Hillcrest Avenue, NW11

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Pauline McQuade
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Added: 23 May 2018 01:14 GMT   
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Post by Pauline McQuade: Golders Lodge

Golders Lodge was built by Captain Alexander Wedderburn MacKenzie of the 67th Regiment of Foot. The ghost of Golders Lodge story probably came about when the body of his long dead sister Hannah was discovered in a bathroom of the rambling house. He had performed some sort of ceremony over the body but had neglected to bury her, this was then swiftly arranged. He was declared insane and died in Pembroke House, Hackney in November 1865.

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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Martina
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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: Dollis Hill
The Guardian view on gardening: digging one’s way to humanity | Editorial
The Guardian view on gardening: digging one’s way to humanity | Editorial

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/25/the-guardian-view-on-gardening-digging-ones-way-to-humanity

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A park will be transformed with new football, tennis and basketball pitches as well as a new cafe.
A park will be transformed with new football, tennis and basketball pitches as well as a new cafe.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16248861.Park_awarded_over___300_000_from_Sadiq_Khan/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Woodside Park
Organisations tackling crime say violence is normalised
Organisations tackling crime say violence is normalised

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16250074.Organisations_tackling_crime_say_violence_is_normalised/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
County council condemn train operator following week of chaos
Cancelled trains, lack of seats and fewer peak time services were just some of the concerns raised at a meeting of Hertfordshire County Council on Tuesday (May 22).

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16251131.County_council_condemn_train_operator_following_week_of_chaos/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Most neutrals will root for Fulham because of way they've played all season, says Danny Murphy
I would be chuffed to see Fulham back in the Premier League because the club mean a lot to me.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/most-neutrals-will-root-for-fulham-because-of-way-they-ve-played-all-season-says-danny-murphy-a3848221.html

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
London dig unearths Roman bones, jewels and single flake of gold
Museum to show rare artefacts alongside ethnically diverse human remainsArchaeologists at the Museum of London have found a scrap of treasure missed by tomb raiders who broke into a Roman sarcophagus 300 years ago. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/24/london-roman-bones-jewels-gold-museum

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Man in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by car

A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a car.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16248598.Man_in_hospital_with_serious_head_injuries_after_being_hit_by_car/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Expect showers on your commute home and watch out for delays on the A12 and A406
Expect showers on your commute home and watch out for delays on the A12 and A406

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16248711.Expect_showers_on_your_commute_home_and_watch_out_for_delays_on_the_A12_and_A406/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
’Our trust is destroyed’: sister’s tribute at Grenfell inquiry
’Our trust is destroyed’: sister’s tribute at Grenfell inquiry

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/24/i-love-you-mum-tributes-paid-day-four-grenfell-inquiry

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
GPs have no routine appointments for the ’next four weeks’

GPs have been forced to reject patients for routine appointments as pressure on practices means they can only accept urgent consultations amid NHS pressure.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16243983.GPs_have_no_routine_appointments_for_the__next_four_weeks_/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Woodside Park
Morning update: A chance of rainbows as the day goes on
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Man who bought knife to stab his victim minutes later found guilty of murder

A man who bought an eight inch carving knife just to stab a father he had a row with has been found guilty of murder.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16247959.Man_who_bought_knife_to_stab_his_victim_minutes_later_found_guilty_of_murder/?ref=rss

VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Golders Green

Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.

Golders Green station was opened by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR, now part of the Northern Line) on 22 June 1907. It was one of the railway's two northern terminals (the other being at Archway) and was also the site of the railway's depot.

