Osborne House, E1

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The Underground Map   
Added: 20 Sep 2020 13:01 GMT   

Pepys starts diary
On 1 January 1659, Samuel Pepys started his famous daily diary and maintained it for ten years. The diary has become perhaps the most extensive source of information on this critical period of English history. Pepys never considered that his diary would be read by others. The original diary consisted of six volumes written in Shelton shorthand, which he had learned as an undergraduate on scholarship at Magdalene College, Cambridge. This shorthand was introduced in 1626, and was the same system Isaac Newton used when writing.

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Tricia   
Added: 27 Apr 2021 12:05 GMT   

St George in the East Church
This Church was opened in 1729, designed by Hawksmore. Inside destroyed by incendrie bomb 16th April 1941. Rebuilt inside and finished in 1964. The building remained open most of the time in a temporary prefab.

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Katharina Logan   
Added: 9 Aug 2022 19:01 GMT   

Ely place existed in name in 1857
On 7th July 1857 John James Chase and Mary Ann Weekes were married at St John the Baptist Hoxton, he of full age and she a minor. Both parties list their place of residence as Ely Place, yet according to other information, this street was not named until 1861. He was a bricklayer, she had no occupation listed, but both were literate and able to sign their names on their marriage certificate.

Source: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF7-Q9Y7?cc=3734475

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Graham O’Connell   
Added: 10 Apr 2021 10:24 GMT   

Lloyd & Sons, Tin Box Manufacturers (1859 - 1982)
A Lloyd & Sons occupied the wharf (now known as Lloyds Wharf, Mill Street) from the mid 19th Century to the late 20th Century. Best known for making tin boxes they also produced a range of things from petrol canisters to collecting tins. They won a notorious libel case in 1915 when a local councillor criticised the working conditions which, in fairness, weren’t great. There was a major fire here in 1929 but the company survived at least until 1982 and probably a year or two after that.

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Marion James   
Added: 12 Mar 2021 17:43 GMT   

26 Edith Street Haggerston
On Monday 11th October 1880 Charlotte Alice Haynes was born at 26 Edith Street Haggerston the home address of her parents her father Francis Haynes a Gilder by trade and her mother Charlotte Alice Haynes and her two older siblings Francis & George who all welcomed the new born baby girl into the world as they lived in part of the small Victorian terraced house which was shared by another family had an outlook view onto the world of the Imperial Gas Works site - a very grey drab reality of the life they were living as an East End working class family - 26 Edith Street no longer stands in 2021 - the small rundown polluted terrace houses of Edith Street are long since gone along with the Gas Companies buildings to be replaced with green open parkland that is popular in 21st century by the trendy residents of today - Charlotte Alice Haynes (1880-1973) is the wife of my Great Grand Uncle Henry Pickett (1878-1930) As I research my family history I slowly begin to understand the life my descendants had to live and the hardships that they went through to survive - London is my home and there are many areas of this great city I find many of my descendants living working and dying in - I am yet to find the golden chalice! But in all truthfulness my family history is so much more than hobby its an understanding of who I am as I gather their stories. Did Charlotte Alice Pickett nee Haynes go on to live a wonderful life - no I do not think so as she became a widow in 1930 worked in a canteen and never remarried living her life in and around Haggerston & Hackney until her death in 1973 with her final resting place at Manor Park Cemetery - I think Charlotte most likely excepted her lot in life like many women from her day, having been born in the Victorian era where the woman had less choice and standing in society, which is a sad state of affairs - So I will endeavour to write about Charlotte and the many other women in my family history to give them the voice of a life they so richly deserve to be recorded !

Edith Street was well situated for the new public transport of two railway stations in 1880 :- Haggerston Railway Station opened in 1867 & Cambridge Heath Railway Station opened in 1872


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jack stevens   
Added: 26 Sep 2021 13:38 GMT   

Mothers birth place
Number 5 Whites Row which was built in around 1736 and still standing was the premises my now 93 year old mother was born in, her name at birth was Hilda Evelyne Shaw,

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margaret clark   
Added: 15 Oct 2021 22:23 GMT   

Margaret’s address when she married in 1938
^, Josepine House, Stepney is the address of my mother on her marriage certificate 1938. Her name was Margaret Irene Clark. Her father Basil Clark was a warehouse grocer.

