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VIEW THE ST GILES AREA IN THE 1900s
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St Giles

St Giles is a district of London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.

There has been a church at St Giles since Saxon times, located beside a major highway. The hospital of St Giles, recorded c. 1120 as Hospitali Sancti Egidii extra Londonium was founded, together with a monastery and a chapel, by Queen Matilda, wife of Henry I. St Giles (c. 650 – c. 710) was the patron saint of lepers and the hospital was home to a leper colony, the site chosen for its surrounding fields and marshes separating contagion from nearby London.

A village grew up to cater to the brethren and patients. The crossroads which is now St Giles Circus, where Oxford Street, Charing Cross Road, Tottenham Court Road and New Oxford St meet, was the site of a gallows until the fifteenth century. Grape Street, in the heart of the St Giles district, runs beside the site of the hospital's vineyard.

The monastery was dissolved during the Reformation and a parish church created from the chapel. The hospital continued to care for lepers until the mid sixteenth century, when the disease abated and the hospital instead began to care for indigents. The parish was known as St Giles in the Fields and it is recorded in 1563 as Seynt Gyles in the Field.

The first post-Catholic parish church was built in 1631 and from the mid-seventeenth century church wardens note "a great influx of poor people into this parish".

The 1665 Great Plague started in St Giles and the first victims were buried in the St Giles churchyard. By September 1665, 8000 people were dying a week in London. By the end of the plague year there were 3216 listed plague deaths in St Giles parish, which had fewer than 2000 households. After the Restoration, the area was populated by Huguenot refugees who had fled persecution and established themselves as tradesmen and artisans, particularly in weaving and the silk trade.

The southern area of the parish, around present day Shaftesbury Avenue, was a wasteland named Cock and Pye Fields. Houses were not built there until 1666, after the Great Fire, and not fully developed until 1693, becoming known as Seven Dials. Thomas Neale built much of the area, giving his name to Neal Street and Neal's Yard. St Giles and Seven Dials became known for their astrologers and alchemists, an association which lasts to this day. The village of St Giles stood on the main road from Holborn to Tyburn, a place of local execution. Convicted criminals were often allowed, in tradition, to stop at St Giles en route to Tyburn for a final drink - a St Giles Bowl - before hanging.

The ancient parish of St Giles in the Fields formed part of the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. The parish of St George Bloomsbury was split off in 1731, but the parishes were combined for civil purposes in 1774 and used for the administration of the Poor Law after the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834.

As London grew in the 18th and 19th centuries, so did the parish's population, rising to 30 000 by 1831. The Rookery stood between the church and Great Russell Street, and Seven Dials near where Centre Point stands today, now home to the Centrepoint homeless charity. It was of one of the worst slums within Britain, a site of overcrowding and squalor, a semi-derelict warren. From Georgian affluence in the 18th century, the area declined rapidly, as houses were divided up, many families sharing a single room. Irish Catholic immigrants seeking to escape desperate poverty took up residence and the slum was nicknamed 'Little Ireland' or 'The Holy Land'. The expression "a St Giles cellar" passed into common parlance, describing the worst conditions of poverty. Open sewers often ran through rooms and cesspits were left untended. Residents complained to the Times in 1849 : "We live in muck and filth. We aint got no priviz, no dust bins, no drains, no water-splies, and no drain or suer in the hole place." The rookery was a maze of gin shops, prostitutes' hovels and secret alleyways that police had little of hope navigating. William Hogarth, Thomas Rowlandson and Gustav Dore, among others, have drawn the area, novelists Henry Fielding and Charles Dickens have written about it extensively. Peter Ackroyd writes "The Rookeries embodied the worst living conditions in all of London's history; this was the lowest point which human beings could reach".

From the 1830s to the 1870s plans were developed to demolish the slum as part of London wide clearances for improved transport routes, sanitation and the expansion of the railways. New Oxford Street was driven through the area to join the areas of Oxford Street and Holborn. The Rookery dwellers were not re-housed by the authorities. 5000 were evicted and many just moved into near by slums, such Devil's Acre and Church Lane making those more overcrowded still. The unchanging character of the area, failing investment schemes and inability to sell new properties ensured that plans for wholesale clearance were stymied until the end of the century.

Upon the creation of the Metropolitan Board of Works in 1855 the combined parishes became the St Giles District and were transferred to the County of London in 1889.

The local government of London was reorganised in 1900 and St Giles became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn.

The Central London Railway opened Tottenham Court Tube Station, between the Church of St Giles in the Fields and St Giles Circus on 30 July 1900. Tottenham Court Road underwent improvements in the early 1930s to replace lifts with escalators.

In 2009, Transport for London began a major reconstruction of large parts of the station. Much of the St Giles area alongside St Giles High Street was cleared to make way for the new development including Crossrail expansion.

