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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
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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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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there
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'Let's take back control of our futures': Young campaigner Femi Oluwole's plan to overturn Brexit
'Let's take back control of our futures': Young campaigner Femi Oluwole's plan to overturn Brexit

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Fire crews battle building site blaze in central London
The blaze broke out in a building which is being redeveloped on Great Portland Street.

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A guilt tax for the UK’s super-rich might not be such a bad idea | Gaby Hinsliff
A guilt tax for the UK’s super-rich might not be such a bad idea | Gaby Hinsliff

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Horsham collision: Teen and grandfather killed as train strikes car at level crossing
A teen and his grandfather have been killed after a train struck a car at a level crossing in Horsham, West Sussex.

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Eight decades after the Battle of Cable Street, east London is still united | Angus Ritchie
Eight decades after the Battle of Cable Street, east London is still united | Angus Ritchie

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Britain’s bus coverage hits 28-year low
Some rural areas have even gone as far as setting up their own replacement bus services.

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Homeless charity says sustained austerity and cuts to vital services is leading to more deaths on the streetsOn an unremarkable evening last November, the congregation of St Martin-in-the-Fields on Trafalgar Square listened quietly as the names of 141 people were read out. Each had died that year without a home they could call their own; for many of them, it was the only funeral they had.Nobody knows yet how many people will have to be memorialised this year. But on Wednesday, another name was added to the list. A Portuguese former model, a lover of singing and yoga, was found dead in Westminster tube station, just a few steps from the underground entrance to the Houses of Parliament. The man, believed to be in his 40s, is one of four rough s

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Wet wipes clogging up London sewers
Londoners are being encouraged to stop flushing away items containing plastic.

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Man found guilty of raping and murdering niece in London
Mujahid Arshid, 33, killed Celine Dookhran and also raped another woman who survivedA man has been found guilty of raping and murdering his niece before putting her body in a deep freezer. Mujahid Arshid killed Celine Dookhran, 20, at a house in Kingston upon Thames, south-west London, in July last year, after spending months planning the attack. Continue reading...

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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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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
Little Venice:   Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
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.


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
Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Adpar Street, W2 · Alexandra Court, W9 · 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 Road, W2 · Blomfield Road, W9 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Browning Close, W9 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Clarendon Gardens, W9 · Clarendon Terrace, W9 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Gardens, W9 · Clifton Road, W9 · Clive Court, W9 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Crompton Street, W2 · Cunningham Place, NW8 · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Dudley Street, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Edward House, W2 · Elizabeth Close, W9 · Elms Mews, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hall Place, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Henderson Drive, NW8 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lanark Place, W9 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Lyons Place, W2 · Macmillan House, W2 · Maida Avenue, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Northwick Close, NW8 · Northwick Terrace, NW8 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Randolph Crescent, W9 · Randolph Mews, W9 · Randolph Road, W9 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Regents Court, W9 · Rodney Court, W9 · 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 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Warwick Avenue, W9 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Winsland Street, W2 ·


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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.
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