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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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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Steven Shepherd   
Added: 4 Feb 2021 14:20 GMT   

Our House
I and my three brothers were born at 178 Pitfield Street. All of my Mothers Family (ADAMS) Lived in the area. There was an area behind the house where the Hoxton Stall holders would keep the barrows. The house was classed as a slum but was a large house with a basement. The basement had 2 rooms that must have been unchanged for many years it contained a ’copper’ used to boil and clean clothes and bedlinen and a large ’range’ a cast iron coal/log fired oven. Coal was delivered through a ’coal hole’ in the street which dropped through to the basement. The front of the house used to be a shop but unused while we lived there. I have many more happy memories of the house too many to put here.

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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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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The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Mar 2021 15:05 GMT   

A plague on all your houses
Aldgate station is built directly on top of a vast plague pit, where thousands of bodies are apparently buried. No-one knows quite how many.

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Added: 21 Apr 2021 16:21 GMT   

Liverpool Street
the Bishopsgate station has existed since 1840 as a passenger station, but does not appear in the site’s cartography. Evidently, the 1860 map is in fact much earlier than that date.

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Loraine Brocklehurst    
Added: 24 May 2023 14:00 GMT   

Holcombe Road, N17
I lived at 23Holcombe Rd. with my parents, Grandfather , Aunt and Uncle in 1954. My Aunt and Uncle lived there until it was demolished. I’m not sure what year that was as we emigrated to Canada.

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Jen Williams   
Added: 20 May 2023 17:27 GMT   

Corfield Street, E2
My mother was born in 193 Corfield Street in 1920.Her father was a policeman.

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sofia   
Added: 19 May 2023 08:57 GMT   

43 MELLITUS STREET
43 MELLITUS STREET

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Added: 17 May 2023 11:50 GMT   

Milson Road (1908 - 1954)
My grandparents and great grandparents and great great grandparents the Manley family lived at 33 Milson Road from 1908 to 1935. My grandad was born at 33 Milson Road. His parents George and Grace had all four of their chidren there. When his father Edward died his mother moved to 67 Milson in 1935 Road and lived there until 1954 (records found so far, it may be longer). Before that they lived in the Porten Road. I wonder if there is anyone that used to know them? My grandad was Charles ’Ted’ Manley, his parents were called George and Grace and George’s parents were called Edward and Bessie. George worked in a garage and Edward was a hairdresser.

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Added: 16 Apr 2023 15:55 GMT   

Rendlesham Road, E5
I lived at 14 Rendlesham Road in the 1940s and 50s. The house belonged to my grandfather James Grosvenor who bought it in the 1920s for £200.I had a brother who lived in property until 1956 when he married. Local families were the paisleys, the Jenners and the family of Christopher Gable.

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Sandra Field   
Added: 15 Apr 2023 16:15 GMT   

Removal Order
Removal order from Shoreditch to Holborn, Jane Emma Hall, Single, 21 Pregnant. Born about 21 years since in Masons place in the parish of St Lukes.

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Sue Germain   
Added: 10 Apr 2023 08:35 GMT   

Southwood Road, SE9
My great great grandfather lived in Time Villa, Southwood Rd around 1901. He owned several coffee houses in Whitechapel and in South London, including New Time Coffee House so either his house was named after the coffee house or vice versa.

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David Gleeson   
Added: 7 Apr 2023 22:19 GMT   

MBE from Campbell Bunk (1897 - 1971)
Walter Smith born at 43 Campbell Bunk was awarded the MBE in january honours list in 1971. A local councillor for services to the public.

