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Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
IP: 81.131.100.203
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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
Vallie Webster   
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
Norman Norrington   
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
IP: 90.194.159.199
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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.

Susan Wright
Susan Wright   
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT   
IP: 120.154.67.244
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

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

Patricia Neafsey
Patricia Neafsey   
Added: 4 Sep 2017 15:55 GMT   
IP: 72.200.171.94
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Post by Patricia Neafsey: Fishers Lane, W4

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?

LDNnews
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Added: 18 Aug 2018 16:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush
South Western Railway workers hold fifth guard strike
South Western Railway and the RMT union are in dispute over the future role of guards.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45219013

LDNnews
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Added: 18 Aug 2018 10:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stamford Brook
Brentford new boy Ezri Konsa is buzzing for Premier League promotion push
New Brentford signing Ezri Konsa is in a hurry to get the Bees into the Premier League.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brentford-new-boy-ezri-konsa-is-buzzing-for-premier-league-promotion-push-a3914516.html

LDNnews
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Added: 18 Aug 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Kimberley Garner shows off her pert posterior in blue sports bra


The 28-year-old reality star sported the chicest of workout outfits in a pastel blue co-ord as she cooled down from her fitness session with a stroll around the landmark.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6071095/Kimberley-Garner-shows-toned-torso-pert-posterior-blue-sports-bra-leggings.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
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LDNnews
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Added: 17 Aug 2018 10:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stamford Brook
Arsenal youngster Stephy Mavididi set to seal shock Juventus transfer
Arsenal youngster Stephy Mavididi is closing in on a remarkable move to Italian champions Juventus.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-youngster-stephy-mavididi-set-to-seal-shock-juventus-transfer-a3913616.html

LDNnews
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Added: 17 Aug 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Love Island’s Olivia Attwood braves rain to film Celebs Go Dating


The Love Island star, 27, didn’t let the rainy weather stop her from displaying her statuesque frame as she stepped out to film Celebs Go Dating in London on Thursday afternoon.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6067271/Love-Islands-Olivia-Attwood-braves-rain-Celebs-Dating-filming.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
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LDNnews
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Added: 16 Aug 2018 22:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hammersmith
ARK Burlington Danes Students Celebrate A Level Success
Top results mean sky’s the limit for future aeronautical engineer Mohamed

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfalevels2018a.htm

LDNnews
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Added: 16 Aug 2018 22:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Goldhawk Road
White City Place Hosts No So Sporty Sports Day
Leave your laptop behind and join in free activities on Thursday

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&page=whitecityplace017.htm

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Aug 2018 10:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stamford Brook
LIVE: A-level results day

Students across the globe are getting their A-level results today. For many, it will shape the rest of their lives as their university courses depend on it. How did you do? E-mail aslater@london.newsquest.co.uk


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16432645.a-level-results-day-in-watford-barnet-borehamwood-st-albans-harrow-enfield-waltham-forest-epping-and-redbridge/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Aug 2018 08:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush Market
QPR Chief Exec Says Club Cannot Stay in Loftus Road
Linford Christie stadium is ’best, if not only’ chance for QPR to stay in W12

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/qprstadium002.htm

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Aug 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Love Island’s Dani wears ’Do Bits’ top after Jack’s bedroom revelation


Proving she wasn’t too bothered about her beau’s cheeky bombshell, the 22-year-old said it with her top as she prepared to board a flight to Majorca ahead of a personal appearance in Magaluf.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6062567/Love-Islands-Dani-sports-cheeky-Bits-T-shirt-beau-Jacks-cheeky-bedroom-revelation.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
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LDNnews
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Added: 15 Aug 2018 21:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: North Acton
This west London Homebase store is among 42 branches which are going to close
A full list has been released of the 42 Homebase stores announced as being shut down

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/west-london-homebase-store-among-15035300

VIEW THE WHITE CITY 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 WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1800 map does not display.

VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1830 map does not display.

VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

White City

White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.

The area now called White City was level arable farmfields until 1908, when it was used as the site of the Franco-British Exhibition and the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1909 the exhibition site hosted the Imperial International Exhibition and in 1910, the Japan-British Exhibition. The final two exhibitions to be held there were the Latin-British (1912) and the Anglo-American (1914), which was brought to a premature end by the outbreak of the First World War.

During this period it was known as the Great White City due to the white marble cladding used on the exhibition pavilions, and hence gave its name to this part of Shepherd's Bush.

The White City Stadium was demolished in 1985 to make way for the BBC White City building. Today, the 1908 Olympics are commemorated with a list of athletes inscribed on the side of the BBC Broadcast Centre Building, and the athletics finish line is marked in the paving outside the building.

The Marathon from these London Olympics played an important part in the development of the modern marathon race. In the early years of competitive international sport, the long distance marathon race did not have a standard set distance. The distance run at the first seven Olympics from 1896 to 1920 varied between 40km and 42.75 km. The starting point of the race at the 1908 Olympics was at Windsor Castle creating a distance of 26 miles 385 yards to the finishing line at White City stadium. In 1921 this was adopted as the standard distance.

To house the growing population of Shepherd's Bush, a five-storey housing estate was built in the late 1930s, which also took the name of the White City. Streets were named after countries that had featured in the exhibitions.

White City tune station was opened on 23 November 1947, replacing the earlier Wood Lane station. Its construction started after 1938 and had been scheduled for completion by 1940, but the Second World War delayed its opening for another seven years.

