Sturgeon Road, SE17

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Sturgeon Road is a road in the SE17 postcode area



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Evelyn Johnson
Evelyn Johnson   
Added: 8 Dec 2017 23:23 GMT   
IP: 70.53.91.62
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I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL


Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
IP: 143.159.49.39
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Post by Christobel Warren-Jones: Hurley Road, SE11

Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School

Johnshort
Johnshort   
Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
IP: 10.9.55.126
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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

peter hiller
peter hiller   
Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT   
IP: 81.141.12.149
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Post by peter hiller: Sancroft Street, SE11

what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site

Robert smitherman
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Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT   
IP: 2.220.194.137
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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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Post by LDNnews: Borough
National Trust: Is it relevant if you live in a town or city?
The National Trust is getting "radical" as it tries to bring in more diverse members - how will it work?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43834898

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
Arsene Wenger's Arsenal resignation statement: Full transcript as iconic manager calls time on Gunners tenure
Arsene Wenger has announced his intention to step down as Arsenal manager after 22 years come the end of the season.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-s-arsenal-resignation-statement-full-transcript-as-iconic-manager-calls-time-on-a3819231.html

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Man assaulted at Elephant & Castle rail station: police appeal
Police have issued CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to in connection with a ’vicious assault’ at Elephant & Castle Railway Station.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/8YyzxVWwFQc/9585

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Added: 19 Apr 2018 19:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Elephant and Castle
Jeremy Corbyn ambushed by Theresa May in Home Office row over Windrush
Jeremy Corbyn was dramatically ambushed by Theresa May in the Commons today as the Windrush fiasco enveloped Labour.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/jeremy-corbyn-ambushed-by-theresa-may-in-home-office-windrush-row-a3817291.html

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David Moyes to be given control of West Ham transfers as club prepare contract to keep manager
West Ham are poised to offer David Moyes a new deal and, if he accepts, are prepared to abandon plans for a director of football.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/david-moyes-to-be-given-control-of-west-ham-transfers-as-club-prepare-contract-to-keep-manager-a3818226.html

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Protests as Bangladeshi PM visits ODI in Blackfriars Road
Supporters of the Bangladeshi Nationalist Party marched on Blackfriars Road on Tuesday afternoon to protest against a speech by the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/m1NYadV1FWc/9583

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Post by LDNnews: Elephant and Castle
Haringey council apologises for postal vote blunder
A London council today apologised for telling hundreds of postal voters to nominate just one candidate instead of three in May's local elections.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/haringey-council-apologises-for-postal-vote-blunder-a3816081.html

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
Arsenal pair Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere return to training with Atletico Madrid in mind
Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere are set to hand Arsene Wenger a fitness boost as the Arsenal manager prepares to juggle his squad for their Europa League semi-final.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-pair-aaron-ramsey-and-jack-wilshere-return-to-training-with-atletico-madrid-in-mind-a3815891.html

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Tottenham transfer business key to closing gap to Manchester City, warns Dele Alli
Dele Alli believes Manchester City's rivals have work to do this summer to close the gap on the new champions.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham-transfer-business-key-to-closing-gap-to-manchester-city-warns-dele-alli-a3815136.html

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Croydon’s only John Lewis could be demolished to make way for new shops

The John Lewis store in Purley Way could soon be a thing of the past.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16160503.Croydon_s_only_John_Lewis_could_be_demolished_to_make_way_for_new_shops/?ref=rss

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VIEW THE KENNINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KENNINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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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
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.


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 · Browning Estate, SE17 · Camberwell Road, SE17 · Canterbury Place, SE17 · Carter Place, SE17 · Carter Street, SE17 · Chapter Road, SE17 · Colworth Grove, SE17 · Cook’s Road, SE17 · Crampton Street, SE17 · Dartford Street, SE17 · De Laune Street, SE17 · Delverton Road, SE17 · Doddington Grove, SE17 · Dylways, SE5 · Empress Street, SE17 · Ethel Street, SE17 · Faunce Street, SE17 · Fielding Street, SE17 · Fleming Road, SE17 · Forsyth Gardens, SE17 · Gateway, SE17 · Green Dale, SE5 · Grosvenor Terrace, 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 · Kennington Park Gardens, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE17 · Langdale Close, SE17 · Larcom Street, SE17 · Lorrimore Road, SE17 · Lorrimore Square, SE17 · Macleod Street, SE17 · Maddock Way, SE17 · Manor Place, SE11 · Manor Place, SE17 · Marsland Close, SE17 · Martara Mews, SE17 · Matara Mews, SE17 · Occupation Road, SE17 · Olney Road, SE17 · 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 · Robert Dashwood Way, SE17 · Royal Road, SE11 · Royal Road, SE17 · Sharstead Street, SE17 · St Pauls Church, SE17 · Steedman Street, SE17 · Stopford Road, SE17 · Sturgeon Road, SE17 · Sutherland Square, SE17 · Tarver Road, SE17 · Urlwin Street, SE5 · Walworth Road, SE17 · Wansey Street, SE17 · Westcott Road, SE17 ·

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