Oakford Road, NW5

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Oakford Road is a road in the NW5 postcode area



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I lived at 39 Freeling Street 1922 - 1937

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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.

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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.

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My father was William Burke, 74 Campbell road n4 my mother was May wright of Campbell road, I was born on 13.02.1953, we stayed with my grandparents in Campbell Road, William and Maggie Wright.

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VIEW THE TUFNELL PARK 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 TUFNELL PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE TUFNELL PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE TUFNELL PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE TUFNELL PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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Tufnell Park

Tufnell Park - a respectable suburb.

Tufnell Park kept a rural air well into the 19th century in its important role as a base for a number of dairies supplying the capital. In 1753 the area became the property of William Tufnell who was granted the manor of Barnsbury by his father-in-law Sir William Halton. The manor (now demolished) stood on the site of the Holloway Odeon. The manor's gateposts can still be seen, however, towards the west end of Tufnell Park Road. Tufnell petitioned parliament for permission to develop his estate but the leases he was granted were left unused.

The Tufnell Park estate passed to his brother George Foster Tufnell, MP for Beverley (d 1798), then to George's son William Tufnell (d 1809), MP for Colchester, who married in 1804 into a fortune owned by Mary Carleton (daughter of Thomas Carleton of South Carleton d.1829). Both are buried at St Mary’s Islington, hence her maiden name appearing as two street names in N7.

The manor then passed to Henry Tufnell, MP for Ipswich and Devonport, Liberal chief whip and Lord of the Treasury.

Serious building began in the 1845 with a scheme sponsored by Henry Tufnell and designed by John Shaw Jr, who had laid out the Eton Estate in Chalk Farm. This initial work was largely limited to the area around Carleton Road. In 1865 the scheme was taken up by George Truefitt who developed most of the local villas and St George's Church (1865), built for Anglican secessionists. The housing stock was of a solid nature, and Tufnell Park kept its good name until the end of the century.

Charles Booth in his survey of London Life and Labour reported that the older streets (Anson Road and Carleton Road) housed a mixture of retired merchants and music hall artistes who were rich enough to holiday abroad over winter. He believed that second wave of building around Hugo, Corinne, Huddleston and Archibald Roads threatened to create a metropolis from which the rich would soon be going. The private girls' school established at the corner of Carleton and Brecknock Roads was closed in 1878 after many of its pupils drowned in the Princess Alice disaster.

Tufnell Park was more fortunate than several of its neighbours. Whereas roads and railway lines were sliced through Kentish Town and Camden in the 19th century, they mostly passed through Tufnell Park in tunnel, and Junction Road railway station provided a direct link with central London. The shabby genteel reputation of Tufnell Park made it a standard comic reference in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. George and Weedon Grossmith locate their aspirational Mr Pooter in Tufnell Park (Upper Holloway) in Diary of a Nobody. Julian and Sandy, the camp BBC home service comedians frequently referenced Tufnell Park as did the Guardian newspaper's Biff cartoon in the 1980s.

Tufnell Park tube station is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line, between Archway and Kentish Town. It has distinctive Edwardian red tiling and has two lifts between the street and platform level rather than escalators. Upon exiting the lifts, passengers are required to use stairs to reach the trains. The southbound platform lies at a lower level than the northbound.

The station was opened on 22 June 1907.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acland Burghley School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Eleanor Palmer Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Parliament Hill School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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Tufnell Park:   Tufnell Park - a respectable suburb.
William Ellis School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Cricket on Parliament Hill Fields:   The Parliament Hill cricket season begins on the last Saturday in April and ends on the last Sunday in August.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Appleford, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Bellgate Mews, NW5 · Bellina Mews, NW5 · Boscastle Road, NW5 · Bramshill Gardens, NW5 · Brookfield Park, NW5 · Brookfield, NW5 · Browns Lane, NW5 · Burghley Road, NW5 · Carker’s Lane, NW5 · Cathcart Hill, N19 · Cheriton, NW5 · Chetwynd Road, NW5 · Chetwynd Villas, NW5 · Churchill Road, NW5 · Clevedon Mansions, NW5 · College Lane, NW5 · College Yard, NW5 · Countess Road, NW5 · Coutts Crescent, NW5 · Croftdown Road, NW5 · Dartmouth Park Avenue, NW5 · Dartmouth Park Hill, NW5 · Dartmouth Park Road, NW5 · Deane House, NW5 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · Evangelist Road, NW5 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Fortess Road, N19 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Glenhurst Avenue, NW5 · Goddard Place, N19 · Gordon House Road, NW5 · Greenwood Place, NW5 · Grove Terrace, NW5 · Heath Lodge, NW5 · Highgate Road, NW5 · Highgate Studios, NW5 · Hillside, NW5 · Hylda Court, NW5 · Ingestre Road, NW5 · Junction Road, N19 · Kingswear Road, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, N19 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lady Somerset Road, NW5 · Laurier Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Lissenden Gardens, NW5 · Little Green Street, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Monnery Road, N19 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Oakford Road, NW5 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Poynings Road, N19 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Recycling Centre, NW5 · Regency Lawn, NW5 · Saint Albans Road, NW5 · Sanderson Close, NW5 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, N19 · Southcote Road, N19 · Spencer Rise, NW5 · St Albans Road, N19 · St Albans Road, NW5 · St Albans Villas, NW5 · St Mary Brookfield Hall, NW5 · St Marys Church Hall, NW5 · Stonegate, NW5 · Swain’s Lane, NW5 · Tufnell Park Road, N19 · Twisden Road, NW5 · Wandsworth Place, NW5 · Ward Road, N19 · Warrender Road, N19 · Wendling, NW5 · Wesleyan Place, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Woodsome Road, NW5 · Wyndham Crescent, N19 · York Rise, NW5 ·

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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
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

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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