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Christchurch Close is a road in the N12 postcode area



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I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

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PREVIEW: New tour celebrates Thin Lizzy’s Live and Dangerous - 40 years on
PREVIEW: New tour celebrates Thin Lizzy’s Live and Dangerous - 40 years on

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16444674.preview-new-tour-celebrates-thin-lizzys-live-and-dangerous-40-years-on/?ref=rss

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Barnet improved access to public toilets despite decline nationally

Across the UK public toilets have been closing - but not in Barnet.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16411207.barnet-improved-access-to-public-toilets-despite-decline-nationally/?ref=rss

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Van catches fire in high street
A van fire has caused chaos for commuters.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16444219.van-catches-fire-in-high-street/?ref=rss

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Plans to cap minicab numbers dubbed "absolutely ridiculous"
Plans to cap minicab numbers dubbed "absolutely ridiculous"

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16444179.plans-to-cap-minicab-numbers-dubbed-absolutely-ridiculous/?ref=rss

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Victoria Park
One of many Victoria Parks in London, much of this park was originally part of Colby’s Farm.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=8174

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Don’t panic if you didn’t get your grades
It’s the day of recognition, and maybe your results are not quite what you hoped for - or maybe they are better than expected.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16436583.dont-panic-if-you-didnt-get-your-grades/?ref=rss

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Record breaking results for students
Sixth form pupils achieved record-breaking results for the fourth year in a row.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16438140.record-breaking-results-for-barnet-students/?ref=rss

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Leicester vs Wolves: Premier League 2018-19 prediction, tickets, betting tips and odds, how to watch live stream online, what TV channel, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, head to head history
Leicester City welcome Wolves to the King Power Stadium for their first home match of the 2018-19 Premier League season.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/leicester-vs-wolves-competition-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-odds-lineups-tickets-a3912456.html

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Frontline services at risk after Brexit, fear London Councils
Frontline health and social care services could be at risk after Brexit, local authorities fear.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16417883.frontline-services-at-risk-after-brexit-fear-london-councils/?ref=rss

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Grey skies over London as the M25 remains below full capacity
Weather

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16419504.weather-traffic-and-tube-update/?ref=rss

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Mayor "utterly condemns" terrorism after attack on Parliament
Mayor "utterly condemns" terrorism after attack on Parliament

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16417497.mayor-utterly-condemns-terrorism-after-attack-on-parliament/?ref=rss

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Robbers ’smashed’ way into property with weapons claiming to be police
Four robbers smashed their way into a house brandishing weapons and claiming to be the police.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16417836.robbers-smashed-way-into-edgware-property-with-weapons-claiming-to-be-police/?ref=rss

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Police officer struck by sledgehammer

A woman police officer was hit with a sledgehammer after responding to reports of a man wielding a knife in a house.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16415437.police-launch-appeal-after-officer-struck-by-sledgehammer-in-hendon/?ref=rss

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Shop has licence revoked after avoiding tax on high-strength beer
A shop that was found to be selling high-strength alcohol on which tax had not been paid has had its premises licence revoked.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16415132.barnet-shop-has-licence-revoked-by-councillors/?ref=rss

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The Paul Welsh Column: Appearing on television programmes about television programmes
Well here we are again and I must admit I hope by the time you read this it will have cooled down a bit. It a lovely summer but a bit too hot to sit in my garden for long, so I have retreated indoors to write this column but I wish I had air conditioning. I am aware that these articles now appear in several newspapers covering a large area but I tend to forget they also appear online so can be read anywhere. For instance, I had a nice email from Larry in Los Angeles who is a distinguished musical director for stage and screen productions. He was remarking on my memories that appeared in this column a couple of weeks ago about a star-studded awards ceremony I attended in London many years ago. Can you believe it but Larry was the musical director for t

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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
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North Finchley

North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The name of the whole of the modern area covering North Finchley and neighbouring Whetstone was North End, a name first used in 1462.

The rapid enclosure of the countryside in the first years of the nineteenth century meant the end of Finchley Common in 1816, opening up North Finchley from urbanisation - this still took a while nevertheless.

21 cottages were built in Lodge Lane during 1824 and by the 1830s there were other houses - even a chapel by 1837.

By 1839 North Finchley had a blacksmith (on Lodge Lane and not the High Road).

