North Finchley

Suburb, existing between 1462 and now

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North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The name of the whole of the modern area covering North Finchley and neighbouring Whetstone was North End, a name first used in 1462.

The rapid enclosure of the countryside in the first years of the nineteenth century meant the end of Finchley Common in 1816, opening up North Finchley from urbanisation - this still took a while nevertheless.

21 cottages were built in Lodge Lane during 1824 and by the 1830s there were other houses - even a chapel by 1837.

By 1839 North Finchley had a blacksmith (on Lodge Lane and not the High Road).

In 1851 there was a regular bus service from the ’Torrington’ to Charing Cross and next came the local railway lines. Christ Church was opened in 1870 and a new parish was formed in 1872.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways started a route between Highgate and Whetstone - a tram depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams and buses together promoted North Finchley’s development.

Source: North Finchley - Wikipedia



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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

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Wayne Rooney: I hope to honour Harry Kane's England career when he retires
Wayne Rooney hopes to honour England captain Harry Kane in the same way he was celebrated on Thursday as the striker bid farewell to international duty.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/wayne-rooney-i-hope-to-honour-harry-kanes-england-career-when-he-retires-a3991666.html

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The current state of rubbish collection is unfair, says landlord
A landlord has been left picking up his tenants’ rubbish after the council reduced its number of bin collections.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17223442.the-current-state-of-barnets-rubbish-collection-is-unfair-says-landlord/?ref=rss

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Teenager stabbed near shops

An 18-year-old was found with stab wounds near a parade of shops.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17226489.teenager-18-stabbed-in-glengall-road-edgware/?ref=rss

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Homebuilder opens doors up to charity
A housebuilder has opened its doors early for Christmas to help spread festive cheer for children in need.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17220957.london-barratt-opens-doors-up-to-charity-for-operation-christmas-child/?ref=rss

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Morning update - Crash causes tailbacks on M25

Good morning. Here is you morning update for Wednesday, November 14.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17222197.morning-update-crash-causes-tailbacks-on-m25/?ref=rss

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New novel puts a dark spin on the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale
New novel puts a dark spin on the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17220801.naomi-noviks-new-book-puts-a-dark-spin-on-the-rumpelstiltskin-fairy-tale/?ref=rss

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Morning update: A10 reopens after fatal crash

Good morning,


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17219433.morning-update-fatal-crash-in-enfield-shuts-a10/?ref=rss

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Care home residents pay tribute on Remembrance Sunday
Care home residents paid tribute those fallen in war.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17217853.jewish-care-residents-pay-tribute-on-remembrance-sunday/?ref=rss

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Santa may find himself in trouble this Christmas
Santa may find himself in trouble this Christmas

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17218020.santa-may-find-himself-in-trouble-with-new-gdpr-rules/?ref=rss

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WATCH: The Iceland Christmas advert blocked from TV for being too political
Supermarket Iceland has seen its Christmas advert blocked from TV screens for being too political.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17213001.iceland-christmas-advert-blocked-from-tv-for-being-too-political/?ref=rss

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Delays on roads and Met Office weather warning

Morning all, one or two issues on the roads to watch out for.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17212397.delays-on-roads-and-met-office-weather-warning/?ref=rss

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Building fire and Central Line drivers strike spells tricks commute
In American the Democrats have taken back the House, providing a check on Donald Trump’s power for the first time in two years. In the UK the Central Line drivers are striking over pay and conditions. Finally, perhaps, the disenfranchised masses have had enough.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17206488.traffic-tube-and-weather-update/?ref=rss

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Police open day to attract new recruits
The force is hoping to recruit more officers with an open day at its headquarters.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17202838.hertfordshire-constabulary-open-day-to-attract-new-recruits/?ref=rss

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Children use pub gambling machines despite being underage
Children were able to use gambling machines in pubs without being challenged for their age.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17201608.children-use-pub-gambling-machines-despite-being-underage-in-barnet/?ref=rss

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Fears over plastic recycling as items turned away
Fears over plastic recycling as items turned away

