John Aird Court (116-228), W2

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John Aird Court (116-228) is a road in the W2 postcode area



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West End Lady
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

Julia elsdon
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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 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,

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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there

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Harvey Weinstein charged with string of sex offences after handing himself into New York police
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been charged with a string of sex offences after handing himself in to police in New York.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/harvey-weinstein-turns-himself-in-to-new-york-police-on-sexual-misconduct-charges-a3848531.html

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Cate Blanchett struts her stuff in sharp blazer as she jets to London


The actress, 49, looked like she meant business as she jetted to London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday after a busy few days in New York City with her co-stars.


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Florence Welch joins Mick Jagger for The Rolling Stones’ tour


Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine was in her element as she performed during Rolling Stones’ No Filter tour at The London Stadium on Friday.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5773415/Florence-Welch-looks-animated-joins-Mick-Jagger-Rolling-Stones-No-Filter-tour.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah cannot be compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, says Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah still has some way to go to match team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as they are "in another orbit".

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/champions-league-liverpools-mohamed-salah-cannot-be-compared-to-cristiano-ronaldo-says-real-madrid-a3848846.html

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Intimate, harrowing Grenfell testimonies make victims real, not just a number
Intimate, harrowing Grenfell testimonies make victims real, not just a number

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/25/intimate-harrowing-grenfell-testimonies-make-victims-real-not-just-a-number

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MI6 launches first TV ad to recruit new spies in its 110-year history
MI6 will screen its first TV advert today as part of a major campaign to attract ethnic minority recruits and widen the pool of talent that it deploys against terrorists and hostile states.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/mi6-launches-first-tv-ad-to-recruit-new-spies-in-its-110year-history-a3847581.html

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Nanny killer Sabrina Kouider described by ex as ’fickle lunatic’


The glamorous mother-of-two was born in Algeria but grew up with her mother in Paris, where she met Ouissem Medouni, with whom she would go on to kill.


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Donna Air looks lovely in floral frock at Cartier dinner


The 38-year-old presenter donned a pretty floral frock to enjoy a night out at the Cartier dinner in celebration of the start of British Polo season.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5769379/Donna-Air-looks-lovely-floral-frock-Cartier-dinner.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Think London’s trains are bad? Look at the great northern train fail | Phil McDuff
Think London’s trains are bad? Look at the great northern train fail | Phil McDuff

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/24/london-trains-great-northern-fail-north-monday-meltdown

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Ford's new virtual reality project teaches motorists how cyclists feel in danger on road... and vice versa
Ford's new virtual reality project teaches motorists how cyclists feel in danger on road... and vice versa

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/fords-new-virtual-reality-project-teaches-motorists-how-cyclists-feel-in-danger-on-road-and-vice-a3847316.html

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Fake dinosaur seen on the River Thames in London


A giant plastic dinosaur was spotted by alarmed commuters in central London just after 7am today. It was seen inside a cage on the back of a barge.


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Thandie Newton wows at Solo: A Star Wars Story screening


Throughout her several years in the entertainment industry, she’s become as lauded for her breathtaking red carpet looks as she has done her acting talents.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5763785/Thandie-Newton-wows-plunging-semi-sheer-red-dress-Solo-Star-Wars-Story-screening.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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Paddington

The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.

Paddington mainline railway station - Paddington station - has a commuter service serving stations west of London, a mainline service to Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales. There is also an express rail line to Heathrow Airport.

In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.

Important places in Paddington include St Mary's Hospital - where penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming - and Paddington Green police station.

Alan Turing, the pioneer mathematician was born in Warrington Crescent.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Little Venice:   Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Whiteley's:   Whiteley’s, pictured here in the 1920s, was designated a Grade II Listed Building in 1970.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Adpar Street, W2 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bishop’s Bridge Road, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge, W2 · Bishop's Bridge Road, W2 · Bishops Bridge Road, W2 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Road, W2 · Blomfield Road, W9 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Browning Close, W9 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Clarendon Gardens, W9 · Clarendon Terrace, W9 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Gardens, W9 · Clifton Road, W9 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Crompton Street, W2 · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Dudley Street, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Edward House, W2 · Elizabeth Close, W9 · Elms Mews, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hall Place, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lanark Place, W9 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Lyons Place, W2 · Macmillan House, W2 · Maida Avenue, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Queen’s Gardens, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Randolph Crescent, W9 · Randolph Mews, W9 · Randolph Road, W9 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Mary’s Terrace, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Sheldon Square, W2 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Warwick Avenue, W9 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Winsland Street, W2 ·

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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of 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
London Underground map from 1908.
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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
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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