Corfield Street, E2

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Road · Bethnal Green · E2 ·
August
13
2017

Corfield Street runs along the route of the former Camden Gardens.





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Jen Williams   
Added: 20 May 2023 17:27 GMT   

Corfield Street, E2
My mother was born in 193 Corfield Street in 1920.Her father was a policeman.

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Tricia   
Added: 27 Apr 2021 12:05 GMT   

St George in the East Church
This Church was opened in 1729, designed by Hawksmore. Inside destroyed by incendrie bomb 16th April 1941. Rebuilt inside and finished in 1964. The building remained open most of the time in a temporary prefab.

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Marion James   
Added: 12 Mar 2021 17:43 GMT   

26 Edith Street Haggerston
On Monday 11th October 1880 Charlotte Alice Haynes was born at 26 Edith Street Haggerston the home address of her parents her father Francis Haynes a Gilder by trade and her mother Charlotte Alice Haynes and her two older siblings Francis & George who all welcomed the new born baby girl into the world as they lived in part of the small Victorian terraced house which was shared by another family had an outlook view onto the world of the Imperial Gas Works site - a very grey drab reality of the life they were living as an East End working class family - 26 Edith Street no longer stands in 2021 - the small rundown polluted terrace houses of Edith Street are long since gone along with the Gas Companies buildings to be replaced with green open parkland that is popular in 21st century by the trendy residents of today - Charlotte Alice Haynes (1880-1973) is the wife of my Great Grand Uncle Henry Pickett (1878-1930) As I research my family history I slowly begin to understand the life my descendants had to live and the hardships that they went through to survive - London is my home and there are many areas of this great city I find many of my descendants living working and dying in - I am yet to find the golden chalice! But in all truthfulness my family history is so much more than hobby its an understanding of who I am as I gather their stories. Did Charlotte Alice Pickett nee Haynes go on to live a wonderful life - no I do not think so as she became a widow in 1930 worked in a canteen and never remarried living her life in and around Haggerston & Hackney until her death in 1973 with her final resting place at Manor Park Cemetery - I think Charlotte most likely excepted her lot in life like many women from her day, having been born in the Victorian era where the woman had less choice and standing in society, which is a sad state of affairs - So I will endeavour to write about Charlotte and the many other women in my family history to give them the voice of a life they so richly deserve to be recorded !

Edith Street was well situated for the new public transport of two railway stations in 1880 :- Haggerston Railway Station opened in 1867 & Cambridge Heath Railway Station opened in 1872


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Beverly Sand   
Added: 3 Apr 2021 17:19 GMT   

Havering Street, E1
My mother was born at 48 Havering Street. That house no longer exists. It disappeared from the map by 1950. Family name Schneider, mother Ray and father Joe. Joe’s parents lived just up the road at 311 Cable Street

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jack stevens   
Added: 26 Sep 2021 13:38 GMT   

Mothers birth place
Number 5 Whites Row which was built in around 1736 and still standing was the premises my now 93 year old mother was born in, her name at birth was Hilda Evelyne Shaw,

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margaret clark   
Added: 15 Oct 2021 22:23 GMT   

Margaret’s address when she married in 1938
^, Josepine House, Stepney is the address of my mother on her marriage certificate 1938. Her name was Margaret Irene Clark. Her father Basil Clark was a warehouse grocer.

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Boo Horton    
Added: 31 May 2021 13:39 GMT   

Angel & Trumpet, Stepney Green
The Angel & Trumpet Public House in Stepney Green was run by my ancestors in the 1930’s. Unfortunately, it was a victim on WWII and was badly damaged and subsequently demolished. I have one photograph that I believe to bethe pub, but it doesn’t show much more that my Great Aunt cleaning the steps.

