953, we stayed with my grandparents in Campbell Road, William and Maggie Wright.

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More than 400 violent and sexual crimes were reported to police in Merton in July
The worst parts of Merton for violent and sexual crime have been revealed.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16894500.more-than-400-violent-and-sexual-crimes-were-reported-to-police-in-merton-in-july/?ref=rss

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Lay off Harry Kane... he's a national treasure! Mark Noble defends misfiring Tottenham and England star
I’d like to talk about Harry Kane. I know all about our rivalry with Tottenham and, yes, it’s extra special when we beat them, but I think it’s ludicrous the amount of criticism he’s getting recently.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/lay-off-harry-kane-he-s-a-national-treasure-mark-noble-defends-misfiring-tottenham-and-england-star-a3941931.html

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One million callers to police hang up after 15-minute wait, figures show
More than a million calls to the police non-emergency number in London were abandoned in the past 12 months because people were waiting too long for an answer, figures have revealed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/one-million-callers-to-police-hang-up-after-15minute-wait-figures-show-a3940756.html

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Post by LDNnews: Kentish Town
Roll up, roll up: Trading pitches available
Roll up, roll up: Trading pitches available

http://news.camden.gov.uk/roll-up-roll-up-trading-pitches-available/

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Camden employers back our 21st Century Talent Pledge
Thirty-one Camden employers have signed a 21st Century Talent Pledge to help give local young people access to the very best opportunities that the borough has to offer.

World-renowned institutions and companies here in Camden have the power to inspire and support our young people to aim high and forge exciting careers.

That’s why we have launched a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) programme to link employers with schools and further education colleges. The programme will create the best opportunities for all our young people, by developing the skills that will help them to access the work that is right for them in the future.

During an event at the Francis Crick Institute, in King’s Cross, on Tuesday (18 September), businesses and institution

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Five-star Kensington hotel evacuated and high street closed due to 'chemical spillage'
A five-star hotel in Kensington has been evacuated following reports of a chemical spillage.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/fivestar-kensington-hotel-evacuated-and-high-street-closed-due-to-chemical-spillage-a3941396.html

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New Eltham residents say wildlife area has been ’devastated’ by developer chopping down trees
New Eltham residents say wildlife area has been ’devastated’ by developer chopping down trees

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16892663.new-eltham-residents-petition-council-after-trees-chopped-down/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Great Portland Street
Shocking examples show why Lewisham Council is cracking down on rogue landlords

Lewisham Council is cracking down on rogue landlords and seeking to improve housing conditions in the private rental sector.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16892826.lewisham-council-cracking-down-on-rogue-landlords/?ref=rss

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Mauricio Pochettino will not risk Dele Alli in bid to end Tottenham losing run
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said he will not take a risk Dele Alli’s fitness in Saturday’s must-not-lose game at Brighton.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/mauricio-pochettino-will-not-risk-dele-alli-in-bid-to-end-tottenham-losing-run-a3941446.html

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Arsenal starlet Xavier Amaechi out for several months with metatarsal injury
Highly regarded Arsenal winger Xavier Amaechi will be unavailable until 2019 after suffering an injury on international duty.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-starlet-xavier-amaechi-out-for-several-months-with-metatarsal-injury-a3941466.html

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Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets and team news for Saturday’s Anfield match
Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets and team news for Saturday’s Anfield match

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-vs-southampton-premier-league-2018-predictions-betting-tips-live-stream-tv-teams-preview-a3941696.html

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Heavy rain to hit England and Wales in aftermath of Storm Ali
Heavy rain to hit England and Wales in aftermath of Storm Ali

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/20/heavy-rain-to-batter-england-and-wales-in-aftermath-of-storm-ali

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’For Isabelle’: Family fundraises to build memorial bench in memory of little girl

A family is fundraising money to build a memorial bench in tribute to a two-year-old girl who died after suffering a range of conditions and illnesses.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16888500.for-isabelle-family-fundraises-to-build-bench-outside-qmhfc/?ref=rss

VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kentish Town

Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.

Kentish Town is first recorded during the reign of King John (1208) as Kentisston. By 1456 Kentish Town was recognised as a thriving hamlet, and in this period a chapel of ease is recorded as being built for the inhabitants.

The early 19th century brought a lot of modernisation, causing a lot of the area's rural charm, the River Fleet and the 18th century buildings to vanish.

Large amounts of land were purchased to build the first railway through the area, which can still be seen today. Kentish Town was a prime site for development as the Kentish Town Road was the main route for the growing city of London to the South.

