St Rule Street, SW8

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Josie Voss
Josie Voss   
Added: 11 Nov 2018 17:26 GMT   
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Post by Josie Voss: Haselrigge Road, SW4

Does anyone know what happened to the wooden plague of ex students names who died in WW1. It was above a classroom door on the top floor. My grandad was remembered on it and I always used to look at it when waiting to go into class.

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Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
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Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8

I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.


Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
IP: 143.159.49.39
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Post by Christobel Warren-Jones: Hurley Road, SE11

Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School

Gerry m lee
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Added: 10 Feb 2018 17:39 GMT   
IP: 50.64.178.175
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Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4

I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is gerry-lee@shaw.ca and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.


KC Alexander
KC Alexander   
Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
IP: 90.195.148.140
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Post by KC Alexander: Priory Grove, SW8

Lived in a two up two down until the age of 13.
Played on the bombsites (no health and safety then)
A Coal man Mr Bells lived in the road and kept his horse in a stable across the road from where he lived.
Fibre glass factory which made large figures etc for fairgrounds was down a mews which no longer exists.
Prefabs on the bend where Doreen, a friend of my mums lived with her two daughters.
Alan and Alex who?s mum and dad were also friends of my parents lived near the priory pub. the pub is now residential flats.
Alex was another boy who lived just a couple of doors along from me as was Colin.
The house was knocked down in 1964 and the site is now an adventure playground.
The only thing left I recognise is my old sycamore tree which grew in my garden which I could often be found climbing.

Never fell out of it !

Allen Waters
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Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT   
IP: 151.224.33.53
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Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8

I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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Pauline jones
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Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   
IP: 86.136.68.202
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Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V

I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Johnshort
Johnshort   
Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
IP: 10.9.55.126
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Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n

peter hiller
peter hiller   
Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT   
IP: 81.141.12.149
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Post by peter hiller: Sancroft Street, SE11

what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site

Robert smitherman
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Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT   
IP: 2.220.194.137
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Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11

I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.

LDNnews
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Added: 17 Nov 2018 06:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: South Kensington
Amber Rudd makes dramatic return to Cabinet as Stephen Barclay named as new Brexit secretary
Amber Rudd has made a dramatic return to the Cabinet as work and pensions secretary as Theresa May seeks to bolster her position following a backlash to her Brexit deal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/amber-rudd-returning-to-cabinet-as-work-and-pensions-secretary-a3992491.html

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Added: 17 Nov 2018 05:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Sloane Square
Ellie-May Minshull Coyle: Two jailed over death of toddler confined to 'cage bed'
A mother and her ex-partner have been jailed for 10 years each after the death of a toddler who was tied face-down to a "cage bed".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/two-jailed-over-death-of-toddler-confined-to-cage-bed-a3992666.html

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Added: 16 Nov 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Clapham South
Regent Street Christmas lights 2018 are on! Doctor Who star Jodie Whitaker hits the switch on London's famous shopping street
Fireworks filled the night sky as hundreds of shoppers were left in awe by Regent Street’s big Christmas lights switch-on.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/regent-street-christmas-lights-2018-are-on-doctor-who-star-jodie-whitaker-hits-the-switch-on-londons-a3991596.html

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Added: 16 Nov 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
London commuters tracked by phone in project to end rush-hour crush
Transport chiefs are tracking people’s movements via their smartphones in a vast research project that aims to end the rush-hour crush.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-commuters-tracked-by-phone-in-project-to-end-rushhour-crush-a3991866.html

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham Common
Front-line City of London police to put spit guards on violent suspects - at odds with the Met
The City of London police has authorised front-line officers to use controversial spit guards during the detention of violent suspects.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/frontline-city-of-london-police-to-put-spit-guards-on-violent-suspects-a3992121.html

