Added: 23 Feb 2021 09:34 GMT
Found a bug
Hi all! Thank you for your excellent site. I found an overlay bug on the junction of Glengall Road, NW6 and Hazelmere Road, NW6 on the 1950 map only. It appears when one zooms in at this junction and only on the zoom.
Source: Glengall Road, NW6
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT
Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.
Added: 20 Feb 2021 11:27 GMT
Number 44 (1947 - 1967)
The Clark’s moved here from Dorking my father worked on the Thames as a captain of shell mex tankers,there were three children, CHristine, Barbara and Frank, my mother was Ida and my father Frank.Our house no 44 and 42 were pulled down and we were relocated to Bromley The rest of our family lived close by in Milton Court Rd, Brocklehurat Street, Chubworthy street so one big happy family..lovely days.
Added: 18 Feb 2021 22:03 GMT
Pereira Street, E1
My grandfather Charles Suett lived in Periera Street & married a widowed neighbour there. They later moved to 33 Bullen House, Collingwood Street where my father was born.
Added: 17 Feb 2021 15:05 GMT
Violet Trefusis, writer, cosmopolitan intellectual and patron of the Arts was born at 2 Wilton Crescent SW1X.
Added: 17 Feb 2021 22:48 GMT
My dad 1929 John George Hall
Added: 16 Feb 2021 13:41 GMT
I lived in Giraud St in 1938/1939. I lived with my Mother May Lillian Allen & my brother James Allen (Known as Lenny) My name is Tom Allen and was evacuated to Surrey from Giraud St. I am now 90 years of age.
Added: 15 Feb 2021 20:25 GMT
Binney Street, W1K
Binney St was previously named Thomas Street before the 1950’s. Before the 1840’s (approx.) it was named Bird St both above and below Oxford St.
Cabul Road, SW11 Cabul Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Coral Row, SW11 Coral Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Darien Road, SW11 Darien Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Este Road, SW11 Este Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Fairchild Close, SW11 Fairchild Close is a housing development between Wye Street and York Road on the former sites of Lithgow Street and Tibet Street. Falcon Lane, SW11 Falcon Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Falcon Road, SW11 Falcon Road is one of the main roads through Battersea, leading to Clapham Junction. Grant Road, SW11 Grant Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Kiloh Court, SW11 Kiloh Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Kite Yard, SW11 Kite Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Plough Road, SW11 Plough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Poyntz Road, SW11 Poyntz Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Severus Road, SW11 Severus Road is almost opposite the main entrance to Clapham Junction station and runs down to Eckstein Road. Spice Court, SW11 Spice Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. The Raven, SW11 The Raven is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area. Wye Street, SW11 Wye Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Clapham Junction railway station is a major transport hub in Battersea.
Clapham Junction is on both the South Western main line and Brighton main line as well as numerous other routes and branch lines passing through or diverging from the main lines at this station. Despite its name, Clapham Junction is not located in Clapham, a district situated approximately 1 mile to the south-east.
On 21 May 1838, the London and South Western Railway (L&SWR) and opened its line from Nine Elms as far as Woking. A second line, initially from Nine Elms to Richmond, opened on 27 July 1846. The line to Victoria opened by 1860. Clapham Junction opened on 2 March 1863, a joint venture of the L&SWR, the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway and the West London Extension Railway as an interchange station for their lines.
The railway companies, to attract a middle- and upper-class clientele, calculated that being upon the slopes of Clapham’s plateau would deserve the ’Clapham’ name, leading to a long-lasting misunderstanding that the station is in Clapham rather than Battersea.
Each day more than 2000 trains, over half of them stopping, pass through the station, more than through any other station in Europe. Interchanges make some 40% of the activity and on that basis, it is the busiest station in the UK.
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