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Boyard Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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Casson Street, E1 Casson Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
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Christopher Court, E1 Christopher Court is a block on Leman Street.
Circle Place, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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Coke Street, Charles Street was renamed to Coke Street, E1 in 1882.
Colchester Street, E1 Colchester Street connected Plough Street with Leman Street.
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Coney Way, E1 Coney Way is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Coppergate House, E1 Residential block
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Crinoline Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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Ely Place, E1 Ely Place appears on the 1862 Stanford map.
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Enterprise House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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Evelyn House, E1 Evelyn House is a block on Greatorex Street.
Everard House, E1 Everard House is a block on Ellen Street.
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Fashion Street, E1 Fashion Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Brick Lane to Commercial Street.
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Fox Street , Fox Street is an old East End street.
Frazer House, E1 Frazer House can be found on Leman Street.
Freeman Street, Freeman Street is an old East End street.
Frostic Walk, E1 Frostic Walk leads from Chicksand Street to Old Montague Street.
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Goodman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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Gowers Walk, Gowers Walk is an old East End street.
Gower’s Walk, E1 Gower’s Walk leads south from Commercial Road.
Great Alie Street, Great Alie Street is an old East End street.
Great Garden Street, High Street, E1 was renamed as Great Garden Street, E1 in 1874.
Greatorex House, E1 Greatorex House is sited on Greatorex Street.
Greatorex Street, E1 Greatorex Street was formerly called High Street.
Green Dragon Yard, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Greenfield Road, E1 Greenfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Greenfield Street, Greenfield Street is an old East End street.
Gun Street, E1 Gun Street was part of the Old Artillery Ground - land formerly designated one of the Liberties of the Tower of London.
Gunthorpe Street, E1 Gunthorpe Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hadfield House, E1 Hadfield House is a block on Ellen Street.
Half Moon Passage, Half Moon Passage is an old East End street.
Halliday House, E1 Halliday House is a block on Stutfield Street.
Hanbury Hall, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hanbury House, E1 Hanbury House is located on Hanbury Street.
Hanbury Street, E1 Hanbury Street is a long road running west-east from Commercial Street to Vallance Road.
Harkness House, E1 Harkness House is a building on Christian Street.
Harrow Place, E1 Harrow Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Harrow Place, E1 Harrow Place is an old East End street.
Haydon Square, Haydon Square is an old East End street.
Heneage Street, E1 Heneage Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Henriques Street, E1 Henriques Street was formerly called Berner Street.
Herbert House, E1 Herbert House is sited on Old Castle Street.
Hessel Street, E1 Hessel Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hobson’s Cottages, E1 Hobson’s Cottages was situated off Pelham Street.
Hobsons Place, E1 Hobsons Place was short cul-de-sac.
Hogarth Court, E1 Hogarth Court is a block on Batty Street.
Holloway, Holloway is an old East End street.
Hopetown Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Horner Buildings, E1 The Horner Buildings are a vestige of the Victorian construction of Old Spitalfields Market.
Horner Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hudson Building, E1 Hudson Building is a block on Chicksand Street.
India Street, EC3N India Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Irongate House, EC3A Irongate House is a block on Dukes Place.
Irtstria , Irtstria is an old East End street.
Iwelines , Iwelines is an old East End street.
Jackson & Joseph Building, E1 Jackson & Joseph Building is a building on Princelet Street.
Jacobs Court, E1 Jacobs Court is a block on Plumbers Row.
Jacobson House, E1 Jacobson House is a block on Old Castle Street.
Jewry Street, EC3N Jewry Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
John Sessions Square, E1 John Sessions Square lies off of Alie Street.
John Sinclair Court, E1 John Sinclair Court is a block on Thrawl Street.
Kensington Apartments, E1 Kensington Apartments is a block on Pomell Way.
Kent and Essex Yard, E1 Kent and Essex Yard ran north of Whitechapel High Street, close to the west side of Commercial Street.
Kings Arms Court, E1 Kings Arms Court lies off Old Montague Street.
Kingward House, E1 Kingward House is a block on Greatorex Street.
Kingward Street, E1 King Edward Street is an old East End street.
Kiran Apartments, E1 Kiran Apartments is located on Chicksand Street.
Ladbroke House, E1 Ladbroke House is a block on Commercial Street.
Lamb Street, E1 Lamb Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Lambeth Street, Lambeth Street is an old East End street.
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Leman Street, E1 Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.