Since 1965. St Giles has been part of the London Borough of Camden.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Birkbeck College:   Higher education institutions
Bloomsbury:   Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.
British Museum:   Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history.
CATS College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 24.
Charing Cross:   Charing Cross denotes the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square in central London. It gives its name to several local landmarks, including Charing Cross railway station, one of the main London rail termini.
Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH:   Foundation special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Covent Garden:   From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Ecole Jeannine Manuel:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.
Embankment:   Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Fashion Retail Academy:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Garrick Yard:   Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick.
Goodge Street:   Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.
Horse Hospital :   Built as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue in Bloomsbury WC1
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Hungerford Stairs:   The Hungerford Stairs were the entrance point to Hungerford Market from the River Thames. They are now the site of Charing Cross railway Station.
Institute of Education:   Higher education institutions
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
Les Cousins:   Les Cousins was a folk and blues club in the basement of a restaurant in Greek Street.
London Hippodrome:   The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:   Higher education institutions
L’Escargot:   L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
Newman Arms:   The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
Northumberland House:   Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, who were the Dukes of Northumberland.
On This Day in London: 1 November:   The first day of November was an important day for two London notables: William Shakespeare and W.H. Smith
On This Day in London: 2 November:   Ally Pally’s TV role started on 2 November
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Royal Opera House:   The foundation of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden lies in the letters patent awarded by Charles II to Sir William Davenant in 1660, allowing Davenant to operate one of only two patent theatre companies (The Duke's Company) in London.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.
Scala Theatre:   Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.
School of Oriental and African Studies:   Higher education institutions
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Soho Parish CofE Primary School:   Soho Parish Church of England School is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Giles:   St Giles is a district of London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
St James’s Park:   
St Josephs Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Adelphi:   The Adelphi is a small district surrounding the streets of Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and John Adam Street.
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre):   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
The Royal Ballet School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
University College London:   Higher education institutions
University of London:   Higher education institutions
Victoria Embankment Gardens:   
West End Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).
Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Adam Street, WC2R · Adelaide Street, WC2N · Adeline Place, WC1B · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Agar Street, WC2N · Alfred Mews, WC1E · Alfred Place, WC1E · Archer Street, W1D · Archway Mall, N19 · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Bainbridge Street, WC1A · Bainbridge Street, WC1B · Barter Street, WC1A · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bear Street, WC2H · Bedforbury, WC2N · Bedford Avenue, WC1B · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Square, WC1B · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Bedfordbury, WC2N · Bernard Street, WC1N · Berners Place, W1T · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Betterton Street, WC2H · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Place, WC1B · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Street, WC1A · Bloomsbury Street, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bow Street, WC2B · Bow Street, WC2E · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridge Street, SW1A · Bristol House, WC1B · British Museum, WC1B · Broad Court, WC2B · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Brydges Place, WC2N · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Bucknall Street, WC2H · Burton Street, WC1H · Bury Place, WC1A · Byng Place, WC1E · Cambridge Circus, WC2H · Cannon Street, WC2N · Canon Row, SW1A · Capper Street, WC1E · Carlisle Street, W1D · Carlisle Walk, E8 · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Castlewood House, WC1A · Cecil Court, WC2N · Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H · Central Arcade, WC2E · Centre Point House, WC2H · Chandos Place, WC2N · Chapone Place, W1D · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chenies Street, WC1E · Ching Court, WC2H · Clare Court, WC1H · Clare Market, WC2E · Coach Road, NW1 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Colonnade, WC1N · Colville Place, W1T · Compton Place, WC1H · Coptic Street, WC1A · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2H · Coventry Street, W1D · Cranbourn Street, WC2H · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Cromer Street, WC1H · Dansey Place, W1D · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Denmark Place, WC2H · Denmark Street, WC2H · Derby Gate, SW1A · Downing Street, SW1A · Dryden Street, WC2E · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Duck Lane, W1F · Dudley Court, WC2H · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duke’s Road, WC1H · Dukes Road, WC1H · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Durham House Street, WC2N · Dyott Street, WC1A · Eagle Place, SW1Y · Earlham Street, WC2H · East Street, TW8 · Embankment Place, WC2N · Endell Street, WC2H · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, WC1H · Euston Square, NW1 · Euston Street, NW1 · Evelyn Yard, W1T · Excel Court, WC2H · Falconberg Court, W1D · Flaxman Court, W1F · Flaxman Terrace, NW1 · Flaxman Terrace, WC1H · Flichcroft