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Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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STEPHEN JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:25 GMT   

Fellows Court, E2
my family moved into the tower block 13th floor (maisonette), in 1967 after our street Lenthall rd e8 was demolished, we were one of the first families in the new block. A number of families from our street were rehoused in this and the adjoining flats. Inside toilet and central heating, all very modern at the time, plus eventually a tarmac football pitch in the grounds,(the cage), with a goal painted by the kids on the brick wall of the railway.

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The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Mar 2021 15:05 GMT   

A plague on all your houses
Aldgate station is built directly on top of a vast plague pit, where thousands of bodies are apparently buried. No-one knows quite how many.

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Kim Johnson   
Added: 24 Jun 2021 19:17 GMT   

Limehouse Causeway (1908)
My great grandparents were the first to live in 15 Tomlins Terrace, then my grandparents and parents after marriage. I spent the first two years of my life there. My nan and her family lived at number 13 Tomlins Terrace. My maternal grandmother lived in Maroon house, Blount Street with my uncle. Nan, my mum and her brothers were bombed out three times during the war.

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Added: 13 Jan 2021 13:11 GMT   

Zealand Rd E3 used to be called Auckland Road
Zealand Road E3 used to be called Auckland Road. I seen it on a Philips ABC of London dated about 1925. There is a coalhole cover in nearby Driffield R oad showing a suppliers address in Auckland Road.

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Linda    
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.

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Loraine Brocklehurst    
Added: 24 May 2023 14:00 GMT   

Holcombe Road, N17
I lived at 23Holcombe Rd. with my parents, Grandfather , Aunt and Uncle in 1954. My Aunt and Uncle lived there until it was demolished. I’m not sure what year that was as we emigrated to Canada.

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sofia   
Added: 19 May 2023 08:57 GMT   

43 MELLITUS STREET
43 MELLITUS STREET

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Added: 17 May 2023 11:50 GMT   

Milson Road (1908 - 1954)
My grandparents and great grandparents and great great grandparents the Manley family lived at 33 Milson Road from 1908 to 1935. My grandad was born at 33 Milson Road. His parents George and Grace had all four of their chidren there. When his father Edward died his mother moved to 67 Milson in 1935 Road and lived there until 1954 (records found so far, it may be longer). Before that they lived in the Porten Road. I wonder if there is anyone that used to know them? My grandad was Charles ’Ted’ Manley, his parents were called George and Grace and George’s parents were called Edward and Bessie. George worked in a garage and Edward was a hairdresser.

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Lived here
   
Added: 16 Apr 2023 15:55 GMT   

Rendlesham Road, E5
I lived at 14 Rendlesham Road in the 1940s and 50s. The house belonged to my grandfather James Grosvenor who bought it in the 1920s for £200.I had a brother who lived in property until 1956 when he married. Local families were the paisleys, the Jenners and the family of Christopher Gable.

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Sandra Field   
Added: 15 Apr 2023 16:15 GMT   

Removal Order
Removal order from Shoreditch to Holborn, Jane Emma Hall, Single, 21 Pregnant. Born about 21 years since in Masons place in the parish of St Lukes.

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Sue Germain   
Added: 10 Apr 2023 08:35 GMT   

Southwood Road, SE9
My great great grandfather lived in Time Villa, Southwood Rd around 1901. He owned several coffee houses in Whitechapel and in South London, including New Time Coffee House so either his house was named after the coffee house or vice versa.

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David Gleeson   
Added: 7 Apr 2023 22:19 GMT   

MBE from Campbell Bunk (1897 - 1971)
Walter Smith born at 43 Campbell Bunk was awarded the MBE in january honours list in 1971. A local councillor for services to the public.

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CydKB   
Added: 31 Mar 2023 15:07 GMT   

BlackJack Playground
Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance was my favourite childhood park.I went to St Mary’s Catholic school, East Row from Nursery all the way through to Year 6 before Secondary School and I was taken here to play most days. There was a centre piece flower bed in the Voysey Garden surrounded by a pond which my classmates and I used to jump over when no one was looking. The Black jack playground was the go to playground for our sports days and my every day shortcut to get close to the half penny steps foot bridge via Kensal Road. There was also a shop where we could buy ice lollies on hot summer days.The Southern Row side of the Park was filled with pebbles which used to be so fun to walk through as a child, I used to walk through the deepness of the pebbles to get to Bosworth Road or east towards Hornimans Adventure Park.

