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Patricia Neafsey
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Post by Patricia Neafsey: Fishers Lane, W4

My ancestors (Dady) lived in Myrtle Cottage, Fishers Lane in 1900 or so. Do you have any information? Was it associated with a manor house?

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Post by jim curtis: Shaftesbury Road, TW9

my grandparents lived @ no23 for many years.We used to have christmas dinner there then all walk round to great aunt mabels at 97 lower mortlake road for the great evenings fun & games,all sides of the family maybe 25-30 people.unfortunatley after granddad died it all petered out about 1960.Very sad. dont seem to have good times like those now.

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Ealing Family and Mini Mile now sold out

PLACES in the Ealing Family and Mini Mile are sold out, with the highest number of entrants ever.


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Behind many recent murders in London are young men who are traumatised and excludedOn the afternoon of 18 April 2016, a Monday, Lewis Elwin was dropped off by a relative in Moyser Road, a residential street in Tooting, south London.The 20-year-olds’ mother and five older siblings were worried about him: they feared he was mixing with the wrong crowd, and doing so at a time when tit-for-tat violence among youth gangs was costing lives.Some can’t even cross the road without putting themselves into a dangerous locationI was sent to a school for bad kids. I had a lot of free time. I got sucked into the group lifestyle, the street lifestyleHe’s a bright boy, but he’s gullible, and he wants to be liked, he wants to be loved Continue reading...

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VIEW THE ACTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ACTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ACTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ACTON 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 ACTON AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Acton

Acton is a large area within the London Borough of Ealing, some 6 miles (10 km) west of Charing Cross.

Acton means "oak farm" or "farm by oak trees", and is derived from the Old English ac (oak) and tun (farm).

Originally an ancient village, as London expanded, Acton became absorbed into the city.

Central Acton is synonymous with the hub of commerce and retail on the former main road between London and Oxford (the Uxbridge Road); a reminder of its history is in its inns, which date back in cases to the late Tudor period as stopping places for travellers.

Acton and Harrow are the two locations with the most stations bearing their name anywhere in the United Kingdom (apart from the full names of the London terminus stations), with seven each.

Acton Main Line was opened by the Great Western Railway on 1 February 1868. Originally simply named Acton, it was operated by the Western Region of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948. On 1 November 1949 it was renamed Acton Main Line.

