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Locality in/near Hampstead, existing between 1841 and now

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New West End was created in the 1840s on the Finchley Road.

Four houses were built on a field of Platt's estate which jutted westward south of Teil's estate. The cluster were optimistically named New West End but eventually the name fell out of favour.

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West End Lady
West End Lady   
Added: 7 Mar 2018 21:30 GMT   
IP: 82.11.189.108
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

Paul Shepherd
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Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
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Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
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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.

Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
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Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
IP: 94.3.120.166
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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 95.149.2.213
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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.

Brenda Jackson
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Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
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Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,

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Jaden Moodie death: Man charged with boy's murder
An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection to London schoolboy Jaden Moodie’s death.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/jaden-moodie-death-man-charged-with-boys-murder-a4043796.html

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Footballer joins disabled youngsters in the classroom
A footballer has visited a special needs school to see a programme helping youngsters with disabilities.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17370601.ben-davies-in-the-classroom/?ref=rss

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Latest betting tips, head to head history and kick-off time for Saturday’s Anfield match
Latest betting tips, head to head history and kick-off time for Saturday’s Anfield match

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/liverpool-vs-crystal-palace-premier-league-score-prediction-lineups-odds-live-stream-tv-tickets-a4039936.html

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Dartford station: Man 'with sword' arrested after armed police descend on busy train station
A man has been arrested after allegedly carrying a sword on train.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/dartford-station-man-with-sword-arrested-after-armed-police-descend-on-busy-train-station-a4043221.html

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Post by LDNnews: East Finchley
John Bercow 'could become first Speaker not to get a peerage'
John Bercow could become the first Speaker to be denied a peerage upon his retirement because of alleged anger from ministers who believe he is biased over Brexit.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/john-bercow-could-become-first-speaker-not-to-get-a-peerage-a4042331.html

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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Cannon Hill, NW6
Cannon Hill is a road in Fortune Green, NW6

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=10049

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More passengers 'shun public transport and use cars or cabs to get to airports'
Airline passengers are more likely to travel by car or cab to catch flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton than they were seven years ago, in a trend described as "concerning" by a new report.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/more-passengers-shun-public-transport-and-use-cars-or-cabs-to-get-to-airports-a4042941.html

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Police detectives with 'disdain' for alleged child sex abuse victims were 'too lazy' to investigate properly, court hears
Two police detectives with a "cynical disdain" for alleged child sex abuse victims sabotaged a string of cases because they were too lazy to investigate properly, the Old Bailey heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-detectives-with-cynical-distain-for-alleged-child-sex-abuse-victims-were-too-lazy-to-a4041766.html

VIEW THE HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HAMPSTEAD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Hampstead

Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.

Hampstead is on a steep hill and the tube station platforms are the deepest on the London Underground network, at 58.5 metres below ground level. It has the deepest lift shaft on the Underground.

Although early records of Hampstead itself can be found in a grant by King Ethelred the Unready to the monastery of St. Peter's at Westminster (AD 986) and it is referred to in the Domesday Book (1086), the history of Hampstead is generally traced back to the 17th century.

Trustees of the Well started advertising the medicinal qualities of the chalybeate waters (water impregnated with iron) in 1700. Although Hampstead Wells was initially successful, its popularity declined in the 1800s due to competition with other London spas. The spa was demolished in 1882, although a water fountain was left behind.

Hampstead started to expand following the opening of the North London Railway in the 1860s (now on the London Overground), and expanded further after the tube station opened in 1907.

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The Fascination of Hampstead
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Maps


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."
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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