Silver Road, W12

Road in/near Shepherds Bush

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Silver Road is a road in the W12 postcode area



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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
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Post by Tom Vague: 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 been

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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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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.
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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
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there
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Tory vice-chair Ben Bradley called for police brutality during London riots
A Conservative Party vice-chairman reportedly backed police brutality during the London riots.

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Arthur Collins given longer sentence for smuggling phone into jail
Arthur Collins is sentenced to a further eight months for hiding the Nokia phone in a crutch in jail.

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The gym made out of melted knives
A outdoor gym has been made out of melted-down knives collected by the police from gang members in London.

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Vulnerable witnesses ’denied help to give evidence’
The support system is ’struggling to cope’ due to staff shortages, the victims’ commissioner warns.

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Two Man Charged with Murder of Fashion Model Harry Uzoka
25 year-old fatally stabbed in Ollgar Close in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday 11 January

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Westfield Hosts Giant Job Show Ahead of Extension Opening in March
Showcasing up to 8,000 opportunities on offer at Shepherd’s Bush centre

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Danny Care: Marcus Smith is one of the most sought-after players in Europe
England scrum-half Danny Care thinks England squad member Smith will have turned down big offers to stay at The Stoop.

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Emma Shirley sued King’s College Hospital after she suffered brain damage following surgery.
Emma Shirley sued King’s College Hospital after she suffered brain damage following surgery.

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Sadiq Khan warned new police plans could leave crime hotspots with fewer top officers
Westminster City Council's leader has warned Sadiq Khan that his police merger plans could lead to fewer experienced officers in some of the capital's worst crime hotspots.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/sadiq-khan-warned-new-police-plans-could-leave-crime-hotspots-with-fewer-top-officers-a3739946.html
VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1830s
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Shepherds Bush

Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherd's Bush Green, with the Westfield shopping centre lying a short distance to the north. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road, Goldhawk Road and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Loftus Road football stadium in Shepherd's Bush is home to Queens Park Rangers F.C.. In 2011, the population of the area was 39,724.

The district is bounded by Hammersmith to the south, Holland Park and Notting Hill to the east, Harlesden to the north and by Acton and Chiswick to the west. White City forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush. Shepherd's Bush comprises the Shepherd's Bush Green, Askew, and White City wards.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beaumont Arms:   The former Beaumont Arms at 170 Uxbridge Road has been known by later names such as "Edwards" and "The Defectors Weld".
Kenilworth Castle:   The Kenilworth Castle was a post-war pub in Notting Dale.
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Old Oak Farm:   Old Oak Farm, by the end of its existence, was a notable stud farm and also housed kennels.
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a street market located on the east side of the railway viaduct for the Hammersmith and City Tube line.
Shepherds Bush:   Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
Wood Lane:   Although Wood Lane is on an Underground Line which has been in operation since 1864, the station is newer.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Ridler's Tyre Yard:   Ridler's Tyres was situated in a part of Blechynden Street which no longer exists
Wood Lane (1914) :   Wood Lane - apparently London’s "go-to" station.
Wood Lane cottages (1890):   Old cottages in Wood Lane, c. 1890.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ansleigh Place, W11 · Ariel Way, W12 · Augustus Close, W12 · Bard Road, W10 · Batman Close, W12 · Blechynden Street, W10 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Caxton Road, W12 · Charlotte Mews, W10 · Coningham Road, W12 · Coverdale Road, W12 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Depot Road, W12 · Devonport Road, W12 · East Mews, W10 · Evesham Street, W11 · Freston Road, W10 · Freston Road, W11 · Frog Island, W12 · Godolphin Road, W12 · Goldhawk Mews, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W12 · Hetley Road, W12 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Hunt Close, W11 · Kingsdale Gardens, W11 · Latimer Mews, W10 · Latimer Road, W10 · Lime Grove, W12 · Lockton Street, W10 · Macfarlane Road, W12 · Market Approach, W12 · Martin Street, W10 · Mortimer Square, W11 · Nicholas Road, W11 · Norland Road, W11 · Olaf Street, W11 · Pennard Road, W12 · Queensdale Crecent, W11 · Queensdale Crescent, W11 · Railway Arches, W10 · Relay Road, W12 · Rifle Place, W11 · Rockley Court, W14 · Samuels Close, W6 · Scotts Road, W12 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W12 · Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Silver Road, W12 · St Anns Road, W11 · St. Anns Road, W11 · St. Stephen’s Avenue, W12 · St.Anns Road, W11 · Stable Way, W10 · Station Walk, SE6 · Station Walk, W10 · Station Walk, W11 · Sterne Street, W12 · Stoneleigh Street, W11 · Stowe Road, W12 · Swanscombe House, W11 · Swanscombe Road, W11 · Tadmor Street, W12 · The Network, W12 · The Trail, W12 · Thornfield Road, W12 · Uxbridge Road, W12 · Vinery Way, W12 · Vinery Way, W6 · Warbeck Road, W12 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Wellesley Avenue, W6 · West Cross Route, W11 · Westfield Way, W12 · Whitchurch Road, W11 · Wingate Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W6 · Wood Lane, SM7 · Wood Lane, W12 · Woodger Road, W12 · Woodstock Grove, W12 ·


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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

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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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