Erconwald Street, W12

Road in/near East Acton, existing between 1913 and now

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Erconwald Street is the main road running through the Old Oak Estate.

The 54 acres required for the Old Oak Estate was purchased by the London County Council (L.C.C) in 1905 from the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, 8 acres being re-sold to the Great Western Railway for its Ealing-Shepherds Bush branch.

The estate was constructed in two phases, west of the railway and East Acton Station in 1912-13 and the eastern half in 1920-3. The western half of Erconald Street dates from the first period of construction.

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Ian Gammons
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Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Vallie Webster
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Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
IP: 142.114.172.35
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


Norman Norrington
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Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
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Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

Paul Shepherd
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Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
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Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)
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Post by BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.): Maxilla Gardens, W10

I lived at 11A Maxilla Gardens W10 (now partly gone, but what is left is called Maxilla Walk).
I have provided an account of life in Maxilla gardens on the following website; so, to avoid repetition, please visit this link:


https://northkensingtonhistories.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/maxilla-gardens/

Best wishes to all.

Brian

Mary Harris
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Maria Russ
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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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My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

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My ancestors (Dady) lived in Myrtle Cottage, Fishers Lane in 1900 or so. Do you have any information? Was it associated with a manor house?

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VIEW THE EAST ACTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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East Acton

East Acton is an area in west London.

Anciently, East Acton and Acton developed as separate settlements and the nearby districts of North Acton, West Acton and South Acton were developed in the late nineteenth century.

East Acton, largely separated from London by Wormwood Scrubs developed later and was mainly agricultural until after the arrival of the underground railway.

East Acton station opened in 1920 on the Ealing Broadway extension of the Central London Railway (CLR), which was renamed the Central line in 1937.

The new line was built with connections to the West London Line near Shepherd’s Bush, the former GWR main line to Birmingham at North Acton, and the main line to Bristol at Ealing Broadway.

Since the CLR was exclusively a passenger service, two extra dedicated tracks for the GWR’s freight trains were opened in 1938, but were closed in 1964. The trackbed of these rails is now overgrown, with vegetation visible immediately to the north of the station.

East Acton was mentioned frequently in the classic 1950s radio comedy series the Goon Show, as the Goons used to rehearse in a room over a greengrocers in East Acton.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acton Park:   
Acton Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Burlington Danes Academy:   Burlington Danes Academy is a Church of England non-selective, co-educational secondary school within the English academy programme, located on a 10-acre site.
East Acton:   East Acton is an area in west London.
Hammersmith Hospital:   Hammersmith Hospital, formerly the Military Orthopaedic Hospital, and later the Special Surgical Hospital, is a major teaching hospital in west London.
John Perryn Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wormwood Scrubs:   
Wormwood Scrubs Park:   


