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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

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 Sandy Tarrant: Monier Road, E3

My grandparents, James Isaac and Mary Ann Johnson ran a grocer’s shop at 122 Monier Road, Bow from the early 1900s to about 1935 or so.

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Eden Hazard ready to leave Chelsea with Real Madrid his 'preferred' new club
Chelsea star Eden Hazard has admitted he is ready to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, with Real Madrid his preferred destination.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/eden-hazard-ready-to-leave-chelsea-with-real-madrid-his-preferred-new-club-a3887446.html

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France vs Croatia: World Cup 2018 Final prediction, betting tips, odds, how to watch live stream online, kick-off time, team news, line-ups, what TV channel, head to head history
The biggest match in world football

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/france-vs-croatia-world-cup-final-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-lineups-a3887511.html

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England vs Belgium line ups: Team predictions ahead of World Cup third place play-off
England vs Belgium line ups: Team predictions ahead of World Cup third place play-off

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/england-vs-belgium-line-ups-team-predictions-ahead-of-world-cup-third-place-playoff-a3887016.html

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Chelsea confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager following Antonio Conte sacking
Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Maurizio Sarri following the departure of Antonio Conte.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-confirm-maurizio-sarri-as-new-manager-following-antonio-conte-sacking-a3867126.html

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Donald Trump 'blood on walls' claim about Royal London Hospital rubbished by medics
Senior medics hit back over the US President’s claim that a central London hospital has "blood all over the walls and floors".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/trump-blood-on-walls-claim-about-london-hospital-rubbished-by-medics-a3886471.html

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Too hot to handle: The story behind Antonio Conte's rise and fall at Chelsea
Italian coach got Blues firing, but ended up getting his fingers burnt

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/the-story-behind-antonio-conte-rise-and-fall-at-chelsea-too-hot-to-handle-a3886746.html

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World Cup final 2018: When is France v Croatia? How can I watch? All you need to know
The final fixture is on Sunday

https://www.standard.co.uk/stayingin/tvfilm/world-cup-final-2018-when-is-france-v-croatia-how-can-i-watch-all-you-need-to-know-a3885206.html

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London ’Trump Baby’ balloon sparks debate
US President Donald Trump is due to make his first official visit to the UK on Friday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44793704

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Transfer Window LIVE | Stay on top of the latest news and rumours
Transfer Window LIVE | Stay on top of the latest news and rumours

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-close-in-on-felipe-anderson-with-club-record-40m-transfer-a3885626.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-nabil-fekir-trying-to-force-liverpool-move-west-ham-close-in-on-40m-a3885356.html

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Businesswoman reveals she uses Tinder to recruit chefs for her startup
Ariella Young, 30, said six restaurant chefs had been recruited to work for her startup Mychefit since it launched in September

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/businesswoman-reveals-she-uses-tinder-to-recruit-chefs-for-her-startup-a3133871.html

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It's coming home! Big Ben to show off England colours
Big Ben is to don the England colours, it was revealed today, as "It’s coming home" fever swept the country.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/its-coming-home-big-ben-to-show-off-england-colours-for-clash-with-croatia-a3884561.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-west-ham-sign-yarmolenko-chelsea-agree-57m-jorginho-and-sarri-double-deal-a3884316.html

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Battersea crash: Cyclist fighting for life after being hit by lorry on busy south-west London road
A cyclist is fighting for life after being hit by a lorry on a busy road in Battersea.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/battersea-crash-cyclist-fighting-for-life-after-being-hit-by-lorry-on-busy-southwest-london-road-a3883111.html

VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN 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 BETHNAL GREEN 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 BETHNAL GREEN 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 BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green - a happy corner

Bethnal Green is located 3.3 miles northeast of Charing Cross, It was historically an agrarian hamlet in the ancient parish of Stepney, Middlesex.

The name Blithehale or Blythenhale, the earliest form of Bethnal Green, is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh ('angle, nook, or corner') and blithe ('happy, blithe').

Following population increases caused by the expansion of London during the 18th century, it was split off as the parish of Bethnal Green in 1743, becoming part of the Metropolis in 1855 and the County of London in 1889. The parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in 1900 and the population peaked in 1901, entering a period of steady decline which lasted until 1981. Bethnal Green has formed part of Greater London since 1965.

The economic history of Bethnal Green is characterised by a shift away from agricultural provision for the City of London to market gardening, weaving and light industry, which has now all but disappeared.