Leyden Street, E1 Leyden Street was laid out in 1899-1904 by Sir Algernon Osborn.
Lilian Knowles House, E1 Lilian Knowles House is a block on Crispin Street.
Little Alie Street, Little Alie Street is an old East End street.
Little Paternoster Row, E1 Little Paternoster Row was once known as French Alley.
Little Somerset Street, E1 Little Somerset Street was originally called Harrow Alley but colloquially known as ’Blood Alley.’
Lolesworth Close, E1 Lolesworth Close is a short cul-de-sac on the east side of Commercial Street which was originally the western extremity of Flower and Dean Street.
London Fruit Exchange, E1 London Fruit Exchange is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Luntley Place, E1 Luntley Place appears on the 1862 Stanford map.
Manningtree Street, E1 Manningtree Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Manous House, E1 Manous House is a block on Hessel Street.
Mansell Street, E1 Mansell Street runs north-south on the City of London border.
Marden House, E1 Marden House is located on Batty Street.
Market Street, E1 Market Street serves Spitalfields Market.
Matilda Street, Matilda Street is an old East End street.
Mcauley House, E1 Mcauley House is a building on Wentworth Street.
Meranti House, E1 Meranti House can be found on Goodman’s Stile.
Michael’s House, E1 Michael’s House is a block on Alie Street.
Middlesex Street, E1 Middlesex Street is home to the Petticoat Lane Market.
Middlesex Street, EC3A Middlesex Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area.
Minories, EC3N Minories is one of the old streets of the City of London.
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Molesworth Street , Molesworth Street is an old East End street.
Monkton Terrace , Monkton Terrace is an old East End street.
Monmouth House, E1 Residential block
Monthope Road, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Moss Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mulberry Street, E1 Mulberry Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Myrdle Court, E1 Myrdle Court is a block on Myrdle Street.
Myrdle Street, E1 Myrdle Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Nathaniel Close, E1 Nathaniel Close consists of houses and flats built in the early 1980s.
Neroli House, E1 Neroli House is a building on Piazza Walk.
New Castle Street, New Castle Street is an old East End street.
New Drum Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
New Evershed House, E1 New Evershed House is located on Old Castle Street.
New Goulston Street, E1 New Goulston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
New Loom House, E1 New Loom House is a block on Back Church Lane.
New Road, E1 New Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Newnham Street, Newnham Street is an old East End street.
North Street, E1 North Street was one of the named entrance streets into Old Spitalfields Market.
North Tenter Street, E1 North Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Norvin House, E1 Norvin House can be found on Commercial Street.
Nottingham Place, Nottingham Place is an old East End street.
Novem House, E1 Novem House is a block on Chicksand Street.
Odeon Court, E1 Odeon Court is a block on Chicksand Street.
Old Castle Street, E1 Old Castle Street runs north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street, the southern section of which incorporates the former Castle Alley, murder site of Ripper victim Alice McKenzie.
Old Montague Street, E1 Old Montague Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Baker’s Row (now Vallance Road) to Brick Lane.
Osborn House, E1 Osborn House is a block on Middlesex Street.
Osborn Place, E1 Osborn Place appears on maps between 1800 and 1900.
Osborn Street, E1 Osborn Street is a short road leading from Whitechapel Road to the crossroads with Brick Lane, Wentworth Street and Old Montague Street.
Palmer Street, Palmer Street is an old East End street.
Parfett Street, E1 Parfett Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Park Lane City Apartments, E1 Park Lane City Apartments is a block on Middlesex Street.
Parliament Court, E1 Parliament Court was laid out in the 1680s as part of the development of the Old Artillery Ground.
Patriot House, E1 Patriot House is a block on Hessel Street.
Pauline House, E1 Pauline House is a block on Old Montague Street.
Pavilion House, E1 Pavilion House is a block on Greatorex Street.
Pecks Yard, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Penine House, E1 Penine House is a block on Camperdown Street.
Perilla House, E1 Perilla House is a building on Bridle Mews.
Petticoat Square, E1 A street within the postcode
Petticoat Tower, E1 Petticoat Tower is a block on Middlesex Street.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philchurch Street, E1 Philchurch Street, which disappeared after the Second World War, was originally Philip Street.
Piazza Walk, E1 Piazza Walk is a location in London.
Pimento House, E1 Pimento House is located on Gower’s Walk.
Plumbers Row, E1 Plumbers Row is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pomell Way, E1 Pomell Way is a road in the E1 postcode area
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Princelet Street, E1 Princelet Street started its life as Princes Street.
Proud House, E1 Proud House is a block on Amazon Street.
Providence Street, Providence Street is an old East End street.
Puma Court, E1 Puma Court was formerly known as Red Lion Court.
Queen Street, E1 In 1883, King Street, E1 became Queen Street, E1.
Queen’s Place, E1 Queen’s Place seems to have been a victim of the London Blitz.
Ramar House, E1 Ramar House is a building on Hanbury Street.
Regal Close, E1 Regal Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Resolution Plaza, E1 Resolution Plaza is a location in London.
