Lillie Square, SW6

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Lillie Square is a location in London.





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Born here
Joyce Taylor   
Added: 5 Apr 2021 21:05 GMT   

Lavender Road, SW11
MyFather and Grand father lived at 100 Lavender Road many years .I was born here.

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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

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 STREETS
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Bellamy Close, W14 Bellamy Close is a road in the W14 postcode area
Bramber Court, SW6 Bramber Court is a street in West Kensington.
Brompton Park Crescent, SW6 Brompton Park Crescent is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Chestnut Alley, SW6 Chestnut Alley is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Chuter Ede House, SW6 Residential block
Coleherne Mews, SW10 Coleherne Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Coleherne Road, SW10 Coleherne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Crowther Close, SW6 Crowther Close is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Eardley Crescent, SW5 Eardley Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Earls Court Square, SW5 Earls Court Square is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
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Eustace Road, SW6 Eustace Road is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Fane Street, W14 Fane Street is a road in the W14 postcode area
Farnell Mews, SW5 Farnell Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Finborough Road, SW10 Finborough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Haldane Road, SW6 Haldane Road is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Halford Road, SW6 Halford Road is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Hildyard Road, SW6 Hildyard Road is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Ifield Road, SW10 Ifield Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Ivatt Place, W14 Ivatt Place is a road in the W14 postcode area
Kempsford Gardens, SW5 Kempsford Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Knivet Road, SW6 Knivet Road is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Kramer Mews, SW5 Kramer Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Langham Mansions, SW5 Langham Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Lille Square, SW6 Lille Square is a location in London.
Lillie Yard, SW6 Sir John Scott Lillie laid out the yard on his estate in 1826.
Marchbank Road, SW6 Marchbank Road is a road in the W14 postcode area
Marchbank Road, SW6 Marchbank Road is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Micklethwaite Road, SW6 Micklethwaite Road is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
North End Road, SW6 North End Road is named after the former hamlet of North End.
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Old Brompton Road, SW5 Old Brompton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
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Wetherby Mews, SW5 Wetherby Mews is a road in the SW5 postcode area
Wharfedale Street, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area

NEARBY PUBS
Finborough Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Harwood Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Anchor This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Atlas This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Bolton This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Goose At Fulham This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Lillie Langtry This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Old Oak This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Pembroke This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Wellington 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
Fulham High Street (1895)
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Early map of Kensington Palace
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Abingdon Arms Pub, Abingdon Road.
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Elm Park Gardens
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Marloes Road, W8
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Perrymead Street, SW6
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Map of the Kensington Canal area.
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St Cuthbert’s, Philbeach Gardens is a Grade I listed Anglican church in Earls Court. It was built between 1884 and 1887, designed by the architect Hugh Roumieu Gough (1843–1904) and hailed as a jewel of the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.
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Early 20th century view looking south towards the railway.
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