1877 saw the beginning of mission work in the area as it was, by then, poor. The mission first held their services outside but as their funding increased they built a mission house, chapel, and vicarage.

In 1912 the Church of St Silas the Martyr was finally erected and consecrated, and by December of that year it became a parish in its own right.

Kentish Town was to see further modernisation in the post-World War II period. This means that there are few signs of 19th century influence left in the area.

Today Kentish Town is a busy shopping and business area. It offers libraries, gyms and other entertainments to visitors and its community.

The station was opened by the Midland Railway in 1868 on the extension to its new London terminal at St Pancras.

The separate London Underground station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR), a precursor of the Northern line. The station was designed by Leslie Green with the ox-blood red glazed terracotta facade and the semi-circular windows at first floor level common to most of the original stations on the CCE&HR and its two associated railways, the Baker Street & Waterloo Railway and Great Northern Piccadilly & Brompton Railway which opened the previous year.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abacus Belsize Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Acland Burghley School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Agar Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Archway:   Not only the name of a bridge, but a whole area of north London.
Archway Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Brecknock Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Camden Road:   Camden Road is one of the few railway stations in England in which there is a police station.
Carlton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
College Francais Bilingue De Londres:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Eleanor Palmer Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Elfrida Rathbone Camden - Leighton Education Project:   Special post 16 institution which accepts students between the ages of 19 and 25.
Hargrave Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Holloway School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Kentish Town:   Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.
Kentish Town Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
La Petite Ecole Bilingue:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - All Saints:   All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.
Our Lady Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rhyl Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Dominic’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Dominic’s Priory:   St Dominic’s Priory Church (formally named "Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic") is one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in London.
St John’s Upper Holloway CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Michael’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Bridge Integrated Learning Space:   Free schools special which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 19.
The Bridge Satellite Provision:   Free schools special which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19.
The Bridge School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
The Camden School for Girls:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Torriano Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tufnell Park:   Tufnell Park - a respectable suburb.
Tufnell Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Yerbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Grove, NW1 · Agar Place, NW1 · Agar-Camley link, NW1 · Allcroft Road, NW5 · Alma Street, NW5 · Anatola Road, N19 · Anglers Lane, NW5 · Annesley Walk, N19 · Anson Road, N7 · Apollo Studios, NW5 · Archibald Road, N7 · Arctic Street, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Ashdown Crescent, NW5 · Ashdown Cresent, NW5 · Athlone Street, NW5 · Azania Mews, NW5 · Barker Drive, NW1 · Barn Close, NW5 · Barrington Close, NW5 · Bartholomew Road, NW1 · Bartholomew Road, NW5 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bassett Street, NW5 · Baynes Street, NW1 · Bellina Mews, NW5 · Bergholt Mews, NW1 · Beversbrook Road, N19 · Bickerton House, N19 · Bickerton Road, N19 · Bonny Street, NW1 · Boothby Road, N19 · Brecknock Road, N19 · Brecknock Road, N7 · Brecon Mews, N7 · Bredgar Road, N19 · Bruges Place, NW1 · Busby Place, NW1 · Busby Place, NW5 · Bush Industrial Estate, N19 · Camden Mews, NW1 · Camden Park Road, NW1 · Camden Road, NW1 · Camden Square, NW1 · Camden Street, NW1 · Camden Terrace, NW1 · Camley Street, NW1 · Campdale Road, N19 · Campdale Road, N7 · Cantelowes Road, NW1 · Carleton Gardens, N19 · Carleton Road, N7 · Carol Street, NW1 · Cathcart Hill, N19 · Cathcart Hill, NW5 · Cathcart Street, NW5 · Caversham Road, NW5 · Cedar Way, N1C · Cedar Way, NW1 · Charlton King’s Road, NW5 · Charlton Kings Road, NW5 · Churchill Road, NW5 · Cliff Road Studios, NW1 · Cliff Road, NW1 · Cliff Villas, NW1 · Cobham Mews, NW1 · Coity