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Weaver’s Fields Weavers Fields is an open space in Bethnal Green.

NEARBY STREETS
Abingdon Street, E1 Abingdon Street is an old East End street.
Ainsley Street, E2 Ainsley Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Allenbury Street, E2 Allenbury Street no longer exists.
Amiel Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Anchor House, E1 Anchor House is a block on Mile End Road.
Andover Court, E2 Andover Court is a building on Mint Street.
Arundel Street, Arundel Street is an old East End street.
Ashington House, E1 Ashington House is a block on Barnsley Street.
Astra Apartments, E2 Astra Apartments can be found on Globe Road.
Bahram Court, E2 Bahram Court is a block on Mint Street.
Bancroft House, E1 Bancroft House is a block on Malcolm Road.
Barbanel House, E1 Barbanel House is sited on Colebert Avenue.
Barnard House, E2 Barnard House is sited on Ellsworth Street.
Barnsley Street, E1 Barnsley Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Barwell House, E2 Barwell House is a block on Menotti Street.
Berry House, E1 Berry House is located on Headlam Street.
Bethnal Green Gardens, Bethnal Green Gardens is an old East End street.
Bethnal Green Road, E2 Bethnal Green Road was a Victorian invention.
Birkbeck Street, E2 Birkbeck Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Blackwood House, E1 Blackwood House is a block on Collingwood Street.
Blitheale Court, E2 Blitheale Court is a block on Witan Street.
Blyth Street, Blyth Street is an old East End street.
Blythe Street, E2 Blythe Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Board School, Board School is an old East End street.
Bradbeer House, E2 Bradbeer House can be found on Bethnal Green Estate.
Braintree House, E1 Braintree House is a block on Malcolm Road.
Braintree Street, E1 Braintree Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Brierley Street, Brierley Street is an old East End street.
Brierly Gardens, E2 Brierly Gardens is a road in the E2 postcode area
Britannia House, E2 Britannia House is a block on Digby Street.
Buckfast Street, E2 Buckfast Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Buckhurst Street, E1 Buckhurst Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bullen House, E1 Bullen House is a building on Collingwood Street.
Burns House, E2 Burns House is located on Bethnal Green Estate.
Cambridge Heath Road, E1 Cambridge Heath Road was originally Cambridge Road.
Cambridge Heath Road, E2 The route of Cambridge Heath Road, passing through Bethnal Green as a broad stretch of waste, was mentioned in the 1580s as the highway from Mile End to Hackney.
Camden Street, Camden Street is an old East End street.
Carlisle Street, Carlisle Street is an old East End street.
Caudbridge Street , Caudbridge Street is an old East End street.
Cephas House, E1 Cephas House is a block on Wickford Street.
Cephas Street, E1 Cephas Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Chapter House, E2 Chapter House is a block on Dunbridge Street.
Charles Darwin House, E2 Charles Darwin House is a block on Canrobert Street.
Charles Dickens House, E2 Charles Dickens House is a block on Mansford Street.
Chester Street, Chester Street is an old East End street.
City View House, E2 City View House is a block on Bethnal Green Road.
Clarence Street, Clarence Street is an old East End street.
Clarkson Street, E2 Clarkson Street was formed after 1857.
Cleveland Street, Cleveland Street is an old East End street.
Cleveland Way, E1 Cleveland Way is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cobden House, E2 Cobden House is a block on Nelson Gardens.
Codrington Court, E1 Codrington Court is sited on Scott Street.
Colebert Avenue, E1 Colebert Avenue is a road in the E1 postcode area
Colebert House, E1 Colebert House can be found on Colebert Avenue.
Colin Winter House, E1 Colin Winter House is a block on Nicholas Road.
Collingwood Street, E1 Collingwood Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Coopers Close, E1 Coopers Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Cornerstone Court, E1 Cornerstone Court is a building on Hemming Street.
Cornwall Avenue, E2 Cornwall Avenue is a no-through road running off of Braintree Street.
Cornwall Road, Cornwall Road is an old East End street.
Cotherstone Court, E2 Cotherstone Court is a block on Mint Street.
Coventry Road, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Coventry Street, E1 Suffolk Street was renamed to Coventry Street, E2 in 1881.
