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South Road is a road in the SW19 postcode area



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Harriet
Harriet    
Added: 10 May 2018 09:53 GMT   
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Post by Harriet : Plough Road, SW11

Hi my name is Harriet my dad use to own the bakery on plough rd his name was Zac id really like to know if any one remembered him or has any stories and please if any one has any photos of him or the bakery would so much appreciated thanks for your time Harriet x

Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
IP: 88.98.205.32
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Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8

I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.


Gerry m lee
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Added: 10 Feb 2018 17:39 GMT   
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Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4

I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is gerry-lee@shaw.ca and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.


KC Alexander
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Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
IP: 90.195.148.140
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Post by KC Alexander: Priory Grove, SW8

Lived in a two up two down until the age of 13.
Played on the bombsites (no health and safety then)
A Coal man Mr Bells lived in the road and kept his horse in a stable across the road from where he lived.
Fibre glass factory which made large figures etc for fairgrounds was down a mews which no longer exists.
Prefabs on the bend where Doreen, a friend of my mums lived with her two daughters.
Alan and Alex who?s mum and dad were also friends of my parents lived near the priory pub. the pub is now residential flats.
Alex was another boy who lived just a couple of doors along from me as was Colin.
The house was knocked down in 1964 and the site is now an adventure playground.
The only thing left I recognise is my old sycamore tree which grew in my garden which I could often be found climbing.

Never fell out of it !

Allen Waters
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Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT   
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Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8

I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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Dodie Roome
Dodie Roome   
Added: 21 Nov 2017 19:03 GMT   
IP: 198.242.211.102
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Post by Dodie Roome: Kenwyn Road, SW20

I don’t come from Kenwyn Road (I live in the United States) but my grandmother, Winifred Mary Print grew up on Kenwyn in the early 1900’s. Her father Israel Print was a Veterinary Surgeon in the area. His business was the Veterinary Infirmary & Shoeing Forge, 96 Wurtemberg Street, Clapham. and New Road Balham. I wonder if there are any Prints around Clapham today?



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Added: 27 May 2018 13:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
London crime: Middle class cocaine users should feel blame for capital's stabbings, says Justice Secretary David Gauke
Middle class drug users should feel blame for fuelling the spate of fatal stabbings blighting London, the Justice Secretary has said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-crime-middle-class-cocaine-users-should-feel-blame-for-london-stabbings-says-justice-a3849206.html

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13-year-old girl missing from Wimbledon last spotted on a Euro Tunnel train
A 13-year-old girl has gone missing from her home in Wimbledon and police believe she may be in France.

http://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/news/16252442.13-year-old_girl_missing_from_Wimbledon_last_spotted_on_a_Euro_Tunnel_train/?ref=rss

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Send your photos after London battered by the ’mother of all thunderstorms’

The UK was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times as the "mother of all thunderstorms" rolled across southern England overnight, meteorologists said.


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Post by LDNnews: Balham
13-year-old girl missing from Wimbledon last spotted on a Euro Tunnel train
A 13-year-old girl has gone missing from her home in Wimbledon and police believe she may be in France.

http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/16252267.13-year-old_girl_missing_from_Wimbledon_last_spotted_on_a_Euro_Tunnel_train/?ref=rss

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Hammersmith and Fulham police officer found guilty after off-duty assault at West Brompton station
The Hammersmith and Fulham police officer assaulted a man at West Brompton station last year

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/hammersmith-fulham-police-officer-found-14710379

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Post by LDNnews: Balham
13-year-old girl missing from Wimbledon last spotted on a Euro Tunnel train
A 13-year-old girl has gone missing from her home in Wimbledon and police believe she may be in France.

http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/16252442.13-year-old_girl_missing_from_Wimbledon_last_spotted_on_a_Euro_Tunnel_train/?ref=rss

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A Bexley Council enforcement officer has been filmed littering - and now faces a fine

Bexley Council has promised to take action after one of its own employees was caught on camera flicking a cigarette butt onto the ground.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16250477.A_Bexley_Council_enforcement_officer_has_been_filmed_littering_-_and_now_faces_a_fine/?ref=rss

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http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16250405.Rogue_landlord_fined_more_than___370_000/?ref=rss

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Cabinet gives go ahead to service extension
Cabinet gives go ahead to service extension

http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/16251466.Cabinet_gives_go_ahead_to_service_extension/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Wimbledon Park
Lucky escape after car flipped onto its side outside South Wimbledon station

The driver of a car that flipped onto its side outside South Wimbledon station has had a lucky escape.


http://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/news/16250123.Lucky_escape_after_car_flipped_onto_its_side_outside_South_Wimbledon_station/?ref=rss

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South Wimbledon

South Wimbledon is a suburb - also known as Merton - and tube station in South London.

Merton is ten minutes walk from Wimbledon centre, and is most obviously recognised by the busy crossroads at which South Wimbledon tube station is situated on one corner.

Admiral Nelson once had property in this part of London called Merton Place, and therefore a number of roads and pubs in the region (immediately to the east, and much further to the west, in Wimbledon Chase) are named after historically relevant battles and ships. The Nelson's Arms pub is on the road to Colliers Wood.

South Wimbledon station was designed by Charles Holden and was opened on 13 September 1926 as part of the Morden extension of the City & South London Railway (now part of the Northern Line).
South Wimbledon station - not being actually in Wimbledon - was given this name as it was thought that Wimbledon had a higher social standing than its actual location of Merton. On the original plan it had the name Merton Grove. For geographical accuracy, the station was originally named South Wimbledon (Merton) and it appeared as such on early tube maps and on the original station platform signage.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
New Wimbledon Theatre:   The New Wimbledon Theatre is a Grade II listed Edwardian theatre built by the theatre lover and entrepreneur, J B Mulholland.
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South Wimbledon:   South Wimbledon is a suburb - also known as Merton - and tube station in South London.


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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 (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
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