Farm Road, HA8

Road in/near Edgware

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





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Born here
Ron Shepherd   
Added: 18 Sep 2021 17:28 GMT   

More Wisdom
Norman Joseph Wisdom was born in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, West London.

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Jonathan Penner   
Added: 11 Sep 2021 16:03 GMT   

Pennard Road, W12
My wife and I, young Canadians, lodged at 65 (?) Pennard Road with a fellow named Clive and his girlfriend, Melanie, for about 6 months in 1985. We loved the area and found it extremely convenient.

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Added: 1 Sep 2021 16:58 GMT   

Prefabs!
The "post-war detached houses" mentioned in the description were "prefabs" - self-contained single-storey pre-fabricated dwellings. Demolition of houses on the part that became Senegal Fields was complete by 1964 or 1965.

Source: Prefabs in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

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Matthew Moggridge ([email protected])   
Added: 1 Sep 2021 10:38 GMT   

Lord Chatham’s Ride (does it even exist?)
Just to say that I cycled from my home in Sanderstead to Knockholt Pound at the weekend hoping to ride Lord Chatham’s Ride, but could I find it? No. I rode up Chevening Lane, just past the Three Horseshoes pub and when I reached the end of the road there was a gate and a sign reading "Private, No Entry". I assumed this was the back entrance to Chevening House, country retreat of the Foreign Secretary, and that Lord Chatham’s Ride was inside the grounds. At least that’s what I’m assuming as I ended up following a footpath that led me into some woods with loads of rooted pathways, all very annoying. Does Lord Chatham’s Ride exist and if so, can I ride it, or is it within the grounds of Chevening House and, therefore, out of bounds? Here’s an account of my weekend ride with images, see URL below.

Source: No Visible Lycra: Lord Chatham’s ride: a big disappointmen

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norma brown   
Added: 20 Aug 2021 21:12 GMT   

my grandparents lived there as well as 2 further generations
my home

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Ruth   
Added: 6 Aug 2021 13:31 GMT   

Cheltenham Road, SE15
Harris Girls’ Academy, in Homestall Road, just off Cheltenham Road, was formerly Waverley School. Before that it was built as Honor Oak Girls’ Grammar School. It was also the South London Emergency School during WW2,taking girls from various schools in the vicinity, including those returning from being evacuated.

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Jude Allen   
Added: 29 Jul 2021 07:53 GMT   

Bra top
I jave a jewelled item of clothong worn by a revie girl.
It is red with diamante straps. Inside it jas a label Bermans Revue 16 Orange Street but I cannot find any info online about the revue only that 16 Orange Street used to be a theatre. Does any one know about the revue. I would be intesrested to imagine the wearer of the article and her London life.

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Kathleen   
Added: 28 Jul 2021 09:12 GMT   

Dunloe Avenue, N17
I was born in 1951,my grandparents lived at 5 Dunloe Avenue.I had photos of the coronation decorations in the area for 1953.The houses were rented out by Rowleys,their ’workers yard’ was at the top of Dunloe Avenue.The house was fairly big 3 bedroom with bath and toilet upstairs,and kitchenette downstairs -a fairly big garden.My Grandmother died 1980 and the house was taken back to be rented again

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Broadwalk Centre The Broadwalk Centre is a shopping centre located in Edgware.
Edgware bus station Edgware Bus Station lies behind Edgware train station.

NEARBY STREETS
Alders Close, HA8 Alders Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Alders Road, HA8 Alders Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Bakery Path, HA8 Bakery Path is an informal footpath behind Edgware station.
Bays Court, HA8 Bays Court is a location in London.
Boxelder Close, HA8 Boxelder Close is a location in London.
Broadwalk Shopping Centre, HA8 Broadwalk Shopping Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Brook Avenue, HA8 Brook Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Church Close, HA8 Church Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Cloister Gardens, HA8 Cloister Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Deans Lane, HA8 Deans Lane is one of the oldest roads in Edgware.
Deans Way, HA8 Deans Way is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Drive Court, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Dryfield Road, HA8 Dryfield Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Elmgate Court, HA8 Elmgate Court faces Hale Lane.
Farm Villas, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Fourland Walk, HA8 Fourland Walk is a location in London.
Golders Close, HA8 Golders Close is a location in London.
Grange Hill, HA8 Grange Hill is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Green Croft, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Greencroft, HA8 Greencroft is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Hale Close, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Heather Walk, HA8 Heather Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Holmstall Parade, HA8 Holmstall Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Kenlor Court, HA8 Kenlor Court stands on the corner of Hale Lane and Heather Walk.
Laneside, HA8 Laneside is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Lovatt Close, HA8 Lovatt Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Meadow Gardens, HA8 Meadow Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Oakwood Drive, HA8 Oakwood Drive is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Orchard Crescent, HA8 Orchard Crescent is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Penshurst Court, HA8 Penshurst Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Penshurst Gardens, HA8 Penshurst Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Portsdown, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Sefton Avenue, NW7 Sefton Avenue is a street in Mill Hill.
St Margarets Road, HA8 St Margarets Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stanway Gardens, HA8 Stanway Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Stream Lane, HA8 Stream Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Drive, HA8 The Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Promenade, HA8 The Promenade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Rise, HA8 The Rise is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Upcroft Avenue, HA8 Upcroft Avenue is a road in the HA8 postcode area
West Way, HA8 West Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.

NEARBY PUBS
The Jolly Badger This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


Queen’s Park

Queen’s Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen’s Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen’s Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen’s Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen’s Park ’proper’ formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen’s Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen’s Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett’s wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen’s Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queen’s Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen’s Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen’s Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen’s Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR.


LOCAL PHOTOS

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Deansbrook Lane looking east, Burnt Oak (1920) The Northern Line tracks would later be built left to right over the foreground of the photo
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Three of the top ten museums and galleries in the world are in London and 857 art galleries in total
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Goff’s Farm, Edgware (early 20th century) This farm stood in front of a house called Holbrook House. It was located at the modern junction of Hale Lane and Farm Road.
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Underground - the swiftest way to leisure
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Lower Hale Farm, Edgware (1920) The farm was located on Stoneyfields Lane near to the junction of Hale Lane. The area became suburban soon after the arrival of the Northern Line in the early 1920s.
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