St Michael’s Close, N12

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St Michael’s Close is a road in the N12 postcode area



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Lynne Hqapgood
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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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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

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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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Artists threatened by shortage of affordable studios

A shortage of affordable studios and rising rents is threatening artists in the capital.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16411430.artists-threatened-by-shortage-of-affordable-studios/?ref=rss

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Politician says football clubs need to pay more towards match day policing costs
Politician says football clubs need to pay more towards match day policing costs

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16411932.politician-says-football-clubs-need-to-pay-more-towards-match-day-policing-costs/?ref=rss

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One arrested in connection with hit-and-run

Police investigating a hit-and-run have made an arrest.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16412893.police-make-arrest-in-connection-with-hit-and-run-in-cockfosters/?ref=rss

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Soldier killed in Mill Hill bomb blast honoured
A soldier who died when a bomb ripped through his army barracks has been honoured nearly 30 years later.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16409279.soldier-killed-in-mill-hill-bomb-blast-honoured/?ref=rss

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Dog which helped man overcome drug addiction missing
Dog which helped man overcome drug addiction missing

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More jobs paid below London Living Wage in outer rather than inner London

Boroughs in outer London have a greater percentage of jobs paid below the London Living Wage compared to those in central London.


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NHS saw an unprecedented ’summer surge’
NHS hospitals saw an "unprecedented summer surge" in July, with a record almost 2.2 million patients attending A&E in England, health officials said.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16408889.nhs-saw-an-unprecedented-summer-surge/?ref=rss

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Radical new trial could help prostate cancer patients

A radical new radiotherapy trial could significantly cut the number of visits for men with prostate cancer, researchers said.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16403656.radical-new-trial-could-help-prostate-cancer-patients/?ref=rss

VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY 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 NORTH FINCHLEY 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 NORTH FINCHLEY 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 NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

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
All Saints’ CofE Primary School:   All Saints’ Primary is a voluntary-aided mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brook Road:   Brook Walk is a pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Dwight School London:   Dwight London is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 18.
Frenchman’s Farm:   Frenchman’s Farm was officially Church Farm.
Friary Park:   Friary Park is a nine hectare formal Edwardian park.
Friern Barnet:   Friern Barnet is located at the intersection of Colney Hatch Lane (running north and south), Woodhouse Road (taking westbound traffic towards North Finchley) and Friern Barnet Road (leading east towards New Southgate).
Gallants Farm:   Gallants Farm survived until 1936.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Halliwick Manor House:   Halliwick Manor House and its grounds stood south of the junction of Colney Hatch Lane and Woodhouse Road.
High View Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Jordan Hill:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Lygoe Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
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".
North Finchley:   North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre:   Oakleigh is a community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 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.
Queenswell Infant & Nursery School:   Queenswell Infant & Nursery School accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Queenswell Junior School:   Queenswell Junior School is a mixed community primary which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Summerside Primary Academy is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
The Compton School:   The Compton School is a mixed academy converter comprehensive secondary which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
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
Addington Drive, N12 · Agnesfield Close, N12 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Barfield Avenue, N20 · Beech Lawns, N12 · Bow Lane, N12 · Bow Lane, N3 · Boxworth Close, N12 · Bramber Road, N12 · Britannia Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Cardrew Avenue, N12 · Cardrew Close, N12 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chaplin Square, N12 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Church Close, N20 · Church Crescent, N20 · Church Way, N20 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Clifton Road, N3 · Coppetts Close, N12 · Coppetts Wood Avenue, N12 · Copwood Close, N12 · Cottonham Close, N12 · Crescent Way, N12 · Crossway, N12 · Crowder Close, N12 · Dale Grove, N12 · Darcy Close, N20 · Deodora Close, N20 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Dickens Avenue, N3 · Domville Close, N20 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Fallowfields Drive, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Ferncroft Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley Park, N12 · Friars Avenue, N20 · Friary Close, N12 · Friary Road, N12 · Friary Way, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N11 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Park, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Garthway, N12 · Glebe Road, N12 · Glebe Road, N3 · Glebelands Close, N12 · Glenhurst Road, N12 · Golfside Close, N20 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Granville Place, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Grove Road, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Harwood Close, N12 · Hawthornden Close, N12 · Heatherdene Close, N12 · Hemingford Close, N12 · High Road, N12 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Horsham Avenue, N12 · Hyde Court, N20 · Ingleway, N12 · Kenver Avenue, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Lawrence Campe Close, N20 · Legion Way, N12 · Leisure Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Links Court, N20 · Loring Road, N20 · Manor Drive, N20 · Mayfield Avenue, N12 · Miles Way, N20 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Myddelton Park, N20 · North Circular Road, N12 · Northwood Gardens, N12 · Nursery Road, N2 · Oakleigh Crescent, N20 · Oakleigh Road North, N20 · Okehampton Close, N12 · Old Farm Road, N2 · Orchard Avenue, N20 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Petworth Road, N12 · Pollard Road, N20 · Pond Close, N12 · Porters Way, N12 · Queens Avenue, N20 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queens Well Avenue, N20 · Raleigh Drive, N20 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Russell Gardens, N20 · Sandringham Gardens, N12 · Short Way, N12 · Squires Lane, N3 · St James Avenue, N20 · St James Close, N20 · St John Cottages, N12 · St Michael’s Close, N12 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Summerfields Avenue, N12 · Summers Lane, N12 · Summers Row, N12 · Sunny Way, N12 · Sweets Way, N20 · The Lindens, N12 · The Woodlands, N12 · Thurlestone Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Torrington Avenue, N12 · Torrington Grove, N12 · Torrington Park, N11 · Torrington Park, N12 · Valley Avenue, N12 · Victoria Grove, N12 · Warnham Road, N12 · Welbeck Close, N12 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodgrange Avenue, N12 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 · Woodleigh Avenue, N12 ·
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Environs of London (1832) 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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