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Sampson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.



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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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Post by Leslie Butler: Neate Street, SE5

My Uncle (James Burgess and his wife Lil) used to live on Neate street, we used to come up from Croydon to visit (50 years ago) and play on the canal bridge that was about six houses along, the canal used to be at the back of his house. Used to feel like we were in a Dickens film Oliver Twist. The bridge is still there but nothing underneath as the canal has long gone and so have the houses that used to be on Neate street.

Image of Footbridge over Grand Surrey canal linking St Georges Way and Neate Street.

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Post by Melissa London: Trafalgar Avenue, SE15

The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Tory MP who blocked upskirting law speaks out against wave of criticism he received and insists he is against 'vulgar' law
The Tory MP who blocked a bill in Parliament that would have made upskirting a criminal offence has spoken out against the criticism he has received and said he has been scapegoated.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-mp-who-blocked-upskirting-law-speaks-out-against-wave-of-criticism-he-received-and-insists-he-a3864951.html

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Bromley the only borough in south east London where house prices dropped in April
House prices in Bromley declined slightly, by 0.5 per cent, in April, despite witnessing a 1.5% rise over the last 12 months.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16296218.Bromley_the_only_borough_in_south_east_London_where_house_prices_dropped_in_April/?ref=rss

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Jeremy Hunt joins overnight walk for Dimbleby Cancer Care charity
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt joined more than 100 walkers on an overnight walk from St Thomas’ Hospital to Guy’s Hospital - via a circuitous route - to raise funds for the Dimbleby Cancer Care Charity.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/8tqjxQfAk50/9644

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Lewisham East by-election result: Labour's Janet Daby wins with dramatically reduced majority
Labour’s newest MP said she would oppose a hard Brexit as her party saw its majority dramatically cut in the Lewisham East by-election.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/lewisham-east-byelection-result-labours-janet-daby-wins-with-dramatically-reduced-majority-a3863626.html

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Woman pushing daughter in buggy is latest victim of ’mugger who targets young mums’
A mum pushing her two-year-old daughter in a buggy has become the latest victim of a violent mugger who targets young mums.

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SE1’s new secondary school asks for views on admissions
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Borough Academy - the new secondary school due to open at the old fire station and training centre in Southwark Bridge Road - has launched a public consultation on its admissions arrangements.

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A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...
A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2018/jun/14/grenfell-tower-memorial-fire-victims-in-pictures

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Grenfell bereaved mark fire’s anniversary with emotional vigil
Grenfell bereaved mark fire’s anniversary with emotional vigil

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/14/grenfell-tower-fire-anniversary-emotional-vigil

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Famous Paddington Bear statue stolen from Portobello Road shop
A Paddington Bear statue popular with tourists and children in Portobello Road has been swiped by thieves in broad daylight.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/famous-paddington-bear-statue-stolen-from-portobello-road-shop-a3862736.html

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Lord Mayor’s Show fireworks display reprieved
This November’s fireworks display on the River Thames to mark the start of the Lord Mayor of London’s term of office has been reprieved.

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18-metre tree next to Tower Bridge could be felled
Plans to chop down an 18-metre Lombardy Poplar tree next to Tower Bridge have prompted local residents to send more than 25 objections to Southwark Council.

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Entire Scottish National Party storms out of PMQs in Brexit Row
Scottish nationalists staged a walkout of the House of Commons today after their leader was kicked out in a row over Brexit.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/entire-scottish-national-party-storms-out-of-pmqs-in-brexit-row-a3862126.html

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Police appeal after sex attacker strikes in Grove Park
Police are searching for a suspected sex attacker after an incident in Grove Park.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16286964.Police_appeal_after_sex_attacker_strikes_in_Grove_Park/?ref=rss

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Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.

By the late 1500s Whitechapel and the surrounding area had started becoming 'other half' of London. Located downwind of the genteel sections of west London which were to see the expansion of Westminster Abbey and construction of Buckingham Palace, it naturally attracted the more fragrant activities of the city, particularly tanneries, breweries, foundries (including the Whitechapel Bell Foundry which later cast Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and also Big Ben), slaughterhouses and, close by to the south, the gigantic Billingsgate fish market, famous in its day for the ornately foul language of the extremely Cockney fishwomen who worked there.

Population shifts from rural areas to London from the 1600s to the mid 1800s resulted in great numbers of more or less destitute people taking up residence amidst the industries and mercantile interests that had attracted them. By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as the East End), had evolved, or devolved, into classic 'dickensian' London. Whitechapel Road itself was not particularly squalid through most of this period - it was the warren of small dark streets branching from it that contained the greatest suffering, filth and danger, especially Dorset St., Thrawl St., Berners St. (renamed Henriques St.), Wentworth St. and others.

In the Victorian era the base population of poor English country stock was swelled by immigrants from all over, particularly Irish and Jewish. 1888 saw the depredations of the Whitechapel Murderer, later known as 'Jack the Ripper'. In 1902, American author Jack London, looking to write a counterpart to Jacob Riis's seminal book How the Other Half Lives, donned ragged clothes and boarded in Whitechapel, detailing his experiences in The People of the Abyss. Riis had recently documented the astoundingly bad conditions in the leading city of the United States. Jack London, a socialist, thought it worthwhile to explore conditions in the leading city of the nation that had created modern capitalism. He concluded that English poverty was far rougher than the American variety. The juxtaposition of the poverty, homelessness, exploitive work conditions, prostitution, and infant mortality of Whitechapel and other East End locales with some of the greatest personal wealth the world has ever seen made it a focal point for leftist reformers of all kinds, from George Bernard Shaw, whose Fabian Society met regularly in Whitechapel, to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, who boarded and led rallies in Whitechapel during his exile from Russia.

