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Added: 26 Aug 2018 13:51 GMT
|Post by Schweepes: Schweppes Factory|
Michael kenny security with gsd protection dogc sabre 1960s-1970s
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT
|Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12|
I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT
|Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10|
i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT
|Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage|
My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.
Happy times they were.
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT
|Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9|
I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT
|Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9|
I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5
Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT
|Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6|
I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT
|Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6|
I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT
|Post by Ron: Colindale|
The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
Added: 13 Aug 2017 21:39 GMT
|Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6|
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 fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census
Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT
|Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory|
The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.
Added: 25 Sep 2018 12:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Stonebridge Park|
Grenfell fire commander 'believed only one or two flats would go up in flames'
Concrete tower "should have protected itself" from burning cladding and another Grenfell "couldn’t be managed"
Added: 25 Sep 2018 12:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Wembley Park|
Hackney murder: Police facing 'wall of silence' around popular personal trainer's death in east London
Detectives investigating the murder of a "hugely popular" personal trainer are facing "total silence" with even his friends failing to speak to police.
Added: 25 Sep 2018 12:00 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Stanmore|
Investigation after campervan catches fire on busy Hither Green street
Four fire crews were called to a campervan on fire in Hither Green which was at risk of explosion.
Added: 25 Sep 2018 12:00 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Canons Park|
Greenwich police ’punched and bitten’ while removing a man from a bus
Police in Greenwich have hailed their officers for their "exemplary restraint" after they were attacked while trying to get a man off a bus.
Added: 25 Sep 2018 05:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction|
Nearly 20,000 sign petition urging Met to reopen Croydon cat killer case
Nearly 20,000 people outraged at the Metropolitan Police’s announcement to close the investigation into the Croydon Cat Killer have signed a petition calling on the force to reopen the case.
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