Westview Court, Elstree, Herts.

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FEBRUARY
12
2018


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Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
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Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.
Scott Hatton
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Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.
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Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7

I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm
John Morton
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Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.
Ron
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)
Scott Hatton
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
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Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Suicide-preventing Saluki greyhound recgonised in Friends for Life awards
One kick saved Michaela Field.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16046765.Suicide_preventing_Saluki_greyhound_recgonised_in_Friends_for_Life_awards/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Chelsea analysis: Romelu Lukaku hurts Blues as Manchester United somehow win despite poor Paul Pogba display
Manchester United moved back into second place in the Premier League thanks to a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Old Trafford.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-analysis-romelu-lukaku-hurts-blues-manchester-united-somehow-win-paul-pogba-lethargic-a3775261.html
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Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone
Alzheimer’s: We need to research care as well as a cure
Alzheimer’s: We need to research care as well as a cure

http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/16046381.Alzheimer__39_s__We_need_to_research_care_as_well_as_a_cure/?ref=rss
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Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United
Mohamed Salah scores for the sixth straight game as Liverpool climb into second place in the Premier League with an entertaining win over West Ham.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43094245
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Post by LDNnews: Stanmore
Film review: Ladybird portrays teenage angst with beautiful nuance
The changing emotions on leaving home is something many of us can relate to.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16037511.Film_review__Ladybird_portrays_teenage_angst_with_beautiful_nuance/?ref=rss
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Teen rushed to hospital with head injury after car crash in Upper Norwood

A teenager was rushed to hospital after he was involved in a car crash earlier this evening.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16046153.Teen_rushed_to_hospital_with_head_injury_after_car_crash_in_Upper_Norwood/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Why Liverpool stars Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane are 'lucky boys'
Liverpool's red-hot forward line is "lucky" to be playing in such a creative team, according to Sadio Mane.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-news-star-forwards-mohamed-salah-roberto-firmino-sadio-mane-lucky-boys-a3774991.html
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Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone
Pupils battle it out in exciting charity quiz
Pupils battle it out in exciting charity quiz

http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/16045741.Pupils_battle_it_out_in_exciting_charity_quiz/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Morning weather, news, and travel update

At last! It is the last day of the working week and here i everything you need to know this morning.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16043081.Morning_weather__news__and_travel_update/?ref=rss
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Elstree

Elstree is a village in the southermost area of Hertfordshire situated on Watling Street.

Though since boundary changes fully in Hertfordshire, until the 1990s it was half in Hertfordshire and half in Middlesex (now Greater London).

It is most famous for giving its name to the Elstree Film Studios in nearby Borehamwood where a number of famous British films were made.

Elstree has an airfield, with a paved runway, suitable for light aircraft use. The nearest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood.








LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barham House:   Barham (Boreham) House was once one of the most prominent properties in Elstree.
Elstree:   Elstree is a village in the southermost area of Hertfordshire situated on Watling Street.
Elstree Aerodrome:   Elstree Aerodrome is an airfield situated to the southwest of Letchmore Heath
Red Lion Hotel:   The Red Lion Hotel stood on the east side of the High Street on the corner of Barnet Lane.
The Artichoke:   The Artichoke was a pub on Elstree Hill North until about 2012.
The Green Dragon:   The Green Dragon was situated at 12-15 High Street, Elstree.
The Holly Bush:   The Holly Bush was an Elstree pub.
The Plough:   The Plough was a pub next to Elstree crossroads.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A411, WD6 · Aldenham Road, WD6 · Aldridge Avenue, HA8 · Allum Lane, WD6 · Alwyn Close, WD6 · Amias Drive, HA8 · Ascot Close, WD6 · Ashcombe Gardens, HA8 · Barham Avenue, WD6 · Barnet Lane, WD6 · Beehive Close, WD6 · Beethoven Road, WD6 · Belmor, WD6 · Berkeley Close, WD6 · Beulah Close, HA8 · Bishops Avenue, WD6 · Blackwell Gardens, HA8 · Blattner Close, WD6 · Boreham Holt, WD6 · Britten Close, WD6 · Broadfield Parade, HA8 · Broadfields Avenue, HA8 · Broadfields Heights, HA8 · Broadhurst Avenue, HA8 · Brockley Hill, HA8 · Bullescroft Road, HA8 · Butterfly Lane, WD6 · Campbell Croft, HA8 · Canons Corner, HA8 · Cavendish Crescent, WD6 · Centennial Avenue, WD6 · Clare Close, WD6 · Coates Road, WD6 · Collinson Court, HA8 · Compass Close, HA8 · Cranmer Road, HA8 · Crossgate, HA8 · Dagger Lane, WD6 · Deacons Heights, WD6 · Deacons Hill Road, WD6 · Delius Close, WD6 · Dylan Close, WD6 · Edgwarebury Lane, WD6 · Elgar Close, WD6 · Elstree Hill North, WD6 · Elstree Hill South, WD6 · Elstree Road, WD6 · Fairmead Crescent, HA8 · Fairview Way, HA8 · Fir Tree Court, WD6 · Fortune Lane, WD6 · Fox Close, WD6 · Francklyn Gardens, HA8 · Garrick Court, HA8 · Georges Mead, WD6 · Glendale Avenue, HA8 · Glendevon Close, HA8 · Glengall Road, HA8 · Grange Road, WD6 · Grantham Close, HA8 · Green Lane, HA8 · Hadley Close, WD6 · Hamlyn Close, HA8 · Hamonde Close, HA8 · Harcourt Avenue, HA8 · Harrowes Meade, HA8 · Hartfield Avenue, WD6 · Hartfield Close, WD6 · Hartland Close, HA8 · Hazel Gardens, HA8 · Hendon Urban Motorway, HA8 · Hendon Urban Motorway, WD6 · High Street, WD6 · Hillcrest Avenue, HA8 · Hillside Gardens, HA8 · Hogg Lane, WD6 · Hollywood Court, WD6 · Holt Close, WD6 · Kenilworth Road, HA8 · Kings Drive, HA8 · Knowl Park, WD6 · Knowl Way, WD6 · Lacey Drive, HA8 · Lakeside Court, WD6 · Land’s End, WD6 · Links Drive, WD6 · Loch Crescent, HA8 · Lodge Avenue, WD6 · Lowther Close, WD6 · Lynford Gardens, HA8 · M1, WD6 · Marlborough Avenue, HA8 · May Gardens, WD6 · Mowbray Road, HA8 · Nash Close, WD6 · New Road, WD6 · Newlands Close, HA8 · Nicholas Road, WD6 · Nutt Grove, HA8 · Oakleigh Gardens, HA8 · Park Crescent, WD6 · Parkside Drive, HA8 · Parnell Close, HA8 · Parsons Crescent, HA8 · Parsons Grove, HA8 · Pipers Green Lane, HA7 · Pipers Green Lane, HA8 · Potters Mews, WD6 · Purcells Avenue, HA8 · Queens Close, HA8 · Ranelagh Close, HA8 · Ranelagh Drive, HA8 · Rodgers Close, WD6 · Romeland, WD6 · Rosens Walk, HA8 · Saint Nicholas Close, WD6 · Schubert Road, WD6 · Shelley Close, HA8 · Sheraton Close, WD6 · Shiremead, WD6 · Shiremeade, WD6 · Spur Road, HA8 · St. Nicholas Close, WD6 · Sterling Avenue, HA8 · Sullivan Way, WD6 · Summer Grove, WD6 · Summer Hill, WD6 · Tauber Close, WD6 · Tayside Drive, HA8 · The Bartons, WD6 · The Drive, HA8 · The Orchard, WD6 · The Rise, HA8 · The Rise, WD6 · The Waterfront, WD6 · Tykeswater Lane, WD6 · Tylers Way, WD6 · Wards Lane, WD6 · Warwick Avenue, HA8 · Watford By-pass, HA7 · Watford By-pass, HA8 · Watford Road, WD6 · Watling Court, WD6 · Watling Farm Close, WD6 · Watling Street, WD6 · Wentworth Avenue, WD6 · West View Gardens, WD6 · Westview Court, WD6 · Willow Court, HA8 · Willow Green, WD6 · Windsor Avenue, HA8 · Wolmer Close, HA8 · Wolmer Gardens, HA8 · Woodside, WD6 · Wyre Grove, HA8 · Yew Tree Court, WD6 ·


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