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Brian Bigwood
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Post by Brian Bigwood: Odessa Street, SE16

My mother Doris Bigwood and her family lived in Odessa Street until they were bombed out and moved to Sidcup. My grandfather worked as lighterman in the local docks and was named Walter Edward Bigwood. I believe there were 13 children and their motherâ??s surname was Hunt.
I would love to know if anyone is related or even knew the family. If so, please get in touch.

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My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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Post by Melissa London: Trafalgar Avenue, SE15

The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Peter Fisher: Queen's doctor killed in Holborn crash paid the price for poor road safety, cycle rally told
A doctor to the Queen who died while cycling in central London paid the "highest price" for a lack of action on road safety, campaigners claimed today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/queen-s-doctor-paid-the-price-for-poor-road-safety-cycle-rally-told-a3916601.html

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Man charged with attempted murder after mum and daughter bludgeoned in hammer attack

A 27-year-old man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a mother and daughter were attacked with a hammer in Eltham.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16588208.man-charged-with-attempted-murder-after-hammer-attack-in-eltham/?ref=rss

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Chelsea signing Mateo Kovacic expects to finally kick on under Maurizio Sarri after winning manager's trust
Mateo Kovacic is expecting to shine at Chelsea as he finally has a coach who believes in him.

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Jack Wilshere confident West Ham can inflict further misery on Arsenal
Jack Wilshere believes it could be a good time for West Ham to play Arsenal on Saturday as the midfielder prepares for an emotional return to Emirates Stadium.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/jack-wilshere-confident-west-ham-can-inflict-further-misery-on-arsenal-a3916671.html

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Westminster crash is being treated as terrorism, prosecutors confirm


Salih Khater, of Birmingham, is facing two counts of attempted murder, following the alleged attack in Westminster last Tuesday.


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Gary Amer, 63, was reportedly found dead with knife wounds in the chest next to a boiler and his tool kit in Walworth, south-east London.


Gary Amer, 63, was reportedly found dead with knife wounds in the chest next to a boiler and his tool kit in Walworth, south-east London.


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Calls for support to businesses in case of "no-deal" Brexit

The Mayor of London has said it is "vital" that businesses get the support they need to start planning for a "no-deal" Brexit.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16586460.calls-for-support-to-businesses-in-case-of-no-deal-brexit/?ref=rss

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Welcome to the Evening Standard’s rolling news coverage of the summer transfer window.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s rolling news coverage of the summer transfer window.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-manchester-united-to-hand-david-de-gea-new-200000aweek-deal-a3915321.html

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Not one of Arsenal's stars would get in Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea side, says Jamie Redknapp
Not one of Arsenal’s first team stars would make it into Maurizio Sarri’s new-look Chelsea side, according to Jamie Redknapp.

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Jose Mourinho will be looking to make it two wins out of two for the 2018-19 Premier League season as Manchester United travel to the south coast to face Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho will be looking to make it two wins out of two for the 2018-19 Premier League season as Manchester United travel to the south coast to face Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.

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CCTV footage has been released appearing to show a hooded man nonchalantly snatching an expensive bike from the front of a shop in Beckenham.


CCTV footage has been released appearing to show a hooded man nonchalantly snatching an expensive bike from the front of a shop in Beckenham.


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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SHADWELL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Shadwell

Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.

In the 13th century, the area was known as Scadflet and Shatfliet – derived from the Anglo-Saxon fleot, meaning a shallow creek or bay – the land was a low lying marsh, until drained (by order of Act of Parliament, after 1587) by Cornelius Vanderdelf. A spring, issuing from near the south wall of the churchyard was dedicated to St Chad, and filled a nearby well. The origin of the name is therefore confused, being associated with both the earlier use and the later well.

In the 17th century, Thomas Neale became a local landowner, and built a mill and established a waterworks on large ponds, left by the draining of the marsh. The area had been virtually uninhabited and he developed the waterfront, with houses behind as a speculation. Shadwell became a maritime hamlet with roperies, tanneries, breweries, wharves, smiths, and numerous taverns, built around the chapel of St Paul's. Seventy-five sea captains are buried in its churchyard; Captain James Cook had his son baptised there.

By the mid-eighteenth century, Shadwell Spa was established, producing sulphurous waters, in Sun Tavern fields. As well as medicinal purposes, salts were extracted from the waters; and used by local calicoprinters to fix their dyes.

In the 19th century, Shadwell was home to a large community of foreign South Asian lascar seamen, brought over from British India by the East India Company. There were also Anglo-Indians, from intermarriage and cohabitation between lascar seamen and local girls. There were also smaller communities of Chinese and Greek seamen, who also intermarried and cohabited with locals.

