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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.

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Was there a Wellington street there

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A last-gasp winner for Xherdan Shaqiri stole the points for Switzerland with a 2-1 victory as Serbia missed out on an opportunity to secure qualification to the knockout round of the World Cup.

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From early settlements in Rotherhithe to riots in Georgian Shoreditch, artist Adam Dant explores the colourful history and geography of London in a series of maps depicting historical events and the odd tall taleAdam Dant’s Maps of London & Beyond exhibition is showing at The Map House, London from 28 June to 14 July. The book, Maps of London & Beyond, is published by Batsford in conjunction with Spitalfields Life Continue reading...
From early settlements in Rotherhithe to riots in Georgian Shoreditch, artist Adam Dant explores the colourful history and geography of London in a series of maps depicting historical events and the odd tall taleAdam Dant’s Maps of London & Beyond exhibition is showing at The Map House, London from 28 June to 14 July. The book, Maps of London & Beyond, is published by Batsford in conjunction with Spi

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Police are hunting a man after the daughter of a millionaire property heiress was attacked in her Kensington home.

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CCTV shows residents of first flats hit by Grenfell fire escaping


Behailu Kebede alerted his flatmates, called 999 and banged on the doors of neighbours after he discovered the fire around his fridge-freezer in the west London tower block.


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The British beauty, 26, commanded attention in a 1960s-inspired suit as she posed fiercely for cameras at the Kensington Gardens venue.


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Ellie Goulding stuns at Serpentine Summer party with Kaya Scodelario


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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Paddington

The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.

Paddington mainline railway station - Paddington station - has a commuter service serving stations west of London, a mainline service to Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales. There is also an express rail line to Heathrow Airport.

In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.

Important places in Paddington include St Mary's Hospital - where penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming - and Paddington Green police station.

Alan Turing, the pioneer mathematician was born in Warrington Crescent.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ark Paddington Green Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Bayswater Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Edgware Road:   Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.
Hallfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
L’Ecole Bilingue Elementaire:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Micky Star Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.
The Minerva Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
United Colleges Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Whiteley's:   Whiteley’s, pictured here in the 1920s, was designated a Grade II Listed Building in 1970.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albion Close, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Bathurst Street, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bishop’s Bridge Road, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge, W2 · Bishop's Bridge Road, W2 · Bishops Bridge Road, W2 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Clifton Place, W2 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Connaught Close, W2 · Corlett Street, NW1 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Edna House, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Square, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Horse Ride, E11 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Lyons Place, W2 · Marylebone Flyover, NW1 · Marylebone Flyover, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Oxford Square, W2 · Paddington Green, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Penfold Place, NW1 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Queen’s Gardens, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Mary’s Terrace, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Sheldon Square, W2 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Winsland Street, W2 ·

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Maps


Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, 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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