Road, NW5 · Community Lane, N7 · Corinne Road, N19 · Countess Road, NW5 · Cressfield Close, NW5 · Criterion Mews, N19 · Crofters Way, NW1 · Dalmeny Road, N7 · Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 · Dartmouth Park Hill, NW5 · Dowdney Close, NW5 · Dugdale House, N7 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · Elthorne Road, N19 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Farrier Street, NW1 · Flowers Mews, N19 · Fortess Road, N19 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Foxham Road, N19 · Francis Terrace, N19 · Frideswide Place, NW5 · Gaisford Street, NW5 · Gatcombe Road, N19 · Gatcombe Road, N7 · Georgiana Street, NW1 · Giesbach Road, N19 · Gilden Crescent, NW5 · Girdlestone Walk, N19 · Goddard Place, N19 · Grafton Road, NW5 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Greenland Road, NW1 · Gresham Place, N19 · Hampden Road, N19 · Hampshire Street, NW5 · Hargrave Park, N19 · Hargrave Place, N7 · Hargrave Place, NW5 · Hargrave Road, N19 · Hemingway Close, NW5 · Hill House, N19 · Hilldrop Crescent, N7 · Hilldrop Lane, N7 · Hilldrop Road, N7 · Holloway Road, N19 · Holmes Road, NW5 · Huddleston Road, N19 · Huddleston Road, N7 · Hugo Road, N19 · Inkerman Road, NW5 · Islip Street, NW5 · Ivinghoe House, N7 · Ivor Street, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Place, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Street, NW1 · Jeffreys Place, NW1 · Junction Road, N19 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW5 · Kiln Place, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, N19 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Lawfords Wharf, NW1 · Leighton Crescent, NW5 · Leighton Cresent, NW5 · Leighton Grove, NW5 · Leighton Place, NW5 · Leighton Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Long Meadow, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Lyme Street, NW1 · Lyme Terrace, NW1 · Macdonald Road, N19 · Magdala Avenue, N19 · Maiden Lane, NW1 · Malden Road, NW5 · Marlborough Yard, N19 · Marsden Street, NW5 · Mayweather Court, N19 · Mercers Road, N7 · Merryweather Court, N19 · Meru Close, NW5 · Moelwyn Hughes Court, N7 · Monnery Road, N19 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Murray Mews, NW1 · Murray Street, NW1 · North Villas, NW1 · Northpoint Square, NW5 · Oak Village, NW5 · Oakford Road, NW5 · Old Forge Road, N19 · Oseney Crescent, NW5 · Ospringe Road, N19 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Pandian Way, NW1 · Pandian Way, NW5 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Peckwater Street, NW5 · Pemberton Gardens, N19 · Pemberton Terrace, N19 · Pleshey Road, N19 · Pleshey Road, N7 · Ploughmans Close, NW1 · Poynings Road, N19 · Pratt Street, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 · Prowse Place, NW1 · Queen’s Crescent, NW5 · Queens Crescent, NW5 · Raglan Street, NW5 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Randolph Street, NW1 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Reachview Close, NW1 · Reapers Close, NW1 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW1 · Regents Canal towpath, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, NW1 · Regis Road, NW5 · Rhyl Street, NW5 · Rochester Mews, NW1 · Rochester Place, NW1 · Rochester Road, NW1 · Rochester Square, NW1 · Rochester Terrace, NW1 · Rossendale Way, NW1 · Rousden Street, NW1 · Royal College Street, NW1 · Rupert Road, N19 · Saint Augustine’s Road North West, NW1 · Saint John’s Villas, N19 · Saint Pancras Way, NW1 · Saint Paul’s Crescent, NW1 · Saint Pauls Mews, NW1 · Salisbury Walk, N19 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, N19 · South Villas, NW1 · Southampton Road, NW5 · Southcote Road, N19 · Spring Place, KT11 · Spring Place, NW5 · St Georges Avenue, N7 · St Johns Grove, N19 · St Johns Villas, N19 · St Martins Almshouses, NW1 · St Martins Close, NW1 · St Pancras Way, NW1 · St Paul’s Crescent, NW1 · St Pauls Cresent, NW1 · St Pauls Mews, NW1 · St. Augustine’s Road, NW1 · St. Pancras Way, NW1 · Station Road, N19 · Stratford Villas, NW1 · Talacre Road, NW5 · Torriano Avenue, NW5 · Torriano Cottages, NW5 · Torriano Mews, NW5 · Trecastle Way, N7 · Tremlett Grove, N19 · Truro Street, NW1 · Tufnell Park Road, N19 · Tufnell Park Road, N7 · Tytherton Road, N19 · Tytherton Road, N7 · Vicars Road, NW5 · Vorley Road, N19 · Ward Road, N19 · Warden Road, NW5 · Warrender Road, N19 · Weavers Way, NW1 · Wedmore Gardens, N19 · Weedington Road, NW5 · Wellesley Road, NW5 · Whitcher Place, NW1 · Wilkin Street, NW5 · Willes Road, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Wilmot Place, NW1 · Windermere Road, N19 · Witley Road, N19 · Wolsey Mews, NW5 · Woodyard Close, NW5 · Wrotham Road, NW1 · Wyndham Crescent, N19 · Yerbury Road, N19 · York Mews, NW5 ·
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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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.
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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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.
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