White Church Lane, E1

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White Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.



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Simon Kelsey
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Added: 6 May 2018 18:24 GMT   
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Post by Simon Kelsey: Kelsey Street, E2

Hello Kelsey street is in the weavers area of London bethnal green....My family were silk weavers going back to the middle ages , the name KELSEY STREET , Is where we had our silk weavers and the street name is named after us ..We also had a cleric in the area , helping with the poorer community ..We are fom a long line of Kelsey?s Streaching back to Edward 1st , when Surnames became the norm ..One such Kelsey Robert de Kelsey had a mansion and much propeties in London during this time under Edward the 1st/2nd and 3rd..He was an Alderman , a money lender under the King ...long time ago ....

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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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Search for missing Wimbledon girl ,13, who has left UK
Serena Alexander-Benson told her father she was going to school, but she never arrived.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44264820

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Sutton police search for vulnerable man, 75, with dementia

Police in Sutton are searching for a vulnerable 75-year-old man with dementia who has gone missing.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16251645.Sutton_police_search_for_vulnerable_man__75__with_dementia/?ref=rss

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Tottenham 'demanding' Anthony Martial as they play hardball with Manchester United over Toby Alderweireld
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-tottenham-demanding-anthony-martial-as-they-play-hardball-with-manchester-a3848941.html

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Die-in protest planned after two cyclists killed on same road in Greenwich
Cycle safety campaigners will stage a demonstration in Greenwich demanding safer conditions after two men were killed on the same road within a week.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/diein-protest-planned-after-two-cyclists-killed-on-same-road-in-greenwich-a3848591.html

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How a couple with dementia care for each other
Sadiq Khan says he wants London to become the first dementia-friendly capital city.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44261147

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Declan Donnelly’s pregnant wife Ali Astall displays her baby bump


The pregnant 40-year-old slipped into a figure-hugging pink jumper as she enjoyed a stroll with her presenter husband, 42, and their pet pooch Rocky.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5771585/Declan-Donnellys-pregnant-wife-Ali-Astall-displays-baby-bump-pink-jumper-low-key-dog-walk.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Holloway carer death: Man, 95, held over ’murder’
A 95-year-old man is arrested after a female carer died of head injuries, the Met said.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-44259665

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Huge operation at Erith industrial estate as several arrests are made

Several arrests have been made after an operation involving the Met Police targeted an industrial park in Erith.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16249652.Huge_operation_at_Erith_industrial_estate_as_several_arrests_are_made/?ref=rss

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London gangster and his brother behind notorious World Cup trophy theft, alleged thief's sibling claims
A London gangster and his brother were behind the notorious unsolved theft of the World Cup trophy just months before England’s winning 1966 tournament, it has been claimed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-gangster-and-his-brother-behind-notorious-world-cup-trophy-theft-family-of-alleged-thiefs-a3847201.html

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City manager 'kissed and groped another woman in pub toilet', court hears
A female manager at a City publishing firm sexually assaulted another woman after following her into a pub lavatory during a night out, a court heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/city-manager-kissed-and-groped-another-woman-in-pub-toilet-a3847441.html

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The new trains are currently being tried out on a section of track between Abbey Wood in south east London and Canary Wharf in the city on what will be called the Elizabeth line.


The new trains are currently being tried out on a section of track between Abbey Wood in south east London and Canary Wharf in the city on what will be called the Elizabeth line.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5766385/Fascinating-clip-shows-never-seen-drivers-eye-view-new-Elizabeth-Line-tested.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Sophie Lionnet: Couple guilty of murdering French au pair
The pair became obsessed that Sophie Lionnet was plotting against them with a former Boyzone singer.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-44238521

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Community group combine Royal Wedding and FA Cup fever in summer street party

A community street party was held in glorious sunshine to mark the Royal Wedding and the FA Cup Final.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16244419.Community_group_combine_Royal_Wedding_and_FA_Cup_fever_in_summer_street_party/?ref=rss

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Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-tottenham-want-75m-from-manchester-united-for-toby-alderweireld-maurizio-a3847221.html

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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1860s
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Spitalfields

Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.

The area straddles Commercial Street and is home to several markets, including the historic Old Spitalfields Market, and various Brick Lane Markets on Brick Lane and Cheshire Street. Petticoat Lane Market lies on the area's south-western boundaries.

The name Spitalfields appears in the form Spittellond in 1399; as The spitel Fyeld on the 16th-century Civitas Londinium map associated with Ralph Agas. The land belonged to St Mary Spital, a priory or hospital erected on the east side of the Bishopsgate thoroughfare in 1197, and the name is thought to derive from this. An alternative, and possibly earlier, name for the area was Lolsworth.

After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Spitalfields was inhabited by prosperous French Huguenot silk weavers. In the early 19th century their descendants were reduced to a deplorable condition due to the competition of the Manchester textile factories and the area began to deteriorate into crime-infested slums. The spacious and handsome Huguenot houses were divided up into tiny dwellings which were rented by poor families of labourers, who sought employment in the nearby docks.

The area has recently attracted a IT-literate younger population.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Altab Ali Park:   
Boar’s Head Theatre:   The Boar’s Head Theatre was an inn-yard theatre in the Whitechapel area.
Goodman’s Fields Theatre:   Two 18th century theatres bearing the name Goodman’s Fields Theatre were located on Alie Street, Whitechapel.
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
Toynbee Hall:   Toynbee Hall is a building which is the home of a charity of the same name.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alie Street, E1 · Angel Alley, E1 · Arcadia Court, E1 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Batty Street, E1 · Bell Lane, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Bowmans Mews, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Camperdown Street, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Cobb Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Coverley Close, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · East Tenter Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Fletcher Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · George Street, E1 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Goulston Street, E1 · Gower’s Walk, E1 · Gowers Walk, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hooper Street, E1 · Hopetown Street, E1 · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lolesworth Close, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Mill Yard, E1 · Monthope Road, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · New Goulston Street, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Old Castle Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Pomell Way, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Regal Close, E1 · Scarborough Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · St Mark Street, E1 · Strype Street, E1 · Stutfield Street, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · Thrawl Street, E1 · Toynbee Street, E1 · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·

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