Cudworth Street, E1 Cudworth Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cutters Court, E2 Cutters Court is sited on Three Colts Lane.
Dawson House, E2 Dawson House can be found on Bethnal Green Estate.
Derbyshire Street, E2 Derbyshire Street originated as part of the Willetts estate.
Devonshire Street, E1 Devonshire Street East (and West) became Devonshire Street in 1865 (4825).
Donegal House, E1 Donegal House is a block on Cambridge Heath Road.
Doveton House, E1 Doveton House is a block on Doveton Street.
Doveton Street, E1 Queen Street was renamed to Doveton Street, E1 in 1883.
Dressage Court, E2 Dressage Court is a block on Three Colts Lane.
Ducie Street, Ducie Street is an old East End street.
Dunbridge Street, E2 Dunbridge Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Durant Street, E2 Durant Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Eagle House, E1 Eagle House can be found on Headlam Street.
Eastman, Eastman is an old East End street.
Edwin Street, E1 Edwin Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Ellsworth Street, E2 Ellsworth Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Embassy Court, E1 Embassy Court is a block on Brady Street.
Entick Street, E2 Entick Street was near to Malcolm Place - the course of the road still visible as a path parallel to Braintree Street.
Fakruddin Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Fellbrigg Street, E1 Norfolk Street, E1 was renamed as Fellbrigg Street, E1 in 1883.
Finnis Street, Finnis Street is an old East End street.
Florida Street, E2 Florida Street leads east from Squirries Street.
Forber House, E2 Forber House is a block on Braintree Street.
Fountain Apartments, E2 Fountain Apartments is a block on Sceptre Road.
Fox Close, E1 Fox Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Fox Street, Fox Street is an old East End street.
Fremantle House, E1 Fremantle House is located on Brady Street.
Friesian House, E2 Friesian House can be found on Buckhurst Street.
Gainford House, E2 Gainford House is a block on Ellsworth Street.
Gales Gardens, E2 Gales Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Gauber Street, Gauber Street is an old East End street.
Gawber Street, E2 Gawber Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
George Gardens, George Gardens is an old East End street.
Glass Street, E2 Glass Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Globe Road, E2 Globe Road was mentioned as ’the lane from Bethnal Green to Mile End’ in 1581.
Gossett Street, Gossett Street is an old East End street.
Granary Road, E1 Granary Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Granby Row, Granby Row is an old East End street.
Greenheath Business Centre, E2 Greenheath Business Centre is a Bethnal Green commercial area.
Gretton House, E2 Gretton House is a block on Globe Road.
Gwilym Maries House, E2 Residential block
Hadleigh Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hadleigh House, E1 Hadleigh House is located on Lang Street.
Hadleigh Street, E1 Hadleigh Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hadleigh Walk, E1 Hadleigh Walk is a road in the E6 postcode area
Hague Street, E2 Hague Street was built in 1826.
Harvey House, E1 Harvey House is a block on Brady Street.
Headlam Street, E1 Headlam Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Heathpool Court, E1 Heathpool Court is a block on Brady Street.
Helen’s Place, E2 Helen’s Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Hemming Street, E1 Hemming Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Herald Street, E2 Herald Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hereford Street, Hereford Street is an old East End street.
Hollybush Gardens, E2 Hollybush Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hollybush House, E2 Hollybush House is a block on Hollybush Gardens.
Hollybush Place, E2 Hollybush Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hugues House, E2 Hugues House is a block on Sceptre Road.
Ivimey Street, E2 Ivimey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
James Middleton House, E2 James Middleton House is a block on Middleton Street.
James Street, James Street is an old East End street.
Jersey Street, E2 Jersey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
John Cartwright House, E2 John Cartwright House is a block on Old Bethnal Green Road.
Johnson House, E2 Johnson House is a block on Roberta Street.
