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Meath Bridge is a road in the E1 postcode area



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Simon Kelsey
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Added: 6 May 2018 18:24 GMT   
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Post by Simon Kelsey: Kelsey Street, E2

Hello Kelsey street is in the weavers area of London bethnal green....My family were silk weavers going back to the middle ages , the name KELSEY STREET , Is where we had our silk weavers and the street name is named after us ..We also had a cleric in the area , helping with the poorer community ..We are fom a long line of Kelsey?s Streaching back to Edward 1st , when Surnames became the norm ..One such Kelsey Robert de Kelsey had a mansion and much propeties in London during this time under Edward the 1st/2nd and 3rd..He was an Alderman , a money lender under the King ...long time ago ....

Jan
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Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:39 GMT   
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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?

Sandy Tarrant
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Added: 16 Nov 2017 06:03 GMT   
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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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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Man charged over series of sexual assaults in south east London
A man has been charged over a series of sex attacks across south-east London.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16252187.Man_charged_over_series_of_sexual_assaults_in_south_east_London/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Tottenham 'demanding' Anthony Martial as they play hardball with Manchester United over Toby Alderweireld
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-tottenham-demanding-anthony-martial-as-they-play-hardball-with-manchester-a3848941.html

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Leave the BBQ in the shed - there’s a weather warning for thunderstorms this weekend
Leave the BBQ in the shed - there’s a weather warning for thunderstorms this weekend

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16250778.Leave_the_BBQ_in_the_shed_-_there__39_s_a_weather_warning_for_thunderstorms_this_weekend/?ref=rss

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Added: 25 May 2018 19:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canary Wharf
Arrested Development cancels UK visit after tearful interview
Controversy surrounding the actions of Jeffrey Tambor on set prompt Netflix to cancel plans to bring cast to the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-44252483

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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Limehouse Causeway (1936)
Limehouse Causeway photographed in November 1936.

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
London Stansted airport: Two planes collide while preparing for take off
Two planes collided as they were preparing to take off from Stansted Airport.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-stansted-airport-two-planes-collide-on-runway-while-preparing-for-take-off-a3848331.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Tottenham linked with Wilfried Zaha after Mauricio Pochettino signs new deal
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-tottenham-linked-with-wilfried-zaha-after-mauricio-pochettino-signs-new-a3848051.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
London gangster and his brother behind notorious World Cup trophy theft, alleged thief's sibling claims
A London gangster and his brother were behind the notorious unsolved theft of the World Cup trophy just months before England’s winning 1966 tournament, it has been claimed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-gangster-and-his-brother-behind-notorious-world-cup-trophy-theft-family-of-alleged-thiefs-a3847201.html

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Post by LDNnews: Canary Wharf
Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham manager signs new five-year contract until 2023
Manager Mauricio Pochettino signs a new five-year contract with Tottenham, keeping him at the club until 2023.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44244693

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Meet the Croydon woman who styled the gospel choir at the royal wedding
If you liked what you saw from the gospel choir at the royal wedding, then you have a Croydon woman to thank.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16247279.Meet_the_Croydon_woman_who_styled_the_gospel_choir_at_the_royal_wedding/?ref=rss

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Added: 24 May 2018 10:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-tottenham-want-75m-from-manchester-united-for-toby-alderweireld-maurizio-a3847221.html

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Post by LDNnews: West India Quay
Southeastern services disrupted this weekend as engineering works affect several lines
People travelling on trains over the bank holiday are warned to check their journeys as engineering works are set to disrupt the Southeastern network all weekend.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16246981.Southeastern_services_disrupted_this_weekend_as_engineering_works_affect_several_lines/?ref=rss

VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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OTHER BETHNAL GREEN ENTRIES

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
Bethnal Green:   Bethnal Green - a happy corner
Stepney Green:   Stepney Green tube station lies on the corner of Mile End Road and Globe Road in the Stepney neighbourhood of east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ainsley Street, E2 · Alderney Road, E1 · Argyle Road, E1 · Bacon Street, E2 · Bancroft Road, E1 · Bethnal Green Estate, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Blythe Street, E2 · Bonner Street, E2 · Boyton Close, E1 · Bradwell Street, E1 · Braintree Street, E2 · Brierly Gardens, E2 · Buckfast Street, E2 · Bullards Place, E2 · Canrobert Street, E2 · Carlton Square, E1 · Centre Street, E2 · Cephas Avenue, E1 · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chilton Street, E2 · Claredale Street, E2 · Code Street, E1 · Corfield Street, E2 · Cornwall Avenue, E2 · Coventry Road, E2 · Cranbrook Street, E2 · Crown Works, E2 · Cyprus Street, E2 · Delta Street, E2 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Digby Street, E2 · Dinmont Street, E2 · Downy House, E1 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Ellsworth Street, E2 · Estate Road, E2 · Florida Street, E2 · Gales Gardens, E2 · Galveston House, E1 · Gawber Street, E2 · Geography Square, E1 · Glass Street, E2 · Globe Road, E1 · Globe Road, E2 · Godward Square, E1 · Goldman Close, E2 · Granby Street, E2 · Grantley Street, E1 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grimsby Street, E2 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hague Street, E2 · Harpley Square, E1 · Hartley Street, E2 · Helen’s Place, E2 · Herald Street, E2 · Hereford Street, E2 · Ivimey Street, E2 · Jersey Street, E2 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Kerbela Street, E2 · Longnor Road, E1 · Mace Street, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Mape Street, E2 · Maple Street, E2 · Massingham Street, E1 · Meath Bridge, E1 · Meath Bridge, E3 · Meath Crescent, E2 · Menotti Street, E2 · Mile End Place, E1 · Moody Street, E1 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Osier Street, E1 · Palmers Road, E2 · Paradise Row, E2 · Peary Place, E2 · Pollard Row, E2 · Pollard Street, E2 · Portelet Road, E1 · Portman Place, E2 · Pott Street, E2 · Poyser Street, E2 · Ramsey Street, E2 · Roberta Street, E2 · Roman Road, E2 · Roman Road, E3 · Royston Street, E2 · Rushmead, E2 · Sale Street, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Smart Street, E2 · Squirries Street, E2 · St Judes Road, E2 · St Matthews Row, E2 · Stayners Road, E1 · Stepney Green, E1 · Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 · Teesdale Yard, E2 · Temple Street, E2 · Temple Yard, E2 · Tollet Street, E1 · Turin Street, E2 · Twig Folly Close, E2 · Usk Street, E2 · Vallance Road, E2 · Viaduct Place, E2 · Voss Street, E2 · Walter Street, E2 · Warley Street, RM14 · Wear Place, E2 · Wellington Row, E2 · Welwyn Street, E2 · Wessex Street, E2 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Winkley Street, E2 · Witan Street, E2 · Wood Close, E2 ·

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