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Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT
|Post by Marian: High Street Barnet|
No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT
|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.
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT
|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.
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT
|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.
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT
|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
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT
|Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6|
I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT
|Post by Ron: Colindale|
The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT
|Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood|
I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT
|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.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 16:27 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Aldwych|
Allerton Road, WD6
Allerton Road is named after Allerton Mauleverer - a village in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 15:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Stanmore|
What can you do when you see a rough sleeper in freezing conditions?
At times of extreme weather there are still homeless people on the streets in dangerous conditions, so here is what you can do if you see someone.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 15:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Canons Park|
Added: 17 Jan 2019 15:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak|
QPR's Les Ferdinand backs Marcelo Biesla over 'spygate' as FA investigate Leeds manager
QPR director of football Les Ferdinand is hoping Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa avoids punishment for ’spying’ on opponents.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 11:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone|
Daughter pleads witnesses come forward ten years after pensioner murdered for empty handbag
Ten years on from the murder of an elderly woman who was mugged for her empty handbag the perpetrators are still at large.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 05:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Colindale|
South Asian women who led a strike in a British factory
South Asian women workers led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory in 1976. At its height 20,000 people joined the protests outside the Grunwick factory.
Added: 17 Jan 2019 01:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East|
FGM accused had ’spells and curses in freezer’
A mother and father are charged with FGM and failing to protect a girl from risk of genital mutilation.
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s|
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s|
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s|
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Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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