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Post by Alicemary: Erskine Road, NW3

I am trying to find any information out about 3 Erskine Road. NW3. I have just come across an old identity card which was my Grandmothers, dated 1946 , this being where she then lived. If anyone can give me any information about this area then, or old photographs, that would be really good.

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Post by LDNnews: Tottenham Court Road
Evening update: All problems start in Aldgate
Another day, another dollar. Here is what you need to know to transfer seamlessly from rat race to leisurely evening.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16242751.Evening_update__All_problems_start_in_Aldgate/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Great Portland Street
More than 70 firefighters tackle house fire in Wimbledon

A fire has broken out at a home in Wimbledon this evening with more than 70 firefighters currently at the scene.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16242910.More_than_70_firefighters_tackle_house_fire_in_Wimbledon/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Goodge Street
Carjacker attacks petrified Chislehurst mum on her doorstep as toddler sits in back seat

A petrified mum from Chislehurst was attacked by a carjacker outside her home as her toddler sat screaming in the back seat.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16242050.Carjacker_attacks_petrified_Chislehurst_mum_on_her_doorstep_as_toddler_sits_in_back_seat/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Euston Square
Russia vs Saudi Arabia: World Cup 2018 prediction, preview, betting tips, odds, TV channel, live streaming online, start time, head to head, Group A fixture schedule
Russia vs Saudi Arabia | World Cup 2018, Group A | Thursday, June 14 | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/russia-vs-saudi-arabia-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-a3845846.html

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Post by LDNnews: Euston
Outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: I turned down Real Madrid two or three times
Arsene Wenger says he turned down the advances of Real Madrid "two or three times" during his tenure at Arsenal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/outgoing-arsenal-boss-arsene-wenger-i-turned-down-real-madrid-two-or-three-times-a3845926.html

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Post by LDNnews: Camden Town
’Broken and bereft’: Grenfell inquiry hears tributes from survivors
’Broken and bereft’: Grenfell inquiry hears tributes from survivors

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/22/broken-and-bereft-grenfell-inquiry-hears-tributes-from-survivors

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Post by LDNnews: Covent Garden
First-time home buyers in London pay twice UK average to get on the housing ladder
Soaring property prices mean that first-time buyers are forced to "pay double" in London to get on the housing ladder, a new report reveals today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/firsttime-home-buyers-in-london-pay-twice-uk-average-to-get-on-the-housing-ladder-a3845541.html

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Post by LDNnews: Chalk Farm

Teachers at a primary school in Orpington will strike for a second time because of a proposal to ditch specialist staff.


Teachers at a primary school in Orpington will strike for a second time because of a proposal to ditch specialist staff.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16241583.___Head_teacher_cannot_control_spending_____Orpington_school_to_strike_again_over_dismissal_fears/?ref=rss

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Manuel Pellegrini West Ham deal shows club 'have listened to fans who asked us to be ambitious', says David Sullivan
LIVE: Latest updates as West Ham appoint Pellegrini

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/manuel-pellegrini-west-ham-deal-club-listened-to-fans-ambitious-david-sullivan-a3845151.html

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Post by LDNnews: Russell Square
Islington stabbing: Man knifed to death in 'horrifying' daylight attack on busy Upper Street
A man has been stabbed to death on a busy street in broad daylight in north London as the capital’s knife-crime epidemic continued.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/islington-stabbing-man-knifed-to-death-in-horrifying-attack-on-upper-street-a3845021.html

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Post by LDNnews: Camden Town
Grenfell inquiry opens to emotional testimony from survivors
Grenfell inquiry opens to emotional testimony from survivors

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/21/grenfell-inquiry-opens-to-emotional-testimony-from-survivors

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Grenfell victim’s family plays audio of last words at public inquiry
Grenfell victim’s family plays audio of last words at public inquiry

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/21/grenfell-tower-victim-mohamed-neda-family-audio-last-words-public-inquiry

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Labour youth wing challenges Corbyn to allow conference vote on second Brexit referendum
Jeremy Corbyn was today facing a fresh challenge from his party over his stance on Brexit in the wake of chaotic scenes at the Lewisham East selection over the weekend.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/labour-youth-wing-challenges-corbyn-to-allow-conference-vote-on-second-brexit-referendum-a3844471.html

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Mitcham murder victim named by police
The man stabbed to death in Mitcham over the weekend has been named as Sri Lankan national Arunesh Thangarajah.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16239039.Mitcham_murder_victim_named_by_police/?ref=rss

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Chelsea add Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic to shortlist as they search for Antonio Conte successor
Chelsea have added Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic to their list of possible successors to Antonio Conte.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-add-fulham-boss-slavisa-jokanovic-to-shortlist-as-they-search-for-antonio-conte-successor-a3844426.html

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VIEW THE EUSTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EUSTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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Euston

London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.

