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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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Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla played his first game for 363 days when coming off the bench for Villarreal in a pre-season friendly.

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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BOW AREA IN THE 1900s
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Bow

Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.

The area was formerly known as Stratford, and "Bow" is an abbreviation of the medieval name Stratford-atte-Bow, in which "Bow" refers to a bridge built in the early 12th century. Bow is adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a section of the district is part of the park.

Old Ford, and with it Fish Island, are usually taken to be part of Bow, but Bromley-by-Bow (historically and officially just ’Bromley’) immediately to the south, is a separate locality. These distinctions have their roots in historic parish boundaries.

Stratforde was first recorded as a settlement in 1177. The ford originally lay on a pre-Roman trackway at Old Ford about 600 metres to the north, but when the Romans decided on Colchester as the initial capital for their occupation, the road was upgraded to run from the area of London Bridge, as one of the first paved Roman roads in Britain. The ’paved way’ is likely to refer to the presence of a stone causeway across the marshes, which formed a part of the crossing.

In 1110 Matilda, wife of Henry I, reputedly took a tumble at the ford on her way to Barking Abbey, and ordered a distinctively bow-shaped, three-arched bridge to be built over the River Lea, The like of which had not been seen before; the area became known variously as Stradford of the Bow, Stratford of the Bow, Stratford the Bow, Stratforde the Bowe, and Stratford-atte-Bow’ (at the Bow) which over time was shortened to Bow to distinguish it from Stratford Langthorne on the Essex bank of the Lea. Land and Abbey Mill were given to Barking Abbey for maintenance of the bridge, who also maintained a chapel on the bridge dedicated to St Katherine, occupied until the 15th century by a hermit. This endowment was later administered by Stratford Langthorne Abbey. By 1549, this route had become known as The Kings Way.

Permission was given to build a chapel of ease to allow the residents a local place to worship. The land was granted by Edward III, on the King’s highway, thus beginning a tradition of island church building. In 1556, during the reign of Mary I of England and under the authority of Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London, many people were brought by cart from Newgate and burned at the stake in front of Bow Church, in one of the many swings of the English Reformation.

During the 17th century Bow and the Essex bank became a centre for the slaughter and butchery of cattle for the City market. This meant a ready supply of cattle bones, and local entrepreneurs Thomas Frye and Edward Heylyn developed a means to mix this with clay and create a form of fine porcelain, said to rival the best from abroad, known as Bow Porcelain.

The Bow China Works prospered, employing some 300 artists and hands, until about 1770, when one of its founders died. By 1776 all of its moulds and implements were transferred to a manufacturer in Derby. In 1867, during drainage operations at the match factory of Bell & Black at Bell Road, St. Leonard’s Street, the foundations of one of the kilns were discovered, with a large quantity of ’wasters’ and fragments of broken pottery. The houses close by were then called China Row, but now lie beneath modern housing. Chemical analysis of the firing remains showed them to contain high quantities of bone-ash, pre-dating the claim of Josiah Spode to have invented the bone china process.

In 1843 the engineer William Bridges Adams founded the Fairfield Locomotive Works, where he specialized in light engines, steam railcars (or railmotors) and inspection trolleys, including the Fairfield steam carriage for the Bristol and Exeter Railway and the Enfield for the Eastern Counties Railway. The business failed and the works closed circa 1872, later becoming the factory of Bryant and May.

Bow was the headquarters of the North London Railway, which opened its locomotive and carriage workshops in 1853. There were two stations, Old Ford and Bow. During World War 2 the North London Railway branch from Dalston to Poplar through Bow was so badly damaged that it was abandoned.

Bow station opened in 1850 and was rebuilt in 1870 in a grand style, designed by Edwin Henry Horne and featuring a concert hall that was 100 ft long (30 m) and 40 ft wide (12 m). This became The Bow and Bromley Institute, then in 1887 the East London Technical College and a Salvation Army hall in 1911. From the 1930s it was used as the Embassy Billiard Hall and after the war became the Bow Palais, but was demolished in 1956 after a fire.