Joseph Priestley House, E2 Joseph Priestley House is a block on Canrobert Street.
Keats House, E2 Keats House is a block on Roman Road.
Kelsey Street, E2 Kelsey Street was called Cross Street until 1869.
Kenton House, E1 Kenton House is a building on Mantus Road.
Kinsham House, E2 Kinsham House is a block on Ramsey Street.
Lang Street, E1 Lang Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Little Collingwood Street, E1 Little Collingwood Street once ran parallel with Collingwood Street.
London Street, The Opening, E14 was renamed as London Street, E14 in 1888.
Malcolm Place, E1 Malcolm Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Malcolm Road, E1 Malcolm Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Mansford Street, Mansford Street is an old East End street.
Mantus Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mantus Road, E1 Mantus Road is a road in the E1 postcode area
Mape Street, E2 While much altered, Mape Street began life in 1826.
McCalla House, E1 McCalla House is located on Pedley Street.
Mccoy House, E2 Mccoy House is a building on Three Colts Lane.
Mendip House, E2 Mendip House is a block on Kirkwall Place.
Menotti Street, E2 Menotti Street, a shadow of its former length, was called Manchester Street until 1864.
Merceron House, E2 Merceron House is a block on Globe Road.
Middlesea Street , Middlesea Street is an old East End street.
Middleton Street, E2 Middleton Street was built after 1857.
Milton House, E2 Milton House can be found on Bethnal Green Estate.
Minto Place, Minto Place is an old East End street.
Miss Chapel, Miss Chapel is an old East End street.
Montford House, E2 Montford House can be found on Victoria Park Square.
Moore House, E2 Moore House is sited on Bethnal Green Estate.
Morris House, E2 Morris House is a block on Bethnal Green Estate.
Mulberry House, E2 Mulberry House is a block on Victoria Park Square.
Museum Passage, E2 Museum Passage crosses the northern edge of Museum Gardens.
Nant Street, E2 Nant Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Neath Terrace , Neath Terrace is an old East End street.
Nelson Gardens, E2 Nelson Gardens runs off Old Bethnal Green Road.
Netteswell House, E2 Netteswell House is a building on Old Ford Road.
Norah Street , Norah Street is an old East End street.
North Place, North Place is an old East End street.
Northampton Street, Northampton Street is an old East End street.
Northesk House, E1 Northesk House is a block on Tent Street.
Octagon Street, E1 Octagon Street appears on maps between 1900 and 1950.
Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 Old Bethnal Green Road had a series of rather racy names until the nineteenth century.
Orion House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Paradise Row, E2 Paradise Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Park Street, Park Street is an old East End street.
Pavan Court, E2 Pavan Court is located on Sceptre Road.
Peary Place, E2 Peary Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Pelican House, E1 Pelican House is a block on Cambridge Heath Road.
Pellew House, E1 Pellew House is a block on Somerford Street.
Pereira Street, E1 Pereira Street ran north/south in Bethnal Green.
Peretra Street, Peretra Street is an old East End street.
Phoenix Court, E1 Phoenix Court is a block on Cudworth Street.
Pollard Place, E2 Pollard Place ran off Pollard Row.
Pollard Row, E2 Pollard Row runs north from Florida Street in Bethnal Green.
Pollard Street, E2 Pollard Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Pott Street, E2 Pott Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Poyser Street, E2 Poyser Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Pundersons Gardens, E2 Pundersons Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Ramsey Street, Ramsey Street is an old East End street.
Ramsey Street, E2 A road with a long history, Ramsey Street has been realigned since the Second World War.
Redclyf House, E1 Redclyf House is a block on Stothard Street.
Redmill House, E1 Redmill House is a block on Headlam Street.
River Thames at 51.5, Lower Grove Street was called Grove Street after 1867.
Rob Street, Rob Street is an old East End street.
Roberta Street, E2 Roberta Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Rochester Court, E2 Rochester Court is a block on Wilmot Street.
Roger Dowley Close, E2 Roger Dowley Close is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Rosemoon House, E2 Rosemoon House is a block on Voss Street.
