Postal area NW6

Postal area in/near Kilburn, existing between 1917 and now

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Postal area · Kilburn · NW6 ·
MARCH
7
2021

Postcode NW6: Kilburn, Brondesbury, West Hampstead, Queen’s Park, Kensal Green (part), South Hampstead (south), Swiss Cottage (west)


The streets of NW6:
Abbey Mews Abbey Mews ran off Belsize Road.
Abbey Road A small section of the north of Abbey Road lies in NW6.
Abbot’s Place Abbots Place runs from Priory Road to West End Lane and Abbey Road.
Aberdare Gardens This late Victorian street was probably named in compliment to Henry Bruce, Home Secretary 1868-1873, who was created 1st Baron Aberdare.
Achilles Road Achilles Road is a road in Fortune Green, NW6
Acol Road Acol is not an acronym, but a village in Kent that gave its name to Acol Road, NW6.
Addison Court Street/road in London NW6
Agamemnon Road Agamemnon Road runs from Ajax Road to Hillfield Road.
Ajax Road Ajax Road was first developed in 1886.
Albert Road Albert Road in NW6 escaped the mass renaming of Albert Roads in London.
Albion Mews Albion Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Aldershot Road Street/road in London NW6
Aldred Road Aldred Road was named after Aldred, Archbishop of York.
Algernon Road Street/road in London NW6
Alpha Place Street/road in London NW6
Alvanley Gardens Alvanley Gardens was named after a resident of Frognal Hall.
Andover Place Andover Place runs between Kilburn Park Road and Carlton Vale.
Andover Place Valeside House is on Kilburn Park Road.
Argo House Argo House is a location in London.
Ariel Road Ariel Road was formed from the 1885 combination of Ariel Street and Spencer Terrace.
Athelstan Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Ayleston Avenue Ayleston Avenue is a location in London.
Aylestone Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Banister Mews Street/road in London NW6
Barlow Road Street/road in London NW6
Belsise Road Street/road in London NW6
Belsize Road Belsize Road is a major road in NW6, parallel to the railway.
Bembridge Close Street/road in London NW6
Berridge Mews Berridge Mews is in Fortune Green, NW6
Beswick Mews Street/road in London NW6
Birchington Road Birchington Road runs from the Edgware Road to West End Lane.
Birchside Apartments Birchside Apartments is a location in London.
Blackburn Road Blackburn Road is a cul-de-sac off of West End Lane.
Bransdale Close Street/road in London NW6
Brassey Road Street/road in London NW6
Bristol Walk Bristol Walk is a location in London.
Broadhurst Close Street/road in London NW6
Broadhurst Gardens Broadhurst Gardens is in West Hampstead, NW6
Broadwell Parade Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Mews Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Park Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Road Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Villas Street/road in London NW6
Brooklands Court Brooklands Court is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Brooksville Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Broomsleigh Street Broomsleigh Street dates from the 1880s.
Buckingham Mansions Buckingham Mansions is a residential block in Fortune Green, NW6
Buckley Road Street/road in London NW6
Burrard Road Burrard Road runs north from Fortune Green Road.
Burton Road Street/road in London NW6
Callcott Road Street/road in London NW6
Cambridge Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Cambridge Court Street/road in London NW6
Cambridge Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Cambridge Road Street/road in London NW6
Campagne Gardens Campagne Gardens is a location in London.
Canfield Gardens Canfield Gardens was first laid out in 1881.
Canfield Place Street/road in London NW6
Canfield Road Canfield Road is a location in London.
Cannon Hill Cannon Hill is a road in Fortune Green, NW6
Canterbury Road Street/road in London NW6
Canterbury Terrace Street/road in London NW6
Canterbury Works Canterbury Works is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Carlisle Road Street/road in London NW6
Carlton Mews Street/road in London NW6
Carlton Vale Carlton Vale runs from the Edgware Road to Kilburn Lane.
Casterbridge Casterbridge is a location in London.
Cathedral Walk Cathedral Walk is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Cavendish Close Street/road in London NW6
Cavendish Road Street/road in London NW6
Cedarside Apartments Cedarside Apartments is a location in London.
Charteris Road Street/road in London NW6
Chevening Road Street/road in London NW6
Chichester Road Street/road in London NW6
Chippenham Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Cholmley Gardens Cholmley Gardens is an unofficial road off of Mill Lane, Fortune Green, NW6