Before World War I plans were made to extend the CCE&HR north from Golders Green to Hendon and Edgware to open up new areas of the Middlesex countryside to development and to create a source of new passengers. The war postponed the construction of the extension and work did not begin until 12 June 1922. The first section of the extension, as far as Hendon Central opened on 19 November 1923.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Basing Hill Park:   
Brent Park:   
Childs Hill Park:   
Eton College Estate:   The Eton College estate - the fields beneath Temple Fortune.
Garden Suburb Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Golders Green:   Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.
Golders Green crossroads:   The name Golders Green apparently derives from that of a local family, the Goodyers, and was first recorded in 1612. The hamlet of Golders Green originated as a group of cottages on waste ground on each side of the main road. In 1754, manorial waste at Golders Green stretched for some distance on either side of the main road from Hampstead.
Golders Green crossroads:   Golders Green crossroads was formed when the new Finchley Road crossed North End Road in the 1830s.
Golders Green Hippodrome:   The Golders Green Hippodrome, was opened in 1913. Built next to Golders Green station, it was built as a 3000 seat music hall by Bertie Crewe.
Golders Hill Park:   
Golders Hill School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Golders Lodge:   The villas in their wooded grounds, which gave Golders Green its special character, disappeared rapidly with the growth of suburban housing after the extension of the Underground; they included Alba Lodge, Gloucester Lodge, the Oaks, and Grove House.
Grove Farm:   Grove Farm changed usage between a farm and a house before being overwhelmed by suburbia.
Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church:   The Free Church is a listed building located in Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Hendon Park Row:   Hendon Park Row in 1860s was a row of thirty small cottages built for the labourers of a local brick works.
Hodford Farm:   The Hodford and Cowhouse estate consisted of a compact block of lands stretching from the Hampstead border to a point north of Golders Green station and from Cricklewood to Golders Hill.
Hoop Lane Cemetery:   In 1895 a Jewish Cemetery was established on Hoop Lane, with the first burial in 1897.
Ionic Cinema:   The Ionic Cinema was built in the early days of Golders Green's suburban development.
Kisharon School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19.
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.
Lubavitch Yeshiva Ketanah of London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 16.
Menorah Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Princes Park:   
Rimon Jewish Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Saint Alban's church:   The church of St Alban, Golders Green, was built as a chapel-of-ease to All Saints’, Childs Hill, in 1910. It became the centre of a new parish taken from that of All Saints in 1922.
St Anthony’s School for Girls:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Talmud Torah Tiferes Shlomoh:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 15. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Temple Fortune:   Temple Fortune is a place in the London Borough of Barnet to the north of Golders Green. It is principally a shopping district used by residents of the Hampstead Garden Suburb.
The King Alfred School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Oaks:   The Oaks was a large house situated on North End Road (later Golders Green Road)
Woodstock House:   Woodstock House was a large stuccoed house, dating from the early 19th century in Golders Green.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Golders Green, looking south (1905):   This photo from the London Transport Collection shows Golders Green crossroads looking south in 1905. While this predates the arrival of the Hampstead Tube (Northern Line) by a couple of years’ land speculation is already taking place.
Looking towards Temple Fortune (1905):   This image shows the arrival of street lamps on the hill leading up to Temple Fortune from Golders Green.
Suburbia awaits (1908):   This is a view of The Homestead from the end of the unfinished Sinclair Grove, NW11