Street, WC2H · Flitcroft Street, WC2H · Floral Street, WC2E · Foundling Court, WC1N · Frith Street, W1D · Galen Place, WC1A · Garrick Street, WC2E · George Court, WC2N · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Gilbert Place, WC1A · Goodge Street, W1T · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Place, NW1 · Grape Street, WC2H · Great Chapel Street, W1F · Great Court, WC1B · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Newport Street, WC2H · Great Russell Street, W1T · Great Russell Street, WC1A · Great Russell Street, WC1B · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Great Windmill Street, W1F · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Grenville Street, WC1N · Gresse Street, W1T · Guilford Street, WC1B · Ham Yard, W1D · Hamilton House, WC1H · Handel Street, WC1N · Hanover Place, WC2E · Hanway Place, W1T · Hanway Street, W1T · Hastings Street, WC1H · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Henrietta Mews, WC1N · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Herbrand Street, WC1N · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Hollen Street, W1F · Hop Gardens, WC2N · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Hungerford House, WC2N · Hunter Street, WC1N · Huntley Street, WC1E · Hyde Park, SW1A · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · Irving Street, WC2H · James Street, WC2E · Jenner House, WC1N · John Adam Street, WC2N · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · Judd Street, WC1H · Kemp’s Court, W1F · Kenton Street, WC1N · Keppel Street, WC1E · King Charles Street, SW1A · King Street, WC2E · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Langley Court, WC2E · Langley Street, WC2H · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Leigh Street, WC1H · Lexington Street, W1F · Lisle Street, WC2H · Litchfield Street, WC2H · Little George Street, SW1P · Little Guildford Street · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Livonia Street, W1F · London Pavilion, W1J · Long Acre, WC2E · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Mabledon Place, WC1H · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Macklin Street, WC2B · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Manette Street, W1D · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Marchmont Street, WC1N · May’s Court, WC2N · Meard Street, W1F · Medway Court, WC1H · Melton Street, NW1 · Mercer Street, WC2H · Midhope Street, WC1H · Monmouth Street, WC2H · Montague Place, WC1E · Montague Street, WC1B · Moor Street, W1D · Mortimer Market, W1T · Morwell Street, WC1B · Museum Street, WC1A · Neal Street, WC2H · Neals Yard, WC1N · Neals Yard, WC2H · New Compton Street, WC2H · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Row, WC2N · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newman Passage, W1T · Newman Street, W1T · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Norris Street, SW1Y · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Nottingham Court, WC2H · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odhams Walk, WC2H · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Old Compton Street, W1D · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Percy Street, W1T · Peter Street, W1F · Phoenix Street, WC2H · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Rathbone Place, W1T · Rathbone Place, WC1H · Rathbone Street, W1T · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Mews, W1D · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Robert Street, WC2N · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose Street, WC2E · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Court, WC1H · Russell Square House, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1H · Russell Street, WC2E · Saint Giles High Street, WC2H · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2N · Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H · Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N · Sandwich House, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Scala Street, W1T · Seven Dials Court, WC2H · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H · Shelton Street, WC2B · Shelton Street, WC2H · Sheraton Street, W1F · Sherwood Street, W1F · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Shorts Gardens, WC2H · Silver Place, W1F · Sinclair House, WC1H · Slingsby Place, WC2E · Smiths Court, W1D · Soho Square, W1D · Soho Square, WC1A · Soho Street, W1D · Sounding Alley, E3 · South Cloisters, WC1H · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Speedy Place, WC1H · Spring Gardens, SW1A · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Anne’s Court, W1F · St Giles High Street, WC2H · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Martins Court, WC2N · St Martins Lane, WC2H · St Martins Lane, WC2N · St Martins Place, WC2H · St Martins Place, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · Stacey Street, WC2H · Stedham Place, WC1A · Stephen Mews, W1T · Stephen Street, W1T · Store Street, WC1E · Streatham Street, WC1A · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Sutton Row, W1D · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Taviton Street, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · The Arches, WC2N · The Gallery, E20 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The National Gallery, WC2N · The Piazza, WC2E · The Terrace, SW1A · Third Floor, WC1E · Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H · Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H · Thornhaugh Street, WC1B · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tiger House, WC1H · Tisbury Court, W1D · Tonbridge Street, WC1H · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tottenham Court Road, W1T · Tower Court, WC2H · Tower Street, WC2H · Townsend House, W1D · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · University Street, WC1E · Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria House, WC1A · Villiers Street, WC2N · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1H · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Walker’s Court, W1F · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Watergate Walk, WC2N · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · West Central Street, WC1A · West Street, WC2H · Westminster Bridge, SE1 · Westminster Bridge, SW1A · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Wilder Walk, W1B · William IV Street, WC2N · Willoughby Street, WC1B · Windmill Street, W1T · Winnett Street, W1D · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H · York Buildings, WC2N · York Place, WC2N ·
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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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