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Added: 30 Jan 2023 11:28 GMT
The Beatles on a London rooftop
The Beatles’ rooftop concert took place on the rooftop of the Apple Corps building in London. It was their final public performance as a band and was unannounced, attracting a crowd of onlookers. The concert lasted for 42 minutes and included nine songs. The concert is remembered as a seminal moment in the history of rock music and remains one of the most famous rock performances of all time.
Added: 16 Jan 2023 21:16 GMT
Bala Place, SE16
My grandfather was born at 2 Bala Place.
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.
Brian J MacIntyre
Added: 8 Jan 2023 17:27 GMT
Malcolm Davey at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square
My former partner, actor Malcolm Davey, lived at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square, for many years until his death. He was a wonderful human being and an even better friend. A somewhat underrated actor, but loved by many, including myself. I miss you terribly, Malcolm. Here’s to you and to History, our favourite subject.
Love Always - Brian J MacIntyre
Added: 5 Jan 2023 17:46 GMT
1 Abourne Street
My mother, and my Aunt and my Aunt’s family lived at number 1 Abourne Street.
I remember visitingn my aunt Win Housego, and the Housego family there. If I remember correctly virtually opposite number 1, onthe corner was the Lord Amberley pub.
Added: 30 Dec 2022 21:41 GMT
Southam Street, W10
do any one remember J&A DEMOLITON at harrow rd kensal green my dad work for them in a aec 6 wheel tipper got a photo of him in it
Added: 26 Dec 2022 18:59 GMT
Detailed history of Red Lion
I’m not the author but this blog by Dick Weindling and Marianne Colloms has loads of really clear information about the history of the Red Lion which people might appreciate.
Source: ‘Professor Morris’ and the Red Lion, Kilburn
Added: 20 Dec 2022 02:58 GMT
Lancing Street, NW1
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Cyclists on the approach to the Ealing Common and Uxbridge Road junction (1946) Across the junction, Hangar Lane continues north along Hanger Lane towards the present-day Gyratory. The main Uxbridge Road was the A40 until the Western Avenue was designated with this number. The roadside trees have wartime-era three white rings painted on them but the RAC road sign would not have gone up during the war, so this dates the photo to be immediately post-war.
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Twyford Abbey Road during the 1890s. The photo was taken from a glass negative belonging to local photographer Mr Upjohn. When he died, he bequeathed his whole collection of Acton photos to the then Borough Librarian, Charles Hocking, who used to show them to local societies. When Mr Hocking died, he, in turn, bequeathed them to Ealing Library.
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Warwick Dene is a small garden created on Ealing Common as a ’Rest Garden for the Aged and Blind and Those Requiring Rest’. The area is enclosed with railings of cast iron and a gateway with - quite mysteriously - the words ’Fraser Patent Disinfecting Apparatus’ over it.
Credit: The Underground Map
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