Christchurch Avenue Christchurch Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Christchurch Court Christchurch Court is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Chudleigh Road Street/road in London NW6
Clarence Road Street/road in London NW6
Clement Close Street/road in London NW6
Cleve Road Street/road in London NW6
Colas Mews Street/road in London NW6
College Parade Street/road in London NW6
College Yard College Yard is a small alleyway off of Winchester Avenue, NW6.
Compagne Gardens Compagne Gardens is a location in London.
Compayne Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Cotleigh Road Street/road in London NW6
Coventry Close Street/road in London NW6
Coverdale Road Coverdale Road is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Crediton Hill Street/road in London NW6
Creighton Road Street/road in London NW6
Crown Close Street/road in London NW6
Daynor House Residential block
Denmark Road Street/road in London NW6
Dennington Park Road About 1881 Dennington Park Road was constructed on the line of Sweetbriar Walk, the old path to Lauriston Lodge.
Dibdin House Residential block
Dobson Close Street/road in London NW6
Donaldson Road Street/road in London NW6
Dornfell Street Street/road in London NW6
Douglas Court Street/road in London NW6
Douglas Road Street/road in London NW6
Doulton Mews Street/road in London NW6
Drakes Courtyard Drakes Courtyard is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Dresden Close Street/road in London NW6
Dudley Road Street/road in London NW6
Dunmore Road Street/road in London NW6
Dunster Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Dyne Road Dyne Road dates from the just after the opening of Kilburn Station in 1879.
Dynham Road Street/road in London NW6
Eresby Road Eresby Road ran from Kingsgate Road to Kilburn High Road with a turning for Kingsgate Place about halfway down.
Esmond Road Street/road in London NW6
Espalier Gardens Espalier Gardens is a location in London.
Fairfax Place Fairfax Place has undergone name changes - at first Victoria Mews and then Fairfax Mews.
Fairfax Road Fairfax Road runs south from the Finchley Road to Belsize Road.
Fairhazel Gardens Fairhazel Gardens runs from Broadhurst Gardens to Goldhurst Terrace.
Fawley Road Fawley Road connects West End Lane with Crediton Hill.
Forest Close Street/road in London NW6
Fortune Green Road Fortune Green Road is the main road running through Fortune Green, NW6
Garlinge Road Garlinge Road connects Shoot Up Hill with Fordwych Road.
Gascony Avenue Gascony Avenue is an east-west road lying both sides of Kingsgate Road, NW6.
George House George House is a location in London.
Gladstone Mews Street/road in London NW6
Gladys Road Street/road in London NW6
Glastonbury Street Street/road in London NW6
Glenbrook Road Glenbrook Road lies to the west of West Hampstead.
Glengall Road Glengall Road was laid out after Kilburn House was demolished.
Godson Yard Godson Yard is a new development dating from 2005.
Goldhurst Terrace Goldhurst Terrace was laid out in the late 1870s.
Goldhurst Terrace This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Goldhurst. Terrace Goldhurst. Terrace is a location in London.
Goldsmith Place Street/road in London NW6
Gondar Gardens Gondar Gardens is the westernmost street in Fortune Green, NW6
Gorefield Place Street/road in London NW6
Grange Place Street/road in London NW6
Grangeway Grangeway, NW6 lies off of Messina Avenue.
Granville Road Granville Road, NW6 was formerly Pembroke Road.
Greencroft Avenue Greencroft Avenue is a location in London.
Greencroft Gardens Greencroft Gardens dates from 1884-5.
Greville Mews Street/road in London NW6
Greville Place Street/road in London NW6
Greville Road Street/road in London NW6
Hall Oak Walk Street/road in London NW6
Hansel Road Hansel Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Harben Road Harben Road was first known as Albion Road.
Hartland Road Street/road in London NW6
Harvard Court Street/road in London NW6
Harvist Road Street/road in London NW6
Hazelmere Road Street/road in London NW6
Helmsdale House Residential block
Hemstal Road Street/road in London NW6
Heritage Lane Heritage Lane is a location in London.
Hermit Place Street/road in London NW6
Highfield Mews Street/road in London NW6
Hilgrove Road Hilgrove Road was previously the western section of Adelaide Road, called Adelaide Road North.
Hillfield Road Hillfield Road is named for an old West Hampstead agricultural estate.
Hilltop Road Street/road in London NW6
Holmdale Road Holmdale Road runs from Mill Lane to Dennington Park Road in West Hampstead.
Honeybourne Road Honeybourne Road runs between West End Lane and Fawley Road.
Honeyman Close Street/road in London NW6
Honeyman Close Honeyman Close is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Honiton Road Street/road in London NW6
