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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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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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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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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.
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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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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,
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St John's Wood

St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.

St John’s Wood was once part of the Great Forest of Middlesex. The name derives from its mediaeval owners, the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers), an Augustinian order, which took over the land from the Knights Templar in 1323. After the Reformation and the Dissolution of monastic orders, St John’s Wood became Crown land, and Henry VIII established Royal Hunting Grounds in what became known as Marylebone Park, to the north of which lay St John’s Wood. Apart from short periods during the reign of Mary Tudor and Cromwell’s Protectorate, the area known as The St John’s Wood Estate remained Crown land until 1688.

Until the end of the eighteenth century, the area remained in agricultural use.

St John's Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density 'villa' housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century, even in expensive districts. Parts of St John's Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density, but it remains a highly desirable residential district, and one of the most expensive areas of London.

St John's Wood is the location of Lord's Cricket Ground, home of Middlesex County Cricket Club and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), and original headquarters of the sport. It is also famous for Abbey Road Studios and the street Abbey Road, where The Beatles recorded, notably the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the band crossing the road. Sir Paul McCartney has owned a property in the area since the 1960s and is regularly seen strolling along St John's Wood High Street.

The Rolling Stones referenced St John's Wood in their song Play With Fire. Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones lived on Carlton Hill, at the northern edge of St John's Wood, in the 1960s.

St John’s Wood station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road when the Metropolitan Line's services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo Line. It was transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee Line when it opened in 1979.
With the opening of St John's Wood station, two nearby stations on the Metropolitan Line were closed. These were Lord's (which had originally been opened in 1868 as St John's Wood Road) and Marlborough Road.

The station building is located on the corner of Acacia Road and Finchley Road. The station is the nearest one to Lord's Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios. For this reason Beatles memorabilia are sold at the station.

The platform design remains the same as when opened in 1939, and was designed by Harold Stabler.

Kilburn Bridge:   Kilburn Bridge once marked the spot where the Edgware Road crossed the River Westbourne.
Kilburn Bridge Farm:   Kilburn Bridge Farm stood beside Watling Street until the late 1830s.
Kilburn Park Farm:   Kilburn Park Farm was situated almost opposite the Red Lion along the Edgware Road.
Kilburn Wells:   Kilburn Wells. a medicinal spring, existed between 1714 and the 1860s.
Maida Vale:   Maida Vale took its name from a public house named after John Stuart, Count of Maida, which opened on the Edgware Road soon after the Battle of Maida, 1806.
Red Lion:   The Red Lion was situated at 34 Kilburn High Road.
St Augustine’s, Kilburn:   St Augustine’s was founded by Richard Carr Kirkpatrick in the Anglo-Catholic tradition in 1870 and listed as a Grade I building by Historic England.
St John's Wood:   St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.

Abbey Gardens, NW8 · Abbey Road, NW8 · Abercorn Close, NW8 · Abercorn Place, NW8 · Abercorn Place, W9 · Abercorn Walk, NW8 · Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Acacia Road, NW8 · Ainsworth Way, NW8 · Allitsen Road, NW8 · Alma Square, Hamilton Gardens, NW8 · Alma Square, NW8 · Andover Place, NW6 · Andover Place, W9 · Aquila Street, NW8 · Ashbridge Street, NW8 · Ashmill Street, NW1 · Ashmill Street, NW8 · Aubrey Place, NW8 · Avenue Close, NW8 · Avenue Road, NW8 · Barbara Brosnan Court, NW8 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Bernhardt Crescent, NW8 · Blenheim Road, NW8 · Blenheim Terrace, NW8 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Boscobel Street, NW8 · Boundary Road, NW8 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Bridgeman Street, NW8 · Broadley Street, NW8 · Broxwood Way, NW8 · Capland Street, NW8 · Carlton Hill, NW8 · Carlton Vale, W9 · Cavendish Avenue, NW8 · Cavendish Close, NW8 · Charlbert Street, NW8 · Charles Lane, NW8 · Church Street, NW8 · Circus Road, NW8 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Cochrane Mews, NW8 · Cochrane Street, NW8 · Cropthorne Court, W9 · Culworth Street, NW8 · Cunningham Place, NW8 · Denning Close, NW8 · Dibdin House, W9 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Eamont Street, NW8 · Elgin Mews South, W9 · Eliot Mews, NW8 · Elm Tree Road, NW8 · Finchley Road, NW8 · Fisherton Street, NW8 · Frampton Street, NW8 · Garden Road, NW8 · Goldsmith Place, NW6 · Greenberry Street, NW8 · Grendon Street, NW8 · Greville Mews, NW6 · Greville Place, NW6 · Greville Place, W9 · Greville Road, NW6 · Grove End Road, NW8 · Hall Road, NW8 · Hamilton Close, NW8 · Hamilton Gardens, NW8 · Hamilton Terrace, NW8 · Hatton Street, NW8 · Helmsdale House, NW6 · Henderson Drive, NW8 · Henstridge Place, NW8 · Hermit Place, NW6 · Hill Road, NW8 · Hillside Close, NW6 · Hillside Close, W9 · Jerome Crescent, NW8 · Kilburn High Road, NW6 · Kilburn Park Road, W9 · Kilburn Priory, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Kilburn Square, NW6 · Kilburn Vale, NW6 · Kingsmill Terrace, NW8 · Langford Place, NW8 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Lisson Grove, NW8 · Lodge Road, NW8 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Luton Street, NW8 · Maida Vale, W9 · Mallory Street, NW8 · Maple Mews, NW6 · Marlborough Hill, NW8 · Marlborough Place, NW8 · Melina Place, NW8 · Middle Field, NW8 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Place, NW6 · Newcourt Street, NW8 · Norfolk Road, NW8 · North Bank, NW8 · Northwick Close, NW8 · Northwick Terrace, NW8 · Nugent Terrace, NW8 · Ordnance Hill, NW8 · Paveley Street, NW8 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW8 · Plaza Parade, NW6 · Plympton Place, NW8 · Prince Albert Road, NW8 · Queen’s Grove, NW8 · Queen’s Terrace, NW8 · Queensmead, NW8 · Radlett Place, NW8 · Randolph Gardens, NW6 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW8 · Regents Mews, NW8 · Regents Plaza, NW6 · Rodney Court, W9 · Rossetti Mews, NW8 · Ryder’s Terrace, NW8 · Saint Edmund’s Terrace, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Road, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · Salisbury Street, NW8 · Sandringham Court, W9 · Scott Ellis Gardens, NW8 · Springfield Lane, NW6 · Springfield Road, NW8 · Springfield Walk, NW6 · St Edmund’s Terrace, NW3 · St Edmund’s Terrace, NW8 · St James’s Close, NW8 · St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · St John’s Wood Park, NW8 · St John’s Wood Road, NW8 · St John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · St Stephen’s Close, NW8 · St. John’s Hall Flats, NW8 · Swain Street, NW8 · Tatham Place, NW8 · The Lane, NW8 · The Marlowes, NW8 · Titchfield Road, NW8 · Torridon House, NW6 · Townshend Estate, NW8 · Townshend Road, NW8 · Tresham Crescent, NW8 · Vale Close, W9 · Violet Hill, NW8 · Waverley Place, NW8 · Wellesley Court, W9 · Wellington Place, NW8 · Wellington Road, NW8 · Wells Rise, NW8 · Whitehaven Street, NW8 · Woronzow Road, NW8 ·

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