VIEW THE CLAPHAM COMMON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CLAPHAM COMMON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CLAPHAM COMMON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CLAPHAM COMMON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CLAPHAM COMMON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen's Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen's Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen's Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen's Park 'proper' formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen's Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen's Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett's wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen's Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queens Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen's Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Anthony de Grey:   
Battersea Park:   Battersea Park station was named after the nearby park.
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Bonneville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Clapham Common:   
Clapham Manor Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Clapham Manor Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Griffin Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Heathbrook Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Heathbrook Primary School & Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Lambeth Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Lambeth College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Macaulay Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Newton Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 13.
Oliver House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sleaford Street School:   Sleaford Street School opened in 1874.
St George’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary’s RC Voluntary Aided Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wandsworth Road:   In December 2012, Wandsworth Road railway station transferred to the London Overground from National Rail, this joining the Transport for London family.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abberley Mews, SW4 · Abbeville Road, SW4 · Abbey Business Centre, SW8 · Allnutt Way, SW4 · Arches, SW8 · Arden Street, SW8 · Ascalon House, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Avro House, SW8 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmont Close, SW4 · Belmont Road, SW4 · Bewick Street, SW8 · Bonneville Gardens, SW4 · Bradfield House, SW8 · Bradmead, SW8 · Brayburne Avenue, SW8 · Briarwood Road, SW4 · Broadhinton Road, SW4 · Bromells Road, SW4 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Carriage Drive East, · Carriage Drive East, SW11 · Carriage Drive East, SW3 · Carriage Drive North, SW8 · Cautley Avenue, SW4 · Cavendish Road, SW4 · Cedars Mews, SW4 · Cedars Road, SW4 · Ceylon Street, SW8 · Charles Barry Close, SW4 · Chaseclapham, SW4 · Chelsea Bridge, SW8 · Cherwell Street, SW8 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Clapham Common South Side, SW4 · Clapham Common West Side Southwest, SW4 · Clapham Common West Side, SW11 · Clapham Common West Side, SW4 · Clapham Common Westside, SW4 · Clapham Common, SW4 · Clapham Manor Street, SW4 · Clapham Street, SW4 · Cloisters House Cloisters Business Centre, SW8 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Crescent Grove, SW4 · Crescent Lane, SW4 · Crichton Street, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW1V · Cringle Street, SW8 · Cubitt Terrace, SW4 · Daley Thompson Way, SW8 · Dickens Street, SW8 · Durrington Tower, SW8 · Elms Road Southwest, SW4 · Elms Road, SW4 · Fitzwilliam Road, SW4 · Franconia Road, SW4 · Froude Street, SW8 · Garden House Cloisters Business Centre, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Gower Close, SW4 · Grafton Square, SW4 · Haines Street, SW8 · Hambalt Road, SW4 · Hannington Road, SW4 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Heath Road, SW8 · Heather Close, SW8 · Heswall Close, SW4 · Hewer House, SW4 · Hewlett House, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Ingate Place, SW8 · Iveley Road, SW4 · Keith Connor Close, SW8 · Killyon Road, SW4 · Killyon Road, SW8 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Klea Avenue, SW4 · Lambourn Road, SW4 · Larkhall Rise, SW4 · Larkhall Rise, SW8 · Lessar Avenue, SW4 · Lessar Court, SW4 · Lillieshall Road, SW4 · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lion Yard, SW4 · Liston Road, SW4 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Long Road, SW4 · Lydon Road, SW4 · Lynette Avenue, SW4 · Macaulay Road, SW4 · Mackay Road, SW4 · Mandalay Road, SW4 · Matrimony Place, SW4 · Montefiore Street, SW8 · Motley Street, SW8 · Narbonne Avenue, SW4 · Netherford Road, SW4 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · Newby Street, SW8 · Newtown Court, SW11 · Nightingale Lane, SW4 · Nightingale Walk, SW4 · North Side, SW4 · North Street, SW4 · Offerton Road, SW4 · Okeover Manor, SW4 · Old Town, SW4 · Orlando Road, SW4 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Park Hill, SW4 · Parkhill, SW4 · Patcham Terrace, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pensbury Place, SW8 · Pensbury Street, SW8 · Porteus Place, SW4 · Portslade Road, SW8 · Prince Of Wales Drive, SW8 · Princes Close, SW4 · Queens Circus, SW11 · Queens Circus, SW8 · Queenstown Mews, SW8 · Queenstown Road, SW8 · Ravenet Street, SW8 · Rectory Gardens, SW4 · Rectory Grove, SW4 · Redwood Mews, SW4 · Robertson Street, SW8 · Rookery Road, SW4 · Rozel Road, SW4 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Saint Alphonsus Road, SW4 · Savona Street, SW8 · Shaftesbury Mews, SW4 · Shandon Road, SW4 · Silverthorne Road, SW8 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Sopwith Way, SW8 · Southolm Street Southwest, SW11 · Southolm Street, SW11 · Spaces Business Centre, SW8 · Spencer House, SW8 · St Alphonsus Road, SW4 · St Annes Hall Venn Street, SW4 · St Gerards Close, SW4 · St Pauls Community Hall, SW4 · St Philip Square, SW8 · St Philip Street, SW8 · St Rule Street, SW8 · St. Georges Close, SW8 · St. Philip Square, SW8 · St. Philip Street, SW8 · St. Rule Street, SW8 · Statham House, SW8 · Stewart Court, SW8 · Stewart’s Road, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Stonhouse Street, SW4 · Stuarts Lane, SW8 · Sutherland House, SW8 · Sycamore Mews, SW4 · Tennyson Street, SW8 · Tessa Sanderson Place, SW8 · Thackeray Road, SW8 · The Arches, SW8 · The Chase, SW4 · The Pavement, SW4 · The Pavilion, SW8 · The Polygon, SW4 · The Woodlands, SW4 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Trinity Close, SW4 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Turnchapel Mews, SW4 · Turnchapel Mews, SW8 · Turpin House, SW11 · Turret Grove, SW4 · Tweed Street, SW8 · Venn Street, SW4 · Victoria Rise, SW4 · Wadhurst Road, SW8 · Wakeford Close, SW4 · Waldo Close, SW4 · Wandsworth Road, SW8 · Wardell Mews, SW4 · Welmar Mews, SW4 · Wenham House, SW8 · Wilberforce Mews, SW4 · Wilderness Mews, SW4 · Windmill Drive, SW4 · Windmill Ride, SW15 · Windsor Court, SW4 · Wingate Square, SW4 · Worsopp Drive, SW4 ·
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