Hopefield Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Ingham Road Ingham Road is a street in Hampstead.
Inglewood House Inglewood House is on the corner of West End Lane and Inglewood Road.
Inglewood Road Inglewood Road, NW6 was one of the last roads to be built in West End, West Hampstead.
Iverson Road The first part of Iverson Road, NW6 was laid out in 1872.
Jade Terrace Street/road in London NW6
John Wilson House John Wilson House is a location in London.
Kempe Road Street/road in London NW6
Kempe Road Kempe Road is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Kenilworth Road Street/road in London NW6
Keslake Road Street/road in London NW6
Keslake Road Road in Kensal Rise, London NW6
Kilburn High Road Street/road in London NW6
Kilburn Lane Kilburn Lane is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Kilburn Park Road Kilburn Park Road was built along the course of the Bayswater Rivulet (the River Westbourne), starting in 1855
Kilburn Park Road Kilburn Park Road is a street in Maida Vale.
Kilburn Place Kilburn Place was originally Providence Place.
Kilburn Priory Kilburn Priory is now a road - - it was once the site of a real priory
Kilburn Square Kilburn Square was built around St Paul’s Chapel, which dates from 1825.
Kilburn Vale Kilburn Vale leads to the Kilburn Vale estate.
Kimberley Court Kimberley Court is a location in London.
Kimberley Road Street/road in London NW6
Kingdon Road Kingdon Road connects Sumatra Road and Dennington Park Road.
Kings Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Kingsgate Place Street/road in London NW6
Kingsgate Road Kingsgate Road runs between Quex Road and Hemstal Road.
Kingsley Road Street/road in London NW6
Kingswood Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Kylemore Road Street/road in London NW6
Landau House Residential block
Liddell Road Liddell Road was named after an old West Hampstead estate.
Linburn House Residential block
Lincoln Mews Street/road in London NW6
Linstead Street Street/road in London NW6
Lonsdale Road Street/road in London NW6
Loveridge Mews Street/road in London NW6
Loveridge Road Street/road in London NW6
Lowfield Road Lowfield Road is the northern extension of Kingsgate Road, NW6.
Lymington Road Lymington Road is a street in London NW6
Lyncroft Gardens Lyncroft Gardens is a street in Fortune Green, NW6
Lynton Road Street/road in London NW6
Mallard Close Street/road in London NW6
Malvern Mews Street/road in London NW6
Malvern Mews Malvern Mews is a road in the W9 postcode area
Malvern Place Street/road in London NW6
Malvern Road Street/road in London NW6
Manor House Drive Street/road in London NW6
Manor Mews Manor Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Maple Mews Street/road in London NW6
Marlborough Mansions Marlborough Mansions is a residential block in Fortune Green, NW6
Marlow Court Street/road in London NW6
Marston Close Street/road in London NW6
Masefield House Residential block
Maygrove Road Maygrove Road runs between the Edgware Road and Iverson Road, NW6
Mazenod Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Medley Road Street/road in London NW6
Messina Avenue Messina Avenue stretches from West End Lane over to Kilburn High Road.
Mill Lane Mill Lane forms the boundary between Fortune Green and West Hampstead.
Millman Road A street within the NW6 postcode
Milman Road Street/road in London NW6
Milverton Road Street/road in London NW6
Minton Mews Street/road in London NW6
Montrose Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Mortimer Crescent Mortimer Crescent is a notable street in Kilburn, full of literary connections.
Mortimer Crescent Street/road in London NW6
Mortimer Place Mortimer Place can be found in Kilburn, NW6.
Mount Pleasant Road Mount Pleasant Road is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Mowbray Road Street/road in London NW6
Mowbray Road Mowbray Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Mutrix Road Street/road in London NW6
Narcissus Road Narcissus Road lies in London NW6
Naseby Close Naseby Close is a location in London.
Nelson Close Street/road in London NW6
Netherwood Street Street/road in London NW6
Neville Close Street/road in London NW6
Neville Road Street/road in London NW6
Nexus Court Nexus Court is a location in London.
Norman Terrace Norman Terrace is a street in Fortune Green, NW6
Opal Mews Opal Mews is a location in London.
Orestes Mews Orestes Mews is a small cul-de-sac in Fortune Green, NW6
Osprey Court Osprey Court lies on the Finchley Road.
Oxford Road Street/road in London NW6
Palmerston Road Street/road in London NW6
Pandora Road Pandora Road was one of many new West Hampstead roads constructed in the late 1870s.
Parsifal Road Parsifal Road runs from Finchley Road to Fortune Green Road.
Peel Precinct Peel Precinct is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Pentland Road Street/road in London NW6