Euston was the first inter-city railway station in London. It opened on 20 July 1837 as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway.

The site was selected in the early 1830s by George and Robert Stephenson, engineers of the London and Birmingham Railway. The area was then mostly farmland at the edge of the expanding city of London. The station was named after Euston Hall in Suffolk, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Grafton, who were the main landowners in the area.

Objections to the station by local farmers meant that, when the Act authorising construction of the line was passed in 1833, the terminus was relocated to Chalk Farm. However, these objections were overcome, and in 1835 an Act authorising construction of the station at its originally planned site was passed, and construction went ahead.

The original station was built by William Cubitt. It was designed by the classically trained architect Philip Hardwick and initially it had only two platforms, one for departures and one for arrivals. Also designed by Hardwick was a 72 foot-high Doric propylaeum, the largest ever built, erected at the entrance as a portico and which became known as the Euston Arch.

The station grew rapidly over the following years as traffic increased. It was greatly expanded in the 1840s, with the opening in 1849 of the spectacular Great Hall, designed by Hardwick's son Philip Charles Hardwick in classical style.

In the early 1960s it was decided that a larger station was required. Because of the restricted layout of track and tunnels at the northern end, enlargement could be accomplished only by expanding southwards over the area occupied by the Great Hall and the Arch. Amid much public outcry, the station building including the Arch was demolished in 1961-2 and replaced by a new building. Its opening in 1968 followed the electrification of the West Coast Main Line.

A few remnants of the older station remain: two Portland stone entrance lodges and a war memorial. A statue of Robert Stephenson by Carlo Marochetti, previously in the old ticket hall, stands in the forecourt.

On 12 May 1907 the City and South London Railway (C&SLR, now the Bank branch of the Northern Line) opened a station at Euston as the terminus of a new extension from its existing station at Angel.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam and Eve Tearooms:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
Camden Primary Pupil Referral Unit:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Capital City College Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 99.
Christ Church School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Great Portland Street:   Great Portland Street is a London Underground station near Regent's Park.
Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Regents Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Royal College of Physicians:   The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albany Street, NW1 · Albany Terrace, NW1 · Augustus House, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1W · Brock Street, NW1 · Cambrdige Terrace, NW1 · Cambridge Gate Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace, NW1 · Cardington Street, NW1 · Chester Close North, NW1 · Chester Close South, NW1 · Chester Court, NW1 · Chester Gate, NW1 · Chester Terrace, NW1 · Clarence Gardens, NW1 · Clarkson Row, NW1 · Cobourg Street, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Drummond Street, NW1 · Euston Centre, NW1 · Euston Road, W1T · Euston Square, NW1 · Euston Street, NW1 · Euston Tower · Everton Buildings, NW1 · Foundry Mews, NW1 · George Mews, NW1 · Grafton Mews, W1T · Grafton Place, NW1 · Grafton Way, WC1E · Granby Terrace, NW1 · Hampstead Road, NW1 · Harrington Square, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Laxton Place, NW1 · Lidlington Place, NW1 · Little Albany Street, NW1 · Longford Street, NW1 · Munster Square, NW1 · Nash Street, NW1 · Netley Street, NW1 · North Gower Street, NW1 · Osnaburgh Street, NW1 · Park Square East, NW1 · Peto Place, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Passage, NW1 · Prince Regent Mews, NW1 · Redhill Street, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Robert Street, NW1 · St Andrews Place, NW1 · St Annes, NW1 · St Mary Magdalene Church, NW1 · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Starcross Street, NW1 · Stephenson Way, NW1 · Tolmers Square, NW1 · Triton Square, NW1 · Triton Street, NW1 · Varndell Street, NW1 · Warren Court, NW1 · Warren Street, W1T · Whitfield Place, W1T · William Road, NW1 ·

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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)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
G. F. Cruchley

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.
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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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