Rushmead, E2 Rushmead is a road in the E2 postcode area
Rutherford House, E1 Rutherford House is a block on Brady Street.
Ryder House, E1 Ryder House is a block on Colebert Avenue.
Sale Street, E2 Sale Street once ran much further east.
Sceptre House, E1 Sceptre House is a block on Malcolm Road.
Sceptre Road, E2 Prior to the Second World War, Sceptre Road was slightly longer.
Sceptre Street, E1 The southernmost section of Sceptre Road was called Sceptre Street.
Scott Street, E1 Scott Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Seabright Street, E2 Seabright Street is a shadow of its former self.
Selby Street, E1 Selby Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Shelley House, E2 Shelley House is a block on Bethnal Green Estate.
Sherren House, E1 Sherren House can be found on Nicholas Road.
Somerford Street, E1 Somerford Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Southampton Terrace, Southampton Terrace is an old East End street.
Sovereign House, E1 Sovereign House is a block on Buckhurst Street.
Soyeux Apartments, E1 Soyeux Apartments is a block on Scott Street.
Squerries Street, Squerries Street is an old East End street.
Squirries Street, E2 Squirries Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
St Andrew Street, St Andrew Street is an old East End street.
St Jude Street, St Jude Street is an old East End street.
Stapleton House, E2 Stapleton House is a block on Ellsworth Street.
Steeple Court, E1 Steeple Court is a block on Coventry Road.
Stockton House, E2 Residential block
Stothard House, E1 Stothard House is located on Colebert Avenue.
Stothard Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 Sugar Loaf Walk is a road in the E2 postcode area
Summerford Street, Summerford Street is an old East End street.
Surma Close, E1 Surma Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Swinburne House, E2 Swinburne House is a block on Bethnal Green Estate.
Tap Street, Tap Street is an old East End street.
Tapp Street, E2 Tapp Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Tarrant House, E2 Tarrant House is a block on Roman Road.
Teal Street, Teal Street is an old East End street.
Tent Street, E1 Tent Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Thomas Burt House, E2 Thomas Burt House can be found on Canrobert Street.
Thornaby House, E2 Thornaby House is located on Canrobert Street.
Threaders Apartments, E2 Threaders Apartments is a block on Jersey Street.
Three Colt Lane, Three Colt Lane is an old East End street.
Three Colts Lane, E1 Three Colts Lane is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Thurlow Place, Thurlow Place is an old East End street.
Tredway Street, Tredway Street is an old East End street.
Tria Apartments, E2 Tria Apartments is a block on Durant Street.
Vallance Road, E2 The Bethnal Green end of Vallance Road was originally called White Street.
Verdigris Apartments, E2 Verdigris Apartments is a block on Old Bethnal Green Road.
Viaduct Place, E2 Viaduct Place connects Viaduct Street with Seabright Street.
Viaduct Street, E2 Viaduct Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Victoria Park Square, E2 Victoria Park Square is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Violet Street, Violet Street is an old East End street.
Voss Street, E2 Voss Street is the successor to an interlinked series of alleyways behind Bethnal Green Road.
Wellington Place, Wellington Place is an old East End street.
Welwyn Street, E2 Welwyn Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Wessex Street, E1 Wessex Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Westbrook House, E2 Westbrook House is a block on Globe Road.
Westhope House, E2 Westhope House is a block on Derbyshire Street.
White Street, E2 White Street was the former name for part of Vallance Road.
Whitman House, E2 Whitman House is a building on Bethnal Green Estate.
Wickford House, E1 Wickford House is a block on Wickford Street.
Wickford Street, E1 Wickford Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
William Channing House, E2 William Channing House is a block on Canrobert Street.
Wilmot Street, E2 Wilmot Street is one of the older Bethnal Green streets.
Winchester Street, Winchester Street is an old East End street.
Witan Street, E2 Witan Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Wolverley Street, Wolverley Street is an old East End street.
Wyllen Close, E1 Wyllen Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Yates House, E2 Yates House is a block on Roberta Street.