Peploe Road Street/road in London NW6
Plaza Parade Street/road in London NW6
Plympton Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Plympton Road Street/road in London NW6
Princess Road Princess Road was once known as Alexandra Road.
Priory Park Road Priory Park Road dates from 1882.
Priory Park Priory Park is a location in London.
Priory Road Street/road in London NW6
Priory Terrace Street/road in London NW6
Prospect Place Prospect Place was a group of houses built fronting Edgware Road south of the junction with West End Lane.
Queensgate Place Queensgate Place is a location in London.
Quex Mews Quex Mews is named after an estate in Kent.
Quex Road Quex Road is an important road in NW6 linking the Edgware Road and West End Lane.
Radnor Road Street/road in London NW6
Randolph Gardens Street/road in London NW6
Ravenshaw Street Ravenshaw Street runs parallel to the Midland Main Line.
Regents Plaza Street/road in London NW6
Rose Joan Mews Rose Joan Mews is a small cul-de-sac in Fortune Green, NW6
Rosslyn Mansions Street/road in London NW6
Rowntree Close Street/road in London NW6
Rudolph Road Rudolph Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Rupert Road Street/road in London NW6
Salmon Mews Street/road in London NW6
Salusbury Road Street/road in London NW6
Sandwell Crescent Street/road in London NW6
Selby House Residential block
Sheriff Road Sheriff Road is a location in London.
Sherrif Road Sherrif Road is a location in London.
Sherriff Road Street/road in London NW6
Sidmouth Road Sidmouth Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Smyma Road Smyma Road is a location in London.
Smyrna Road Smyrna Road is a small road to the west of West End Lane.
Snowman House Snowman House is a location in London.
Solent Road Solent Road is a street in West Hampstead.
Spode Walk Street/road in London NW6
Springfield Lane Street/road in London NW6
Springfield Walk Springfield Walk has a set of very old steps that give access to Kilburn Priory.
St Hildas Close Street/road in London NW6
St Johns Court St Johns Court is a retail and residential block beside Finchley Road station.
St Julian’s Road St Julian’s Road runs between Willesden Lane and Priory Park Road.
St Laurence Close St Laurence Close is a road in the NW6 postcode area
St Laurences Close Street/road in London NW6
St Marys Mews Street/road in London NW6
St. Hildas Close St. Hildas Close is a location in London.
St. Laurence Close St. Laurence Close is a location in London.
Stafford Close Street/road in London NW6
Stafford Road Street/road in London NW6
Streatley Road Street/road in London NW6
Stuart Road Street/road in London NW6
Sumatra Road Sumatra Road, NW6 dates from the 1870s.
Summerfield Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Swift House Swift House is a location in London.
Tennyson Road Street/road in London NW6
The Arches Street/road in London NW6
The Avenue Street/road in London NW6
The Lodge The Lodge is a location in London.
The Mansions The Mansions is a residential block on the north side of Mill Lane.
The Quadrant Street/road in London NW6
The Terrace The Terrace is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Thurso House Thurso House is a location in London.
Tollgate Gardens Tollgate Gardens is a location in London.
Torbay Road Street/road in London NW6
Torridon House Residential block
Ulysses Road Ulysses Road is one of a series of streets named after the Trojan War.
Victoria Mews Street/road in London NW6
Victoria Road Street/road in London NW6
Victorian Road Victorian Road is a location in London.
Waterloo Passage Waterloo Passage is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.
Wavel Mews Street/road in London NW6
Webheath Street/road in London NW6
Weech Road Weech Road is a street in Fortune Green, NW6
Welbeck Mansions Welbeck Mansions, flats notable for their ironwork balconies, were built north of Inglewood Road in 1897.
Wells Court Street/road in London NW6
West Cottages Cottages in London NW6.
West Cottages West Cottages is a road in the NW6 postcode area
West End Lane West End Lane is the main road running through West Hampstead.
West Hampstead Mews Street/road in London NW6
Westend Lane Westend Lane is a location in London.
Willesden Court This is a street in the S43 postcode area
Willesden Lane Willesden Lane is an original thoroughfare of the area.
Willesden Lane Willesden Lane is a street in Cricklewood.
William Dunbar House Residential block
William Saville House Residential block
Winchester Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Winchrester Avenue Winchrester Avenue is a location in London.
Windermere Avenue Street/road in London NW6
Woodchurch Road Street/road in London NW6
Woodville Road Street/road in London NW6
Worcester Mews Worcester Mews is a location in London.