Whitechapel remained poor (and colourful) through the first half of the 20th Century, though somewhat less desperately so. It suffered great damage in the V2 German rocket attacks and the Blitz of World War II. Since then, Whitechapel has lost its notoriety, though it is still thoroughly working class. The Bangladeshis are the most visible migrant group there today and it is home to many aspiring artists and shoestring entrepreneurs.

Since the 1970s, Whitechapel and other nearby parts of East London have figured prominently in London's art scene. Probably the most prominent art venue is the Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 and long an outpost of high culture in a poor neighbourhood. As the neighbourhood has gentrified, it has gained citywide, and even international, visibility and support.

Whitechapel, is a London Underground and London Overground station, on Whitechapel Road was opened in 1876 by the East London Railway on a line connecting Liverpool Street station in the City of London with destinations south of the River Thames. The station site was expanded in 1884, and again in 1902, to accommodate the services of the Metropolitan District Railway, a predecessor of the London Underground. The London Overground section of the station was closed between 2007 and 27 April 2010 for rebuilding, initially reopening for a preview service on 27 April 2010 with the full service starting on 23 May 2010.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Altab Ali Park:   
Christ Church CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Collingwood Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
East India:   This is a children’s centre.
Harry Gosling Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hermitage Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kobi Nazrul Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London East Academy:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Madani Secondary Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Montefiore Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Osmani Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Matthias Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Michael’s Catholic College:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Stewart Headlam Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swanlea School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Thomas Buxton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wapping Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
John’s Hill:   The corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street, Wapping, December 1906.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alderman Stairs, E1W · Alderman Stairs, SE1 · Alley, E1W · Artichoke Hill, E1W · Asher Way, E1W · Asher Way, E98 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Bacon Street, E1 · Balkan Walk, E1W · Barnsley Street, E1 · Batty Street, E1 · Bermondsey Wall East, SE16 · Bermondsey Wall West, SE16 · Bishops Square, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Breezer’s Hill, E1W · Brick Lane, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Castlemain Street, E1 · Chambers Street, SE16 · Chance Street, E1 · Chandler Street, E1W · Chicksand Street, E1 · Chigwell Hill, E1W · Christian Street, E1 · Club Row, E1 · Collingwood Street, E1 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Court Street, E1 · Coverley Close, E1 · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Cudworth Street, E1 · Darling Row, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Dundee Street, E1W · Durward Street, E1 · East Mount Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Farncombe Street, SE16 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Flockton Street, SE16 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fountain Green Square, SE16 · Fournier Street, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · George Street, E1 · Golding Street, E1 · Granary Road, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Green Bank, E1W · Greenbank, E1W · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Headlam Street, E1 · Hemming Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hermitage Court, E1W · Hermitage Wall, E1W · Hopetown Street, E1 · Hunton Street, E1 · John Felton Road, SE16 · Kennet Street, E1W · Key Close, E1 · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Knighten Street, E1W · Knighton Street, E1W · Lamb Street, E1 · Langdale Street, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Marble Quay, E1W · Maynards Quay, E1W · Merceron Street, E1 · Merchant Court, E1W · Mews Street, E1W · Millpond Estate West Lane, SE16 · Monthope Road, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · National Terrace, SE16 · Nesham Street, E1W · Nightingale House, E1W · Old Montague Street, E1 · Orton Street, E1W · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pennington Street, E1W · Pereira Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pickwick House, SE16 · Pier Head, E1W · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Ponler Street, E1 · Porters Walk, E1W · Portland Square, E1W · Pottery Street, SE16 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Reardon Path, E1W · Reardon Street, E1W · Redchurch Street, E2 · Regal Close, E1 · Rhoda Street, E2 · Romford Street, E1 · Saint Katharine’s Way, E1W · Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W · Sampson Street, E1W · Scott Street, E1 · Selby Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Smeaton Street, E1W · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spirit Quay, E1W · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · Springalls Wharf Apartments, SE16 · St Anthony’s Close, E1W · St Katharine By The Tower, E1W · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Katharine’s Way, E1W · St Katherines By The Tower, E1W · Star Place, E1W · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stockholm Way, E1W · Stothard Place, EC2M · Stutfield Street, E1 · Sun Walk, E1W · Surma Close, E1 · Telfords Yard, E1W · Tench Street, E1W · Tent Street, E1 · The Highway, E1 · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Three Colts Corner, E2 · Three Colts Lane, E1 · Three Colts Lane, E2 · Tower Bridge Approach, E1W · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Walk, E1W · Trahorn Close, E1 · Umberston Street, E1 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vaughan Way, E1W · Vine Court, E1 · Virginia Street, E1W · Wapping High Street, E1W · Wapping Old Stairs East, E1W · Waterman Way, E1W · Weaver Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wicker Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Wilson Grove, SE16 · Winthrop Street, E1 · Wodeham Gardens, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·

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