The architectural design of the station won an award at the Festival of Britain and a commemorative plaque recording this is attached to the building to the left of the main entrance.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ark Bentworth Primary Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Conway Primary Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Swift Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brackenbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Cambridge School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Cathnor Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Dalling House Mandarin Immersion School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Flora Gardens Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Gothick Cottage:   The address of Gothick Cottage was 372 Goldhawk Road, W6
Greenside Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hammersmith Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hammersmith Hospital:   Hammersmith Hospital, formerly the Military Orthopaedic Hospital, and later the Special Surgical Hospital, is a major teaching hospital in west London.
Jack Tizard School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
John Betts Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Old Oak Community and Children’s centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Old Oak Farm:   Old Oak Farm, by the end of its existence, was a notable stud farm and also housed kennels.
Phoenix Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital:   Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital is one of the oldest maternity hospitals in Europe, dating from 1739, and until 1998 occupied a site in Goldhawk Road.
Queensmill School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 25.
Randolph Beresford Early Years Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Ravenscourt Park:   
Shepherds Bush Families Project and children’s centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St John XXIII Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Vanessa Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
Wormholt Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wormwood Scrubs:   
Wormwood Scrubs Park:   
Young Dancers Academy:   The Young Dancers Academy is an independent vocational school specialising in classical ballet which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Franco-British Exhibition:   In 1908, the Franco-British Exhibition was constructed over a 140-acre site at White City in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abdale Road, W12 · Adelaide Grove, W12 · Aldbourne Road, W12 · Aldbourne Road, W3 · Arminger Road, W12 · Artillery Lane, W12 · Ashchurch Grove, W12 · Ashchurch Park Villas, W12 · Ashchurch Terrace, W12 · Askew Crescent, W12 · Askew Road, W12 · Askham Court, W12 · Atwood Road, W6 · Australia Road, W12 · Aycliffe Road, W12 · Banstead Court, W12 · Bassein Park Road, W12 · Batson Street, W12 · Becklow Road, W12 · Bentworth Road, W12 · Binden Road, W12 · Bloemfontein Avenue, W12 · Bloemfontein Road, W12 · Bloemfontein Way, W12 · Boscombe Road, W12 · Brading Terrace, W12 · Bradmore Park Road, W6 · Bramble Gardens, W12 · Braybrook Street, W12 · Bryony Road, W12 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Canada Way, W12 · Cardross Street, W6 · Carthew Road, W6 · Cathnor Road, W12 · Caxton Road, W12 · Charlotte Court, W6 · Clematis Street, W12 · Clifton Avenue, W12 · Cobbold Mews, W12 · Collingbourne Road, W12 · Commonwealth Avenue, W12 · Coningham Mews, W12 · Coningham Road, W12 · Creighton Close, W12 · Cressy Court, W6 · Curwen Road, W12 · Daffodil Street, W12 · Dalling Road, W6 · Davisville Road, W12 · Depot Road, W12 · Dorando Close, W12 · Dorville Crescent, W6 · Du Cane Road, W12 · Dunraven Road, W12 · Edans Court, W12 · Elgin Avenue, W12 · Elgin Close, W12 · Ellerslie Road, W12 · Ellingham Road, W12 · Erica Street, W12 · Ethelden Road, W12 · Findon Road, W12 · Flanchford Road, W12 · Flanchford Road, W6 · Flora Gardens, W6 · Frithville Gardens, W12 · Furber Street, W6 · Galloway Road, W12 · Gayford Road, W12 · Glemthorne Mews, W6 · Glenthorne Mews, W6 · Godolphin Road, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W6 · Goodwin Road, W12 · Greenside Road, W12 · Hadyn Park Road, W12 · Hamlet Gardens, W6 · Havelock Close, W12 · Heathstan Road, W12 · Hemlock Road, W12 · Hetley Road, W12 · Hilary Road, W12 · Hudson Close, W12 · Imre Close, W12 · India Way, W12 · Ingersoll Road, W12 · Invermead Close, W6 · Joslings Close, W12 · Keith Grove, W12 · Kelmscott Gardens, W12 · Kings Court, W6 · Lamington Street, W6 · Landor Walk, W12 · Lawrence Close, W12 · Lilac Street, W12 · Linkenholt Mansions, W6 · Loftus Road, W12 · Mackenzie Close, W12 · Media Village, W5 · Melina Road, W12 · Milfoil Street, W12 · Nasmyth Street, W6 · Oaklands Grove, W12 · Old Oak Road, W12 · Orchid Street, W12 · Ormiston Grove, W12 · Paddenswick Road, W6 · Parkside, W6 · Parnell Close, W12 · Percy Road, W12 · Perrers Road, W6 · Primula Street, W12 · Railway Arches, W6 · Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 · Ravenscourt Gardens, W6 · Ravenscourt Hospital, W6 · Ravenscourt Park, W6 · Ravenscourt Road Arches, W6 · Ravenscourt Road, W6 · Ravenscourt Square, W6 · Raynham Road, W6 · Redmore Road, W6 · Rosedale Terrace, W6 · Roxwell Road, W12 · Rylett Road, W12 · Samuels Close, W6 · Sawley Road, W12 · Sedgeford Road, W12 · Seven Stars Corner, W12 · South Africa Road, W12 · Stamford Brook Arches, W6 · Stamford Brook Avenue, W6 · Stamford Brook Gardens, W6 · Stamford Court, W6 · Stanlake Road, W12 · Stanlake Villas, W12 · Starfield Road, W12 · Steventon Road, W12 · Stokesley Street, W12 · Stowe Road, W12 · Sundew Avenue, W12 · The Curve, W12 · The Wakefield Centre, W6 · Thorpebank Road, W12 · Tunis Road, W12 · Upper Road, W12 · Vaughan Avenue, W6 · Vespan Road, W12 · Vinery Way, W12 · Vinery Way, W6 · Wallflower Street, W12 · Wellesley Avenue, W6 · West Bridge Close, W12 · West Hill, W12 · West Quarters, W12 · Westcroft Square, W6 · Westville Road, W12 · Westway, W12 · White City Close, W12 · White City Road, W12 · Willow Vale, W12 · Wingate Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W6 · Wormholt Road, W12 · Yew Tree Road, W12 ·
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Maps


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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