The modern area is dominated by the enclosed former dock, Shadwell Basin, whose construction destroyed much of the earlier settlement – by this time degenerated into slums. The basin once formed the eastern entrance to the then London Docks, with a channel leading west to St Katharine Docks. It is actually two dock basins - the south basin was constructed in 1828-32 and the north basin in 1854-8.

Unlike nearby Limehouse Basin, few craft larger than canoes can be seen on Shadwell Basin, which is largely used for fishing and watersports - and as a scenic backdrop to the modern residential developments that line it. The basin, however, is still connected to the Thames and the channel is spanned by a bascule bridge.

The original Shadwell station was one of the oldest on the network, and was built over a spring. First opened by the East London Railway on 10 April 1876, it was first served by the Metropolitan District Railway and Metropolitan Railway on 1 October 1884. It was renamed Shadwell & St. George-in-the-East on 1 July 1900 but reverted to its original name in 1918. In 1983, a new ticket hall was built on Cable Street, replacing the original building in Watney Street.

Shadwell DLR station opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. Initially designed for one-car DLR trains, Shadwell's platform underwent extension to two-car operation in 1991. The station underwent further refurbishment in 2009, which extended the platforms to accommodate three-car trains, revamped the station entrance at ground level, and added an emergency exit at the east end of the platforms.

