Kenneth Crescent, NW2

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Kenneth Crescent is a road in the NW2 postcode area



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Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 22:41 GMT   
IP: 94.197.121.192
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Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

The security for schweepes at west hendon was michael kenny with his german shepherd dog called saba started jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny security got on with all staff at schweepes hew was liked and well known for all his years spent working there alongside with his security dog that loved the water fountain at schweepes west hendon

Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 21:13 GMT   
IP: 94.197.121.192
2:2:51312
Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny worked at schweepes factory providing security with his german shepherd dog saba from jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny was well known with his security dog

The Green family
The Green family   
Added: 17 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT   
IP: 82.23.32.120
2:3:51312
Post by The Green family: Rackham Street, W10

We lived at no 6 Rackham street until we were bombed out during the war.My father was Thomas Green and mother Hilda(Hall). It had a sweet shop and a Catholic church at the end of the road.

Paul Shepherd
Paul Shepherd   
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
2:4:51312
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.

Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
2:5:51312
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.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
2:6:51312
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.

Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
2:7:51312
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   
IP: 94.3.120.166
2:8:51312
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


David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
2:9:51312
Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
2:10:51312
Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Brenda Jackson
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
2:11:51312
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,

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
2:12:51312
Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Jul 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction

Sophie Turner reveals a fresh new tattoo on her left bicep


The Game of Thrones actress, 22, debuted the new design, a series of parallel lines interconnecting to form a crude pyramid, on her left bicep.


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LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Jul 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Calls for mayor to lobby for greater rent controls
Calls for mayor to lobby for greater rent controls

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16356938.calls-for-mayor-to-lobby-for-greater-rent-controls/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Jul 2018 17:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Tube station renamed Gareth Southgate after World Cup run
Tube station renamed Gareth Southgate after World Cup run

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/16/tube-station-renamed-gareth-southgate-after-england-world-cup-run

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Awards ceremony celebrate students and staff

An awards ceremony has celebrated the achievements of students and staff.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16357110.barnet-and-southgate-college-awards-ceremony-celebrate-students-and-staff/?ref=rss

VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Cricklewood

Cricklewood is a district whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, and the southwestern part is the London Borough of Brent and the southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden.

There was a small settlement at the junction of Cricklewood Lane and the Edgware Road by 1294, which by 1321 was being called Cricklewood. By the 1750s the Crown (rebuilt in 1889), was providing for coach travellers and by the 1800s it had a handful of cottages and Cricklewood House as neighbours, and was known for its pleasure gardens. By the 1860s there were a number of substantial villas along the Edgware Road starting with Rockhall Lodge and culminating in Rockhall Terrace.

Childs Hill Station, later Cricklewood, opened in 1868, but Cricklewood only fully became an industrial and suburban district in the 1930s. In the summer of 1881 the Midland Railway Company moved its locomotive works from Kentish Town to the new Brent Sidings, and in October of the same year it was announced that new accommodation for its workers would be built, later the Railway Terraces. Mr H Finch laid out a handful of roads directly behind the Crown Inn, (including Yew, Ash, and Elm, Grove) in 1880. The station became the terminus for the Midland Railways suburban services by 1884. The census of 1881 showed that the population had grown enough for a new church, and St Peter's replaced a tin chapel in 1891, (closed 1983 subsequent to rebuilding in the 1970s). The London General Omnibus Company terminated services to Regents Street at the Crown from 1883, opening a bus depot in 1899.

By the 1890s houses and shops had been built along part of Cricklewood Lane. . Cricklewood Broadway had become retail area by 1900 replacing the Victorian villas. The Queens Hall Cinema, later the Gaumont, replaced Rock Hall House, and was itself demolished in 1960. Thorverton road, was laid out in 1907, along with Caddington, and Dersingham Road, the year of the opening of Golders Green underground station. With the introduction of trams in 1904 and the motorisation of bus services by 1911, a number of important industries were established. The first of these was the Phoenix Telephone Co. in 1911 (later moved to the Hyde), quickly followed by Handley Page Ltd, aircraft manufacturers, from 1912 until 1917, at 110 Cricklewood Lane.

Cricklewood also became the home for the first Smith Crisps factory replacing the omnibus depot at Crown Yard. Having moved into new premises in Cricklewood Lane the yard was taken over by Clang electrical goods Ltd. From 1929 to 1933 the area was finally built over.

