Porteus Road, W2

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Porteus Road is a road in the W2 postcode area



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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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Deliveroo is giving away 5,000 cupcakes
To celebrate their 5th birthday, food delivery mecca Deliveroo is giving away 5,000 cupcakes to us wonderful lot in London town.

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/restaurants/deliveroo-is-giving-away-5000-cupcakes-a3773161.html
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’Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay
’Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43155147
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Westminster council hospitality revelations beg further questions | Letters
Westminster council hospitality revelations beg further questions | Letters

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/22/westminster-council-hospitality-revelations-beg-further-questions
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Yeovil Town Ladies 0-2 Chelsea Ladies
England’s Fran Kirby comes off the bench to help Chelsea go top of Women’s Super League One and deny Yeovil a first point of 2017-18.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43053745
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John Worboys case: Met Police loses ’landmark’ appeal
Victims of serious crime may be able to hold police liable for failures in their investigations after a Supreme Court ruling.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43140827
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Father of baby about to lose life support denied hospital access
Lanre Haastrup challenges ban in court after hospital staff allege he was aggressiveThe father of Isaiah Haastrup, the profoundly brain-damaged baby boy whose life support system is to be turned off, has been banned from visiting him in hospital even though his son may only have days to live. Related: Man accuses hospital of rushing to kill brain-damaged son Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/feb/21/father-of-baby-about-to-lose-life-support-denied-hospital-access-isaiah-haastrup
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Save the Children dismissed staff over sexual harassment allegations, charity boss confirms
Save the Children dismissed staff over reports of sexual harassment, the charity's boss has said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/save-the-children-dismissed-staff-over-sexual-harassment-allegations-charity-boss-confirms-a3771331.html
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West Ham: Premier League club charged over anti-doping breach
West Ham are charged by the Football Association over a breach of anti-doping regulations.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43132301
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Government has hobbled councils’ efforts to tackle criminal landlords | Letter
Mayors and leaders of five east London boroughs say the government is hindering the introduction of licensing schemes that can stop exploitation of tenantsOur residents are at the forefront of the housing crisis (G2, 20 February). As east London councils, we are extremely concerned by the actions of a minority of criminal landlords, who exploit vulnerable tenants by providing woefully inadequate accommodation that is overcrowded and does not comply with even the most basic health and safety standards.It is a sad reality that our housing teams regularly unearth horrific examples of exploitation, including whole families sharing a single room, beds in sheds, properties infested with bedbugs and cockroaches, and unsafe and dangerous conditions. Such exploitatio

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First Elizabeth line trains run from Paddington for testing ahead of Crossrail launch
The first Elizabeth line trains have started running from Paddington ahead of the launch of Crossrail later this year.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/first-elizabeth-line-trains-run-from-paddington-for-testing-ahead-of-crossrail-launch-a3771621.html
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’Upskirting’ should be criminal offence, campaigners say
Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43112450
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https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/feb/19/east-eastern-european-standups-live-comedy-festival-brexit-racism
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Keith Whitehouse: Manhunt for escaped convict jailed for brutal rape and killing in 1991
Police are searching for a man jailed for the brutal rape and killing of a woman in 1991 after he absconded from prison.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/keith-whitehouse-manhunt-for-escaped-convict-jailed-for-brutal-rape-and-killing-a3769431.html
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Man found stabbed to death in Kensington street
The 19-year-old victim was discovered by police officers in Kensington, west London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43105255
VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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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
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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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
Hyett's hand-drawn 1807 map:   William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper.
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 · Church 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 · Fisherton Street, NW8 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hall Place, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hatton Street, NW8 · 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 · Northwick Terrace, NW8 · 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 · Princess Louise Close, 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 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
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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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
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

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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