Tait Street, E1

An area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with most of the buildings dating from the 2000s

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Road · Stepney · E1 ·
July
16
2019

A street within the E1 postcode





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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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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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Beverly Sand   
Added: 3 Apr 2021 17:19 GMT   

Havering Street, E1
My mother was born at 48 Havering Street. That house no longer exists. It disappeared from the map by 1950. Family name Schneider, mother Ray and father Joe. Joe’s parents lived just up the road at 311 Cable Street

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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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Lived here
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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Boo Horton    
Added: 31 May 2021 13:39 GMT   

Angel & Trumpet, Stepney Green
The Angel & Trumpet Public House in Stepney Green was run by my ancestors in the 1930’s. Unfortunately, it was a victim on WWII and was badly damaged and subsequently demolished. I have one photograph that I believe to bethe pub, but it doesn’t show much more that my Great Aunt cleaning the steps.

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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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fariba   
Added: 28 Jun 2021 00:48 GMT   

Tower Bridge Business Complex, S
need for my coursework

Source: university

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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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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Lived here
Linda    
Added: 18 Feb 2021 22:03 GMT   

Pereira Street, E1
My grandfather Charles Suett lived in Periera Street & married a widowed neighbour there. They later moved to 33 Bullen House, Collingwood Street where my father was born.

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Watts   
Added: 17 May 2022 20:29 GMT   

Baeethoven St School, also an Annex for Paddington College of FE.
In the early 70’s I took a two year science course at Paddington CFE. The science classes were held on weekday evenings at Beethoven Street school, overseen by chemistry teacher, Mr Tattershall.

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Added: 25 Apr 2022 22:11 GMT   

Southover, N12
Everyone knows Central Woodside is the place to be. Ever since kdog moved from finchtown, Woodside has been thriving.

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Bernard Miller   
Added: 12 Apr 2022 17:36 GMT   

My mother and her sister were born at 9 Windsor Terrace
My mother, Millie Haring (later Miller) and her sister Yetta Haring (later Freedman) were born here in 1922 and 1923. With their parents and older brother and sister, they lived in two rooms until they moved to Stoke Newington in 1929. She always said there were six rooms, six families, a shared sink on the first floor landing and a toilet in the backyard.

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Brian Lynch   
Added: 10 Apr 2022 13:38 GMT   

Staples Mattress Factory
An architect’s design of the Staples Mattress Factory
An image found on the website of Dalzell’s Beds, in Armagh Northern Ireland.

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Lived here
   
Added: 19 Feb 2022 16:21 GMT   

Harmondsworth (1939 - 1965)
I lived in a house (Lostwithiel) on the Bath Road opposite the junction with Tythe Barn Lane, now a hotel site. Initially, aircraft used one of the diagonal runways directly in line with our house. I attended Sipson Primary School opposite the Three Magpies and celebrated my 21st birthday at The Peggy Bedford in 1959.

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Emma Seif   
Added: 25 Jan 2022 19:06 GMT   

Birth of the Bluestocking Society
In about 1750, Elizabeth Montagu began hosting literary breakfasts in her home at 23 (now 31) Hill Street. These are considered the first meetings of the Bluestocking society.

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Added: 14 Jan 2022 03:06 GMT   

Goldbourne Gardens W 10
I lived in Goldbourne Gardens in the 50,s very happy big bomb site

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Chris Nash   
Added: 10 Jan 2022 22:54 GMT   

Shortlands Close, DA17
Shortlands Close and the flats along it were constructed in the mid-1990s. Prior to this, the area was occupied by semi-detached houses with large gardens, which dated from the post-war period and were built on the site of Railway Farm. The farm and its buildings spanned the length of Abbey Road, on the south side of the North Kent Line railway tracks.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street (1906) The corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street, Wapping, December 1906.