Shadwell station closed on 22 December 2007, reopened on 27 April 2010 for a preview service to New Cross and New Cross Gate, and from 23 May 2010, the latter service extended to West Croydon / Crystal Palace operated within the London Overground network.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albion Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bigland Green Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bishop Challoner Boys’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Blue Gate Fields Infants’ School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Blue Gate Fields Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Bosco Centre College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Buttercup Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Canada Water:   Canada Water is a freshwater lake and wildlife refuge in Rotherhithe. Canada Water tube, Overground and bus station is named after the lake.
Collingwood Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Date Palm Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Green Gables Montessori Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Jamiatul Ummah School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
John Scurr Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John Smith Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
King Edward VII Memorial Park:   King Edward Memorial Park was opened in 1922.
King’s Stairs Gardens:   
London Enterprise Academy:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
London Islamic School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Mulberry School for Girls:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ocean Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Redlands Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rotherhithe:   Rotherhithe is located on a peninsula on the south bank of the Thames, facing Wapping and the Isle of Dogs.
Shadwell:   Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.
Smithy Street School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary and St Michael Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s London Docks CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stewart Headlam Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swanlea School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Pier Head Preparatory Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7.
Wapping:   Wapping's proximity to the Thames has given the area a strong maritime character, which it retains through its riverside public houses and steps.
Wapping Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wapping High School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
John’s Hill:   The corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street, Wapping, December 1906.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adams Gardens Estate, SE16 · Adelina Grove, E1 · Agatha Close, E1W · Albatross Way, SE16 · Albion Street, SE16 · Alley, E1W · Ann Moss Way, SE16 · Anthony Street, E1 · Arbour Square, E1 · Ashfield Street, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Assembly Passage, E1 · Aylward Street, E1 · Balkan Walk, E1W · Barnardo Gardens, E1 · Barnsley Street, E1 · Benson Quay, E1W · Bigland Street, E1 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Brewhouse Lane, E1W · Brodlove Lane, E1W · Brunel Road, SE16 · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Burwell Close, E1 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Cable Street, E1 · Cable Street, E1W · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Cannon St Road, E1 · Cannon Street Road, E1 · Canon Beck Road, SE16 · Cathay Street, SE16 · Cavell Street, E1 · Cavell Street, E1W · Cephas Avenue, E1 · Cephas Street, E1 · Chandler Street, E1W · Chapman Street, E1 · Chigwell Hill, E1W · Cinnamon Street, E1W · City Business Centre, SE16 · Clack Street, SE16 · Clark Street, E1 · Clave Street, E1W · Clearbrook Way, E1 · Cleveland Grove, E1 · Cleveland Way, E1 · Coburg Dwellings, E1 · Collingwood Street, E1 · Columbus House, E1W · Commercial Road, E1 · Coopers Close, E1 · Cornwood Drive, E1 · Cottle Lane, SE16 · Court Street, E1 · Cressy Place, E1 · Culling Road, SE16 · Damien Street, E1 · Darling Row, E1 · Deancross Street, E1 · Dellow Street, E1 · Devonport Street, E1 · Dixon’s Alley, SE16 · Dock Offices, SE16 · Dunch Street, E1 · Dundee Street, E1W · Durward Street, E1 · East Cross Centre, E15 · East Mount Street, E1 · Edwin Street, E1 · Elephant Lane, SE16 · Ford Square, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · Fulford Street, SE16 · Garnet Street, E1W · Gataker House, SE16 · Glamis Place, E1W · Glamis Road, E1W · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Globe Stairs, SE16 · Gomm Road, SE16 · Granary Road, E1 · Green Bank, E1W · Greenbank, E1W · Grindall House, E1 · Gun Wharf, E3 · Gun Wharf, E9 · Hainton Close, E1 · Hannibal Road, E1 · Hardinge Lane, E1 · Hardinge Street, E1 · Hatteraick Road, SE16 · Havering Street, E1 · Hawksmoor Mews, E1 · Headlam Street, E1 · Henley Close, SE16 · Hessel Street, E1 · Hilliards Court, E1W · Hothfield Place, SE16 · Ironside Close, SE16 · Jamaica Street, E1 · Jane Street, E1 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · Jarman House, E1 · Johnson Street, E1 · Jubilee Street, E1 · Kenning Street, SE16 · Key Close, E1 · Kinburn Street, SE16 · King Charles Terrace, E1W · King David Lane, E1 · King Henry Terrace, E1W · King Henry’s Stairs, E1W · King Stairs Close, SE16 · Lady Micos Almshouses, E1 · Lindley Street, E1 · Lockwood Square, SE16 · Lower Road, SE16 · Lowood Street, E1 · Lukin Street, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Marble Quay, E1W · Martha Street, E1 · Mayflower Street, SE16 · Maynards Quay, E1W · Merceron Street, E1 · Merchant Court, E1W · Metropolitan Wharf, E1W · Milk Yard, E1W · Millpond Estate West Lane, SE16 · Milward Street, E1 · Montpelier Place, E1 · Monza Street, E1W · Moodkee Street, SE16 · Morris Street, E1 · Morton Close, E1 · Mount Terrace, E1 · National Terrace, SE16 · Nelson Street, E1 · Neptune Street, SE16 · New Crane Place, E1W · New Crane Stairs, E1W · New Crane Wharf, E1W · New Loom House, E1 · New Road, E1 · Newark Street, E1 · Newbold Cottages, E1 · Nicholas Road, E1 · Nightingale House, E1W · O’Leary Square, E1 · Osier Street, E1 · Pace Place, E1 · Paradise Street, SE16 · Peartree Lane, E1W · Pelican Stairs, E1W · Penang Street, E1W · Pereira Street, E1 · Philpot Street, E1 · Pinchin Johnsons Yard, E1 · Porters Walk, E1W · Portland Square, E1W · Prospect Place, E1W · Prospect Street, SE16 · Province Drive, SE16 · Prusom Street, E1W · Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W · Railway Arches, E1 · Railway Avenue, SE16 · Raine Street, E1W · Rampart Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Raven Row, E1 · Reardon Path, E1W · Reardon Street, E1W · Redcastle Close, E1 · Redmans Road, E1 · Renforth Street, SE16 · Richard Street, E1 · Risdon Street, SE16 · Riverside Mansions, E1W · Ronald Street, E1 · Rotherhithe Street, E1W · Rotherhithe Tunnel Approach Road, SE16 · Rotherhithe Tunnel, E1W · Rotherhithe Tunnel, SE16 · Rupack Street, SE16 · Sage Street, E1 · Saint Marychurch Street, SE16 · Saint Olav’s Square, SE16 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Scott Street, E1 · Shadwell Basin, E1W · Shadwell Pierhead, E1W · Shadwell Place, E1 · Sidney Square, E1 · Sidney Street, E1 · Slippers Place, SE16 · Sly Street, E1 · Smithy Street, E1 · Somerford Street, E1 · Sovereign Close, E1W · Spirit Quay, E1W · St Katharine By The Tower, E1W · St Katherines By The Tower, E1W · St Marychurch Street, SE16 · St Olaves Court, SE16 · St Olavs Square, SE16 · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stepney Way, E1 · Summercourt Road, E1 · Sun Walk, E1W · Surrey Quays Road, SE16 · Sutton Street, E1 · Swan Road, SE16 · Tarling Street, E1 · Telfords Yard, E1W · Temeraire Street, SE16 · Tench Street, E1W · Tent Street, E1 · Thames Path, SE16 · The Highway, E1 · The Highway, E1W · Timberland Road, E1 · Trafalgar Court, E1W · Turner Street, E1 · Twine Court, E1 · Varden Street, E1 · Vawdrey Close, E1 · Virginia Street, E1W · Walden Street, E1 · Wapping High Street, E1W · Wapping Lane, E1W · Wapping New Stairs, E1W · Wapping Wall, E1W · Waterman Way, E1W · Watney Market, E1 · Watney Street, E1 · Watts Street, E1W · West Arbour Street, E1 · West Gardens, E1W · West Lane, SE16 · Western Place, SE16 · Wickham Close, E1 · Wine Close, E1W · Winthrop Street, E1 · Wolsey Street, E1 · Wyllen Close, E1 ·
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