Cowhouse Farm, latterly Dickers Farm and finally Avenue Farm, was closed in 1932. From 1908 to 1935, Westcroft Farm was owned by the Home of Rest for Horses, at its peak it could house 250 horses. The Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead opened the Westcroft Estate in 1935. From the 1960s industry in the local area went into decline, and all the above-mentioned industries have left.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Avenue Farm:   Cowhouse Farm was linked to Hodford Farm in Golders Green for a long period. As Cricklewood suburbanised, the farm became surrounded by housing.
Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bramley's Farm:   Willesden Farm was also known as Bramley's Farm locally.
Capital City Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Convent of Jesus and Mary RC Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Cricklewood:   Cricklewood is a district whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, and the southwestern part is the London Borough of Brent and the southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden.
Donnington Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Gladstone Park Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hampstead School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hodgson's Farm:   Hodgson's Farm stood nearly at today's meetingpoint of Chapter Road and Park Avenue.
Mora Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Our Lady of Grace RC Infant and Nursery School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Sakutu Organisation Montessori:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Treetops Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Willesden Farm:   Willesden Farm was otherwise known as Bramley's Farm.
Willesden Green:   A good place for those from the 14th century with particularly bad eyesight.
Willesden Green Farm:   Willesden Green Farm, owned by All Souls College, Oxford, was south of the High Road, opposite Willesden Farm.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Access to Mapesbury Dell, NW2 · Acland Road, NW2 · Alan Coren Close, NW2 · Alder Grove, NW2 · Alexander Avenue, NW10 · Alverstone Road, NW2 · Amery Gardens, NW10 · Applewood Close, NW2 · Ash Grove, NW2 · Asmara Road, NW2 · Balmoral Road, NW2 · Blenheim Gardens, NW2 · Briar Road, NW2 · Broadfield Close, NW2 · Broadway Retail Park, NW2 · Brondesbury Park, NW10 · Brondesbury Park, NW2 · Bryan Avenue, NW10 · Burlington Parade Edgware Road, NW2 · Burlington Parade, NW2 · Byron Road, NW2 · Campbell Gordon Way, NW2 · Cavendish Place, NW2 · Cavendish Place, W1 · Chambers Lane, NW10 · Chambers Lane, NW2 · Chandos Road, NW2 · Chanin Mews, NW2 · Chapter Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW6 · Chelmsford Square, NW10 · Chevington, NW2 · Chipstead Gardens, NW2 · Church Walk House, NW2 · Churchill Road, NW2 · Clement Close, NW6 · Comber Close, NW2 · Coppermead Close, NW2 · Cornwall Gardens, NW10 · Coverdale Road, NW2 · Cranhurst Road, NW2 · Cricklewood, NW2 · Cullingworth Road, NW10 · Dairyman Close, NW2 · Dartmouth Road, NW2 · Dawson Road, NW2 · Dean Road, NW10 · Depot Approach, NW2 · Dicey Avenue, NW2 · Dobree Avenue, NW10 · Dollis Hill Avenue, NW2 · Donnington Road, NW10 · Ebbsfleet Road, NW2 · Egerton Gardens, NW10 · Elm Grove, NW2 · Elvis Road, NW2 · Forbes Close, NW2 · Fordwych Road, NW2 · Fortune Gate Road, NW10 · Gardiner Avenue, NW2 · Gay Close, NW2 · Geary Road, NW10 · Gladstone Parade, NW2 · Gladstone Park Gardens, NW2 · Gowan Road, NW10 · Grange Road, NW10 · Gratton Terrace, NW2 · Griffin Close, NW10 · Grove Road, NW2 · Hanover Road, NW10 · Hanover West, NW10 · Harcourt House, NW10 · Hassop Road, NW2 · Heathfield Park, NW2 · Helena Road, NW10 · Henson Avenue, NW2 · High Road, NW2 · Hill Close, NW2 · Huddlestone Road, NW2 · Ivy Road, NW2 · James Avenue, NW2 · Jeymer Avenue, NW2 · Kara Way, NW2 · Kenneth Crescent, NW2 · Kenneth Cresent, NW2 · Keyes Road, NW2 · Kings Road, NW10 · Langton Road, NW2 · Lechmere Road, NW2 · Lennon Road, NW2 · Linacre Road, NW10 · Linacre Road, NW2 · Longberrys, NW2 · Longley Way, NW2 · Manstone Road, NW2 · Marley Walk, NW2 · Mascotts Close, NW2 · Maybury Gardens, NW10 · Melrose Avenue, NW2 · Menelik Road, NW2 · Meredith Avenue, NW2 · Midwood Close, NW2 · Mill Lane, NW2 · Millennium Business Centre Humber Trading Estate, NW2 · Minster Road, NW2 · Mora Road, NW2 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW2 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW6 · Mount Road, NW2 · Newfield Rise, NW2 · Newton Road, NW2 · Oak Grove, NW2 · Olive Road, NW2 · Oman Avenue, NW2 · Osborne Road, NW2 · Oxgate Gardens, NW2 · Oxleys Road, NW2 · Park Avenue North, NW10 · Park Avenue, NW2 · Park Lodge, NW2 · Park Side, NW2 · Parkfield Road, NW10 · Parkside, NW2 · Peter Avenue, NW10 · Phillimore Gardens, NW10 · Pinemartin Close, NW2 · Pippin Close, NW2 · Queens Parade, NW2 · Richborough Road, NW2 · Riffel Road, NW2 · Rondu Road, NW2 · Rowan House, NW10 · Rowdon Avenue, NW10 · Rusper Close, NW2 · Rutland Park, NW2 · Saint Pauls Avenue, NW2 · Sancroft Close, NW2 · Sandringham Road, NW2 · Sarre Road, NW2 · Sheldon Road, NW2 · Sherrick Green Road, NW10 · Shobroke Close, NW2 · Sidmouth Parade, NW2 · Sidmouth Road, NW2 · Skardu Road, NW2 · Sneyd Road, NW2 · Somali Road, NW2 · St Andrews Close, NW2 · St Andrews Road, NW10 · St Michaels Road, NW2 · St Pauls Avenue, NW2 · St. Gabriel’s Road, NW2 · St. Pauls Avenue, NW2 · Stanley Gardens, NW2 · Station Parade, NW2 · Staverton Road, NW2 · Stoll Close, NW2 · Sylvan Grove, NW2 · Tankridge Road, NW2 · Teignmouth Road, NW2 · Temple Road, NW2 · The Crescent, NW2 · Topp Walk, NW2 · Tracey Avenue, NW2 · Trevelyan Gardens, NW10 · Uffington Road, NW10 · Walm Lane, NW2 · Walton Close, NW2 · Waterford Way, NW10 · Westbere Road, NW2 · Windmill Court, NW2 · Windsor Road, NW2 · Woodbridge Close, N7 · Wotton Road, NW2 · Wren Avenue, NW2 · Yew Grove, NW2 ·
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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
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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.
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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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