By about 1860 Bethnal Green was mainly full of tumbledown old buildings with many families living in each house. By the end of the century, Bethnal Green was one of the poorest slums in London. Jack the Ripper operated at the western end of Bethnal Green and in neighbouring Whitechapel. In 1900, the Old Nichol Street Rookery was demolished, and the Boundary Estate opened on the site near the boundary with Shoreditch. This was the world's first council housing. The quality of the built environment was radically reformed by the aerial bombardment of World War II and the subsequent social housing developments.

Bethnal Green has a tube station on the Central Line of the London Underground. The station was opened as part of the long planned Central Line eastern extension on 4 December 1946; before that it was used as an air-raid shelter. On 3 March 1943, 173 people were killed in a crush while attempting to enter the shelter.

The station is an example of the New Works Programme 1935 - 1940 style adopted by London Transport for its new tube stations. Extensive use is made of pale yellow tiling, originally manufactured by Poole Pottery. The finishes include relief tiles, showing symbols of London and the area served by the London Passenger Transport Board, designed by Harold Stabler. The station entrances, all in the form of subway access staircases to the subterranean ticket hall, all show the design influences of Charles Holden, the consulting architect for London Transport at this time.



LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alice Model Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Bangabandhu Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bethnal Green:   Bethnal Green - a happy corner
Bonner Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Darul Hadis Latifiah:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 20. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Gatehouse School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Globe Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John Scurr Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lauriston School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lawdale Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
London East Alternative Provision:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Mazahirul Uloom London School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Meath Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Morpeth School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Mowlem Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Oaklands School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Orchard Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rachel Keeling Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Raine’s Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Redlands Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Smithy Street School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Elizabeth Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John of Jerusalem Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stepney Green:   Stepney Green tube station lies on the corner of Mile End Road and Globe Road in the Stepney neighbourhood of east London.
Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Well Street Common:   
William Davis Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Lydia Street bomb (1940):   Salvaging belongings after being bombed - 1940.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adelina Grove, E1 · Ainsley Street, E2 · Ainsworth Road, E9 · Alderney Road, E1 · Approach Road, E2 · Argyle Road, E1 · Assembly Passage, E1 · Bacon Street, E2 · Balcorne Street, E9 · Banbury Road, E9 · Bancroft Road, E1 · Beaumont Grove, E1 · Beaumont Square, E1 · Bethnal Green Estate, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Bishops Way, E2 · Blythe Street, E2 · Bonner Road, E2 · Bonner Street, E2 · Bow Wharf Grove Road, E3 · Bow Wharf, E3 · Boyton Close, E1 · Bradstock Road, E9 · Bradwell Street, E1 · Braintree Street, E2 · Bramshaw Road, E9 · Brenthouse Road, E9 · Brierly Gardens, E2 · Buckfast Street, E2 · Bullards Place, E2 · Canrobert Street, E2 · Carlton Square, E1 · Cassland Road, E9 · Centre Street, E2 · Cephas Avenue, E1 · Cephas Street, E1 · Cherry Tree Close, E9 · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chilton Street, E2 · Church Crescent, E9 · Church Cresent, E9 · Claredale Street, E2 · Clark Street, E1 · Clermont Road, E9 · Cleveland Grove, E1 · Cleveland Way, E1 · Code Street, E1 · Colebert Avenue, E1 · Connor Street, E9 · Coopers Close, E1 · Copley Street, E1 · Corfield Street, E2 · Cornwall Avenue, E2 · Coventry