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Lullington Garth is an oddly named road in Woodside Park.

In the late 1920s, Mr FCJ ("Fred") Ingram conceived the creation of a new housing estate served by its own cluster of shops and near to Woodside Park station. He began buying land on the western side of the Dollis Brook and as far north as the confluence of Folly Brook with Dollis Brook. He promoted the proposed development as a 100-acre "garden suburb" with a maximum of eight houses to the acre.

He named the new roads after rural areas of Sussex where frequented in his youth. The three-bedroom semi-detached houses were to be of consistent but not uniform design. The roads were to be laid out with ornamental trees and grass verges and the built-up area was to be surrounded by parkland and open fields, with footpath access to the beautiful Totteridge Valley.

Lullington Garth was ultimately named after the village of Lullington in Sussex whereas a garth is the cloister garden of a medieval monastery.

Source: THE HISTORY OF WOODSIDE PARK GARDEN SUBURB



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Jenelle Collins
Jenelle Collins   
Added: 5 Oct 2018 04:39 GMT   
IP: 59.100.68.242
2:1:23215
Post by Jenelle Collins: Wyldes Farm

My Collins descendants are from here...

Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
2:2:23215
Post by Marian: High Street Barnet

No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!

Jan
Jan   
Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:57 GMT   
IP: 92.30.46.73
2:3:23215
Post by Jan: The Fairway, N14

We lived here from 1991 until 2008. Southgate and Oakwood stations within walking distance - Oakwood the nearest. A lovely, green and spacious area with Trent Country Park a few minutes walk (opposite Oakwood Station). Good transport links to London/Enfield/Hertfordshire. Unfortunately the opening of Asda Supermarket led to a decline of the area with many of the shops closing. When we left in 2008, many of the shops were open and it was a thriving high street. Iconic Art Deco Southgate station is a sight to see. Even Oakwood station has some Art Deco features - the old newsagent kiosk. Southagate is full of history too.

There was a large dairy when we moved there, but overtime this closed and was replaced with houses (where isn?t?). Enfield Town and Gentleman?s Row are worth a visit. First cash machine at the Barclays Bank in Enfield Town

Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
IP: 213.122.132.80
2:4:23215
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.

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
2:5:23215
Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:6:23215
Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
2:7:23215
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.

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:8:23215
Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
2:9:23215
Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Cassandra Green
Cassandra Green   
Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 95.149.2.213
2:10:23215
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   
IP: 146.198.174.6
2:11:23215
Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

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

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Oct 2018 05:20 GMT   
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3:12:23215
Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Rapist let out on day release from psychiatric hospital targeted mother and girl
A sexual predator serving a life sentence for rape terrorised a mother and daughter while free on day release from a psychiatric hospital, a court heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/rapist-let-out-for-day-targeted-mother-and-girl-a3964181.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Oct 2018 05:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Kentish Town
Battersea 'street fight': Murder probe as man, 46, killed in brawl in south-west London
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was killed during a brawl in south-west London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/battersea-street-fight-murder-probe-as-man-46-killed-in-brawl-in-southwest-london-a3964811.html

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LDNnews   
Added: 18 Oct 2018 05:00 GMT   
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3:14:23215
Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Paddington station: ’Near normal’ service after rail chaos
Three of the four closed lines into Paddington will reopen, but some further disruption is possible.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45898175

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Oct 2018 00:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Banksy video shows plan to shred entire Girl With Balloon artwork
Banksy video shows plan to shred entire Girl With Balloon artwork

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/oct/18/banksy-video-girl-with-balloon-shred-entire-artwork

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 17:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Man falls from top floor of Westfield Stratford on to another shopper
Met police confirm reports of a man falling from a height and an injured womanA man has fallen from the top floor of Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London, on to another shopper, according to reports.The Metropolitan police confirmed that emergency services were called to the shopping centre at about 4pm to reports of a man falling from a height and an injured woman. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/oct/17/man-falls-from-top-floor-of-westfield-stratford-on-to-another-shopper

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Totteridge

Totteridge is an old English village, and a mixture of suburban development and open land, situated 8 miles north north-west of Charing Cross.

This area was called Tataridge in the 13th Century. It may have been named after someone called Tata. The ridge is the high ground between the valleys of the Dollis Brook and Folly Brook.

Over the centuries the rural qualities of Totteridge have attracted well-to-do families. Cardinal Manning was born at Copped Hall in Totteridge in 1808.

With the opening of the Great Northern Railway station in 1872, late-Victorian and Edwardian mansions were built around the old village. In line with overall trends in the late 1930s, following the conversion of the railway station (in operation from 1872 until 1941) into a London Underground station (from 1940) on the Northern line, smaller properties were built within walking distance of the station (Totteridge and Whetstone tube station). In 1968 much of Totteridge was designated a Conservation Area, and no major developments have taken place since then.

