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I lived at 39 Freeling Street 1922 - 1937

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England World Cup fixtures and news LIVE: Dele Alli injury latest plus the rest from Russia 2018
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE news blog of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/fifa-world-cup-2018-live-latest-news-and-updates-with-cristiano-ronaldo-set-to-face-morocco-a3867246.html

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Family of Harrow schoolboy killed by a single punch in Malia 'relieved' after killer found guilty
The family of a public schoolboy who died after being punched once by a club promotor during a night out in Malia said they are relieved his killer has finally been brought to justice.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/family-of-harrow-schoolboy-killed-by-a-single-punch-in-malia-relieved-after-killer-found-guilty-a3867056.html

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NHS at 70
The London hospital has transformed eye care and saved the sight of millions since the start of the NHS.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44471097

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Mick Jagger rocks the stage for high-octane Rolling Stones performance


The legendary front man, 74, proved there’s no slowing him or his Rolling Stones band mates down as they rocked London’s Twickenham Stadium for the final night of their UK tour on Tuesday


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Finsbury Park attack: Minute’s silence held to mark anniversary
"We will not let terrorists divide us," says Prime Minister Theresa May, one year on from the attack.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44523065

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Loughborough Junction: Tributes to graffiti artists hit by train
The men were hit by an out-of-service passenger train while in a "particularly dangerous place".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44534102

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EU chiefs to warn businesses: Prepare for UK crashing out
EU leaders are set to tell the Government to "pull yourselves together" and are ready to warn businesses to prepare for Britain crashing out of the bloc with no deal.

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Old car showroom in Anerley could be demolished and replaced with flats

A vacant site in Anerley could be turned into a four-storey block of flats.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16297895.Old_car_showroom_in_Anerley_could_be_demolished_and_replaced_with_flats/?ref=rss

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The Glades in Bromley could have the best shopping centre customer service in the UK

The Glades Shopping Centre has been shortlisted for three national awards.


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Mayor calls for ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles

The Mayor of London is calling on the government to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2030.


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Birthday celebrations for founding member of Women’s Freedom League
The 174th birthday of a founding member of the Women’s Freedom League who lived in Lavender Hill, Battersea has been celebrated in a bid to get her a commemorative statue.

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England VAR: Players baffled by process at World Cup, admits Kyle Walker
World Cup LIVE | Latest news and updates from Russia 2018

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Raft of safety flaws listed at Grenfell Tower Inquiry
An expert tells the public inquiry fire doors were out of date and lifts were sub-standard.

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Harry Hallowes was handed the title deeds to the secluded woodland spot in Hampstead Heath in 2007.
Harry Hallowes was handed the title deeds to the secluded woodland spot in Hampstead Heath in 2007.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44498228

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Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom arrive at Late Late Show in London


Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom arrive at Late Late Show in London


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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL 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 CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell was once known as London's Little Italy because of the large number of Italians living in the area from the 1850s until the 1960s.

Clerkenwell took its name from the Clerks' Well in Farringdon Lane. In the Middle Ages, the London Parish clerks performed annual mystery plays there, based on biblical themes. Part of the well remains visible, incorporated into a 1980s building called Well Court.

In the 17th century South Clerkenwell became a fashionable place of residence. Oliver Cromwell owned a house on Clerkenwell Close, just off the Green. Several aristocrats had houses there, most notably the Duke of Northumberland, as did people such as Erasmus Smith.

Before Clerkenwell became a built-up area, it had a reputation as a resort a short walk out of the city, where Londoners could disport themselves at its spas, of which there were several, based on natural chalybeate springs, tea gardens and theatres. The present day Sadler's Wells has survived as heir to this tradition.

Clerkenwell was also the location of three prisons: the Clerkenwell Bridewell, Coldbath Fields Prison (later Clerkenwell Gaol) and the New Prison, later the Clerkenwell House of Detention, notorious as the scene of the Clerkenwell Outrage in 1867, an attempted prison break by Fenians who killed many in the tenement houses on Corporation Row in trying to blow a hole in the prison wall.

The Industrial Revolution changed the area greatly. It became a centre for breweries, distilleries and the printing industry. It gained a special reputation for the making of clocks and watches, which activity once employed many people from around the area. Flourishing craft workshops still carry on some of the traditional trades, such as jewellery-making. Clerkenwell is home to Witherby's, Europe's oldest printing company.

After the Second World War, Clerkenwell suffered from industrial decline and many of the premises occupied by the engineering, printing publishing and meat and food trades (the last mostly around Smithfield) fell empty. Several acclaimed council housing estates were commissioned by Finsbury Borough Council. Modernist architect and Russian émigré Berthold Lubetkin's listed Spa Green Estate, constructed 1943–1950, has recently been restored. The Finsbury Estate, constructed in 1968 to the designs of Joseph Emberton includes flats, since altered and re-clad.

A general revival and gentrification process began in the 1980s, and the area is now known for loft-living in some of the former industrial buildings. It also has young professionals, nightclubs and restaurants and is home to many professional offices as an overspill for the nearby City of London and West End.