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Lived here
Brenda Jackson   
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT   

83 Pembroke Road
My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.

Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his wife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,

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Fumblina   
Added: 27 Mar 2021 11:13 GMT   

St Jude’s Church, Lancefield Street
Saint Jude’s was constructed in 1878, while the parish was assigned in 1879 from the parish of Saint John, Kensal Green (P87/JNE2). The parish was united with the parishes of Saint Luke (P87/LUK1) and Saint Simon (P87/SIM) in 1952. The church was used as a chapel of ease for a few years, but in 1959 it was closed and later demolished.

The church is visible on the 1900 map for the street on the right hand side above the junction with Mozart Street.

Source: SAINT JUDE, KENSAL GREEN: LANCEFIELD STREET, WESTMINSTER | Londo

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The Underground Map   
Added: 24 Nov 2020 14:25 GMT   

The 1879 Agricultural Show
The 1879 Royal Agricultural Society of England’s annual show was held on an area which later became Queen’s Park and opened on 30 June 1879.

The show ran for a week but the poor weather meant people had to struggle through deep mud and attendances fell disastrously. The visit to the show by Queen Victoria on the fifth day rallied visitors and nearly half the people who visited the show went on that day.

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Fumblina   
Added: 27 Mar 2021 11:08 GMT   

Wedding at St Jude’s Church
On 9th November 1884 Charles Selby and Johanna Hanlon got married in St Jude’s Church on Lancefield Street. They lived together close by at 103 Lancefield Street.
Charles was a Lather, so worked in construction. He was only 21 but was already a widower.
Johanna is not shown as having a profession but this is common in the records and elsewhere she is shown as being an Ironer or a Laundress. It is possible that she worked at the large laundry shown at the top of Lancefield Road on the 1900 map. She was also 21. She was not literate as her signature on the record is a cross.
The ceremony was carried out by William Hugh Wood and was witnessed by Charles H Hudson and Caroline Hudson.

Source: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/imageviewer/collections/1623/images/31280_197456-00100?pId=6694792

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The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Mar 2021 14:30 GMT   

Kilburn Park - opened 1915
Kilburn Park station was opened at the height of the First World War

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Dave Fahey   
Added: 6 Jan 2021 02:40 GMT   

Bombing of the Jack O Newberry
My maternal grandfather, Archie Greatorex, was the licensee of the Earl of Warwick during the Second World War. My late mother Vera often told the story of the bombing of the Jack. The morning after the pub was bombed, the landlord’s son appeared at the Warwick with the pub’s till on an old pram; he asked my grandfather to pay the money into the bank for him. The poor soul was obviously in shock. The previous night, his parents had taken their baby down to the pub cellar to shelter from the air raids. The son, my mother never knew his name, opted to stay in his bedroom at the top of the building. He was the only survivor. I often wondered what became of him.

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Scott Hatton   
Added: 11 Sep 2020 15:38 GMT   

6 East Row (1960 - 1960)
We lived at 6 East Row just before it was demolished.

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The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Mar 2021 14:49 GMT   

A bit of a lift....
Kilburn Park was the first station to be designed around escalators, rather than lifts.

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GRaleigh   
Added: 23 Feb 2021 09:34 GMT   

Found a bug
Hi all! Thank you for your excellent site. I found an overlay bug on the junction of Glengall Road, NW6 and Hazelmere Road, NW6 on the 1950 map only. It appears when one zooms in at this junction and only on the zoom.

Cheers,
Geoff Raleigh

Source: Glengall Road, NW6

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The Underground Map   
Added: 25 Feb 2021 13:11 GMT   

Glengall Road, NW6
Thanks Geoff!

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donna    
Added: 25 Jan 2021 13:25 GMT   

Ladbroke Dwellings
Three generations of my family lived along this row of dwellings, ’Ladbroke Dwellings’. All the men who lived there worked at the Gasworks. Among the shops you mention was Wilson’s sweet shop run by Maggie and her sister, and Johns grocery store. I believe there was also a photograph studio there too.