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
East Acton station:   View of East Acton Central line station in 1920, the year in which it opened, showing the wooden platforms.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4000, NW10 · Acacia Road, W3 · Acton Cemetery (bridge over railway), W3 · Acton Cemetery, W3 · Acton High Street, W3 · Acton Hill Mews, W3 · Acton Park Industrial Estate The Vale, W3 · Acton Park Industrial Estate, W3 · Adelaide Grove, W12 · Agnes Road, W3 · Aldbourne Road, W12 · Aldbourne Road, W3 · Alfred Road, W3 · Allied Way, W3 · Allison Road, W3 · Anderson Close, W3 · Armstrong Road, W3 · Artillery Lane, W12 · Ashchurch Grove, W12 · Ashchurch Park Villas, W12 · Ashchurch Terrace, W12 · Ashfield Road, W3 · Askew Crescent, W12 · Askew Road, W12 · Askham Court, W12 · Aycliffe Road, W12 · Aylmer Road, W12 · Baldwyn Gardens, W3 · Banstead Court, W12 · Bassein Park Road, W12 · Batson Street, W12 · Becklow Road, W12 · Beech Avenue, W3 · Beechwood Grove, W3 · Binden Road, W12 · Birkbeck Avenue, W3 · Birkbeck Road, W3 · Boscombe Road, W12 · Bowes Road, W3 · Brading Terrace, W12 · Bramble Gardens, W12 · Brassie Avenue, W3 · Braybrook Street, W12 · Broad Passage, W3 · Bromyard Avenue, W3 · Brougham Road, W3 · Brunel Road, W3 · Bryony Road, W12 · Burlington Gardens, W3 · Canham Mews, W3 · Canham Road, W3 · Canterbury Court, W3 · Carlisle Avenue, W3 · Cathnor Road, W12 · Centre Avenue, W3 · Chaucer Road, W3 · Churchfield Road, W3 · Clematis Street, W12 · Clifton Avenue, W12 · Cobbold Mews, W12 · Cobbold Road, W12 · Cobbold Road, W3 · Collingbourne Road, W12 · Concord Road Western Avenue, W3 · Coningham Mews, W12 · Conway Grove, W3 · Cosmur Close, W12 · Cotton Avenue, W3 · Cowley Road, W3 · Cowper Road, W3 · Crane Avenue, W3 · Cromwell Close, W3 · Cumberland Park, W3 · Cumberland Road, W3 · Curricle Street, W3 · Curtis Drive, W3 · Curwen Road, W12 · Daffodil Street, W12 · Davis Road, W3 · Davisville Road, W12 · Derwentwater Road, W3 · Dordrecht Road, W3 · Du Cane Road, W12 · Du Cane Road, W3 · Du Cros Road, W3 · Duncan Grove, W3 · Dunraven Road, W12 · East Acton Arcade, W3 · East Acton Lane, W3 · East Churchfield Road, W3 · East Vale, W3 · Eastbourne Avenue, W3 · Eastman Road, W3 · Edans Court, W12 · Elgin Avenue, W12 · Elgin Close, W12 · Elizabeth Gardens, W3 · Ellingham Road, W12 · Emanuel Avenue, W3 · Emlyn Road, W12 · Erconwald Street, W12 · Erica Street, W12 · Essex Park Mews, W3 · Faraday Road, W3 · Ferguson Drive, W3 · Findon Road, W12 · First Avenue, W3 · Fitzneal Street, W3 · Flanchford Road, W12 · Flanchford Road, W6 · Foliot Street, W12 · Foster Road, W3 · Foxglove Path, SE28 · Foxglove Street, W12 · Friars Place Lane, W3 · Friars Way, W3 · Friary Road, W3 · Gayford Road, W12 · Gibbon Road, W3 · Glenduin Road, W3 · Goldsmith Avenue, W3 · Goldsmiths Close, W3 · Goodwin Road, W12 · Grafton Road, W3 · Greenside Road, W12 · Grove Place, W3 · Grove Road, W3 · Hadyn Park Road, W12 · Hartswood Road, W12 · Heathstan Road, W12 · Hemlock Road, W12 · Hemlock Road, W3 · Henchman Street, W12 · High Street, W3 · Highlands Avenue, W3 · Hilary Road, W12 · Horn Lane, W3 · Hoylake Road, W3 · Jeddo Road, W12 · Jenner Avenue, W3 · Joseph Avenue, W3 · Keith Grove, W12 · Kelmscott Gardens, W12 · Kingsdown Avenue, W3 · Kinnear Road, W12 · Landor Walk, W12 · Larch Avenue, W3 · Larden Road, W3 · Leamington Park, W3 · Lilac Street, W12 · Locarno Road, W3 · Long Drive, W3 · Maldon Road, W3 · Mansell Road, W3 · Maple Avenue, W3 · Market Place, W3 · Mashie Road, W3 · Mayfield Road, W12 · Melina Road, W12 · Mellitus Street, W12 · Messaline Avenue, W3 · Milfoil Street, W12 · Milton Road, W3 · Muirfield, W3 · Multi Way, W3 · Myrtle Road, W3 · Namco House Acton Park Industrial Estate, W3 · Newburgh Road, W3 · Norbroke Street, W12 · Oak Way, W3 · Oaklands Grove, W12 · Old Oak Common Lane, W3 · Old Oak Road, W12 · Old Oak Road, W3 · Oldham Terrace, W3 · Orchid Street, W12 · Ormiston Grove, W12 · Osmund Street, W12 · Palgrave Road, W12 · Park Place, W3 · Park Royal Road, NW10 · Park Royal Road, W3 · Parnell Close, W12 · Percy Road, W12 · Perry Avenue, W3 · Perryn Road, W3 · Pioneer Way, W12 · Portal Way, W3 · Prideaux Place, W3 · Primula Street, W12 · Pump Track, IG6 · Rosebank Way, W3 · Roxwell Road, W12 · Rylett Crescent, W12 · Rylett Road, W12 · Saint Andrews Road, W3 · Saint Elmo Road, W12 · Sawley Road, W12 · Seacole Close, W3 · Second Avenue, W3 · Sedgeford Road, W12 · Seven Stars Corner, W12 · Shaa Road, W3 · Shakespeare Road, W3 · Shopping Precinct, W3 · Simpson Drive, W3 · Sir Alexander Close, W3 · Sparks Close, W3 · Spencer Road, W3 · St Andrews Road, W3 · St Dunstans Avenue, W3 · St Elmo Road, W12 · St. Andrews Road, W3 · St. Dunstans Avenue, W3 · Stanley Gardens, W3 · Stanley Road, W4 · Starfield Road, W12 · Steventon Road, W12 · Stokesley Street, W12 · Strelley Way, W3 · Stronsa Road, W12 · Stuart Road, W3 · Summerlands Avenue, W3 · Sundew Avenue, W12 · Sunningdale Avenue, W3 · Swainson Road, W3 · Sycamore Close, W3 · Tamarisk Square, W12 · Taylors Green, W3 · Telford Way, W3 · Templemead Close, W3 · The Approach, W3 · The Crescent, W3 · The Curve, W12 · The Drive, W3 · The Fairway, W3 · The Green, W3 · The Plaza, W3 · The Tee, W3 · The Vale Acton, W3 · The Vale, W3 · Third Avenue, W3 · Trinity Way, W3 · Vale Grove, W3 · Valetta Road, W12 · Valetta Road, W3 · Vespan Road, W12 · Victoria Industrial Estate, W3 · Victoria Road, W3 · Vyner Road, W3 · Wales Farm Road, W3 · Wallflower Street, W12 · Warple Mews, W3 · Warple Way, W3 · Wendell Road, W12 · West Bridge Close, W12 · West Hill, W12 · West Quarters, W12 · Westbourne Avenue, W3 · Western Avenue, W3 · Western Court, W3 · Westville Road, W12 · Westway, W12 · Willow Vale, W12 · Woodhurst Road, W3 · Woodlands Avenue, W3 · Woodmans Mews, W12 · Wormholt Road, W12 · Wulfstan Street, W12 · Yew Tree Road, W12 · York Road, W3 ·

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Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (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 covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith 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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