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Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage. Still have mum’s bus badge. Happy times they were.
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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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wow so beautiful
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Artist hangs refugees’ clothing in London church to highlight crisis
Artist hangs refugees’ clothing in London church to highlight crisis

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Amaravati Buddhist art to finally be seen in full glory at British Museum
After a two-year declutter and revamp, the Sir Joseph Hotung gallery will allow visitors to view Asian antiquities up closeFor decades, the Amaravati sculptures, a stupendous collection of early Buddhist art considered one of the greatest treasures in the British Museum, have been poorly lit and difficult for visitors to see close up.On Thursday, they will be displayed in their full glory when the central London museum reopens its largest gallery to the public after a two-year renovation. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/dec/12/amaravati-buddhist-art-british-museum
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Three inmates cleared of fatal stabbing in Pentonville prison
Basana Kimbembi, Robert Butler and Joshua Ratner found not guilty of murdering Jamal Mahmoud in London jailThree inmates have been cleared of stabbing to death a new father in a war over phones and drugs smuggled into Pentonville prison.Jamal Mahmoud, 21, was killed in October last year as the 175-year-old jail struggled with overcrowding, staffing, and violent factions fighting to control the lucrative trade in contraband. Continue reading...

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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRONDESBURY PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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Brondesbury Park

Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.

Brondesbury Park the suburb is centred on the railway station of the same name. It has a number of open spaces, such as Queen's Park and Tiverton Green.

The area was rural until the coming of the railway. The Hampstead Junction Railway route between Willesden Junction (Low Level) and Camden Road (via Gospel Oak) opened in 1860, but at first there were no stations west of Brondesbury. The line was absorbed by the London and North Western Railway in 1867, but it was not until 1 June 1908 that a station at Brondesbury Park was opened.

But already by 1887, Salusbury Road, running parallel to the Edgware Road, joined Kilburn to Brondesbury and Willesden Green. The whole of the Church Commissioners' estate east of Salusbury Road and south of the L. & N.W.R. was built on and there were patches of building and a complete street layout on the Kilburn Park estate to the south. North of the L. & N.W.R. line the street plan was laid out as far as Victoria Road and building was complete on the former Tanners Mead (north of Kilburn Lane and west of Edgware Road) and Elm Lodge estate. There was some building on both sides of the Hampstead Junction line. The rest of the area between the Hampstead Junction line and Willesden Lane was built up during the late 1880s. South of Willesden Lane building stretched westward to Paddington cemetery and along Brondesbury Road as far as Salusbury Road by 1896. Most of the Kilburn Park estate was built up, and south of the L. & N.W.R. building stretched westward to merge with Kensal Green.

Brondesbury along with Brondesbury Park attracted a lot of Irish immigrants and then, after the 1930s, many German Jewish people. Willesden as a whole had 3.5 per cent of the population born in Germany, Poland, Russia or Austria in 1951, a lot of these in Brondesbury Park.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Gaumont State:   The Gaumont State Cinema is a Grade II listed Art Deco theatre. While it still exists, it is no longer a cinema.
Islamia Primary School:   Islamia Primary School is a voluntary aided primary, Islamic faith school.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addison Court, NW6 · Aldershot Road, NW6 · Algernon Road, NW6 · Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brondesbury Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Villas, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Cavendish Place, NW2 · Cavendish Place, W1 · Charteris Road, NW6 · Chatsworth Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW6 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Christchurch Court, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · Clement Close, NW6 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Coverdale Road, NW2 · Coverdale Road, NW6 · Deerhurst Road, NW6 · Donaldson Road, NW6 · Douglas Road, NW6 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Esmond Road, NW6 · Forest Close, NW6 · Glengall Road, NW6 · Hartland Road, NW6 · Hazelmere Road, NW6 · Honiton Road, NW6 · Kenilworth Road, NW6 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kingsley Road, NW6 · Landau House, NW2 · Lincoln Mews, NW6 · Lonsdale Road, NW6 · Lynton Road, NW6 · Mallard Close, NW6 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Mapesbury Road, NW2 · Mapesbury Road, NW6 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW6 · Mowbray Road, NW2 · Mowbray Road, NW6 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Priory Park Road, NW6 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Julians Road, NW6 · Tennyson Road, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, NW6 · Torbay Road, NW6 · Victoria Mews, NW6 · Victoria Road, NW6 · Willesden Lane, NW6 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Woodville Road, NW6 ·


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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
City of London Corporation

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.
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

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

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.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

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
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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