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Milling Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area



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Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.
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Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.
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Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.
Ron
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
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Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.
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Post by LDNnews: South Kenton
Oxford University student Oliver Mears who has been on bail for two years cleared of raping woman
A teenage Oxford University student who was accused of raping a woman has had charges against him dropped.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/oxford-university-student-cleared-of-raping-woman-after-being-on-bail-for-two-years-a3744371.html
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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill Broadway
Gang member who stamped officer’s head can no longer enter borough

A gang member who attacked police after they tried to arrest him has been banned from the borough.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15856038.Gang_member_who_stamped_officer_s_head_can_no_longer_enter_borough/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Fan mourns demolition of former football ground
A resident has recalled his memories of watching football at Underhill as its demolition begins.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15860805.Fan_mourns_demolition_of_former_football_ground/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Most Wanted - January 19
Barnet Police have issued the most wanted offenders for this week.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15865219.Most_Wanted___January_19/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Labour criticises potential post office move
A politician has expressed fears over the potential relocation of a post office, after the view of the public were sought on it.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15866935.Labour_criticises_potential_post_office_move/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Tube station next in line for step-free access
A Barnet tube station is next in line to go step free.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15867141.Tube_station_next_in_line_for_step_free_access/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Frozen yoghurt shop targeted twice in one week
An attempted robbery took place at a frozen yoghurt shop.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15867598.Frozen_yoghurt_shop_targeted_twice_in_one_week/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Winner takes home new car from charity draw
One lucky winner took hope a brand new car in a charity raffle.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15880036.Winner_takes_home_new_car_from_charity_draw/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
MP praises ’hard working’ A&E staff
An MP has praised staff working through a tough winter in hospital.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15868946.MP_praises___39_hard_working__39__A_E_staff/?ref=rss
VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1860s
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Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.

The name Burnt Oak was first used in 1754 and from then until the 1850s referred to no more than a field on the eastern side of the Edgware Road (Watling Street). Nor is there evidence that the name implies anything except that the field had once contained a burnt oak tree.

In May 1844 Burnt Oak field was sold to a Mr Essex, and by the 1860s plans were in place to build three residential streets: North Street, East Street, and South Street. The application of the field name to the area seems to have followed from this new estate and was in use by the end of the 19th century.

However, the area was generally known as Red Hill until the opening of Burnt Oak tube station.

The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Burnt Oak (Watling) on the 27 October 1924, two months after the extension of the Hampstead & Highgate Line from Hendon Central to Edgware had opened. The station was originally provided with a temporary structure before the final ticket office building was constructed in 1925. The suffix was dropped from the name about 1950.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bald Faced Stag:   The Baldfaced Stag was an inn on the Edgware Road as early as the 18th century when hay carters from Middlesex and Hertfordhire would meet there on May Day.
Burnt Oak:   Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Stag Lane Aerodrome:   Stag Lane Aerodrome was a private aerodrome between 1915 and 1934.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Burnt Oak footpath:   Burnt Oak was a suburb which went up suddenly in 1924.
Burnt Oak footpath (1926):   Burnt Oak Underground station platform, Hampstead and Highgate line (now Northern line).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, HA8 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cranfield Drive, NW9 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · East Road, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Gaskarth Road, HA8 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Gordon Gardens, HA8 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Halford Close, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Langley Park, NW7 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · North Parade, HA8 · North Road, HA8 · Northolme Gardens, HA8 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oak Gardens, HA8 · Oakleigh Avenue, HA8 · Oakleigh Court, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Pageant Avenue, NW9 · Park Way, HA8 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Spalding Close, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · Stag Close, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Sunnydale Gardens, NW7 · Symphony Close, HA8 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Highlands, HA8 · The Meads, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·


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Northwest Middlesex (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
From Harrow Weald in the northwest to West Hendon in the southeast, and from Stirling Corner in the northeast to Harrow in the southwest.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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.
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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.
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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