Frognal Court, NW3

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Frognal Court is a street in Hampstead.



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LouAstor
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Added: 12 Jun 2018 21:09 GMT   
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Post by LouAstor: Wedlake Street Baths

Hello. And Bye.

DanielPek
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Added: 10 Jun 2018 20:47 GMT   
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Post by DanielPek: Greenaway Gardens, NW3

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Pauline McQuade
Pauline McQuade   
Added: 23 May 2018 01:14 GMT   
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Post by Pauline McQuade: Golders Lodge

Golders Lodge was built by Captain Alexander Wedderburn MacKenzie of the 67th Regiment of Foot. The ghost of Golders Lodge story probably came about when the body of his long dead sister Hannah was discovered in a bathroom of the rambling house. He had performed some sort of ceremony over the body but had neglected to bury her, this was then swiftly arranged. He was declared insane and died in Pembroke House, Hackney in November 1865.

West End Lady
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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.

Alicemary
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Added: 4 Mar 2018 21:27 GMT   
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Post by Alicemary: Erskine Road, NW3

I am trying to find any information out about 3 Erskine Road. NW3. I have just come across an old identity card which was my Grandmothers, dated 1946 , this being where she then lived. If anyone can give me any information about this area then, or old photographs, that would be really good.

Julia elsdon
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Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
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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

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
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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


Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
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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,

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Belsize Park
South Africa v England: Billy Vunipola breaks arm in second Test
England number eight Billy Vunipola broke his arm during England’s defeat by South Africa on Saturday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/44511409

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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood

Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5851353/Princess-Beatrice-looks-regal-sky-blue-blouse-leaves-Annabels-Members-Club-Mayfair.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Belsize Park
Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal hat-trick hero lays down World Cup 2018 Golden Boot goal gauntlet to Lionel Messi... and adds a GOAT celebration
Cristiano Ronaldo became the fourth player to score in four World Cups and stroked his chin as he ran in celebration. The apparent message? I’m the GOAT, not Lionel Messi.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/cristiano-ronaldo-hat-trick-portugal-lionel-messi-world-cup-2018-golden-boot-goat-a3864506.html

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Fairground workers could lose homes after redevelopment
Hounslow Council wants to build thousands of new homes on the site in Feltham.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44499229

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Abercorn Place, NW8
Abercorn Place is on the Harrow School Estate and is named after James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, a governor of the school.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=54040

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Belsize Park
World Cup 2018: Brazil have a star who can eclipse Neymar in Russia
World Cup 2018: Brazil have a star who can eclipse Neymar in Russia

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/world-cup-2018-brazil-have-a-star-who-can-eclipse-neymar-in-russia-a3863881.html

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London Tube driver stops in West London to wave green Grenfell flag


London Tube driver Harvey Mitchell, 58, captured the hearts of the nation when he was spotted emerging from his carriage and waving a green flag in solidarity with victims on Wednesday.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5842973/London-Underground-Tube-driver-stops-train-West-London-wave-green-Grenfell-flag.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Finchley Road

Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.

The station was opened on 30 June 1879 by the Metropolitan Railway (MR, now the Metropolitan line) on its extension from its now closed station at St. John's Wood (a different station from the current St. John's Wood Jubilee line station). The station was rebuilt in 1914 with entrances incorporated into a new parade of shops.

By the mid-1930s the Metropolitan line was suffering from congestion on its main routes from north west London, caused by the limited capacity of its tracks between Finchley Road and Baker Street stations. To alleviate this congestion new sections of deep tube tunnels were bored between Finchley Road and Baker Street to carry some of the traffic from the Stanmore branch and stations south of Wembley Park. These new tunnels opened on 20 November 1939 and from that date Finchley Road station was also served by Bakerloo line trains running from Baker Street using the new tunnels. The Bakerloo line services were subsequently transferred to the Jubilee line when that line commenced operation on 1 May 1979.

Analysis of earth removed when tunnelling towards the station revealed that its site was the southern limit of a glacier which covered Britain in one of the Ice Ages, as illustrated in episode 3 (Ice Age) of the BBC series British Isles: A Natural History


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Broadhurst School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Camden Arts Centre:   Camden Arts Centre is a place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education.
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Devonshire House preparatory school is based in four large Victorian houses in Hampstead.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Finchley Road:   Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.
Finchley Road And Frognal:   Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.
Freud Museum:   The Freud Museum is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, who lived there with his family during the last year of his life.
Frognal Bridge:   Where Frognal meets the Finchley Road, there is an indiscernible dip...
Goldhurst Open Space:   Maryon Wilson Green Triangle and Goldhurst Open Space lies to the rear of Fairhazel Gardens and Goldhurst Terrace.
Hampstead tunnel:   Hampstead Tunnel, 1166 yards long, was built as part of the Hampstead Junction Railway, and opened on 2 January 1860.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, NW3:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
North Bridge House Pre-Prep School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
O2 Centre:   The O2 Centre, an indoor shopping and entertainment centre was opened in 1998.
Piecemeal building:   The infant River Westbourne crossed, what in 1900, was still a boggy field.
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
South Hampstead High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Southbank International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anthony’s Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
St Mary’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Two streams meet:   Somewhere beneath the basement of 16 Frognal, NW3 two tributaries of the River Westbourne meet.
UCS Pre-Prep:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
University College School:   University College School, generally known as UCS, is an independent school charity situated in northwest London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alban House, NW3 · Arkwright Road, NW3 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Dresden Close, NW6 · Ellerdale Road, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Frognal Close, NW3 · Frognal Court, NW3 · Frognal Gardens, NW3 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Frognal Parade, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Hampstead Gate, NW3 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Langland Gardens, NW3 · Lindfield Gardens, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW3 · Maresfield Gardens, NW3 · Marston Close, NW6 · Naseby Close, NW6 · Netherhall Gardens, NW3 · Netherhall Way, NW3 · New College Parade, NW3 · Noel House, NW6 · Nutley Terrace, NW3 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · O2 Centre, NW3 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Spode Walk, NW6 · St Johns Court, NW3 · The Gables, NW3 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Worcester Mews, NW6 ·

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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.
London Transport

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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