Embry Drive, HA7

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Embry Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



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Lesley carlton
Lesley carlton   
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT   
IP: 81.96.23.80
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I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm


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.


John Morton
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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.

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.

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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Series of arrests as police clamp down on vehicle thefts
Police officers tackling vehicle crime and theft have carried out a series of operations resulting in a number of arrests and charges.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17219930.police-in-hertsmere-tackle-vehicle-crime-in-hertsmere/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Sudbury Town
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - London Film Premiere (13th Nov 18)
Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his friends, Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler), Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and her sister, Queenie (Alison Sudol) travel to Paris on orders from Albus Dumbledor...

https://www.allinlondon.co.uk/whats-on.php?event=210291

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Post by LDNnews: Sudbury Hill
BBC reporter hailed for refreshing Brexit analysis: 'I haven't got the foggiest idea... ask Mr Blobby'
Follow live Brexit updates HERE.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/bbc-reporters-hailed-from-refreshing-brexit-analysis-i-havent-got-the-foggiest-idea-ask-mr-blobby-a3988821.html

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Added: 13 Nov 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Wembley Park
Mother thanks passengers who helped her give birth on train and says: 'I won't call him Stratford International'
Mother thanks passengers who helped her give birth on train and says: 'I won't call him Stratford International'

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/mother-thanks-passengers-who-helped-her-give-birth-on-train-and-says-i-wont-call-him-stratford-a3988546.html

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Added: 13 Nov 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stanmore
Most of London's National Cycle Network 'safe enough for 12-year-olds to ride alone,' charity claims
Children are safer riding on London’s cycle network than in the average UK city, according to a new report.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/most-of-londons-cycling-network-safe-enough-for-12yearolds-to-ride-on-alone-charity-claims-a3988326.html

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Added: 13 Nov 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Murder investigation after 62-year-old woman found dead in Balham

A 62-year-old women was reportedly murdered at an address in Balham on Monday (November 12).


https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17219751.women-62-found-dead-at-balham-address/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
FA Cup second round draw in full: AFC Wimbledon heading to Morecambe or Halifax Town
AFC Wimbledon have been handed an FA Cup second-round tie clash against Morecambe or Halifax Town.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fa-cup-second-round-draw-in-full-afc-wimbledon-heading-to-morecambe-or-halifax-town-a3988151.html

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Post by LDNnews: South Kenton
TfL Tube map 'World Cup final': Jubilee and Victoria lines go head-to-head in 'ultimate London Underground tournament'
TfL Tube map 'World Cup final': Jubilee and Victoria lines go head-to-head in 'ultimate London Underground tournament'

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/jubilee-and-victoria-lines-go-headtohead-in-tfl-map-world-cup-final-a3988221.html

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Post by LDNnews: North Harrow
Council leader criticises Budget
The leader of Harrow Council has called on the Government to do more for local authorities following the latest Budget.

https://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/17218046.harrow-council-leader-responds-to-2018-budget/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Harrow-on-the-Hill
Weather, traffic and tube info on a miserable Monday afternoon
Monday is coming to a close. Time to get home.

https://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/17218518.tube-traffic-and-weather-update/?ref=rss

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Added: 13 Nov 2018 09:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone
Morning update: A10 reopens after fatal crash but there are severe delays

Good morning,


https://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/17219433.morning-update-fatal-crash-in-enfield-shuts-a10/?ref=rss

VIEW THE STANMORE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE STANMORE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE STANMORE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE STANMORE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE STANMORE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Stanmore

Stanmore is a place in the London Borough of Harrow, in London, England. It is a suburban development situated 11 miles northwest of Charing Cross.

The area was recorded in the Domesday Book as Stanmere, the name deriving from the Old English stan, ’stony’ and mere, ’a pool’. There are outcrops of gravel on the clay soil here and the mere may have been one of the ponds which still exist.

By 1574 the area had become known as Stanmore the Great to distinguish it from Little Stanmore.

Stanmore Village station was open for train services between 1890 and 1952. Stanmore station opened in 1932.

The suburb is characterised by numerous small restaurants and caf?s, several public houses, and a handful of boutique-style clothing stores. The centre of Stanmore is dominated by the presence of a large Sainsburys supermarket. Stanmore’s extensive residential areas are leafy and predominantly affluent, with many residents commuting daily to jobs in central London and the City.

Stanmore is home to Stanmore College (a government further education establishment) and a local library. The suburb also hosts the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital - known as RNOH - which is famed for its spinal unit.

Stanmore tube station is the northernmost station on the Jubilee Line. The station was opened on 10 December 1932 on a branch of the Metropolitan Line. This branch was transferred to the Bakerloo Line in 1939 and again to the Jubilee Line in 1979.

