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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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British Flowers Week: Duchess of Cornwall visits Garden Museum
The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Garden Museum next to Lambeth Palace on Thursday to present awards to the winners of the 2018 British Flowers Week competition.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/PFIonTzfIwU/9649

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A PM of low integrity
In retrospect, a cat gave us all the warning we should have needed.

http://www.london24.com/a-pm-of-low-integrity-theresa-may-expresses-worries-about-brexit-1-5571183

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Brexit march 2018: Thousands to march on Westminster to demand second referendum
Thousands of pro-EU campaigners are set to march on Westminster on the second anniversary of the referendum tomorrow to demand that the public has a say on the final Brexit deal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-march-2018-thousands-to-march-on-westminster-to-demand-second-referendum-a3869606.html

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Online retailers remove ’dangerous’ carbon monoxide alarms over fears for safety

More than 50 ’dangerous’ carbon monoxide alarms have been taken off Amazon and eBay after tests found they did not detect the poisonous gas.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16307636.amazon-and-ebay-remove-carbon-monoxide-alarms-after-which-tests/?ref=rss

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Argentina's World Cup woes: Sergio Aguero angry outburst hints at rift between players and Jorge Sampaolo
Sergio Aguero has been forced to clarify a remark that appeared to expose a rift between Argentina players and coach Jorge Sampaoli.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/argentinas-world-cup-woes-sergio-aguero-angry-outburst-hints-at-rift-between-players-and-jorge-a3869421.html

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Clean Air Day: motorists urged to turn off their engines
Clean Air Day was marked in Southwark by an idling action event outside The Shard, whilst nearby Redcross Way was closed to traffic and given over to street games for the afternoon.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/evrjSgpQWyA/9648

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Mandrake: Boris Becker backs wronged Wimbledon tennis ace
Tim Walker on how Boris Becker wants justice for Gottfried von Cramm, Katya Banks’ property empire, an awkward encounter with Daniel Hannan and Jeremy Corbyn’s horror of the EU flag.

http://www.london24.com/tim-walker-becker-backs-wronged-tennis-ace-1-5572138

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The new owner of a woodland glade on Hampstead Heath that was the subject of a Hollywood movie says he wants to keep the overgrown plot as an "iconic site" and has no plans to build on it.
The new owner of a woodland glade on Hampstead Heath that was the subject of a Hollywood movie says he wants to keep the overgrown plot as an "iconic site" and has no plans to build on it.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/i-won-t-build-on-tramp-s-famous-hampstead-glade-says-developer-who-paid-154k-a3868481.html

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Rare albino squirrel spotted scurrying up tree in Sutton street

This is the moment an incredibly rare albino squirrel was spotted scampering up a tree in a Sutton street.


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Tottenham star Mousa Dembele wants transfer abroad if he leaves club this summer
Mousa Dembele has said he will definitely not join another English club if he leaves Tottenham this summer, revealing: "Spurs is my team."

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham-star-mousa-dembele-wants-transfer-abroad-if-he-leaves-club-this-summer-a3868731.html

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Firefighters join South Bank beach clean-up
Firefighters and staff from the London Fire Brigade cleared 18 sacks of single-use plastic from the Thames foreshore on the South Bank during a clean-up event on Tuesday.

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TfL unveils state-of-the-art London Overground trains featuring WiFi and USB charging points
A fleet of new state-of-the art London Overground trains has been unveiled, featuring WiFi and USB charging points throughout.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/revealed-new-stateoftheart-london-overground-trains-featuring-wifi-and-usb-charging-points-a3867796.html

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Abuse charity ’demonising men’ with its World Cup domestic violence campaign

A charity that helps people who have been abused has been slammed on social media for "demonising men".


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Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-arsenal-and-tottenham-battle-for-liverpool-star-manchester-united-slap-a3867221.html

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Police appeal for witnesses after fight at Blackfriars Station
Detectives from the British Transport Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a fight at Blackfriars Railway Station earlier this month to get in touch.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/7g5D-bWpwZM/9645

VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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Shadwell

Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.

In the 13th century, the area was known as Scadflet and Shatfliet – derived from the Anglo-Saxon fleot, meaning a shallow creek or bay – the land was a low lying marsh, until drained (by order of Act of Parliament, after 1587) by Cornelius Vanderdelf. A spring, issuing from near the south wall of the churchyard was dedicated to St Chad, and filled a nearby well. The origin of the name is therefore confused, being associated with both the earlier use and the later well.

In the 17th century, Thomas Neale became a local landowner, and built a mill and established a waterworks on large ponds, left by the draining of the marsh. The area had been virtually uninhabited and he developed the waterfront, with houses behind as a speculation. Shadwell became a maritime hamlet with roperies, tanneries, breweries, wharves, smiths, and numerous taverns, built around the chapel of St Paul's. Seventy-five sea captains are buried in its churchyard; Captain James Cook had his son baptised there.

By the mid-eighteenth century, Shadwell Spa was established, producing sulphurous waters, in Sun Tavern fields. As well as medicinal purposes, salts were extracted from the waters; and used by local calicoprinters to fix their dyes.