In 1851 there was a regular bus service from the ’Torrington’ to Charing Cross and next came the local railway lines. Christ Church was opened in 1870 and a new parish was formed in 1872.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways started a route between Highgate and Whetstone - a tram depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams and buses together promoted North Finchley’s development.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Coathouse Farm:   Coathouse Farm was the seat of the Peacock family.
Cobley’s Farm:   Cobley’s Farm, also known as Fallow Farm, stood near to the "elbow" of Bow Lane.
Finchley Catholic High School:   Finchley Catholic High School is a comprehensive boys’ secondary school with a coeducational sixth form in North Finchley. It accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Long Lane Pasture:   Long Lane Pasture is a meadow hidden away in the heart of North London’s suburbs.
Malt and Hops:   The Malt and Hops was situated at 891 High Road, N12.
Manorside Primary School:   Manorside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
Newstead Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
North Finchley:   North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Northside Primary School:   Northside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Our Lady of Lourdes RC School:   Our Lady of Lourdes RC is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School:   St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School is a girls school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Summerside Primary Academy is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swan and Pyramids:   The Swan & Pyramids was situated at 975 High Road.
Tally Ho:   The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
Torrington House:   The Torrington Arms (Torrington House) opened in the 1830s.
Tudor Primary School:   Tudor Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Woodhouse College:   Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Wren Academy:   Wren Academy is a mixed comprehensive, academy sponsor school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abingdon Road, N3 · Addington Drive, N12 · Albert Street, N12 · Alexandra Grove, N12 · Anastasia Mews, N12 · Ashbourne Close, N12 · Ashbourne Court, N12 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Avenue Road, N12 · Avondale Road, N3 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Beech Lawns, N12 · Birkbeck Road, N12 · Borrowdale Close, N2 · Bow Lane, N12 · Bow Lane, N3 · Boxworth Close, N12 · Bramber Road, N12 · Britannia Road, N12 · Brownswell Road, N2 · Budd Close, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Cardrew Avenue, N12 · Cardrew Close, N12 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chaplin Square, N12 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Church Path, N12 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Clifton Road, N3 · Cliveden Close, N12 · Coleridge Road, N12 · Coniston Close, N20 · Copwood Close, N12 · Cottonham Close, N12 · Crescent Way, N12 · Croft Mews, N20 · Crossway, N12 · Crowder Close, N12 · Dale Grove, N12 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Dickens Avenue, N3 · Dolman Close, N3 · Dorie Mews, N12 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Fallows Close, N2 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley High Road, N12 · Finchley Park, N12 · Font Hills, N2 · Frederick’s Place, N12 · Friary Close, N12 · Friary Road, N12 · Friary Way, N12 · Friern Park, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Gainsborough Road, N12 · Garthway, N12 · Glebe Road, N12 · Glebe Road, N3 · Glebelands Close, N12 · Glenhurst Road, N12 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Grange Avenue, N12 · Granville Place, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Green Bank, N12 · Grove Road, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Heatherdene Close, N12 · Hemingford Close, N12 · High Road, N12 · Highwood Avenue, N12 · Hillcourt Avenue, N12 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Holden Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Hughes Close, N12 · Hutton Grove, N12 · Ingleway, N12 · Kenver Avenue, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Lankaster Gardens, N2 · Leisure Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Lewis Gardens, N2 · Limes Avenue, N12 · Little Cedars, N12 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Long Lane, N3 · Mayfield Avenue, N12 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Netherfield Road, N12 · Northumberland House, N3 · Northwood Gardens, N12 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oak Lane, N2 · Okehampton Close, N12 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Percy Road, N12 · Petworth Road, N12 · Ploughmans Walk, N2 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Saint Pancras Court, N2 · Sandringham Gardens, N12 · Seymour Road, N3 · Simms Gardens, N2 · Squires Lane, N3 · St Andrew’s Close, N12 · St Michael’s Close, N12 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Strawberry Vale, N2 · Summers Lane, N12 · Sylvester Road, N2 · Tarling Road, N2 · The Lindens, N12 · The Mead, N2 · The Oaks, N12 · The Woodlands, N12 · Theobald’s Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Torrington Avenue, N12 · Torrington Grove, N12 · Torrington Park, N12 · Valley Avenue, N12 · Victoria Grove, N12 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Warnham Road, N12 · Welbeck Close, N12 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Whittington Mews, N12 · Wilmot Close, N2 · Winifred Place, N12 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodgrange Avenue, N12 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 · Woodside Avenue, N12 · Woodside Grange Road, N12 · Woodside Grove, N12 · Woodside Lane, N12 · Woodside Park Road, N12 ·
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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