NEARBY PUBS
Dundee Arms Dundee Arms Public House is sited on Cambridge Heath Road.
Florists Arms Florists Arms Public House is a pub on Globe Road.
The Camel The Camel is a pub on Globe Road.


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Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green - a happy corner

Bethnal Green is located 3.3 miles northeast of Charing Cross, It was historically an agrarian hamlet in the ancient parish of Stepney, Middlesex.

The name Blithehale or Blythenhale, the earliest form of Bethnal Green, is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh (’angle, nook, or corner’) and blithe (’happy, blithe’).

Following population increases caused by the expansion of London during the 18th century, it was split off as the parish of Bethnal Green in 1743, becoming part of the Metropolis in 1855 and the County of London in 1889. The parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in 1900 and the population peaked in 1901, entering a period of steady decline which lasted until 1981. Bethnal Green has formed part of Greater London since 1965.

The economic history of Bethnal Green is characterised by a shift away from agricultural provision for the City of London to market gardening, weaving and light industry, which has now all but disappeared.

By about 1860 Bethnal Green was mainly full of tumbledown old buildings with many families living in each house. By the end of the century, Bethnal Green was one of the poorest slums in London. Jack the Ripper operated at the western end of Bethnal Green and in neighbouring Whitechapel. In 1900, the Old Nichol Street Rookery was demolished, and the Boundary Estate opened on the site near the boundary with Shoreditch. This was the world’s first council housing. The quality of the built environment was radically reformed by the aerial bombardment of World War II and the subsequent social housing developments.

Bethnal Green has a tube station on the Central Line of the London Underground. The station was opened as part of the long planned Central Line eastern extension on 4 December 1946; before that it was used as an air-raid shelter. On 3 March 1943, 173 people were killed in a crush while attempting to enter the shelter.

The station is an example of the New Works Programme 1935 - 1940 style adopted by London Transport for its new tube stations. Extensive use is made of pale yellow tiling, originally manufactured by Poole Pottery. The finishes include relief tiles, showing symbols of London and the area served by the London Passenger Transport Board, designed by Harold Stabler. The station entrances, all in the form of subway access staircases to the subterranean ticket hall, all show the design influences of Charles Holden, the consulting architect for London Transport at this time.



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Buxton Street art, Spitalfields
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Buck's Row (Durward Street) in 1938.
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Pollard Row (1939)
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Whitechapel Road
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In the neighbourhood...

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Bethnal Green railway station entrance, some distance away from its namesake Central line tube station. The photo was taken on 25 October 2008
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A view east along Whitechapel Road including the Pavilion Theatre. The Pavilion was the first major theatre to open in the East End. It opened in 1827 and closed in 1935.
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Brady Street looking toward the junction with Durward Street, 1979.
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Houses in Cambridge Road, Bethnal Green. Cambridge Road was renamed to Cambridge Heath Road in 1938.
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Buck's Row (Durward Street) in 1938.
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Florida Street, Bethnal Green, looking east from Pollard Row (1939) The Hope pub on the left
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The Vine Tavern, Mile End Road (1870) The sign promises that it WILL be rebuilt. Let’s hope that it was to everybody’s satisfaction.
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Pollard Row (1939)
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Rear of buildings in Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green (c.1869). These are possibly under construction judging by the scaffolding. This photograph taken from what is now Finnis Street. Photo info from www.wilmotst.com
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Winthrop Street looking east, c.1970.
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