Jesmond Court, HA9

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December
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2020

Jesmond Court is a location in 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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Kathleen   
Added: 28 Jul 2021 08:59 GMT   

Spigurnell Road, N17
I was born and lived in Spigurnell Road no 32 from 1951.My father George lived in Spigurnell Road from 1930’s.When he died in’76 we moved to number 3 until I got married in 1982 and moved to Edmonton.Spigurnell Road was a great place to live.Number 32 was 2 up 2 down toilet out the back council house in those days

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Oakington Manor Farm Oakington Manor Farm derived its name from a corruption of the name ’Tokyngton’.

NEARBY STREETS
Babington Rise, HA9 Babington Rise is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Beatrice Avenue, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Berkhamsted Avenue, HA9 Berkhamsted Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Bovingdon Avenue, HA9 Bovingdon Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Brent House, HA9 Brent House is a building on Wembley High Road.
Cecil Avenue, HA9 Cecil Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Chatsworth Avenue, HA9 Chatsworth Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Clifton Avenue, HA9 Clifton Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Ecclestone Place, HA9 Ecclestone Place is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Flamstead Avenue, HA9 Flamstead Avenue is a location in London.
Flamsted Avenue, HA9 Flamsted Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Gaddesden Avenue, HA9 Gaddesden Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Georgian Court, HA9 Georgian Court is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Grand Avenue, HA9 Grand Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Jesmond Avenue, HA9 Jesmond Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Juniper Close, HA9 Juniper Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Mostyn Avenue, HA9 Mostyn Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Neeld Court, HA9 Neeld Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Neeld Crescent, HA9 Neeld Crescent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Neeld Parade, HA9 Neeld Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Nettleden Avenue, HA9 Nettleden Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Northchurch Road, HA9 Northchurch Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Oakington Manor Drive, HA9 Oakington Manor Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
South Way, HA9 South Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
St Michael’s Avenue, HA9 St Michael’s Avenue leads from the Harrow Road to Sherrins Farm Open Space.
Tring Avenue, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Tudor Court North, HA9 Tudor Court North is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Tudor Court South, HA9 Tudor Court South is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Victoria Court, HA9 Victoria Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Vivian Avenue, HA9 Vivian Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Vivian Gardens, HA9 Vivian Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Vivien Avenue, HA9 Vivien Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Waverley Avenue, HA9 Waverley Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley High Road, HA9 Wembley High Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
White Horse Bridge, HA9 White Horse Bridge is a road in the HA9 postcode area

NEARBY PUBS
The Arch Wembley This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Corner House 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
Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Postcard of Forty Farm
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The Clarendon Gardens estate (1925)
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Oakington Manor Farm
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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Oakington Manor Farm
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