Riga Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Romford Street, E1 Romford Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Rope Walk Gardens, E1 Rope Walk Gardens is a location in London.
Ropewalk Gardens, EC1M Ropewalk Gardens is a location in London.
Rose Court, E1 Rose Court runs off Widegate Street.
Ruby House, E1 Ruby House is located on Myrdle Street.
Rupert Street, E1 Rupert Street was situated to the east of Leman Street.
Sander Street, E1 Sander Street ran from Back Church Lane to Berner Street (Henriques Street).
Sandy’s Row, E1 Sandy’s Row runs along the City of London boundary.
Saracen’s Head Yard, EC3N Saracen’s Head Yard was to the south of Aldgate.
Satin House, E1 Satin House is a block on Canter Way.
Settles Street, E1 Settles Street links Fieldgate Street with Commercial Road.
Seven Stars Yard, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shepherd Street, Shepherd Street is an old East End street.
Shepherds Place, Shepherds Place is an old East End street.
Sloane Apartments, E1 Sloane Apartments is sited on Old Castle Street.
South Street, E1 South Street provided access from Brushfield Street into Spitalfields Market.
Spelman House, E1 Spelman House is a block on Spelman Street.
Spelman Street, E1 Spelman Street was formerly John Street and built up in the 19th century.
Spring Walk, E1 Spring Walk is a road in the E1 postcode area
St Botolph Building, EC3A St Botolph Building is a block on Houndsditch.
St Botolph Street, EC3A St Botolph Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area.
St Clare Street, EC3N St Clare Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
St Clements House, E1 St Clements House is a building on Leyden Street.
St James’s Passage, EC3A St James’s Passage was formerly known as Church Passage.
St Mark Street, E1 St Mark Street was built on the old Goodman’s Fields.
St Marks Street, St Marks Street is an old East End street.
St Mary Street, St Mary Street is an old East End street.
St. John’s Drive, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Stable Walk, E1 Stable Walk is a location in London.
Standon House, E1 Standon House is a block on Mansell Street.
Steward Street, E1 Steward Street ran further north originally that it does now.
Stoney Lane, EC3A Stoney Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Strype Street, E1 John Strype, who became an antiquary, historian and parson was the son of a Huguenot weaver and born near here in 1643.
Suntash Apartments, E1 Suntash Apartments can be found on Umberston Street.
Symons House, E1 Symons House is a building on Alie Street.
Tannery House, E1 Tannery House is a block on Deal Street.
Tenter Ground, E1 Tenter Ground is one of the notable streetnames of Spitalfields.
Tenter Street East, Tenter Street East is an old East End street.
Tenter Street North, Tenter Street North is an old East End street.
Tenter Street West, Tenter Street West is an old East End street.
The Community Centre, E1 The Community Centre is a location in London.
The Old Montague Apartments, E1 The Old Montague Apartments is a block on Old Montague Street.
The Relay Building, E1 The Relay Building is a block on Commercial Street.
The Steward Building, E1 The Steward Building can be found on Steward Street.
The White Chapel Building, E1 The White Chapel Building is a block on Whitechapel High Street.
Thrawl Street, E1 Originally built by Henry Thrall around 1656, Thrawl Street ran east-west from Brick Lane across a former tenter field owned by the Fossan brothers, Thomas and Lewis.
Tower House, E1 Tower House is a block on Fieldgate Street.
Toynbee Street, E1 Toynbee Street, formerly Shepherd Street, was laid out in 1810-24 and redeveloped in 1927-36 as part of the London County Council’s Holland estate.
Tyne Street, E1 Tyne Street is a location in London.
Umberston Street, E1 Umberston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Universal House, E1 Universal House is a block on Wentworth Street.
Vallance Road, E1 Vallance Road is a significant road running north-south from Bethnal Green Road to Whitechapel Road.
Vibeca Apartments, E1 Vibeca Apartments is a block on Chicksand Street.
Vine Court, E1 Vine Court is a small turning south from Whitechapel Road.
Vine Street, EC3N Vine Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Vollasky House, E1 Vollasky House is a block on Daplyn Street.
Wentworth Street, E1 Wentworth Street runs east-west from the junction of Brick Lane, Osborn Street and Old Montague Street to Middlesex Street.
White Church Lane, E1 White Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
White Church Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
White Kennett Street, EC3A White Kennett Street was named after a Bishop of Peterborough.
Whitechapel High Street, E1 Whitechapel High Street runs approximately west-east from Aldgate High Street to Whitechapel Road and is designated as part of the A11.
Whitechapel Market, E1 Whitechapel Market is a road in the E1 postcode area
Whitechapel Road, E1 Whitechapel Road is a major arterial road in East London.
Whitechapel Technology Centre, E1 Whitechapel Technology Centre is based in the East London Works.
Whites Row, E1 White’s Row is a narrow thoroughfare running east-west from Commercial Street to Crispin Street.
Wicker Street, E1 Wicker Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wide Gate Street, Wide Gate Street is an old East End street.
Wilkes Street, E1 Wilkes Street is a street of early eighteenth century houses, some of which were refronted in the early nineteenth century.
Wiverton Tower, E1 Wiverton Tower is a block on New Drum Street.
Wodeham Gardens, E1 Wodeham Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Workhouse Apartments, E1 Workhouse Apartments is a block on Feather Mews.
Wynfrid House, E1 Wynfrid House is a block on Mulberry Street.

