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Post by Jackie Drinkwater: Elgin Crescent, W11

My Father Richard Knappe was born at 133 Elgin Crescent in 1923. My Grandfather being a refugee from the Italian border town of Gorizia.

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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

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Was there a Wellington street there

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Popular fast-food chain Taco Bell is opening restaurants in Hammersmith and Fulham
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The Belsize Park supermarket ditching plastic
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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/nov/20/police-need-public-support-to-arrest-violent-offenders

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One in four trains late each day on troubled South Western Railway
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Grenfell inquiry: 12-year-old victim pleaded for fire crews to hurry
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

High Street Kensington

High Street Kensington is a London Underground station at Kensington High Street.

Kensington High Street is a road (forming part of the A315) in Kensington, west London.

Its western extremity is the eastern end of Hammersmith Road near Kensington (Olympia) station. From here, the road heads east-north-east, past the Commonwealth Institute and High Street Kensington tube station. It forms a junction which Kensington Church Street, which runs to the north, and then continues east to the south-west corner of Kensington Gardens, close by Kensington Palace. Eastward the road becomes Kensington Road.

The stretch between the Commonwealth Institute and Kensington Gardens is a popular shopping area, with chainstores and upmarket shops serving a wealthy catchment area. In 2005 House of Fraser announced that it is closing the 135 year old Barkers department store in the street, meaning that it will have no department stores left after the earlier closures of Pontings and Derry & Toms. The 75,000 square foot premises will be taken over by Whole Foods Market, the American owner of organic supermarket chain Fresh & Wild to become the UK’s first organic superstore.