Unusually for an above ground station, the ticket office is not in the entrance hall but downstairs at platform level, although a large bay area now containing rarely used public telephones once held the booking hall.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Belmont:   Belmont is named after the mound, constructed in the early 18th century by Henry James Brydges - Earl of Carnarvon and first Duke of Chandos. He had a summer house built atop the mound for the wonderful view. The mound, or mount, is now the Stanmore Golf Course.
Belmont School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Heriots Wood:   St Bartholomew’s priory leased or sold woods separately, as in Little Stanmore, during the early 16th-century. Geoffrey Chamber claimed the forfeiture of 'Heriots Wood' in 1544, after over 100 large trees had been felled, but he was opposed by the homage and forced to sue his tenant.
St John’s CofE School Stanmore:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Stanmore:   Stanmore is a place in the London Borough of Harrow, in London, England. It is a suburban development situated 11 miles northwest of Charing Cross.
Stanmore park:   This is a children’s centre.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adelaide Close, HA7 · Algar Close, HA7 · Alton Avenue, HA7 · Ash Close, HA7 · Ashdale Grove, HA7 · Aylmer Close, HA7 · Aylmer Drive, HA7 · Aylwards Rise, HA7 · Bellamy Drive, HA7 · Belmont Circle, HA3 · Belmont cycle path, HA3 · Ben Hale Close, HA7 · Bentley Way, HA7 · Berwick Close, HA7 · Binyon Crescent, HA7 · Bowls Close, HA7 · Boyle Avenue, HA7 · Bridges Road, HA7 · Brockhurst Close, HA7 · Cairn Way, HA7 · Castellane Close, HA7 · Chambers Walk, HA7 · Chandos Court, HA7 · Chartley Avenue, HA7 · Chenduit Way, HA7 · Colman Court, HA7 · Connaught Road, HA3 · Conway Close, HA7 · Coverdale Close, HA7 · Culverlands Close, HA7 · Curzon Avenue, HA7 · Curzon Road, HA7 · Daventer Drive, HA7 · Dearne Close, HA7 · Douglas Close, HA7 · Dowding Place, HA7 · Drummond Drive, HA7 · Dryden Road, HA3 · Eaton Close, HA7 · Elliott Road, HA7 · Embry Close, HA7 · Embry Drive, HA7 · Embry Way, HA7 · Fallowfield, HA7 · Felbridge Avenue, HA7 · Flecker Close, HA7 · Fortnums Acre, HA7 · Georgian Close, HA7 · Glanville Mews, HA7 · Gleneagles, HA7 · Goodhall Close, HA7 · Gordon Avenue, HA7 · Green Lane, HA7 · Greenacres Drive, HA7 · Grey Fell Close, HA7 · Hall Farm Close, HA7 · Halsbury Close, HA7 · Heriots Close, HA7 · Hermitage Way, HA7 · Hill Close, HA7 · Holland Close, HA7 · Holland Walk, HA7 · Holme Way, HA7 · Honister Place, HA7 · Jellicoe Gardens, HA7 · Kenneth Gardens, HA7 · Kerry Court, HA7 · Lady Alesford Avenue, HA7 · Lady Aylesford Avenue, HA7 · Leavesden Road, HA7 · Lime Close, HA3 · Linden Close, HA7 · Links View Close, HA7 · Little Common, HA7 · Masefield Avenue, HA7 · Maytree Lane, HA7 · Newbolt Road, HA7 · Old Field Close, HA7 · Old Forge Close, HA7 · Old Lodge Way, HA7 · Park Lane, HA7 · Pine Close, HA7 · Priory Close, HA7 · Rainsford Close, HA7 · Ray Gardens, HA7 · Rectory Close, HA7 · Rectory Lane, HA7 · Rosedale Close, HA7 · Rowan Close, HA7 · Sherbourne Place, HA7 · Sitwell Grove, HA7 · Spring Lake, HA7 · Springfield Close, HA7 · St Edmunds Drive, HA7 · Stangate Gardens, HA7 · Stanmore Hill, HA7 · Station Parade, HA3 · Sunningdale Close, HA7 · Temple Mead Close, HA7 · The Chase, HA7 · The Ducker Footpath, HA1 · Three Meadows Mews, HA3 · Trenchard Close, HA7 · Vernon Court, HA7 · Vernon Drive, HA7 · Waleran Close, HA7 · Warwick Parade, HA3 · Water Gardens, HA7 · Weymouth Walk, HA7 · White Orchards, HA7 · William Drive, HA7 · Winscombe Way, HA7 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA7 · Woodlands Drive, HA7 · Woodside Close, HA7 · Woodward Gardens, HA7 · York Avenue, HA7 ·
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Harrow to Stanmore railway (1932)
The now disused branch of the L.M.S. Harrow to Stanmore railway.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society

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.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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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