The safety match industry became established in Bow. In 1888, a match girls’ strike occurred at the Bryant and May match factory in Fairfield Road. This was a forerunner of the suffragette movement fight for women’s rights and also the trade union movement. The factory was rebuilt in 1911 and the brick entrance includes a depiction of Noah’s Ark and the word ’Security’ used as a trademark on the matchboxes. Match production ceased in 1979 and the building is now private apartments known as the Bow Quarter.

Bow underwent extensive urban re-generation including the replacement or improvement of council homes, such redevelopment and rejuvenation coinciding with the staging of the 2012 Olympic Games at nearby Stratford.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bobby Moore Academy:   Free schools (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bow:   Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.
Bow School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Central Foundation Girls’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Childrens House Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Copper Box:   The Copper Box was a venue for the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Olympic Park.
East London Arts & Music:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
East London Science School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Eton Manor:   Eton Manor is a sports and leisure venue, the northernmost venue of the Olympic Park and remains as a permanent venue as part of the 2012 Olympic legacy.
Gainsborough Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Hackney area of Olympic Park:   
Ian Mikardo School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
London Velodrome:   The London Velodrome was officially opened by many successful British athletes including Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton.
Malmesbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Marner Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mossbourne Riverside Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mulberry UTC:   University technical college (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Old Ford Nature Reserve:   Old Ford Nature Reserve, not accessible to the public, is a small area in a bend of a branch of the River Lea in the shadow of the London Olympic Stadium. It consists of grassland and is surrounded by trees.
Old Palace Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Old River Lea:   The Old River Lea is the former natural channel of the River Lee below Lea Bridge, in the London Borough of Hackney.
Olympic Stadium:   The London 2012 Olympic Stadium was the focal point of the 2012 Olympic Games, joining the likes of Lord's, Wembley Stadium, Wimbledon and Twickenham as London sporting stadia
Overland Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Phoenix School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
River Lawns:   
Riverbank Arena:   The Riverbank Arena was a stadium in the Olympic Park, in Hackney Wick containing a water-based astroturf.
St Agnes RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Big Breakfast:   The Big Breakfast was a British light entertainment television show shown on Channel 4 each weekday morning from 28 September 1992 until 29 March 2002 during which period 2,482 shows were produced. It was produced in a house in East London next to the Old River Lea.
The Cherry Trees School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Wetlands Walk:   
Wick Woodland:   Wick Community Woodland (formerly Wick Field) is a triangular-shaped area at the southern end of Hackney Marshes, established in 1996.
Wick Woodland:   


