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Little Somerset Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.



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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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’New cricket format’ coming to London
A proposed new 100-ball competition will be aimed "at mums and kids during the summer holidays", says Andrew Strauss.

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Harrow students win "Best Solution" prize for charity youth engagement
Students from a college scooped a top prize for completing a nine-week project aimed at encouraging more young people to support a major charity against poverty.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16174028.Harrow_students_win__quot_Best_Solution_quot__prize_for_charity_youth_engagement/?ref=rss

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Manchester City vs Swansea City: Premier League prediction and preview, betting tips and odds, how to watch on TV and online live streaming, start time, team news, line-ups, head to head
Manchester City vs Swansea City | Premier League | Sunday, 4:30pm BST

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/man-city-vs-swansea-premier-league-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3820411.html

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Hillingdon family’s fight for vital treatment that could help daughter, 2

THE father of a two-year-old Hillingdon girl with a devastating muscle-wasting condition has spoken of his family’s fight for a vital drug to be made available on the NHS.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16175269.Hillingdon_family___s_fight_for_vital_treatment_that_could_help_daughter__2/?ref=rss

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Arsene Wenger was sacked by Arsenal as he would never walk away, claims Ian Wright
Ian Wright has claimed Arsene Wenger was sacked by Arsenal as it is not in the manager's character to walk away.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/arsene-wenger-was-sacked-by-arsenal-as-he-would-never-walk-away-claims-ian-wright-a3820026.html

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Kent arrest in Hither Green fatal burglary probe
A man wanted over the Hither Green break-in where an intruder was killed is held by police.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43846203

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London ’pollution pods’ let you sample the smog in Beijing and Delhi
London ’pollution pods’ let you sample the smog in Beijing and Delhi

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/apr/20/pollution-pods-let-you-sample-smog-beijing-and-delhi-air-london-somerset-house-michael-pinsky

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Next Arsenal manager odds: The favourites to succeed Arsene Wenger
Next Arsenal manager odds: The favourites to succeed Arsene Wenger

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/next-arsenal-manager-betting-tips-the-top-10-favourites-to-succeed-arsene-wenger-a3779676.html

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Stabbing in Ayres Street: police appeal for information
Police have launched an appeal for information after a 25-year-old man was stabbed near Pattison House on Ayres Street on Saturday afternoon.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/Zb4OBupzpSk/9586

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Four-day rail strike on London’s DLR suspended
The walk-out would have affected thousands of commuters as well as London Marathon runners.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43823271

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Emma Willis and Caroline Flack look chic on outing in London


Emma Willis and Caroline Flack look chic on outing in London


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Kylie Minogue twirls in alluring white gown on arrival at BBC studios


The 49-year-old Australian pop star defied age and time when she made a ravishing appearance on arrival at the BBC Studios, in London on Thursday.


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SE1 schoolgirls meet Prime Ministers of Canada and New Zealand
The prime ministers of Canada and New Zealand visited City Hall on Wednesday morning where they met - and took questions from - young Londoners including pupils from St Saviour’s and St Olave’s.

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Childhood dementia: Boy fronts Tube station poster campaign
George has a rare form of childhood dementia called Batten Disease.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-43815259

VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Aldgate

Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.

It is thought that a gate at Aldgate was already spanning the road to Colchester in the Roman period, when the City wall itself was constructed. The gateway stood at the corner of the modern Duke's Place and was always an obstacle to traffic. It was rebuilt between 1108–47, again in 1215, and reconstructed completely between 1607-09. The gate was finally removed in 1761; it was temporarily re-erected at Bethnal Green.

While he was a customs official, from 1374 until 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer occupied apartments above the gate. The Augustinians priory of Holy Trinity Aldgate was founded by Matilda, the wife of King Henry I, in 1108, on ground just inside the gate.

Within Aldgate ward, Jews settled from 1181, until their expulsion in 1290 by King Edward I. The area became known as Old Jewry. Jews were welcomed back by Oliver Cromwell, and once again they settled in the area, founding London's oldest synagogue at Bevis Marks in 1698.

At Aldgate's junction with Leadenhall Street and Fenchurch Street is the site of the old Aldgate Pump. From 1700 it was from this point that distances were measured into the counties of Essex and Middlesex. The original pump was taken down in 1876, and a 'faux' pump and drinking fountain was erected several yards to the west of the original; it was supplied by water from the New River. In ancient deeds, Alegate Well is mentioned, adjoining the City wall, and this may have been the source (of water) for the original pump. A section of the remains of Holy Trinity Priory can be seen through a window in a nearby office block, on the north side.

