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Bridge in/near Finchley Road

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Bridge · Finchley Road · NW3 · Contributed by The Underground Map
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Finchley Road looking north as Frognal enters from the right.
Credit: Google Maps (2014)

Where Frognal meets the Finchley Road, there is an indiscernible dip...

The road called Frognal follows the course of a long-buried river, the Kilbourne. Downstream this becomes the Westbourne, one of the major "lost" rivers of London.



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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 Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.
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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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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD 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 FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Finchley Road And Frognal

Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.

It was originally part of the Hampstead Junction Railway - built in 1860 to provide an alternative route from the conjested Primrose Hill route into Euston. This railway ran from Willesden Junction to Camden Road and involved the construction, starting just east of Finchley Road & Frognal station, of a tunnel to run underneath Hampstead's hill.

In turn the Hampstead Junction Railway became part of the North London Railway and, after nationalisation, the North London Line. It is now on the London Overground. The station is about five minutes' walk (400 metres) from Finchley Road tube station, and is marked as an official out-of-system interchange between the two.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Broadhurst Gardens Meadow:   Broadhurst Gardens Community Meadow is a private area open only to the residents of the houses which surround it.
Camden Arts Centre:   Camden Arts Centre is a place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education.
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Devonshire House preparatory school is based in four large Victorian houses in Hampstead.
Finchley Road:   Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.
Finchley Road And Frognal:   Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.
Freud Museum:   The Freud Museum is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, who lived there with his family during the last year of his life.
Hampstead tunnel:   Hampstead Tunnel, 1166 yards long, was built as part of the Hampstead Junction Railway, and opened on 2 January 1860.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
O2 Centre:   The O2 Centre, an indoor shopping and entertainment centre was opened in 1998.
Piecemeal building:   The infant River Westbourne crossed, what in 1900, was still a boggy field.
Source of the Kilbourne:   The easternmost branch of the River Westbourne rises just south of the centre of Hampstead,
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
Two streams meet:   Somewhere beneath the basement of 16 Frognal, NW3 two tributaries of the River Westbourne meet.
University College School:   University College School, generally known as UCS, is an independent school charity situated in northwest London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alban House, NW3 · Arkwright Road, NW3 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Compayne Gardens, NW6 · Dresden Close, NW6 · Ellerdale Close, NW3 · Ellerdale Road, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Frognal Close, NW3 · Frognal Court, NW3 · Frognal Gardens, NW3 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Frognal Parade, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Hampstead Gate, NW3 · Langland Gardens, NW3 · Lindfield Gardens, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW3 · Maresfield Gardens, NW3 · Naseby Close, NW6 · Netherhall Gardens, NW3 · Netherhall Way, NW3 · New College Parade, NW3 · Noel House, NW6 · Nutley Terrace, NW3 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · O2 Centre, NW3 · Prince Arthur Road, NW3 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Spode Walk, NW6 · St Johns Court, NW3 · The Gables, NW3 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Worcester Mews, NW6 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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