Cressingham Road, HA8

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Cressingham Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



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Robert Body
Robert Body   
Added: 26 Sep 2018 12:32 GMT   
IP: 210.50.88.213
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Post by Robert Body: 7 Shenley Road, WD6

The daughter of Hastwells Hardware Jean is my Godmother and is still alive (26/9/18) in Essendon and I have connections with the village going back many years.

Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
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Post by Marian: High Street Barnet

No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
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Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
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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.

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.

Irene Smith
Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.

LDNnews
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Added: 22 Oct 2018 18:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Where to get your salt beef in the West End after Gaby’s Deli closes | Letter
Where to get your salt beef in the West End after Gaby’s Deli closes | Letter

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/22/where-to-get-your-salt-beef-in-the-west-end-after-gabys-deli-closes

LDNnews
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Added: 22 Oct 2018 17:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill Broadway
Morning update: Beautiful sunshine to kick off the new week

Good morning and what a glorious morning it is too.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16998422.morning-update-beautiful-sunshine-to-kick-off-the-new-week/?ref=rss

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Added: 22 Oct 2018 17:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Car left on its roof after crash with lorry
A person was taken to hospital following a crash which left a car on its roof.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16998697.car-left-on-its-roof-after-crash-with-lorry-on-north-circular-road/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Jetlag? What’s that? Chargers training showed how team prepared to win

In-form Los Angeles Chargers showed their skills in a training session in Barnet


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16999754.la-chargers-train-at-allianz-park-ahead-of-victory-over-tennessee-titans/?ref=rss

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
WARNING: Reports of traffic incidents on M25, A1 and M1 tonight

Evening all, one or two problems on the roads to be mindful of tonight.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16999860.warning-reports-of-traffic-incidents-on-m25-a1-and-m1-tonight/?ref=rss

LDNnews
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Added: 22 Oct 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Car left on its roof after crash with lorry
A person was taken to hospital following a crash which left a car on its roof.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16998697.car-left-on-its-roof-after-crash-with-lorry-on-north-circular-road/?ref=rss

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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1900s
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Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.

The name Burnt Oak was first used in 1754 and from then until the 1850s referred to no more than a field on the eastern side of the Edgware Road (Watling Street). Nor is there evidence that the name implies anything except that the field had once contained a burnt oak tree.

In May 1844 Burnt Oak field was sold to a Mr Essex, and by the 1860s plans were in place to build three residential streets: North Street, East Street, and South Street. The application of the field name to the area seems to have followed from this new estate and was in use by the end of the 19th century.

However, the area was generally known as Red Hill until the opening of Burnt Oak tube station.

The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Burnt Oak (Watling) on the 27 October 1924, two months after the extension of the Hampstead & Highgate Line from Hendon Central to Edgware had opened. The station was originally provided with a temporary structure before the final ticket office building was constructed in 1925. The suffix was dropped from the name about 1950.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Apex Corner:   The A1 (Barnet Bypass) and A41 (Watford Bypass) converge at Apex Corner roundabout.
Bald Faced Stag:   The Baldfaced Stag was an inn on the Edgware Road as early as the 18th century when hay carters from Middlesex and Hertfordhire would meet there on May Day.
Barnfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Barnfield School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Burnt Oak:   Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Grammar School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Montrose Playing Fields:   
Northgate School:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Stag Lane Aerodrome:   Stag Lane Aerodrome was a private aerodrome between 1915 and 1934.
Stag Lane Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Stag Lane Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Annunciation Catholic Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
The Annunciation RC Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Watling Park:   
Woodcroft Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Apex Corner (1920s):   This view of the Apex Corner roundabout shows the original Apex Garage.
Burnt Oak footpath:   Burnt Oak was a suburb which went up suddenly in 1924.
Burnt Oak footpath (1926):   Burnt Oak Underground station platform, Hampstead and Highgate line (now Northern line).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, HA8 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Alders Road, HA8 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Apex Parade, NW7 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Close, HA8 · Ashbourne Grove, NW7 · Audax, NW9 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Barnhill Road, NW9 · Beech Walk, NW7 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Beverley Drive, NW9 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, NW9 · Booth Road, HA8 · Booth Road, NW9 · Braemar Gardens, NW9 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Broadview, NW9 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Campion Way, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Charcot Road, NW9 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Clare House, HA8 · Cloister Gardens, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Comet, NW9 · Concorde House, NW7 · Coningsby Avenue, NW9 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cranfield Drive, NW9 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Douglas, NW9 · Downhurst Avenue, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · East Road, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Elvington Lane, NW9 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Ferndene, NW9 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Fulbeck Drive, NW9 · Galy, NW9 · Gaskarth Road, HA8 · Gaydon Lane, NW9 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Glendor Gardens, NW7 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Gordon Gardens, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Green Avenue, NW7 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Greencroft, HA8 · Greenway Close, NW9 · Greenway Gardens, NW9 · Grenville Place, NW7 · Gresswell, NW9 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Hale Grove Gardens, NW7 · Hale Lane, NW7 · Halford Close, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Hemswell Drive, NW9 · Heywood Avenue, NW9 · Highwood Grove, NW7 · Holmstall Avenue, NW9 · Holmwood Grove, NW7 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Hudson, NW9 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Joslin Avenue, NW9 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Limes Avenue, NW7 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Lingard Avenue, NW9 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Magnolia Gardens, HA8 · Manor Close, NW7 · Manor Drive, NW7 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Martynside, NW9 · Maxwelton Avenue, NW7 · Maxwelton Close, NW7 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Meridian Close, NW7 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Millway, NW7 · Moineau, NW9 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Montrose Avenue, NW9 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Mount Drive, NW9 · North Parade, HA8 · North Road, HA8 · Northolm, HA8 · Northolme Gardens, HA8 · Northway Circus, NW7 · Northway Crescent, NW7 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oak Gardens, HA8 · Oakleigh Avenue, HA8 · Oakleigh Court, HA8 · Oakmead Gardens, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Pageant Avenue, NW9 · Park Way, HA8 · Pike Road, NW7 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Portman Gardens, NW9 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Randall, NW9 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Russell Grove, NW7 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Sandhurst Road, NW9 · Scout Way, NW7 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Selvage Lane, NW7 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Southbourne Avenue, NW9 · Spalding Close, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · Stag Close, HA8 · Stoneyfields Gardens, HA8 · Stoneyfields Lane, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Sunbury Avenue, NW7 · Sunbury Gardens, NW7 · Sunnydale Gardens, NW7 · Sunnyside Terrace, NW9 · Swan Drive, NW9 · Symphony Close, HA8 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Greenway, NW9 · The Highlands, HA8 · The Mall, NW9 · The Meads, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Trafalgar House, NW7 · Trenchard Close, NW9 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Upcroft Avenue, HA8 · Valentine, NW9 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warmwell Avenue, NW9 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watford By-pass, NW7 · Watford Way, NW7 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Wingfield Children Family Centre, NW9 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·
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Northwest Middlesex (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
From Harrow Weald in the northwest to West Hendon in the southeast, and from Stirling Corner in the northeast to Harrow in the southwest.
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

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