Totteridge was a civil parish of Hertfordshire covering an area of 1,604 acres and formed part of a thin protrusion into Middlesex. It became part of Barnet Rural District and had a parish council from 1894 to 1914. It then formed part of Barnet Urban District from 1914 to 1965. In 1965, the parish and urban district were abolished by the London Government Act 1963 and the area was transferred from Hertfordshire to Greater London, to become part of the London Borough of Barnet. In 1901 the parish had a population of 844 and by 1951 it had risen to 4500.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Lodge:   Brent Lodge was built on land which had been part of ’Warren’s Gift’, a charitable estate, sometime between 1817 and 1824.
Brook Farm Open Space:   Brook Farm Open Space is part of upper Dollis Brook.
Darland’s Lake Nature Reserve:   Darland’s Lake Nature Reserve is a nature reserve south of Totteridge Village.
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).
Folly Brook:   Folly Brook is a 2 1⁄4 mile long brook.
Frith Manor Primary School:   Frith Manor Primary School is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lovers Walk, N3:   Lovers Walk is an old thoroughfare which was never upgraded to become a road in its own right,
Riverside Walk:   
St Andrew’s Primary School:   St Andrew’s Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
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.
Sussex Ring, N12:   Sussex Ring is a junction containing a small parade of shops.
The Totteridge Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
The Woodside Park Sports and Social Club:   
Totteridge:   Totteridge is an old English village, and a mixture of suburban development and open land, situated 8 miles north north-west of Charing Cross.
Totteridge Common:   
Totteridge Green:   Totteridge Green is a five hectare Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade II, also registered common land.
Totteridge Park:   
Totteridge Tennis Club:   
Whetstone Stray:   Whetstone Stray is parkland created during the twentieth century from former farmland.
Woodridge Nature Reserve:   Woodridge Nature Reserve is a 0.7 hectare Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.
Woodridge Primary School:   Woodridge Primary School is a mixed community primary school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Place, N3 · Arlington, N12 · Badgers Croft, N20 · Barnet Lane, N20 · Barnwood Close, N20 · Belmont Close, N20 · Brent Way, N3 · Chanctonbury Way, N12 · Chesterfield Road, N12 · Chesterfield Road, N3 · Chestnut Lane, N20 · Chiddingfold, N12 · Cissbury Ring North, N12 · Cissbury Ring South, N12 · Claverley Villas, N3 · Coppice Walk, N20 · Cornwall Avenue, N3 · Court House Gardens, N3 · Crescent Rise, N3 · Crescent Road, N3 · Dollis Park, N3 · Dollis Road, N3 · Dorset Mews, N3 · Elm Court, N3 · Elm Park Road, N3 · Elmstead Close, N20 · Eversleigh Road, N3 · Falkland Avenue, N3 · Fieldside Cottages, N20 · Finchley Way, N3 · Folkington Corner, N12 · Framfield Close, N12 · Fursby Avenue, N3 · Gordon Road, N3 · Grange Avenue, N20 · Great Bushey Drive, N20 · Greenway Close, N20 · Greenway, N20 · Grosvenor Road, N3 · Grove Avenue, N3 · Hadar Close, N20 · Hamilton Way, N3 · Harmsworth Way, N20 · Hill Crescent, N20 · Horseshoe Lane, N20 · Howcroft Crescent, N3 · Huntly Drive, N3 · Lansdowne Road, N3 · Laurel Way, N12 · Laurel Way, N20 · Lawford House, N3 · Lime Grove, N20 · Links Drive, N20 · Links View, N3 · Linkside, N12 · Longland Drive, N20 · Lovers Walk, NW7 · Lullington Garth, N12 · Lynton Mead, N20 · Michleham Down, N12 · Nether Close, N3 · Nether Street, N3 · Nethercourt Avenue, N3 · Northcliffe Drive, N20 · Northiam, N12 · Oak Tree Drive, N20 · Oakdene Park, N3 · Oaklands Road, N20 · Offham Slope, N12 · Pine Grove, N20 · Popes Drive, N3 · Poynings Way, N12 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Priory Close, N20 · Pycombe Corner, N12 · Riverside Walk, N12 · Rodmell Slope, N12 · Rowben Close, N20 · Rowben Way, N20 · Saddlescombe Way, N12 · Sellers Hall Close, N3 · Shakespeare Road, N3 · Shortgate, N12 · Singleton Scarp, N12 · Southover, N12 · Southway, N20 · St Edwards College, N20 · Steynings Way, N12 · Stuart Court, N3 · The Close, N20 · The Grange, N20 · The Grove, N3 · The Pastures, N20 · Tillingham Way, N12 · Totteridge Common, N20 · Totteridge Green, N20 · Totteridge Lane, N20 · Totteridge Village, EN5 · Totteridge Village, N20 · Twineham Green, N12 · Ventnor Drive, N20 · Walmington Fold, N12 · West Avenue, N3 · West Hill Way, N20 · Westbury Grove, N12 · White Orchards, N20 · Willow End, N20 · Wolstonbury, N12 · Wykeham Rise, N20 ·
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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