Gratton Terrace, NW2

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Gratton Terrace is a road in the NW2 postcode area



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Paul Shepherd
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Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
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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.

John Dye
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Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
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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.

Julia elsdon
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Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
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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   
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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


Brenda Jackson
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Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
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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   
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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 LDNnews: Willesden Junction

London garden sees gardener transform bushes into elephants


Tim Bushe, 64, is behind the brilliant garden art appearing around London as the topiarist attempts to make money for charity. The father-of-three discovered his talent in his own garden.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5638121/Elephants-invade-North-London-garden-topiarist-transforms-boring-bushes-brilliant-artwork.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
This morning update will get you where you need to go

The sunshine carries on with more cheerful weather and clear skies.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16172710.This_morning_update_will_get_you_where_you_need_to_go/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Builder jailed for leaving rubbish lying around
A builder who blighted his street by storing debris and construction materials outside his home has been jailed.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16173138.Builder_jailed_for_leaving_rubbish_lying_around/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Chingford fire: female resident dies in blaze at care home
Local MP Iain Duncan Smith urges full investigation after incident in north-east London A female resident has died in a fire at a care home for people with learning disabilities.More than 70 firefighters tackled the blaze at the flats in Chingford, north-east London, just before 2.15am on Friday. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/20/chingford-fire-woman-dies-in-blaze-at-block-of-flats

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Meet the Barnet neighbours running for rival parties in the council elections
Politics can often be a grubby business as rival parties go to almost any lengths to discredit their opponents and win votes.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16173942.Meet_the_Barnet_neighbours_running_for_rival_parties_in_the_council_elections/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Evening update: Hot weather kicks off the weekend

Today has already been a scorcher but the hot weather is set to continue over the weekend.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/stalbans/16174577.Evening_update__Hot_weather_kicks_off_the_weekend/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction

TOWIE’s Megan McKenna announced as support act for Michael Bublé


She’s been working hard on her singing career, leaving her reality TV past behind.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5634409/TOWIE-star-Megan-McKenna-announced-support-act-Michael-Bubl-British-Summer-Time-gig.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Major delays after Holders Hill Road closed

Holders Hill Road in Hendon has been closed causing major delays.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16169984.Major_delays_after_Holders_Hill_Road_closed/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Ex-Pilot, 74, takes on hospital carpark rules

An elderly man being treated for skin cancer and his poor eyesight is fighting a fine over using the wrong car park.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16168286.Ex_Pilot__74__takes_on_hospital_carpark_rules/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
UK’s Alys Tomlinson named photographer of year at Sony awards
UK’s Alys Tomlinson named photographer of year at Sony awards

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/apr/19/uks-alys-tomlinson-named-photographer-of-year-at-sony-awards

VIEW THE CRICKLEWOOD 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 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.
Clitterhouse Farm:   Clitterhouse Farm was originally a woodland sub-manor held by John de Langton in 1321 and by his younger son Robert in 1335. From 1439 it was in the possession of St Bartholomew's Hospital, and continued to be in their possession up to its sale in 1921, when it was sold to the War Department; it was later split up among private developers.
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.
London General Omnibus Depot:   The London General Omnibus Company commenced services to Regent Street from the Crown, Cricklewood in 1883, in 1899 opening a bus garage.
Oxgate Farm:   Situated at the corner of where the modern day Coles Hill Road and Oxgate Lane meet, Oxgate Farm was a timber framed 16th or 17th century building.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Access to Mapesbury Dell, NW2 · Allotment Way, NW2 · Ash Grove, NW2 · Ashford Road, NW2 · Asmara Road, NW2 · Blenheim Gardens, NW2 · Briar Road, NW2 · Broadway Retail Park, NW2 · Burlington Parade Edgware Road, NW2 · Burlington Parade, NW2 · Cavendish Place, NW2 · Cavendish Place, W1 · Cedar Road, NW2 · Chandos Road, NW2 · Chanin Mews, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW2 · Chatsworth Road, NW6 · Chiltern Gardens, NW2 · Compton Close, NW11 · Coverdale Road, NW2 · Cranhurst Road, NW2 · Cricklewood Broadway, NW2 · Cricklewood, NW2 · Dairyman Close, NW2 · Dartmouth Road, NW2 · Dawson Road, NW2 · Depot Approach, NW2 · Ebbsfleet Road, NW2 · Elm Grove, NW2 · Fordwych Road, NW2 · Gardiner Avenue, NW2 · Gay Close, NW2 · Gladstone Parade, NW2 · Gratton Terrace, NW2 · Hassop Road, NW2 · Henson Avenue, NW2 · Howard Road, NW2 · Hudson Way, NW2 · Ivy Road, NW2 · James Avenue, NW2 · Jeymer Avenue, NW2 · Kara Way, NW2 · Kenneth Crescent, NW2 · Kenneth Cresent, NW2 · Keyes Road, NW2 · Langton Road, NW2 · Larch Road, NW2 · Longley Way, NW2 · Manstone Road, NW2 · Melrose Avenue, NW2 · Menelik Road, NW2 · Meredith Avenue, NW2 · Midland Terrace, NW2 · Mill Lane, NW2 · Minster Road, NW2 · Mora Road, NW2 · Needham Terrace, NW2 · Oak Grove, NW2 · Oaklands Grove, NW2 · Oaklands Road, NW2 · Pine Road, NW2 · Queens Parade, NW2 · Richborough Road, NW2 · Riffel Road, NW2 · Rockhall Way, NW2 · Roman Road, NW2 · Rondu Road, NW2 · Rusper Close, NW2 · Rutland Park, NW2 · Sarre Road, NW2 · Shannon Close, NW2 · Sheldon Road, NW2 · Skardu Road, NW2 · Somali Road, NW2 · St. Gabriel’s Road, NW2 · Stanley Gardens, NW2 · Stoll Close, NW2 · Sylvan Grove, NW2 · Teignmouth Road, NW2 · The Broadway, NW2 · Tracey Avenue, NW2 · Walm Lane, NW2 · Westbere Road, NW2 · Windmill Court, NW2 · Wren Avenue, NW2 · Yew Grove, NW2 ·

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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.
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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