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|THE STREETS OF BOREHAMWOOD|
Added: 1 May 2018 13:14 GMT
|According to the Wikipedia...|
According to the Wikipedia, one of the earliest mentions of Bosci de Boreham (Wood of Boreham), is in 1188:
"In 1188 Pope Clement granted to the kitchen of the monastery the whole land of Elstree. He also gave to the Abbey the wood of Boreham for the feeding of the swine."
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT
I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT
|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 )
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT
|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.
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT
|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.
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT
|Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7|
I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm
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 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: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT
|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.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 15:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Canons Park|
Teens who put down knives tell their story on screens in UK's chicken shops
When 15-year-old Jay Hughes was stabbed to death outside a Morley’s chicken shop in south London last year, the chain’s managing director felt he could no longer stay quiet on bloodshed in the capital.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 14:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak|
Man City star Bernardo Silva welcomes title pressure ahead of Manchester derby
Bernardo Silva has welcomed the pressure as title-chasing Manchester City prepare for a critical derby at Manchester United this week.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 11:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: West Harrow|
St George’s Day celebrations to take place in Trafalgar Square
The Mayor of London has welcomed celebrations to mark St George’s Day this weekend.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 11:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Harrow-on-the-Hill|
Church to be granted extension if it limits car access
A church must agree to limit access for visiting drivers as part of planning application for a side extension.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 11:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone|
The best film made about the Titanic
Hello my fellow travellers back through the mists of time. I must start by thanking Pat of St Albans for sending me a card containing some flattering words about these articles which is much appreciated. Writing is a lonely task, which I undertake sitting in my attic with a rapidly ageing portrait painting of myself looking down at me. Even the photo of myself in this column is 10 years old, so remember that if you ever meet me, although I remain eye candy while that portrait survives.
Added: 21 Apr 2019 00:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central|
Police under strain over cell space after more than 718 arrests during climate change protests
Police across the capital are under strain after more than 718 arrests were made during a week of climate change protests.
|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s|
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s|
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s|
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s|
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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|VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s|
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.
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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