The area around the large traffic roundabout to the east of where the gate stood is also often referred to as Aldgate (although strictly, this is Aldgate High Street, and extends a short distance into Whitechapel; it is also known occasionally by the epithet 'Gardiners' Corner', in honour of a long-disappeared department store).

Aldgate underground station was opened on 18 November 1876 with the southbound extension to Tower Hill opening on 25 September 1882, completing the (Inner) Circle. Services from Aldgate originally ran far further west than they do now, reaching as far as Richmond, and trains also used to run from Aldgate to Hammersmith (the Hammersmith & City line now bypasses the station). It became the terminus of the Metropolitan line only in 1941. Before that, Metropolitan trains had continued on to the southern termini of the East London Line.

Platforms 1 and 4 at Aldgate are the only two platforms on the network to be served exclusively by the Circle line.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate:   Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Aldgate Pump:   Aldgate Pump is a historic water pump, located at the junction where Aldgate meets Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street.
Boar’s Head Theatre:   The Boar’s Head Theatre was an inn-yard theatre in the Whitechapel area.
Fenchurch Street:   Fenchurch Street railway station is a central London railway terminus in the southeastern corner of the City of London. It is one of the smallest railway termini in London but in terms of platforms, one of the most intensively operated.
Goodman’s Fields Theatre:   Two 18th century theatres bearing the name Goodman’s Fields Theatre were located on Alie Street, Whitechapel.
Great Synagogue of London:   The Great Synagogue of London was, for centuries, the centre of Ashkenazi synagogue and Jewish life in London. It was destroyed during World War II, in the Blitz.
Holy Trinity, Minories:   Holy Trinity, Minories was a Church of England parish church outside the eastern boundaries of the City of London, but within the Liberties of the Tower of London.
Petticoat Lane Market:   Petticoat Lane Market is a fashion and clothing market in the East End.
Portsoken:   Portsoken is one of 25 wards in the City of London, each electing an alderman to the Court of Aldermen and commoners (the City equivalent of a councillor) elected to the Court of Common Council of the City of London Corporation.
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
St Botolph’s:   St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years.
Tower Gateway:   Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near to the Tower of London.
Tower Hill:   Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London.
Toynbee Hall:   Toynbee Hall is a building which is the home of a charity of the same name.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate Bus Garage, EC3N · Aldgate High Street, EC3N · Aldgate, EC3N · Alie Street, E1 · America Square, EC3N · Angel Alley, E1 · Arcadia Court, E1 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Back Alley, EC3N · Bell Lane, E1 · Blue Anchor Yard, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Brune House, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Camperdown Street, E1 · Carlisle Avenue, EC3N · Cartwright Street, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Cobb Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Cooper?s Row, EC3N · Coopers Row, EC3N · Coppergate House, E1 · Crescent, EC3N · Cresent, EC3N · Crofts Street, E1 · Crosswall, EC3N · Crutched Friars, EC3N · Cutler Street, E1 · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3N · East Flank, SE18 · East Tenter Street, E1 · Flank Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · George Street, E1 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Goulston Street, E1 · Gravel Lane, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Harrow Place, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Haydon Street, EC3N · Hopetown Street, E1 · Ibex House, EC3N · India Street, EC3N · Irongate House, EC3A · Jewry Street, EC3N · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Library Square, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lloyd?s Avenue, EC3N · Lloyds Avenue, EC3N · Lolesworth Close, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Mansell Street, EC3N · Middlesex Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, EC3A · Minories, EC3N · Minories, EC3N · Mitre Avenue, E17 · Mitre Square, EC3A · Mitre Street, EC3A · Monthope Road, E1 · New Goulston Street, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Old Castle Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parliament Court, E1 · Pepys Street, EC3N · Petty Wales, EC3N · Pomell Way, E1 · Portsoken Street, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Railway Arches, EC3N · Rose Court, E1 · Royal Mint Court, EC3N · Royal Mint Place, E1 · Royal Mint Street, E1 · Sandy’s Row, E1 · Sandys Row, E1 · Saracen?s Head Yard, EC3N · Savage Gardens, EC3N · Scarborough Street, E1 · Shorter Street, E1 · Shorter Street, EC3N · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · St Botolph Street, EC3A · St Clare House, EC3N · St Clare Street, EC3N · St James’s Passage, EC3A · St James’s Place, EC3A · St Mark Street, E1 · St. Botolph Street, EC3A · Stoney Lane, E1 · Strype Street, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · The Queen?s Steps, EC3N · The Queen’s Steps, EC3N · Thrawl Street, E1 · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Hill Terrace, EC3N · Tower Hill, EC3N · Toynbee Street, E1 · Trinity Square, EC3N · Victoria Yard, E1 · Vine Street, EC3N · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · White Kennet Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, EC3A · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Widegate Street, E1 ·

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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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