St Laurence Close, NW6

Road in/near Queen's Park

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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
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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
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wow so beautiful
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Upcoming Roadworks Around Shepherd’s Bush
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen's Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen's Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen's Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen's Park 'proper' formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen's Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen's Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett's wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen's Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queens Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen's Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show:   Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
1950 to 1963 at 3 woodnook road, sw16:   house with gas mantles, kitchen range, bread and milk delivered by horse drawn vans.
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a website dedicated to some of the more obscure pieces of London Town (as well as some of the more well-known places).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Claremont Road, W10 · Claremont Road, W9 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Milman Road, NW6 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Park Mews, W10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Salusbury Road, NW6 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · Tiverton Road, NW10 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 ·


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British History Online
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Maps


Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
City of London Corporation

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

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)

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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