High Street Kensington station, on the District Line, opened in 1868.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Court Hotel:   The Abbey Court is a hotel located at 20 Pembridge Gardens in Notting Hill.
Ashbourne Independent School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 21. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bayswater:   Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas - also one of London's biggest concentration of hotels.
Biba:   Biba was a London fashion store of the 1960s and 1970s, started and primarily run by the Polish-born Barbara Hulanicki with help of her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon.
Coach and Horses:   The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Collingham:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Cromwell Curve:   The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations.
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.
Fox Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Hawkesdown House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Heythrop College:   Higher education institutions
High Street Kensington:   High Street Kensington is a London Underground station at Kensington High Street.
Holland Park School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
Kensington Market:   Kensington Market was a three storey indoor market at 49 Kensington High Street, created in late 1967
Kensington Palace:   Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.
Kensington Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Kensington Roof Garden:   Kensington Roof Garden (formerly known as Derry and Toms Roof Gardens) covers 6000 square metres.
Kensington School:   The Kensington Proprietary Grammar School was an educational establishment founded in 1830 that is perhaps best remembered for being one of the founders of the Football Association in 1863.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Nokes Estate:   Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
Notting Hill Gate:   Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days:   Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone, was originally published in 1924 by T. Fisher Unwin.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Kensington Gravel Pits and Northlands:   Chapter 2 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Pembridge Hall School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.
Royal Garden Hotel:   Royal Garden Hotel is a 5 star hotel in London, England.
Sheffield House and Glebe Estate:   Sheffield House and Glebe Estate was an old landed estate of Kensington.
Snowflake School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Southbank International School Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Barnabas and St Philip’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Cuthbert with St Matthias CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary Abbot’s:   St Mary Abbot’s Hospital operated from 1871 to 1992. From 1846 to 1869 the site housed the Kensington Parish Workhouse.
St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
The Fascination of Chelsea: North of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Kensington School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
The Troubadour Cafe:   
West Brompton:   West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.
Wetherby Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Abingdon Road and Scarsdale Villas:   This view shows Tyler the chemists during the 1960s.
Pembridge Road (1900s):   This is the view looking north down Pembridge Road from Notting Hill Gate.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Abingdon Mansions, W8 · Abingdon Road, W8 · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Adam And Eve Mews, W8 · Airlie Gardens, W8 · Aisgill Avenue, W14 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ansdell Street, W8 · Ansdell Terrace, W8 · Argyll Road, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Ball Street, W8 · Bark Place, W2 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Beatrice Place, W8 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Bellamy Close, W14 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Blithfield Street, W8 · Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Callcott Street, W8 · Campden Grove, W8 · Campden Hill Court, W8 · Campden Hill Gardens, W8 · Campden Hill Place, W11 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Square, W8 · Campden Hill Towers, W11 · Campden Hill, W8 · Campden Street, W8 · Caroline Place Mews, W2 · Caroline Place, W2 · Chantry Square, W8 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Chepstow Crescent, W11 · Chepstow Place, W2 · Chepstow Villas, W11 · Childs Place, SW5 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Collingham Gardens, SW5 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Cope Place, W8 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Cromwell Crescent, SW5 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · Dawson Place, W2 · Denbigh Close, W11 · Denbigh Road, W11 · Denbigh Terrace, W11 · Derry Street, W8 · Devonshire Place, W8 · Drayson Mews Holland Street, W8 · Drayson Mews, W8 · Duchess of Bedford’s Walk, W8 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earl’s Terrace, W8 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earls Walk, W8 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · Eden Close, W8 · Edge Street, W8 · Edwardes Place, W8 · Edwardes Square Studios, W8 · Edwardes Square, W8 · Empress Place, SW6 · Essex Villas, W8 · Evesham House, W2 · Farm Place, W8 · Farmer Street, W8 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Finborough Road, SW10 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gregory Place, W8 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Hillgate Place, W8 · Hillgate Street, W8 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Holland Street, W8 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Horbury Mews, W11 · Hornton Place, W8 · Hornton Street, W8 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Iverna Court, W8 · Iverna Gardens, W8 · Jameson Street, W8 · Kelso Place, W8 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Kensington Apartment, W8 · Kensington Arcade, W8 · Kensington Church Court, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Church Walk, W8 · Kensington Court Gardens · Kensington Court Place, W8 · Kensington Court, W8 · Kensington Gate, W8 · Kensington High Street, W8 · Kensington Mall, W8 · Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 · Kensington Place, W8 · Kenway Road, SW5 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Ladbroke Terrace, W11 · Lancer Square, W8 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Lillie Yard, SW6 · Linden Gardens, W2 · Linden Mews, W2 · Logan Place, W8 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Lucerne Mews, W8 · Macmillan House, W8 · Marchbank Road, SW6 · Marchbank Road, W14 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · Melbury Court, W14 · Melbury Court, W8 · Melon Place, W8 · Moscow Place, W2 · Moscow Road, W2 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · Newcombe House, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W2 · Observatory Gardens, W8 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Old Court Place, W8 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Orme Court, W2 · Orme Lane, W2 · Orme Square, W2 · Ossington Street, W2 · Palace Avenue, W8 · Palace Court, W2 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palace Green, W8 · Palace Place Mansions, W8 · Peel Street, W8 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Place, W11 · Pembridge Place, W2 · Pembridge Road, W11 · Pembridge Road, W2 · Pembridge Square, W2 · Pembridge Villas, W11 · Pembroke Gardens Close, W8 · Pembroke Gardens, W8 · Pembroke Mews, W8 · Pembroke Place, W8 · Pembroke Road, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Pencombe Mews, W11 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Phillimore Place, W8 · Phillimore Walk, W8 · Pitt Street, W8 · Poplar Place, W2 · Prince’s Square, W2 · Princes Mews, W2 · Princes Square, W2 · Queens Mews, W2 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Rabbit Roe, W8 · Radley Mews, W8 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redcliffe Street, SW10 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · Rickett Street, SW6 · Roxby Place, SW6 · Saint Petersburgh Place, W2 · Salem Road, W2 · Scarsdale Place, W8 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Sheldrake Place, W8 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, W8 · Simon Close, W11 · South Courtyard, N19 · South Edwardes Square, W8 · South End Row, W8 · South End, W8 · Spear Mews, SW5 · St Albans Grove, W8 · St James House, W8 · St Margarets Lane, W8 · St Mary Abbots Hall, W8 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · St Petersburgh Mews, W2 · St Petersburgh Place, W2 · St. Mary’s Gate, W8 · St. Mary’s Place, W8 · Stafford Terrace, W8 · Stanford Road, W8 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Templeton Place, SW5 · Thackeray Street, W8 · The Mansions, SW5 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Upper Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Uxbridge Street, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Gardens, W11 · Warwick Chambers, W8 · Warwick Road, SW5 · Weir Road, SW17 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wharfedale Street, SW10 · Windsor Court, W2 · Wrights Lane, W8 · Wycombe Square, W8 · Wynnstay Gardens, W8 · York Passage, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·
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Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

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.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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