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Born here
Ron Shepherd   
Added: 18 Sep 2021 17:28 GMT   

More Wisdom
Norman Joseph Wisdom was born in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, West London.

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Patricia Bridges   
Added: 19 Jul 2021 10:57 GMT   

Lancefield Coachworks
My grandfather Tom Murray worked here

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John Neill   
Added: 25 Nov 2021 11:30 GMT   

Sandringham Road, E10 (1937 - 1966)
I lived at No. 61 with my parents during these years. I went to Canterbury Road school (now Barclay Primary) and sang as a boy soprano (treble) in the church choir at St Andrew’s church, on the corner of Forest Glade.
Opposite us lived the Burgess family. Their son Russell also sang in my choir as a tenor. He later became a well-known musician and the choirmaster at Wandsworth Boys’ School.
Just at the end of WW2 a German rocket (V2) landed in the grounds of Whipps Cross Hospital, damaging many of the houses in Sandringham Road, including ours.

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Tim Stevenson   
Added: 16 Nov 2021 18:03 GMT   

Pub still open
The Bohemia survived the 2020/21 lockdowns and is still a thriving local social resource.

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STEPHEN JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:25 GMT   

Fellows Court, E2
my family moved into the tower block 13th floor (maisonette), in 1967 after our street Lenthall rd e8 was demolished, we were one of the first families in the new block. A number of families from our street were rehoused in this and the adjoining flats. Inside toilet and central heating, all very modern at the time, plus eventually a tarmac football pitch in the grounds,(the cage), with a goal painted by the kids on the brick wall of the railway.

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STEPHEN ARTHUR JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:12 GMT   

Lynedoch Street, E2
my father Arthur Jackson was born in lynedoch street in 1929 and lived with mm grandparents and siblings, until they were relocated to Pamela house Haggerston rd when the street was to be demolished

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Sir Walter Besant   
Added: 11 Nov 2021 18:47 GMT   

Sir Walter adds....
All the ground facing Wirtemberg Street at Chip and Cross Streets is being levelled for building and the old houses are disappearing fast. The small streets leading through into little Manor Street are very clean and tenanted by poor though respectable people, but little Manor Street is dirty, small, and narrow. Manor Street to Larkhall Rise is a wide fairly clean thoroughfare of mixed shops and houses which improves towards the north. The same may be said of Wirtemberg Street, which commences poorly, but from the Board School north is far better than at the Clapham end.

Source: London: South of the Thames - Chapter XX by Sir Walter Besant (1912)

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Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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tom   
Added: 3 Nov 2021 05:16 GMT   

I met
someone here 6 years ago

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Fion Anderson   
Added: 2 Nov 2021 12:55 GMT   

Elstree not Borehamwood
Home of the UK film industry

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Brondesbury Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor" - a small hamlet in Middlesex.
Cannon Stream The Cannon Stream was, before it was sent underground, a tributary of the Westbourne River.
Decca Studios Decca Studios was a recording facility in Broadhurst Gardens.
Kilburn Grange Park Kilburn Grange Park is a three hectare open space adjacent to Kilburn High Road.
Kilburn House Kilburn House - a simple suburban villa - was notable in its role as a base for the growing WH Smith newsagent.
Oaklands Hall On the west side of West End Lane, Charles Spain bought 5 acres and between 1829 and 1838 built York Villa.
The Elms The Elms - also known as Elm Lodge - stood at the junction of Kilburn High Road and Willesden Lane.
The Grange The Grange was a large mansion situated on Kilburn High Road until the turn of the twentieth century.
The Railway The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
Victoria Hotel The Victoria Tavern was built on the corner of Kilburn High Road and Willesden Lane in the middle of the nineteenth century.
West End Park West End Park was created from fields known as the 'Little Estate'.