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A41, NW8 · Accommodation Road, NW11 · Alba Gardens, NW11 · Alberon Gardens, NW11 · Alyth Gardens, NW11 · Ambrose Avenue, NW11 · Arcade House, NW11 · Armitage Road, NW11 · Ashbourne Avenue, NW11 · Ashbourne Parade, NW11 · Ashbourne Way, NW11 · Basing Hill, NW11 · Beaufort Park, NW11 · Beechcroft Avenue, NW11 · Belmont Parade, NW11 · Bentley Drive, NW2 · Besant Road, NW2 · Beverley Gardens, NW11 · Brent Cross Bus Station, NW4 · Brent Street, NW11 · Brentfield Gardens, NW11 · Brentfield Gardens, NW2 · Bridge Lane, NW11 · Bridge Way, NW11 · Britten Close, NW11 · Broadwalk Lane, NW11 · Brookside Road, NW11 · Candle Court Nursing Home, NW2 · Chandos Way, NW11 · Charter Way, N3 · Chatham Close, NW11 · Cheviot Gardens, NW11 · Cheviot Gardens, NW2 · Childs Hill Walk, NW2 · Childs Way, NW11 · Church Walk, NW2 · Clarendon Court, NW11 · Clifton Gardens, NW11 · Cloister Road, NW2 · Colroy Court, NW11 · Corringham Court, NW11 · Corringham Road, NW11 · Corringway, NW11 · Courtleigh Gardens, NW11 · Cranbourne Gardens, NW11 · Crewys Road, NW2 · Crispin Mews, NW11 · Decoy Avenue, NW11 · Devonshire Place, NW2 · Diamond Bridge, E15 · Dingwall Gardens, NW11 · Dunstan Road, NW11 · Dunstan Road, NW2 · Eastside Road, NW11 · Eastville Avenue, NW11 · Elmcroft Avenue, NW11 · Elmcroft Crescent, NW11 · Elmcroft Cresent, NW11 · Etrona Buildings, NW2 · Fairholme Close, N3 · Fairholme Gardens, N3 · Farm Avenue, NW2 · Farm Walk, NW11 · Finchley Road, NW11 · Finchley Road, NW2 · Flower Mews, NW11 · Forres Gardens, NW11 · Gainsborough Gardens, NW11 · Galsworthy Road, NW2 · Garrick Avenue, NW11 · Garth Road, NW2 · Gloucester Gardens, NW11 · Golders Gardens, NW11 · Golders Green Crescent, NW11 · Golders Green Cresent, NW11 · Golders Green Road, NW11 · Golders Green, NW11 · Golders Manor Drive, NW11 · Golders Park Close, NW11 · Golders Way, NW11 · Granville Road, NW2 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Greenfield Gardens, NW2 · Gresham Gardens, NW11 · Grosvenor Gardens, NW11 · Hallswelle Parade, NW11 · Hallswelle Road, NW11 · Hamilton Road, NW11 · Hamlet Square, NW11 · Hamlet Square, NW2 · Hampstead Gardens, NW11 · Hampstead Way, NW11 · Hampstead Way, NW3 · Hanstead Garden, NW11 · Harman Close, NW2 · Harman Drive, NW2 · Harmony Close, NW11 · Haslemere Avenue, NW11 · Haslemere Gardens, N3 · Hayes Crescent, NW11 · Heath Close, NW11 · Heather Gardens, NW11 · Heathgate, NW11 · Heathview Court, SW19 · Helenslea Avenue, NW11 · Hendon Park Row, NW11 · Hendon Way, NW11 · Hendon Way, NW2 · Hermitage Lane, NW2 · Highcroft Gardens, NW11 · Highfield Avenue, NW11 · Highfield Avenue, NW2 · Highfield Gardens, NW11 · Highfield Road, NW11 · Hillcrest Avenue, NW11 · Hillcrest Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, NW2 · Hocroft Avenue, NW2 · Hocroft Walk, NW2 · Hodford Road, NW11 · Hoop Lane, NW11 · Horton Avenue, NW2 · Howard Close, NW2 · Hurst Close, NW11 · Hurstwood Road, NW11 · James Close, NW11 · Kinloss Gardens, N3 · Leeside Crescent, NW11 · Leeside Cresent, NW11 · Lichfield Road, NW2 · Limes Avenue, NW11 · Linnell Close, NW11 · Linnell Drive, NW11 · Llanelly Road, NW2 · Llanvanor Road, NW11 · Llanvanor Road, NW2 · Lucas Square, NW11 · Lyndale Avenue, NW2 · Madoc Close, NW2 · Marnham Avenue, NW2 · Meadway Close, NW11 · Meadway Gate, NW11 · Middleton Road, NW11 · Monks Way, NW11 · Monkville Avenue, NW11 · Monkville Parade, NW11 · Montpelier Rise, NW11 · Montrose Court, NW11 · Morland Close, NW11 · Mountview Close, NW11 · Nant Road, NW2 · North Circular Road, NW11 · North Circular Road, NW4 · North End Road, NW11 · North Square, NW11 · Oakfields Road, NW11 · Park Avenue, NW11 · Park Drive, NW11 · Park Way, NW11 · Parklands Drive, N3 · Pattison Road, NW2 · Pentland Close, NW11 · Platt’s Lane, NW2 · Portsdown Avenue, NW11 · Portsdown Mews, NW11 · Powis Gardens, NW11 · Princes Parade, NW11 · Princes Park Avenue, NW11 · Prospect Place, NW2 · Prospect Road, NW2 · Ravenscroft Avenue, NW11 · Reynolds Close, NW11 · Ridge Hill, NW11 · Ridge Road, NW2 · Rodborough Road, NW11 · Romney Close, NW11 · Rotherwick Road, NW11 · Ruskin Close, NW11 · Russell Gardens, NW11 · Russell Parade, NW11 · Saint Albans Close, NW11 · Saint Albans Lane, NW11 · Saint Andrew’s Road, NW11 · Saint Mary’s Road, NW11 · Sandringham Road, NW11 · Shannon Close, NW2 · Sheridan Walk, NW11 · Sinclair Green, NW11 · Sinclair Grove, NW11 · Sneath Avenue, NW11 · South Square, NW11 · St Albans Lane, NW11 · St Albans Vestry, NW11 · St Andrews Road, NW11 · St Edward’s Close, NW11 · St George’s Close, NW11 · St Georges Road, NW11 · St John’s Road, NW11 · St Judes Churches, NW11 · St Marys Road, NW11 · Station Forecourt, NW11 · Templars Avenue, NW11 · Temple Fortune Hill, NW11 · Temple Fortune Lane, NW11 · Temple Fortune Parade, NW11 · Temple Gardens, NW11 · The Drive, NW11 · The Grove, NW11 · The Orchard, NW11 · The Park, NW11 · The Ridgeway, NW11 · The Riding, NW11 · The Vale, NW11 · The Vale, NW2 · Tillingbourne Way, N3 · Turner Close, NW11 · Vale Rise, NW11 · Wayside, NW11 · Wayside, NW2 · Wellgarth Road, NW11 · Wentworth Road, NW11 · Wessex Gardens, NW11 · West Heath Avenue, NW11 · West Heath Court, NW11 · West Heath Drive, NW11 · West Heath Gardens, NW2 · West Heath Gardens, NW3 · Westcroft Close, NW2 · Westcroft Way, NW2 · White Lodge, NW11 · Wild Hatch, NW11 · Woodlands Close, NW11 · Woodlands, NW11 · Woodstock Avenue, NW11 · Woodstock Road, NW11 · Woodvale Way, NW11 · Woodville Road, NW11 · Worley Court, NW2 · Wycombe Gardens, NW11 ·

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