Road, E2 · Cranbrook Street, E2 · Cressy Place, E1 · Crown Works, E2 · Cyprus Street, E2 · Delta Street, E2 · Derby Road, E9 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Digby Street, E2 · Diggon Street, E1 · Dinmont Street, E2 · Downy House, E1 · Duckett Street, E1 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Edenbridge Road, E9 · Edwin Street, E1 · Ellsworth Street, E2 · Elsdale Street, E9 · Enterprise House, E9 · Ernest Street, E1 · Estate Road, E2 · Florida Street, E2 · Fox Close, E1 · Frampton Estate, E9 · Frampton Park Road, E9 · Fremont Street, E9 · Gales Gardens, E2 · Gascoyne Road, E9 · Gawber Street, E2 · Gerard Place, E9 · Glass Street, E2 · Globe Road, E1 · Globe Road, E2 · Godward Square, E1 · Goldman Close, E2 · Gore Road, E2 · Gore Road, E9 · Granby Street, E2 · Grantley Street, E1 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grimsby Street, E2 · Groombridge Road, E9 · Grove Road, E9 · Hadleigh Street, E1 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hadleigh Walk, E6 · Hague Street, E2 · Handley Road, E9 · Hannibal Road, E1 · Harpley Square, E1 · Hartley Street, E2 · Helen’s Place, E2 · Herald Street, E2 · Hereford Street, E2 · Holcroft Road, E9 · Huddleston Close, E2 · Ivimey Street, E2 · Jackson Close, E9 · Jamaica Street, E1 · Jarman House, E1 · Jersey Street, E2 · Jubilee Street, E1 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Kerbela Street, E2 · Killick Way, E1 · King Edward’s Road, E9 · King Edwards Road, E9 · King John Street, E1 · Kingshold Road, E9 · Lammas Road, E9 · Lang Street, E1 · Lark Row, E2 · Lark Row, E9 · Lauriston Road, E9 · Leopold Mews, E9 · Lindley Street, E1 · Loddiges Road, E9 · Longnor Road, E1 · Louisa Street, E1 · Lyme Grove, E9 · Mace Street, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Malcolm Road, E1 · Mantus Road, E1 · Mape Street, E2 · Maple Street, E2 · Massingham Street, E1 · Masters Street, E1 · Meath Bridge, E1 · Meath Bridge, E3 · Meath Crescent, E2 · Menotti Street, E2 · Meynell Crescent, E9 · Meynell Cresent, E9 · Meynell Road, E9 · Mile End Place, E1 · Mile End Road, E1 · Minson Road, E9 · Moody Street, E1 · Morecambe Close, E1 · Morpeth Grove, E9 · Morpeth Road, E9 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Moulins Road, E9 · Multon House, E9 · Museum Passage, E2 · Nicholas Road, E1 · O’Leary Square, E1 · Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Old Ford Road, E2 · Osier Street, E1 · Palmers Road, E2 · Paradise Row, E2 · Park Close, E9 · Patriots Square, E2 · Peary Place, E2 · Peel Grove, E2 · Pennethorne Close, E9 · Penshurst Road, E9 · Pollard Row, E2 · Pollard Street, E2 · Poole Road, E9 · Portelet Road, E1 · Portman Place, E2 · Pott Street, E2 · Poyser Street, E2 · Primrose Square, E9 · Queen Anne Road, E9 · Ramsey Street, E2 · Rectory Square, E1 · Rectory, E1 · Red Path, E9 · Redmans Road, E1 · Redruth Road, E9 · Roberta Street, E2 · Robinson Road, E2 · Roland Mews, E1 · Royal Victor Place, E3 · Royston Street, E2 · Rushmead, E2 · Russia Lane, E2 · Rutland Road, E9 · Sale Street, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Sewardstone Road, E2 · Sewardstone Road, E3 · Shandy Street, E1 · Sharon Gardens, E9 · Shelley House, E2 · Shore Place, E9 · Shore Road, E9 · Sidney Square, E1 · Skipworth Road, E9 · Smart Street, E2 · Smithy Street, E1 · Southborough Road, E9 · Speldhurst Road, E9 · Squirries Street, E2 · St James Avenue, E2 · St Jamess Avenue, E2 · St Judes Road, E2 · St Matthews Row, E2 · St Thomas Place, E9 · St Thomas’s Square, E9 · St. James’s Avenue, E2 · Stayners Road, E1 · Stepney High Street, E1 · Stepney Way, E1 · Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 · Swingfield House, E9 · Teesdale Yard, E2 · Temple Street, E2 · Temple Yard, E2 · Terrace Road, E9 · Tollet Street, E1 · Trafalgar Gardens, E1 · Tryon Crescent, E9 · Tudor Grove, E9 · Turin Street, E2 · Twig Folly Close, E2 · Usk Street, E2 · Valentine Road, E9 · Vallance Road, E2 · Vawdrey Close, E1 · Viaduct Place, E2 · Victoria Park Road, E9 · Victoria Park Square, E2 · Voss Street, E2 · Vyner Street, E2 · Walter Street, E2 · Warley Street, RM14 · Waterloo Gardens, E2 · Wear Place, E2 · Well Street, E9 · Wellington Row, E2 · Welwyn Street, E2 · Wennington Road, E3 · Wessex Street, E2 · Wetherell Road, E9 · White Horse Lane, E1 · Wickford Street, E1 · Wickham Close, E1 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Winkley Street, E2 · Witan Street, E2 · Wood Close, E2 · XX Place, E1 ·
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London Underground map from 1921.
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London Underground map from 1908.
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