Together with the underground stations at West Acton and North Acton, Acton Main Line serves the GWR garden estate. This large area of family housing, bordered on three sides by the stations named and on the fourth side by the A40 road, was developed by GWR in the 1920s to accommodate its staff, particularly drivers from the Old Oak Common depot.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acton:   Acton is a large area within the London Borough of Ealing, some 6 miles (10 km) west of Charing Cross.
Acton High School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Acton Town:   Acton Town station was opened as Mill Hill Park on 1 July 1879 by the District Railway (now the District line).
Ark Byron Primary Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Berrymede Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Berrymede Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Ealing Lawn Tennis Club:   
Greek Primary School of London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Holy Family Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
International School of London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Leap Service - the National Autistics Society:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
London Bunka Yochien School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 6. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
North Thames Gas Board Sports Ground:   
South Acton Childrens Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls:   Foundation school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Japanese School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 15. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Twyford Church of England High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
West Acton:   West Acton is a London Underground station between Ealing Broadway and North Acton on the Ealing Broadway branch of the Central line, and is its only intermediate station.
West Acton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4000, W3 · Acton Hill Mews, W3 · Acton Lane, W3 · Allan Way, W3 · Alliance Road, W3 · Alwyn Gardens, W3 · Amelia Close, W3 · Arlington Court, W3 · Ashbourne Close, W5 · Audley Road, W5 · Avenue Crescent, W3 · Avenue Gardens, W3 · Avenue Road, W3 · Balfour Road, W3 · Barlow Road, W3 · Beardsley Way, W3 · Beaufort Close, W5 · Berrymead Gardens, W3 · Bethune Road, W3 · Birch Grove, W3 · Birkbeck Grove, W3 · Bloomsbury Close, W5 · Boddington Gardens, W3 · Boileau Road, W3 · Bollo Bridge Road, W3 · Bollo Lane, W3 · Brett Villas, W3 · Brouncker Road, W3 · Brounckner Road, W3 · Buxton Gardens, W3 · Byron Road, W5 · Canada Crescent, W3 · Canada Road, W3 · Carbery Avenue, W3 · Castle Close, W3 · Cecil Road, W3 · Central Parade, W3 · Chase Road, W3 · Chatsworth Gardens, W3 · Cheltenham Place, W3 · Church Road, W3 · Churchill Gardens, W3 · Cloister Road, W3 · Colville Road, W3 · Concord Road, W3 · Copenhagen Gardens, W3 · Copperfields Court, W3 · Coppers Court, N11 · Coronation Road, W3 · Corringway, W3 · Corringway, W5 · Court Way, W3 · Creffield Road, W3 · Creffield Road, W5 · Creswick Road, W3 · Crown Street, W3 · Daniel Road, W5 · Deena Close, W3 · Denehurst Gardens, W3 · Dukes Road, W3 · East Close, W5 · Eastfields Road, W3 · Edgecote Close, W3 · Enfield Road, W3 · Essex Road, W3 · Farnell Place, W3 · Fordhook Avenue, W5 · Francis Court, W5 · Garage Road, W3 · Gloucester Road, W3 · Granville Gardens, W5 · Grasgarth, W3 · Great West Road, W3 · Greenock Road, W3 · Grosvenor Parade, W5 · Groveside Close, W3 · Gunnersbury Avenue, W3 · Gunnersbury Avenue, W5 · Gunnersbury Court, W3 · Gunnersbury Crescent, W3 · Gunnersbury Drive, W5 · Gunnersbury Gardens, W3 · Gunnersbury Lane, W3 · Hale Gardens, W3 · Hanbury Road, W3 · Hanger Vale Lane, W5 · Hanger View Way, W3 · Hardy Court, W3 · Hart Grove, W3 · Hartley Court, W5 · Hatfield Road, W3 · Heathfield Road, W3 · Hereford Road, W3 · Heron Trading Estate, W3 · Highfield Road, W3 · Hillcrest Road, W3 · Howard Close, W3 · Julian Avenue, W3 · Kendal Avenue, W3 · Kendal Court, W3 · King Edward’s Gardens, W3 · King Street, W3 · Kingsbridge Avenue, W3 · Kingswood Terrace, W3 · Kingswood Terrace, W4 · Langley Drive, W3 · Lantry Court, W3 · Launders Gate, W3 · Layer Gardens, W3 · Lexden Road, W3 · Leythe Road, W3 · Lillian Avenue, W3 · Links Road, W3 · Lowfield Road, W3 · Lynton Road, W3 · Lynton Terrace, W3 · Manor Court, W3 · Manor Gardens, W3 · Manor Way, W3 · Mansfield Road, W3 · Marble Close, W3 · Masons Green Lane, W3 · Mayfield Road, W3 · Meon Road, W3 · Mill Hill Road, W3 · Mill Hill Terrace, W3 · Monks Drive, W3 · Mount Place, W3 · Museum Way, W3 · Narrow Street, W3 · Newport Road, W3 · Newton Avenue, W3 · Noel Road, W3 · Norman Way, W3 · North Acton Business Park, W3 · Northfields Road, W3 · Oakley Avenue, W3 · Osborne Road, W3 · Packington Road, W3 · Palmerston Road, W3 · Park Drive, W3 · Park Parade, W3 · Park Place Drive, W3 · Park Road East, W3 · Park Road North, W3 · Park View, W3 · Petersfield Road, W3 · Phillimore Gardens, W3 · Pierrepoint Road, W3 · Princes Avenue, W3 · Princes Gardens, W3 · Princes Way, W3 · Queens Drive, W3 · Ramsay Road, W3 · Rectory Road, W3 · Ridgeway Drive, W3 · Roman Close, W3 · Rosemont Road, W3 · Roslin Road, W3 · Roslin Square, W3 · Rotherwick Hill, W5 · Royale Leisure Park Kendal Avenue, W3 · Salisbury Street, W3 · Saxon Drive, W3 · Shalimar Road, W3 · Sports Pavilion, W3 · Stanhope Way, W3 · Stanley Road, W3 · Stanway Gardens, W3 · Station Parade Noel Road, W3 · Station Parade, W3 · Station Parade, W5 · Steyne Road, W3 · Stirling Road, W3 · Strafford Road, W3 · The Bridge, W5 · The Broadway Gunnersbury Lane, W3 · The Broadway, W3 · The Ridgeway, W3 · Triangle Way, W3 · Tring Avenue, W3 · Tring Avenue, W5 · Tudor Gardens, W3 · Tudor Way, W3 · Twyford Avenue, W3 · Twyford Crescent, W3 · Twyford Cresent, W3 · Uxbridge Road, W3 · Vale Lane, W3 · Walton Gardens, W3 · Walton Way, W3 · West Lodge Avenue, W3 · West Point Trading Estate Alliance Road, W3 · Western Gardens, W5 · Western Trading Estate, W3 · Westfields Road, W3 · Whitehall Gardens, W3 · Wilfrid Gardens, W3 · Willcott Road, W3 · Winchester Street, W3 · Woodgrange Avenue, W5 · Woodlands Avenue, W3 · Wynton Place, W3 ·
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John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (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 covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, 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

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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