NEARBY STREETS
Amazon Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Angel Mews, E1W A street within the E1 postcode
Anthony Street, E1 Anthony Street previously ran from Commercial Road through to Cable Street. Just a few metres survive.
Arrival Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Arrivalley Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Artichoke Hill, E1W Artichoke Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Back Church Lane, E1 Back Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Batty Street, E1 Batty Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Betts House, E1 Betts House is the oldest block on the St George’s Estate.
Betts Street, E1W Betts Street was formerly a lengthy street in the area.
Bewley Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Bigland Street, E1 Bigland Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bluegate Field, E1 Bluegate Field was a poetic name used in the 18th century for a section of Cable Street.
Bowmans Mews, E1 Bowmans Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Boyard Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Boyd Street, E1 Boyd Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Breezer’s Hill, E98 Breezer’s Hill is a short, narrow hill running between The Highway (formerly Ratcliffe Highway and St George Street) and Pennington Street.
Bridle Mews, E1 Bridle Mews is a location in London.
Bromehead Road, E1 Bromehead Road is a location in London.
Bromehead Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Burslem Street, E1 Burslem Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Burwell Close, E1 Burwell Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Cable Street, E1 Cable Street started as a straight path along which hemp ropes were twisted into ships’ cables.
Cannon St Road, E1 Cannon St Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cannon Street Road, E1 Cannon Street Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Challoner Walk, E1 Challoner Walk is a location in London.
Chapman Street, E1 Chapman Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Chaucer Gardens, E1 Chaucer Gardens is a location in London.
Chigwell Hill, E1W Chigwell Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Christian Street, E1 Christian Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Commercial Road, E1 Commercial Road is a major thoroughfare (the A13) running east-west from the junction of Burdett Road and East India Dock Road to Braham Street.
Cornwall Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Crowder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Damien Street, E1 Damien Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Deancross Street, E1 Deancross Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dellow Street, E1 Dellow Street was once Blue Gate Fields.
Dock Street, E1 Dock Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dunch Street, E1 Dunch Street is a street in
East Cross Centre, E1 East Cross Centre is one of the streets of London in the E15 postal area.
Education Square, E1 Education Square is a location in London.
Ellen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Ensign Street, E1 Ensign Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ensigreen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Enterprise House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Fairclough Street, E1 Fairclough Street runs from Back Church Lane to Christian Street.
Fenton Street, E1 Fenton Street runs south from Commercial Road.
Fletcher Street, E1 Fletcher Street runs south off of Cable Street.
Flintlock Close, E1 Flintlock Close is a location in London.
Forbes Street, E1 Forbes Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Gauging Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Golding Street, E1 Golding Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Goodman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Gower’s Walk, E1 Gower’s Walk leads south from Commercial Road.
Graces Alley, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Greenfield Road, E1 Greenfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hainton Close, E1 Hainton Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Hawksmoor Mews, E1 Hawksmoor Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Henriques Street, E1 Henriques Street was formerly called Berner Street.
Hessel Street, E1 Hessel Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hindmarsh Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hooper Street, E1 Hooper Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
James Voller Way, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Jane Street, E1 Jane Street is now only a few yards long, with no houses.
Jewel Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Juniper Street, E1 Juniper Street is now simply a cul-de-sac
Kinder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
King Charles Terrace, E1W King Charles Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
King David Lane, E1 King David Lane connects Cable Street with The Highway.
King Henry Terrace, E1W King Henry Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Kingsley Mews, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Knock Fergus, E1 Knock Fergus was absorbed into Cable Street during the 1860s.
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Lowood Street, E1 Lowood Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Martha Street, E1 Martha Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Martineau Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Meadowcroft Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mill Yard, E1 Mill Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Montpelier Place, E1 Montpelier Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Morris Street, E1 Morris Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Morton Close, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Mulberry Court, E1W A street within the E1 postcode
Nelson Street, E1 Nelson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
New Loom House, E1 Residential block
Newbold Cottages, E1 Newbold Cottages is a road in the E1 postcode area
Newlands Quay, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Pace Place, E1 Pace Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Pennington Street, E1W Pennington Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pinchin Street, E1 Pinchin Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Princes Court Business Centre, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Princes Street, E1 Tower Bridge Approach is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Princess Court Business Park, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Prince’s Square, E1W Prince’s Square was part of an eighteenth century Swedish community.
Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W Queen Victoria Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Railway Arches, E1 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Rampart Street, E1 Rampart Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Redcastle Close, E1 Redcastle Close arrived with the construction of the Glamis Estate.
Richard Street, E1 Richard 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.
Rum Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Rum Warehouse, E1W Rum Warehouse is a location in London.
Sage Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
School Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Settles Street, E1 Settles Street links Fieldgate Street with Commercial Road.
Shadwell Gardens, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shadwell Place, E1 Shadwell Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Ship Alley, E1W Ship Alley used to lie off Wellclose Square.
Sly Street, E1 Sly Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Solander Gardens, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Sovereign Close, E1W Sovereign Close is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Spencer Way, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
St. Katharines Way, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Star Street, E1 Star Street was, for a while, Planet Street.
Stutfield Street, E1 Stutfield Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Sun Walk, E1W Sun Walk is a road in the E1W postcode area
Sutton Street, E1 Sutton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Swedenborg Gardens, E1 Swedenborg Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Tarling Street, E1 Tarling Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Telfords Yard, E1W Telfords Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
The Highway, E1W The Highway was once the Ratcliffe Highway.
The Highway, E1W The Highway, formerly known as the Ratcliffe Highway and dating dates back to Saxon times, is a road which stretches from Wapping to Shadwell.
The Loom, EC3R The Loom is a location in London.
Tillman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Timberland Road, E1 Timberland Road is a road in the E1 postcode area
Turning Street, E20 Turning Street is a location in London.
Twine Court, E1 Twine Court is a road in the E1 postcode area
Twyne House 3 Boyd Street, E1 Twyne House 3 Boyd Street is a location in London.
Umberston Street, E1 Umberston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Varden Street, E1 Varden Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Virginia Street, E1W Virginia Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Walburgh Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Watney Market, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Watney Street, E1 Watney Street is the location for a famed East End street market.
Wellclose Square, E1 Wellclose Square lies between Cable Street to the north and The Highway to the south.
Wellclose Street, E1W Wellclose Street was originally built in the 1680s as Neptune Street.
West Gardens, E1W West Gardens is a road in the E1W postcode area
Wicker Street, E1 Wicker Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wool House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode

NEARBY PUBS
George Tavern The George Tavern contains original brickwork some 700 years old.


Stepney






LOCAL PHOTOS
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Thames Tunnel
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Buck's Row (Durward Street) in 1938.
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Hanbury Street c.1918, looking east
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Leman Street (1930s)
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In the neighbourhood...

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Cable Street, E1 in the early years of the twentieth century
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Berner Street, April 1909. The cartwheel indicates the entrance to Dutfield's Yard.
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Settles Street, E1 (1940) This photo shows a fine old school sign which featured a torch. A direction sign to a Second World War shelter is on the wall.
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The ruins of Ratcliff after the fire of 1794
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Wellclose Square in the Victorian era
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Whitechapel Road
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Jackman House and its shops as seen from Old Gravel Lane. Photographed as part of the Wapping Housing Estate, ca. 1932
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Entrance to Ship Alley from the southeast corner of Wellclose Square, Stepney (1898) Ship Alley was laid out in 1683 by Nicholas Barbon, a "most roguish builder-financier"
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Jamrach, a notable dealer in wild animals, was based in the Ratcliffe Highway in Wapping. According to one source the animals (including lions) were kept in cages in the basement
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Jane Street in the 1950s
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