Heathwall Street, SW11

Road in/near Lavender Hill, existing between 1901 and now

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Heathwall Street follows the line of the Heathwall Ditch.

The Heathwall Ditch was once an open ditch linking Nine Elms with the Falcon Brook, thereby making the ’island’ of north Battersea that gives the place its name (Old English Beadurices ege, ‘Badric’s island’).

In the fifteenth century, this became the Heathwall Sewer and the area surrounding it, which stretched as far as Nine Elms, was drained. The creation of the ditch paved the way for new development in the area and a number of new roads were established, including Kennington Lane, Black Prince Road and Lambeth Road.

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Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8

I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.

Gerry m lee
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Added: 10 Feb 2018 17:39 GMT   
Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4

I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is gerry-lee@shaw.ca and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.

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The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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Lavender Hill

Lavender Hill is an area based around a hill near Clapham Junction in South London.

The geographical feature is named Lavender Hill due to the commercial cultivation of lavender there in the pre-industrial era. Several other smaller streets including Lavender Gardens and Lavender Sweep (Lavender Gardens was the former home of Sarah, Duchess of York where she lived in a flat before her marriage) also bear the reference and can be seen on 18th century maps as being largely farmland, with the earliest reference to the still-existing Falcon public house at the west end of the street in 1767.

The opening of Clapham Junction railway station in 1863 led to rapid residential and commercial development along the street and by 1885 it was such a busy commercial district that Arding and Hobbs (now Debenhams), the largest department store south of the River Thames, was built. The street also features the imposing Church of the Ascension, built in 1883 to cater to the growing population of the neighbouring Shaftesbury Estate, as well as a Welsh Methodist chapel (on Beauchamp Road) reflecting what was once a significant Welsh population.

The street is known in popular culture thanks to the Ealing comedy The Lavender Hill Mob (so-named because the lead character lived in a seedy boarding house on the street). It is also featured with a chapter of its own in the historical novel London by Edward Rutherfurd, with descriptions of it in the 18th century from the pre-industrial era. English group The Kinks made a song entitled Lavender Hill, which appeared on several collections of material not from albums including The Great Lost Kinks Album.

Lavender Hill has featured as a site location for many British TV shows, including ’On The Buses’ and ’The Sweeney’, in the 1970s.

Lavender Hill is now principally a shopping street along much of its length, starting from the landmark Arding and Hobbs building (now part of Debenhams), a number of specialist food and music outlets, a large supermarket, many estate agents. There is a larger concentration of restaurants and bars along the flatter section atop the hill, where Lavender Hill police station and the Battersea Arts Centre are to be found and towards the eastern end of the street.

Battersea Park:   
Belleville Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Belleville Wix Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Chesterton Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Christ Church CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Dolphin School (Incorporating Noahs Ark Nursery Schools):   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Eaton House the Manor School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Harris Academy Battersea:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Honeywell Infant School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
John Burns Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lavender Hill:   Lavender Hill is an area based around a hill near Clapham Junction in South London.
Metropolitan Borough of Battersea:   Battersea was a civil parish and metropolitan borough in the County of London.
Parkgate House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Battersea:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Shaftesbury Park Estate:   The 42 and a half acre Shaftesbury Park Estate was promoted as the Workmen’s City - widely seen as demonstrating a credible solution to the urban housing problem.
Shaftesbury Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Dominie School Limited:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 13.
The Prince Albert:   Originally called the Albert Tavern, the Prince Albert public house is a three storey building dating from 1866-68.
Thomas’s Clapham:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
William Blake House :   The former Surrey Lane School is a three storey former London Board School by architect E. R. Robson which was completed in March 1885.

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