Westbourne Terrace, W2

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Added: 7 Mar 2018 21:30 GMT   
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

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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 Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

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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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there

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Man stabbed to death on busy London street
No arrests yet made after victim killed on Upper Street, Islington, at 6.30pm on MondayA man has been stabbed to death on a busy street in broad daylight in north London.The victim, who has not yet been named, died in Upper Street, Islington, at around 6.30pm on Monday. Related: Met chief says budget cuts have contributed to rise in violent crime Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/21/man-stabbed-upper-street-london-islington

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Fascinating interactive map shows exact geography of sprawling TfL and Tube network
A fascinating new interactive map reveals the exact geography of Transport for London’s sprawling Tube, Overground and DLR network.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/fascinating-interactive-map-shows-exact-geography-of-sprawling-tfl-network-a3844001.html

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Romford killing: Pensioner charged over murder of 85-year-old Rosina Coleman
A pensioner has been charged with the murder of an 85-year-old woman who was allegedly beaten to death at home in east London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/romford-killing-pensioner-charged-over-murder-of-woman-beaten-to-death-rosina-coleman-a3843886.html

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Lottie Moss flashes wears patent miniskirt on London night out


Lottie Moss, 20, looked sensational during a night out on Saturday where she went to exclusive hotspots Soho House and Mahiki


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Outcry over mass train cancellations as new Thameslink timetable begins
Outcry over mass train cancellations as new Thameslink timetable begins

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/may/20/outcry-over-mass-train-cancellations-as-new-rail-timetable-begins

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Juventus expect deal for Liverpool's Emre Can but getting Alvaro Morata from Chelsea 'practically impossible'
Juventus are "very optimistic" of securing the signature of Emre Can on a free transfer but do not expect to be able to bring Alvaro Morata back to Turin.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/juventus-expect-deal-for-liverpools-emre-can-but-getting-alvaro-morata-from-chelsea-practically-a3843791.html

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Antonio Conte will 'respect' Chelsea contract but wants backing in transfer market
Antonio Conte says he will respect his contract at Chelsea should the club decide to keep him but has suggested more money must be spent to mount a title challenge.

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Romford killing: Man charged with murder of Rosina Coleman
Rosina Coleman was found dead by a handyman working at her east London home.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44186940

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Tower Hamlets renters complain of months of ’gross’ water
Shona Bland says she’s had a brown, cloudy, water supply that "splutters" since Christmas.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44180597

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How Chelsea and Manchester United could line up for FA Cup Final at Wembley
LIVE | Follow build-up to Chelsea vs Manchester United

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Somalian refugee becomes 1st female Muslim FA-qualified referee in UK


Jawahir Roble, 24, known as JJ, who moved from Somalia to North West London with her family as a child, is currently in her second full season as a Football Association-registered official.


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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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Paddington

The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.

Paddington mainline railway station - Paddington station - has a commuter service serving stations west of London, a mainline service to Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales. There is also an express rail line to Heathrow Airport.

In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.

Important places in Paddington include St Mary's Hospital - where penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming - and Paddington Green police station.

Alan Turing, the pioneer mathematician was born in Warrington Crescent.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.
Upton Farm:   Upton Farm began in 1725 and was gone by 1839.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Whiteley's:   Whiteley’s, pictured here in the 1920s, was designated a Grade II Listed Building in 1970.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bayswater Road, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bishop’s Bridge Road, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge, W2 · Bishop's Bridge Road, W2 · Bishops Bridge Road, W2 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Brook Mews North, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Craven Hill Gardens, W2 · Craven Hill, W2 · Craven Road, W2 · Craven Terrace, W2 · Devonshire Terrace, W2 · Dudley Street, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Elms Lane, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Garson House, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Horse Ride, E11 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Mews, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lancaster Walk, SW7 · Lancaster Walk, W2 · Lanchester Mews, SE14 · Leinster Gardens, W2 · Leinster Mews, W2 · Leinster Terrace, W2 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Lyons Place, W2 · Macmillan House, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porchester Terrace, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Queen’s Gardens, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Mary’s Terrace, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Sheldon Square, W2 · Smallbrook Mews, W2 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Upbrook Mews, W2 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Winsland Street, W2 ·

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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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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
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