Fairfax Road, NW3

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Fairfax Road is a road in the NW3 postcode area



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West End Lady
West End Lady   
Added: 7 Mar 2018 21:30 GMT   
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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.

Alicemary
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Added: 4 Mar 2018 21:27 GMT   
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Post by Alicemary: Erskine Road, NW3

I am trying to find any information out about 3 Erskine Road. NW3. I have just come across an old identity card which was my Grandmothers, dated 1946 , this being where she then lived. If anyone can give me any information about this area then, or old photographs, that would be really good.

Julia elsdon
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Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
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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

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
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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


Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 95.149.2.213
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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.

Brenda Jackson
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Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 94.13.78.193
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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 LDNnews: St Johns Wood

Jade Jagger cuts a stylish figure in a kaftan dress in London


Jade Jagger cuts a stylish figure in a kaftan dress in London


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Post by LDNnews: Edgware Road
Lords defeat EU Withdrawal Bill as peers vote in favour of customs union amendment
The vote marked the government's first defeat in the Lords over the bill.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/lords-defeat-eu-withdrawal-bill-as-peers-vote-in-favour-of-customs-union-amendment-a3817646.html

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Post by LDNnews: Chalk Farm

A Welling businessman has told Bexley Council he will see them in court after being fined for having a roll of carpet outside his shop.


A Welling businessman has told Bexley Council he will see them in court after being fined for having a roll of carpet outside his shop.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16168216.___I_am_fuming_____Welling_trader_fined_for_having_a_roll_of_carpet_outside_his_shop/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Belsize Park
Burnley vs Chelsea prediction and team news: Betting odds, tips, TV and live stream details for Premier League fixture
Burnley vs Chelsea | Premier League | Thursday, 7.45pm BST

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/burnley-vs-chelsea-prediction-team-news-betting-odds-tips-tv-live-stream-details-for-premier-league-a3817836.html

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Hospitals recruit managers faster than doctors and nurses
Three quarters of NHS hospital trusts are employing more managers than they did five years ago.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43794816

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Post by LDNnews: Chalk Farm
Abbey Wood man chases and trips suspected thief up - then calmly goes off to work

A "cool as a cucumber" husband leapt into action and calmly stopped a suspected thief after finding his car had been broken into in Abbey Wood.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16168104.Abbey_Wood_man_chases_and_trips_suspected_thief_up___then_calmly_goes_off_to_work/?ref=rss

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: St Johns Wood
Grenfell Tower fire: Man charged with fraud
Mohammad Ali Gamoota has been charged with two counts of fraud by false representation.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43804761

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Belsize Park
Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Brighton edge closer to Premier League safety with a hard-earned point against a much-changed Tottenham side.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43707378

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Edgware Road
UK 'ready to support' reform of anti-gay laws
Britain will help any Commonwealth country wanting to reform anti-gay laws, the Prime Minister said today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/uk-ready-to-support-reform-of-antigay-laws-a3816136.html

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Post by LDNnews: Chalk Farm
Outrage as memorial trees for RAF airmen cut down at Biggin Hill chapel
People have reacted angrily after trees and shrubs dedicated to RAF veterans were cut down outside St George’s Chapel of Remembrance in Biggin Hill.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16165659.Outrage_as_memorial_trees_for_RAF_airmen_cut_down_at_Biggin_Hill_chapel/?ref=rss

VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.

The district formed part of the ancient parish of Hampstead. It developed following the Finchley Road Act 1826, which authorised construction of Finchley New Road and Avenue Road, with The Swiss Tavern located at the junction of the new roads. The neighbourhood around Finchley Road and Avenue Road was redeveloped in 1937 and 1938 with the opening of an Odeon cinema and the Regency Lodge flats. After World War II, local authority housing was constructed by the London County Council in the area.

Local amenities include an Odeon Cinema, Sir Basil Spence’s Grade II-listed Swiss Cottage Central Library and the Hampstead Theatre. Swiss Cottage is the location of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama that occasionally performs at the Embassy Theatre. Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre reopened in early 2006 after redevelopment; it now has two swimming pools, a gym and a climbing wall. Many of the area’s cityscapes and London street scenes, particularly of Swiss Cottage, Adamson Rd, Eton Ave and Belsize Park were represented by the Camden Town Group painter Robert Bevan and his wife, the Polish painter Stanislawa de Karlowska. They lived at 14 Adamson Road.

Swiss Cottage station was opened in 1868 as the northern terminus of the Metropolitan and St. John’s Wood Railway, the first northward branch extension from Baker Street of the Metropolitan Railway (now the Metropolitan line). From here, starting in 1879, the line was subsequently extended further to Watford, Amersham, Chesham and Uxbridge.

The current station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road stations when the Metropolitan line’s services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo line.

The new station initially operated as part of a combined station with the Metropolitan line’s adjacent sub-surface Swiss Cottage station (platforms 1 and 2 were Metropolitan line and 3 and 4 were Bakerloo line), but the Metropolitan line station was closed on 17 August 1940. The Bakerloo line station was subsequently transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee line when it opened on 1 May 1979.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Central School of Speech and Drama:   The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama was founded in 1906 to offer a new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students.
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
Finchley Road:   Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.
Freud Museum:   The Freud Museum is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, who lived there with his family during the last year of his life.
Frognal Bridge:   Where Frognal meets the Finchley Road, there is an indiscernible dip...
Goldhurst Open Space:   Maryon Wilson Green Triangle and Goldhurst Open Space lies to the rear of Fairhazel Gardens and Goldhurst Terrace.
Hampstead Theatre:   The Hampstead Theatre specialises in commissioning and producing new writing, supporting and developing the work of new writers.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
O2 Centre:   The O2 Centre, an indoor shopping and entertainment centre was opened in 1998.
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
Swiss Cottage:   Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.
Westbourne Pond:   Westbourne Pond is marked on the 1830 Greenwood map as the source of the Westbourne River.
Winchester Hotel:   Winchester Hotel was situated at 21a Winchester Road, NW3


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alban House, NW3 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · Avenue Road, NW3 · Belsize Road, NW6 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Buckland Crescent, NW3 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Central Avenue, SW10 · Coleridge Gardens, NW6 · College Crescent, NW3 · College Cresent, NW3 · Daleham Gardens, NW3 · Daleham Mews, NW3 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Elsworthy Road, NW3 · Elsworthy Road, NW8 · Elsworthy Terrace, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Place, NW6 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Frognal Court, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Hampstead Gate, NW3 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Harley Road, NW3 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Maresfield Gardens, NW3 · Marston Close, NW6 · Middle Field, NW8 · Naseby Close, NW6 · Netherhall Gardens, NW3 · Netherhall Way, NW3 · New College Parade, NW3 · Noel House, NW6 · Northways Parade, NW3 · Nutley Terrace, NW3 · O2 Centre, NW3 · Regency Parade, NW3 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Selby House, NW6 · St Johns Court, NW3 · Swiss Terrace, NW3 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Wadham Gardens, NW3 · Winchester Road, NW3 ·

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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

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
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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