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A106, E9 · A11, E3 · Addington Road, E3 · Alfred Street, E3 · Annie Besant Close, E3 · Armagh Road, E3 · Arnold Road, E3 · Arrow Road, E3 · Autumn Street, E3 · B140, E3 · Baldock Street, E3 · Barbers Road, E15 · Barbers Road, E3 · Beachy Road, E3 · Beanacre Close, E9 · Benworth Street, E3 · Berkshire Road, E9 · Biggs Square, E9 · Blackthorn Street, E3 · Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach, E3 · Blondin Street, E3 · BMX Track, E20 · Bow Arts Lane, E3 · Bow Exchange, E3 · Bow Road, E3 · Brickfield Road, E14 · Brickfield Road, E3 · Brinkworth Way, E9 · Brock Place, E3 · Bromley High Street, E3 · Bruce Road, E3 · Brymay Close, E3 · Campbell Road, E3 · Candy Street, E3 · Cardigan Road, E3 · Caxton Grove, E3 · Cedar Close, E3 · Chapman Road, E9 · Clarnico Lane, E20 · Coborn Road, E3 · Coborn Street, E3 · Cook’s Road, E3 · Copper Street, E20 · Copton Close, E3 · Corbin House, E3 · Cranwell Close, E3 · Crown Close, E3 · Dace Road, E3 · Devas Street, E3 · Devons Road, E3 · Douro Street, E3 · Dye House Lane, E3 · Dyehouse Lane, E3 · East Cross Route, E3 · Eastside Mews, E3 · Eastway, E20 · Eastway, E9 · Edgar Road, E3 · Empson Street, E3 · Fairfield Road, E3 · Felstead Street, E9 · Fern Street, E3 · Four Seasons Close, E3 · Foxley House, E3 · Furze Street, E3 · Gainsborough Street, E9 · Gale Street, E3 · Garrison Road, E3 · Gillender Street, E3 · Glaucus Street, E3 · Grace Street, E3 · Greenway, E3 · Hancock Road, E15 · Hancock Road, E3 · Harley Grove, E3 · Hartfield Terrace, E3 · Hawgood Street, E3 · Hepscott Road, E9 · Hereford Road, E3 · Hewison Street, E3 · Heylyn Square, E3 · Iceland Road, E3 · Inglesham Walk, E9 · Jebb Street, E3 · Jodrell Road, E3 · Kitcat Terrace, E3 · Lawrence Close, E3 · Leabank Square, E9 · Lee Canal Towpath, E9 · Lefevre Walk, E3 · Legion Terrace, E3 · Lexington Building, E3 · Locton Green, E3 · London Walk, E20 · London Way, E20 · Loop Road, E15 · Loop Road, E20 · Loop Road, E3 · Maddams Street, E3 · Mallard Point, E3 · Malmesbury Road, E3 · Maltings Close, E3 · Manhattan Building, E3 · Maverton Road, E3 · Meadow Close, E9 · Monier Road, E3 · Morville Street, E3 · Mostyn Grove, E3 · Nelson Walk, E3 · Nelson Walk, SE16 · Northern Retail Lifeline, E20 · OBS Lobby, E20 · Ollerton Green, E3 · Orbit Arena, E20 · Ordell Road, E3 · Osborne Road, E9 · Oslo House West, E9 · Otis Street, E3 · Palace Close, E9 · Pancras Way, E3 · Parnell Road, E3 · Paton Close, E3 · Patrick Connolly Gardens, E3 · Payne Road, E3 · Powis Road, E3 · Prince Edward Road, E9 · Prince Edwards Road, E9 · Priory Street, E3 · Purdy Street, E3 · Quartermile Lane, E10 · Queens Road, E9 · Queens Yard, E9 · Rainhill Way, E3 · Redwood Close, E3 · Reeves Road, E3 · Regent Square, E3 · Remus Road, E3 · Ridgdale Street, E3 · Roach Point Bridge, E3 · Roach Road, E3 · Rothbury Road, E9 · Ruston Street, E3 · Saint Leonard’s Street, E3 · Schwartz Wharf, E9 · Shortwall, E3 · Silk Mills Square, E9 · Smeed Road, E3 · Springwood Close, E3 · St Leonards Street, E3 · St Marks Gate, E9 · St. Theresa’s Close, E10 · St. Theresa’s Close, E9 · Stadium Crescent West, E20 · Stour Road, E3 · Stroudley Walk, E3 · Taft Way, E3 · Talwin Street, E3 · Tamar Close, E3 · The Mill, E15 · The Street Market, E20 · Thomas Fyre Drive, E3 · Three Mill Lane, E3 · Tibbatt’s Road, E3 · Tiber Close, E3 · Tomlin’s Grove, E3 · Towcester Road, E3 · Tredegar Road, E3 · Trego Road, E9 · Trellis Square, E3 · Trowbridge Road, E9 · Truman Way, E3 · Twelvetrees Crescent, E16 · Usher Road, E3 · Victoria Park Ind Centre, E9 · Violet Road, E3 · Voysey Square, E3 · Wallis Road, E9 · Wansbeck Road, E9 · Washington Close, E3 · Waterden Road, E15 · Waterden Road, E20 · Watts Grove, E3 · Wendon Street, E3 · White Post Lane, E15 · White Post Lane, E3 · White Post Lane, E9 · Whitepost Lane, E9 · Whitton Walk, E3 · Wick Lane, E3 · William Guy Gardens, E3 · Wrexham Road, E3 · Wyke Road, E3 · Yeo Street, E3 ·
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