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17201940.fears-over-plastic-recycling-in-barnet/?ref=rss

VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Cobley’s Farm:   Cobley’s Farm, also known as Fallow Farm, stood near to the "elbow" of Bow Lane.
Finchley Catholic High School:   Finchley Catholic High School is a comprehensive boys’ secondary school with a coeducational sixth form in North Finchley. It accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Malt and Hops:   The Malt and Hops was situated at 891 High Road, N12.
Manorside Primary School:   Manorside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
Northside Primary School:   Northside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Our Lady of Lourdes RC School:   Our Lady of Lourdes RC is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queenswell Infant & Nursery School:   Queenswell Infant & Nursery School accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St John’s CofE Primary School:   St John’s Primary School is a mixed Church of England school.
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School:   St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School is a girls school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Summerside Primary Academy is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swan and Pyramids:   The Swan & Pyramids was situated at 975 High Road.
Tally Ho:   The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
Torrington House:   The Torrington Arms (Torrington House) opened in the 1830s.
Tudor Primary School:   Tudor Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Woodhouse College:   Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Wren Academy:   Wren Academy is a mixed comprehensive, academy sponsor school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abingdon Road, N3 · Addington Drive, N12 · Albert Street, N12 · Anastasia Mews, N12 · Ashbourne Close, N12 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Avenue Road, N12 · Avondale Road, N3 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Beech Lawns, N12 · Birkbeck Road, N12 · Bow Lane, N12 · Bow Lane, N3 · Boxworth Close, N12 · Bramber Road, N12 · Britannia Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Capel Close, N20 · Cardrew Avenue, N12 · Cardrew Close, N12 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chaplin Square, N12 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Church Path, N12 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Clifton Road, N3 · Cliveden Close, N12 · Coleridge Road, N12 · Coniston Close, N20 · Cottonham Close, N12 · Crescent Way, N12 · Croft Mews, N20 · Crossway, N12 · Crowder Close, N12 · Dale Grove, N12 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Dickens Avenue, N3 · Dolman Close, N3 · Dorie Mews, N12 · Elkanette Mews, N20 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley High Road, N12 · Finchley Park, N12 · Frederick’s Place, N12 · Friary Close, N12 · Friary Road, N12 · Friary Way, N12 · Friern Park, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Gainsborough Road, N12 · Garthway, N12 · Glebe Road, N12 · Glebe Road, N3 · Glebelands Close, N12 · Glenhurst Road, N12 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Grange Avenue, N12 · Granville Place, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Green Bank, N12 · Green Road, N20 · Grove Road, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Heatherdene Close, N12 · Hemingford Close, N12 · High Road, N12 · Highwood Avenue, N12 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Hughes Close, N12 · Hutton Grove, N12 · Hyde Court, N20 · Ingleway, N12 · Kenver Avenue, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Lankaster Gardens, N2 · Lawrence Campe Close, N20 · Leisure Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Limes Avenue, N12 · Links Court, N20 · Little Cedars, N12 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Mayfield Avenue, N12 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Netherfield Road, N12 · Northwood Gardens, N12 · Nursery Road, N2 · Okehampton Close, N12 · Old Farm Road, N2 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Percy Road, N12 · Petworth Road, N12 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Rasper Road, N20 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Sandringham Gardens, N12 · Sherwood Street, N20 · Sherwood Terrace, N20 · South Mount, N20 · Squires Lane, N3 · St Andrew’s Close, N12 · St John’s Close, N20 · St Michael’s Close, N12 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Strawberry Vale, N2 · Summers Lane, N12 · Swan Lane, N20 · The Lindens, N12 · The Oaks, N12 · The Woodlands, N12 · Theobald’s Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Torrington Avenue, N12 · Torrington Grove, N12 · Torrington Park, N12 · Valley Avenue, N12 · Victoria Grove, N12 · Welbeck Close, N12 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Whittington Mews, N12 · Winifred Place, N12 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodgrange Avenue, N12 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 · Woodside Avenue, N12 · Woodside Grove, N12 · Woodside Lane, N12 · Woodside Park Road, N12 ·
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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