NEARBY STREETS
Abbot’s Place, NW6 Abbots Place runs from Priory Road to West End Lane and Abbey Road.
Acol Road, NW6 Acol is not an acronym, but a village in Kent that gave its name to Acol Road, NW6.
Albion Mews, NW6 Albion Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Aldershot Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Banister Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Birchington Road, NW6 Birchington Road runs from the Edgware Road to West End Lane.
Bransdale Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brooklands Court, NW6 Brooklands Court is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Buckley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Burton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Callcott Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cavendish Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cavendish Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Clarence Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cleve Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Colas Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cotleigh Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Daynor House, NW6 Residential block
Douglas Court, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Douglas Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Drakes Courtyard, NW6 Drakes Courtyard is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Dunster Gardens, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Dyne Road, NW6 Dyne Road dates from the just after the opening of Kilburn Station in 1879.
Dynham Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Eresby Road, NW6 Eresby Road ran from Kingsgate Road to Kilburn High Road with a turning for Kingsgate Place about halfway down.
Espalier Gardens, NW6 Espalier Gardens is a location in London.
Gascony Avenue, NW6 Gascony Avenue is an east-west road lying both sides of Kingsgate Road, NW6.
Gladstone Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Gladys Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Glengall Road, NW6 Glengall Road was laid out after Kilburn House was demolished.
Grange Place, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Grangeway, NW6 Grangeway, NW6 lies off of Messina Avenue.
Hemstal Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Heritage Lane, NW6 Heritage Lane is a location in London.
Highfield Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Hilltop Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kenilworth Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kings Gardens, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kingsgate Place, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kingsgate Road, NW6 Kingsgate Road runs between Quex Road and Hemstal Road.
Kingsley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kylemore Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Landau House, NW6 Residential block
Linburn House, NW6 Residential block
Lincoln Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Linstead Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Loveridge Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Lowfield Road, NW6 Lowfield Road is the northern extension of Kingsgate Road, NW6.
Mazenod Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Messina Avenue, NW6 Messina Avenue stretches from West End Lane over to Kilburn High Road.
Mutrix Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Netherwood Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Opal Mews, NW6 Opal Mews is a location in London.
Palmerston Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Plympton Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Plympton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Priory Park Road, NW6 Priory Park Road dates from 1882.
Queensgate Place, NW6 Queensgate Place is a location in London.
Quex Mews, NW6 Quex Mews is named after an estate in Kent.
Quex Road, NW6 Quex Road is an important road in NW6 linking the Edgware Road and West End Lane.
Sheriff Road, NW6 Sheriff Road is a location in London.
Sherrif Road, NW6 Sherrif Road is a location in London.
Sherriff Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Smyma Road, NW6 Smyma Road is a location in London.
Smyrna Road, NW6 Smyrna Road is a small road to the west of West End Lane.
St Julian’s Road, NW6 St Julian’s Road runs between Willesden Lane and Priory Park Road.
Streatley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Tennyson Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Arches, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Terrace, NW6 The Terrace is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Torbay Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Victoria Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Waterloo Passage, NW6 Waterloo Passage is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Wavel Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Webheath, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
West End Lane, NW6 West End Lane is the main road running through West Hampstead.
Westend Lane, NW6 Westend Lane is a location in London.
Willesden Court, NW6 This is a street in the S43 postcode area
Woodchurch Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6

NEARBY PUBS
Acol Bridge Club This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Coopers Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Earl Derby This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Kilburn Ironworks This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
McGlynn’s Bar This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
North London Tavern The North London Tavern stands on the corner of Cavendish Road and the Edgware Road.
Prince Of Wales This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Black Lion The Black Lion is a pub on Kilburn High Road.
The Cock Tavern The Cock Inn may have been founded in the 15th century.
The Good Ship This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Kingdom This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Railway The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
The Railway This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Victoria Hotel The Victoria Tavern was built on the corner of Kilburn High Road and Willesden Lane in the middle of the nineteenth century.


Queen’s Park

Queen’s Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen’s Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen’s Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen’s Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen’s Park ’proper’ formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen’s Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen’s Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 190005, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett’s wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen’s Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queen’s Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen’s Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen’s Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen’s Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Wet Fish Cafe
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The Alice House
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The Black Lion (early 1900s)
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Victorian art work
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Eustace Hamilton Miles
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Kilburn Grange Park
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Mortimer Place, NW6
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Billy Fury Way
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Brondesbury Station in 1961. The view is to the northeast towards Dalston Junction and Broad Street. In the distance can be seen the overbridge carrying the Metropolitan and LNER (ex-Great Central) six lines into Baker Street and Marylebone.
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Kilburn Grange Park
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Houses in Dennington Park Road
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Built in the period immediately following the First World War, Grangeway NW6 is tucked into a corner of Kilburn Grange Park.
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Sumatra Road, West Hampstead. Houses opposite Kingdon Road.
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The Grange, from "The Graphic magazine", 1901
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Kilburn Wells
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Kilburn Park Farm
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The Bell, Kilburn Wells (around 1800)
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