Marlborough Court, W8

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FEBRUARY
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2001
Marlborough Court is a block on Logan Place.





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Lived here
Former Philbeach Gardens Resident   
Added: 14 Jul 2021 00:44 GMT   

Philbeach Gardens Resident (Al Stewart)
Al Stewart, who had huts in the 70s with the sings ’Year of the Cat’ and ’On The Borders’, lived in Philbeach Gdns for a while and referenced Earl’s Court in a couple of his songs.
I lived in Philbeach Gardens from a child until my late teens. For a few years, on one evening in the midst of Summer, you could hear Al Stewart songs ringing out across Philbeach Gardens, particularly from his album ’Time Passages". I don’t think Al was living there at the time but perhaps he came back to see some pals. Or perhaps the broadcasters were just his fans,like me.
Either way, it was a wonderful treat to hear!

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

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Diana   
Added: 28 Feb 2024 13:52 GMT   

New Inn Yard, E1
My great grandparents x 6 lived in New Inn Yard. On this date, their son was baptised in nearby St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch

Source: BDM London, Cripplegate and Shoreditch registers written by church clerk.

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Vic Stanley   
Added: 24 Feb 2024 17:38 GMT   

Postcose
The postcode is SE15, NOT SE1

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Gillian   
Added: 17 Feb 2024 00:08 GMT   

No 36 Upper East Smithfield
My great great grandfather was born at No 36 Upper East Smithfield and spent his early years staring out at a "dead wall" of St Katharine’s Docks. His father was an outfitter and sold clothing for sailors. He describes the place as being backed by tenements in terrible condition and most of the people living there were Irish.

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Kevin Pont   
Added: 16 Feb 2024 20:32 GMT   

Name origin
Interestingly South Lambeth derives its name from the same source as Lambeth itself - a landing place for lambs.

But South Lambeth has no landing place - it is not on the River Thames

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C Hobbs   
Added: 31 Jan 2024 23:53 GMT   

George Gut (1853 - 1861)
George Gut, Master Baker lived with his family in Long Lane.
George was born in Bernbach, Hesse, Germany and came to the UK sometime in the 1840s. In 1849, George married an Englishwoman called Matilda Baker and became a nauralized Englishman. He was given the Freedom of the City of London (by Redemption in the Company of Bakers), in 1853 and was at that time, recorded as living at 3 Long Lane. In the 1861 census, George Gut was living at 11 Long Lane.

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Emma Beach   
Added: 18 Jan 2024 04:33 GMT   

William Sutton Thwaites
William Sutton Thwaites was the father of Frances Lydia Alice Knorr nee Thwaites�’�’she was executed in 1894 in Melbourne, Victoria Australia for infanticide. In the year prior to his marriage, to her mother Frances Jeanette Thwaites nee Robin, William Sutton was working as a tailor for Mr Orchard who employed four tailors in the hamlet of Mile End Old Town on at Crombies Row, Commercial Road East.

Source: 1861 England Census Class: Rg 9; Piece: 293; Folio: 20; Page: 2; GSU roll: 542608

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Simon   
Added: 15 Jan 2024 15:44 GMT   

Simon De Charmes, clockmaker
De Charmes (or Des Charmes), Simon, of French Huguenot extraction. Recorded 1688 and Free of the Clockmakers’ Company 1691-1730. In London until 1704 at least at ’his House, the Sign of the Clock, the Corner of Warwick St, Charing Cross’. See Brian Loomes The Early Clockmakers of Great Britain, NAG Press, 1981, p.188

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Born here
Jacqueline Mico   
Added: 14 Jan 2024 07:29 GMT   

Robert Bolam
This is where my grandad was born, he went on to be a beautiful man, he became a shop owner, a father, and grandfather, he lost a leg when he was a milkman and the horse kicked him, then opened a shop in New Cross and then moved to Lewisham where he had a Newsagents and tobacconists.

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Goodwins Field - a field with a story.
Coleherne House Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Coleherne House
Cromwell Curve The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations.
Cromwell Curve
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.
Earl’s Court Farm
New Local Government Network Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
New Local Government Network

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Collingham Place, SW5
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Corelli Court, SW5 Corelli Court is a block on West Cromwell Road
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Courtfield Gardens, SW5 Courtfield Gardens is named after the field beneath it, cultivated until the 19th century (Earl’s Court)
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Cromwell Crescent, SW5 Cromwell Crescent is a road in the SW5 postcode area (Earl’s Court)
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Eardley Crescent, SW5 Eardley Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (West Brompton)
Eardley Crescent, SW5
Earls Court Gardens, SW5 Earls Court Gardens runs from Earl’s Court station to Knaresborough Place (Earl’s Court)
Earls Court Gardens, SW5
Earls Court Square, SW5 Earls Court Square is a residential square (Earl’s Court)
Earls Court Square, SW5
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Hogarth Road, SW5 Hogarth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Earl’s Court)
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Pembroke Walk, W8 Pembroke Walk is a road in the W8 postcode area (Kensington)
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Redcliffe Close, SW5 Redcliffe Close is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Earl’s Court)
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Redfield Lane, SW5 Redfield Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Earl’s Court)
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Sibyl Thorndike Casson House, SW5 Sibyl Thorndike Casson House is a block on Kramer Mews (West Brompton)
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Spear Mews, SW5 Spear Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area
Spear Mews, SW5
Templeton Place, SW5 Templeton Place is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area
Templeton Place, SW5
The Little Boltons, SW10 The Little Boltons - originally called "The Grove" - connects Old Brompton Road with Tregunter Road (Chelsea)
The Little Boltons, SW10
The Mansions, SW5 The Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Earl’s Court)
The Mansions, SW5
Trebouir Road, SW5 Trebouir Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area
Trebouir Road, SW5
Trebovir Road, SW5 Trebovir Road was begun in 1876
Trebovir Road, SW5
Wallgrave Road, SW5 Wallgrave Road was built from 1860 on land owned by Charles Wallgrave. (Earl’s Court)
Wallgrave Road, SW5
Warwick Road, SW5 Warwick Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area
Warwick Road, SW5
Weir Road, SW5 Weir Road is a road in the SW17 postcode area (Earl’s Court)
Weir Road, SW5
West Cromwell Road, SW5 West Cromwell Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area
West Cromwell Road, SW5
Wetherby Gardens, SW5 Wetherby Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Brompton)
Wetherby Gardens, SW5
Wetherby Mansions, SW5 Wetherby Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area (Chelsea)
Wetherby Mansions, SW5
Wetherby Mews, SW5 Wetherby Mews is a road in the SW5 postcode area (Earl’s Court)
Wetherby Mews, SW5
Wharfedale Street, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area (Chelsea)
Wharfedale Street, SW10
Yale House, SW5 Yale House is a block on Old Brompton Road (Chelsea)
Yale House, SW5

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