In the 19th century, Shadwell was home to a large community of foreign South Asian lascar seamen, brought over from British India by the East India Company. There were also Anglo-Indians, from intermarriage and cohabitation between lascar seamen and local girls. There were also smaller communities of Chinese and Greek seamen, who also intermarried and cohabited with locals.

The modern area is dominated by the enclosed former dock, Shadwell Basin, whose construction destroyed much of the earlier settlement – by this time degenerated into slums. The basin once formed the eastern entrance to the then London Docks, with a channel leading west to St Katharine Docks. It is actually two dock basins - the south basin was constructed in 1828-32 and the north basin in 1854-8.

Unlike nearby Limehouse Basin, few craft larger than canoes can be seen on Shadwell Basin, which is largely used for fishing and watersports - and as a scenic backdrop to the modern residential developments that line it. The basin, however, is still connected to the Thames and the channel is spanned by a bascule bridge.

The original Shadwell station was one of the oldest on the network, and was built over a spring. First opened by the East London Railway on 10 April 1876, it was first served by the Metropolitan District Railway and Metropolitan Railway on 1 October 1884. It was renamed Shadwell & St. George-in-the-East on 1 July 1900 but reverted to its original name in 1918. In 1983, a new ticket hall was built on Cable Street, replacing the original building in Watney Street.

Shadwell DLR station opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. Initially designed for one-car DLR trains, Shadwell's platform underwent extension to two-car operation in 1991. The station underwent further refurbishment in 2009, which extended the platforms to accommodate three-car trains, revamped the station entrance at ground level, and added an emergency exit at the east end of the platforms.

Shadwell station closed on 22 December 2007, reopened on 27 April 2010 for a preview service to New Cross and New Cross Gate, and from 23 May 2010, the latter service extended to West Croydon / Crystal Palace operated within the London Overground network.


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Bigland Green Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bishop Challoner Boys’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Buttercup Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Date Palm Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Green Gables Montessori Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Jamiatul Ummah School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
John Smith Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
King Edward VII Memorial Park:   
Kobi Nazrul Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London Enterprise Academy:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
London Islamic School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Madani Secondary Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Mulberry School for Girls:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ocean Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Shadwell:   Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.
St Mary and St Michael Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s London Docks CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Pier Head Preparatory Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7.
Wapping High School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1203, E14 · Agatha Close, E1W · Anthony Street, E1 · Ashfield Street, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Benson Quay, E1W · Bigland Street, E1 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Brodlove Lane, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Burwell Close, E1 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Cable Street, E1 · Cable Street, E1W · Cannon St Road, E1 · Cannon Street Road, E1 · Castlemain Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1W · Chapman Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Coburg Dwellings, E1 · Commercial Road, E1 · Court Street, E1 · Damien Street, E1 · Deancross Street, E1 · Dellow Street, E1 · Dunch Street, E1 · Durward Street, E1 · East Cross Centre, E15 · East Mount Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Ford Square, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · Garnet Street, E1W · Glamis Place, E1W · Glamis Road, E1W · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Golding Street, E1 · Hainton Close, E1 · Hawksmoor Mews, E1 · Hessel Street, E1 · Hilliards Court, E1W · Jane Street, E1 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · King Charles Terrace, E1W · King Henry Terrace, E1W · Langdale Street, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Martha Street, E1 · Metropolitan Wharf, E1W · Milk Yard, E1W · Milward Street, E1 · Monza Street, E1W · Morris Street, E1 · Morton Close, E1 · Mount Terrace, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · Nelson Street, E1 · New Crane Place, E1W · New Crane Stairs, E1W · New Crane Wharf, E1W · New Loom House, E1 · New Road, E1 · Newark Street, E1 · Newbold Cottages, E1 · Pace Place, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Peartree Lane, E1W · Pelican Stairs, E1W · Penang Street, E1W · Philpot Street, E1 · Ponler Street, E1 · Prospect Place, E1W · Prusom Street, E1W · Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W · Railway Arches, E1 · Raine Street, E1W · Rampart Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Raven Row, E1 · Regal Close, E1 · Richard Street, E1 · Riverside Mansions, E1W · Romford Street, E1 · Sage Street, E1 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Settles Street, E1 · Shadwell Basin, E1W · Shadwell Pierhead, E1W · Shadwell Place, E1 · Sidney Square, E1 · Sidney Street, E1 · Sly Street, E1 · Sovereign Close, E1W · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Sutton Street, E1 · Swedenborg Gardens, E1 · Tarling Street, E1 · Telfords Yard, E1W · The Highway, E1W · Timberland Road, E1 · Trafalgar Court, E1W · Turner Street, E1 · Twine Court, E1 · Umberston Street, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Varden Street, E1 · Vine Court, E1 · Virginia Street, E1W · Walden Street, E1 · Wapping New Stairs, E1W · Wapping Wall, E1W · Watney Market, E1 · Watney Street, E1 · West Gardens, E1W · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wicker Street, E1 · Wine Close, E1W · Winthrop Street, E1 · Wodeham Gardens, E1 · Wolsey Street, E1 ·

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