Amongst other sectors, there is a notable concentration of design professions around Clerkenwell, and supporting industries such as high-end designer furniture showrooms.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1a Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Central School of Ballet:   Central School of Ballet is a classical ballet school based in London, with students from countries all over the world.
City University:   Higher education institutions
Clerkenwell:   Clerkenwell was once known as London's Little Italy because of the large number of Italians living in the area from the 1850s until the 1960s.
Clerkenwell Parochial CofE Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Exmouth Market:   Exmouth Market is an outdoor street market of 32 stalls.
Hugh Myddelton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Maison Novelli:   Maison Novelli was a restaurant in Clerkenwell, Central London, located opposite the Old Session House.
Middlesex Sessions House:   The Former Middlesex Session(s) House or the Old Sessions House is a large building on Clerkenwell Green.
Museum of the Order of St John:   The Museum of the Order of St John in Clerkenwell, London, tells the story of the Venerable Order of Saint John.
New River Head:   The New River Head is an area of great historic interest, having been in continuous use for the provision of fresh public water since the early 17th century.
Spa Fields Park:   
St John Clerkenwell:   St John Clerkenwell is a former parish church in Clerkenwell, now used as the chapel of the modern Order of St John.
St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell:   St John’s Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwell’s monastic past; it was built in 1504 by Prior Thomas Docwra as the south entrance to the inner precinct of Clerkenwell Priory, the priory of the Knights of Saint John - the Knights Hospitallers.
St John's Gate:   St John's Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwell's monastic past.
St Peter and St Paul RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s Italian Church:   St. Peter’s Italian Church is a Basilica-style church located in Holborn.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agdon Street, EC1V · Albemarle Way, EC1V · Albion Place, EC1M · Amwell Street, EC1R · Angel Gate, EC1V · Arlington Way, EC1R · Ashby Street, EC1V · Aylesbury Street, EC1R · Back Hill, EC1R · Backhill, EC1R · Bakers Row, EC1R · Bakers Yard, EC1R · Berry Place, EC1V · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Brewery Square, EC1V · Brewhouse Yard, EC1V · Briset Street, EC1M · Britton Street, EC1M · Broad Yard, EC1M · Catherine Griffiths Court, EC1R · Chadwell Street, EC1R · Chadwell Street, EC1V · Charles Rowan House, WC1X · Claremont Square, N1 · Clerkenwell Close, EC1R · Clerkenwell Green, EC1R · Clerkenwell Greennorth Holborn, EC1R · Clerkenwell Road, EC1N · Clerkenwell Road, EC1R · Coldbath Square, EC1R · Compton Street, EC1V · Cornwell House, EC1R · Corporation Row, EC1R · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Cyrus Street, EC1V · Eagle Court, EC1M · Exmouth Market, EC1R · Eyre St Hill, EC1R · Eyre Street Hill, EC1R · Farringdon Lane, EC1R · Farringdon Road, EC1M · Farringdon Road, EC1R · Faulkners Alley, EC1M · Finsbury Estate, EC1R · Friend Street, EC1V · Gate House, EC1M · Gloucester Way, EC1R · Grimthorpe House, EC1V · Hall Street, EC1V · Hardwick Street, EC1R · Hatton Place, EC1N · Hatton Square, EC1N · Hatton Wall, EC1N · Haywards Place, EC1R · Herbal Hill, EC1R · Inglebert Street, EC1R · Jerusalem Passage, EC1V · Joseph Close, N4 · Joseph Trotter Close, EC1R · Kingsway Place, EC1R · Laystall Street, EC1R · Lloyds Row, EC1R · Long Lane, EC1M · Malta Street, EC1V · Manningford Close, EC1V · Meredith Street, EC1R · Myddelton Passage, EC1R · Myddelton Square, EC1R · Myddelton Street, EC1R · Naoroji Street, WC1X · New House, EC1N · Newington Close, EC1R · Northampton Road, EC1R · Northampton Square, EC1V · Owen’s Row, EC1V · Paget Street, EC1V · Passing Alley, EC1M · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Penny Bank Chambers, EC1M · Pensioners Court The Charterhouse, EC1M · Percival Street, EC1V · Pine Street, EC1R · Rawstorne Place, EC1V · Rawstorne Street, EC1V · Ray Street, EC1R · River Street, EC1R · Rosebery Avenue, EC1 · Rosebery Avenue, EC1R · Rosebery House, EC1R · Rosebery Square, EC1R · Rosoman Place, EC1R · Rosoman Street, EC1R · Saint John Street, EC1M · Saint John Street, EC1V · Saint John’s Lane, EC1M · Saint John’s Square, EC1V · Sans Walk, EC1R · Sans Works, EC1R · Scotswood Street, EC1R · Sebastian Street, EC1V · Sekforde Court, EC1V · Sekforde Street, EC1R · Sidney Grove, EC1V · Skinner Street, EC1R · Smokehouse Yard, EC1M · Spafield Street, EC1R · Spencer Street, EC1V · St Jamess Walk, EC1R · St John Street, EC1M · St John Street, EC1V · St Johns House, EC1V · St Johns Lane, EC1M · St Johns Path, EC1M · St Johns Place, EC1M · St Johns Square, EC1M · St Johns Square, EC1V · St John’s Gate, EC1M · St. John Street, EC1R · St. John Street, EC1V · Summers Street, EC1R · Sutton Lane, EC1M · Sutton Road, EC1M · The Horseshoe Path, WC1B · Tompion House, EC1V · Tompion Street, EC1V · Topham Street, EC1R · Turnmill Street, EC1M · Tysoe Street, EC1R · Vine Hill, EC1R · Wakley Street, EC1V · Warner Street, EC1R · Warner Yard, EC1R · Woodbridge Street, EC1R · Wyclif Street, EC1V · Wynyatt St, EC1V · Wynyatt Street, EC1V ·

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What is Skinner Street, EC1R like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Average
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
Average
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Central London, north east (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north east.
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.
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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.
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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
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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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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.
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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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.
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