NEARBY PUBS
Pride of Spitalfields Pride of Spitalfields stands on Heneage Street.
Still and Star The Still & Star was on Little Somerset Street near to Aldgate High Street.
Ten Bells The Ten Bells has existed in various guises since the middle of the 18th century.
The Bell The Bell is on the non-City of London side of Middlesex Street.
The Culpeper The Culpeper used to be called the Princess Alice.


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Aldgate East

In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...

The name Commercial Road had been proposed for the original Aldgate East station, which opened on 6 October 1884 as part of an eastern extension to the Metropolitan District Railway (now the District Line), some 500 feet to the west of the current station, close to the Metropolitan Railway’s Aldgate station. However, when the curve to join the Metropolitan Railway from Liverpool Street was built, the curve had to be particularly sharp due to the presence of Aldgate East station, at which it needed to be straight.

As part of London Transport’s 1935-1940 New Works Programme, the triangular junction at Aldgate was enlarged, to allow for a much gentler curve and to ensure that trains held on any leg of the triangle did not foul the signals and points at other places. The new Aldgate East platforms were sited almost immediately to the east of their predecessors, with one exit facing west toward the original location, and another at the east end of the new platforms.

The new eastern exit was now close enough to the next station along the line, St Mary’s (Whitechapel Road), that this station could also be closed, reducing operational overhead and journey times, as the new Aldgate East had effectively replaced two earlier stations.

The new station, opened on 31 October 1938 (the earlier station closing permanently the previous night), was designed to be completely subterranean, providing a much needed pedestrian underpass to the road above. However, in order to accommodate the space needed for this, and the platforms below, the existing track required lowering by more than seven feet. To achieve this task, whilst still keeping the track open during the day, the bed underneath the track was excavated, and the track held up by a timber trestle work. Then, once excavation was complete and the new station constructed around the site, an army of over 900 workmen lowered the whole track simultaneously in one night, utilising overhead hooks to suspend the track when necessary. The hooks still remain.

District and Hammersmith and City line trains running into Aldgate East along two sides of the triangle (from Liverpool Street and from Tower Hill) pass through the site of the earlier station, most of which has been obliterated by the current junction alignment, although the extensive width and height and irregular shape of the tunnel can be observed.

Since the station was built completely under a widened road, and was built after concrete had started to be used as a construction material, the platforms have a particularly high headroom. Combined with the late 1930s style of tiling typical of the stations of the then London Passenger Transport Board, the platform area of the station presents a particularly airy and welcoming appearance, unusual on the underground at the time of construction. The tiling contains relief tiles, showing devices pertinent to London Transport and the area it served, were designed by Harold Stabler and made by the Poole Pottery.


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Byward Tower, 1893
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In the neighbourhood...

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The Boar’s Head was located on the north side of Whitechapel High Street. The Boar’s Head was originally an inn, which was built in the 1530s; it underwent two renovations for use as a playhouse: first, in 1598, when a simple stage was erected, and a second, more elaborate renovation in 1599.
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The Third Goodmans Fields Theatre, Great Alie Street (1801)
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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) addressing a "smoking debate" at Toynbee Hall (1902)
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A drawing published in 1907 of the west front of the Church of Holy Trinity, Minories
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Whitechapel Gallery
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Byward Tower, 1893
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Battle of Cable Street mural The Battle of Cable Street took place on the corner of Cable Street and Dock Street, and other places
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Middlesex Street (Petticoat Lane) on the site of Sandy’s Row (1912)
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The Ten Bells pub, Spitalfields (2012) The Jamie Oliver series Jamie’s Great Britain featured his great-great-grandfather was a landlord of the pub during the 1880s. Oliver was shown visiting the Ten Bells to discuss his East London roots, and to see how Londoners lived, drank and ate at the end of the 19th century.
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Old Spitalfields Market (2017) This is a covered market which has been on the site for over 350 years. In 2005, a regeneration programme resulted in the new public spaces: Bishops Square and Crispin Place, which are now part of the modern Spitalfields Market. A range of public markets runs daily, with independent local stores and restaurants - as well as new office developments.
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