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Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8

I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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Post by Evelyn Johnson: Sturgeon Road, SE17

I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL
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Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n
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what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site
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Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11

I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.
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Kennington

Kennington was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.

The presence of a tumulus, and other significant geographical features locally, suggest that the area was regarded in ancient times as a sacred place of assembly. The manor of Kennington was divided from the manor of Vauxhall by the River Effra, a tributary of the River Thames. A smaller river, the River Neckinger, ran through the northern part of Kennington, approximately where Brook Drive is today. Both rivers have now been diverted into underground culverts.

Harthacnut, King of Denmark and England, died at Kennington in 1041. Harold Godwinson took the Crown the day after the death of Edward the Confessor at Kennington; he is said to have placed it upon his own head. King Henry III held his court here in 1231; and, according to Matthew Paris, in 1232, Parliament was held at Kennington.

Edward III gave the manor of Kennington to his oldest son Edward, the Black Prince in 1337, and the prince then built a large royal palace in the traingle formed by Kennington Lane, Sancroft Street and Cardigan Street, near to Kennington Cross. Geoffrey Chaucer was employed at Kennington as Clerk of Works in 1389 and was paid 2 shillings. The Duchy of Cornwall still maintains a substantial property portfolio within the area.

The eighteenth century saw considerable development in Kennington. At the start of the century, the area was essentially a village on the southern roads into London, with a common on which public executions took place. The development of Kennington came about through access to London, which happened when, in 1750, Westminster Bridge was constructed. In 1751, Kennington Road was built from Kennington Common (as it then was; now Kennington Park) to Westminster Bridge. Houses along it were soon built.

On 10 May 1768, at approximately the site of the Imperial War Museum today, the Massacre of St George's Fields took place. A riot started, because of the detention at the King's Bench Prison of the radical, John Wilkes – he had written an article in which he attacked King George III. The Riot Act was read, and soldiers fired into the crowd, killing seven people.

By the 1770s, the development of Kennington into its modern form was well underway. Terraces of houses were built on the east side of Kennington Road and Cleaver Square (then called Prince's Square) was laid out in 1788. In 1796, a house in West Square became the first station in the optical telegraph, or semaphore line, between the Admiralty in London, and Chatham and Deal in Kent, and during the Napoleonic Wars transmitted messages between Whitehall and the Royal Navy.

The modern street pattern of Kennington was formed by the early nineteenth century. The village had become a semi-rural suburb with grand terraced houses. In 1852, at the initiative of the minister of St. Mark's Church, the Common was enclosed and became the first public park in south London.

The Oval cricket ground was leased to Surrey County Cricket Club from the Duchy of Cornwall in 1845, and the adjacent gasometers (themselves an international sporting landmark) were constructed in 1853. Proximity to central London was key to the development of the area as a residential suburb and it was incorporated into the metropolitan area of London in 1855.

Dense building and the carving-up of large houses for multiple occupation caused Kennington to be very seriously over-populated in 1859, when diphtheria appeared (recorded by Karl Marx in 'Das Kapital').

Kennington station was opened as Kennington (New Street) in 1890 by the City of London and Southwark Subway.

On 15 October 1940, the large trench air-raid shelter beneath Kennington Park was struck by a 50lb bomb. The number of people killed remains unknown; it is believed by local historians that 104 people died. 48 bodies were recovered.

Lambeth Council designated much of Kennington a Conservation Area in 1968, the boundary of which was extended in 1979 and in 1997. Lambeth Council's emphasis on conserving and protecting Kennington's architectural heritage and enhancing its attractive open spaces for recreation and leisure is illustrated by restoration of the centre of the listed Cleaver Square in the last decade of the twentieth century.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Horns Tavern:   The first mention of the Green Man and Horns tavern near Kennington Common was in 1725.
Kennington:   Kennington was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.
Kennington Park:   Kennington Park is a public park in Kennington, south London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Chartist meeting, Kennington Common (1848):   On 10 April 1848, William Kilburn took daguerrotypes of the Great Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common – taken from the top of The Horns tavern were the first ever photos of a crowd scene.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE17 · Alberta Street, SE17 · Ambergate Street, SE17 · Amelia Street, SE17 · Borrett Close, SE17 · Braganza Street, SE17 · Camberwell Road, SE17 · Canterbury Place, SE17 · Carter Street, SE17 · Chapter Road, SE17 · Chester Way, SE11 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Conwall Square Kennings Way, SE11 · Cook’s Road, SE17 · Crampton Street, SE17 · Dartford Street, SE17 · De Laune Street, SE17 · Delverton Road, SE17 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Doddington Grove, SE17 · Dylways, SE5 · Empress Street, SE17 · Faunce Street, SE17 · Fielding Street, SE17 · Fleming Road, SE17 · Forsyth Gardens, SE17 · Gateway, SE17 · Green Dale, SE5 · Hampton Street, SE1 · Hampton Street, SE17 · Harding Close, SE17 · Harmsworth Street, SE17 · Henry Dent Close, SE5 · Hillingdon Street, SE17 · Iliffe Street, SE17 · Iliffe Yard, SE17 · John Ruskin Street, SE17 · John Ruskin Street, SE5 · Kempsford Road, SE11 · Kennings Way, SE11 · Kennington Park Gardens, SE17 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Place, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park Road, SE17 · Kennington Park, SE5 · Langdale Close, SE17 · Lorrimore Road, SE17 · Lorrimore Square, SE17 · Maddock Way, SE17 · Manor Place, SE11 · Manor Place, SE17 · Marsland Close, SE17 · Martara Mews, SE17 · Matara Mews, SE17 · Methley Street, SE11 · Occupation Road, SE17 · Olney Road, SE17 · Opal Street, SE11 · Otto Street, SE17 · Pasley Close, SE17 · Peacock Street, SE17 · Peacock Yard, SE17 · Pelier Street, SE17 · Penrose Grove, SE17 · Penrose Street, SE17 · Penton Place, SE11 · Penton Place, SE17 · Pullens Buildings, SE17 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reedworth Street, SE11 · Robert Dashwood Way, SE17 · Royal Road, SE11 · Royal Road, SE17 · Saint Agnes Place, SE11 · Sharstead Street, SE17 · Sharsted Street, SE17 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Pauls Church, SE17 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Steedman Street, SE17 · Stopford Road, SE17 · Sturgeon Road, SE17 · Sutherland Square, SE17 · Tarver Road, SE17 · Westcott Road, SE17 · White Hart Street, SE11 ·


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