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Suburb · Underhill · EN5 ·
JUNE
24
2022

Underhill is so-named as it lies under the hill of Barnet.

The settlement at Underhill first grew up at a confluence of several old lanes.


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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Map of Thornsett Road Esrlsfield


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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
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Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for

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Superman 2
I worked here in 1977. The scene in the prison laundry in Superman 2 was filmed here.

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Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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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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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:44 GMT   

The world’s first underground train
The very first underground train left Paddington on the new Metropolitan Railway bound for Farringdon Street.

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Baker Street
Baker Street station opened on the Metropolitan Railway - the world’s first underground line.

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TV comes to Olympia
Over 7000 people queued to see the first high definition television pictures on sets at the Olympia Radio Show. The pictures were transmitted by the BBC from Alexandra Palace, introduced by Leslie Mitchell, their first announcer.

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Ely place existed in name in 1857
On 7th July 1857 John James Chase and Mary Ann Weekes were married at St John the Baptist Hoxton, he of full age and she a minor. Both parties list their place of residence as Ely Place, yet according to other information, this street was not named until 1861. He was a bricklayer, she had no occupation listed, but both were literate and able to sign their names on their marriage certificate.

Source: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF7-Q9Y7?cc=3734475

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
High Barnet - Totteridge walk This walk takes in the top of the Northern Line.

THE STREETS OF UNDERHILL
Fairfield Way, EN5 Fairfield Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Finch Close, EN5 Finch Close is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Grasvenor Avenue, EN5 Grasvenor Avenue leads south from Fairfield Way.
Lion Yard, EN5 Lion Yard lies within the EN5 postcode
Priory Grove, EN5 Priory Grove was built over the site of Underhill Stadium, former home of Barnet FC.
Sherrards Way, EN5 Sherrards Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area
The Linkway, EN5 The Linkway is a road in the EN5 postcode area
The Potteries, EN5 The Potteries is a block of retirement housing.
Underhill Court, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Underhill, EN5 Underhill is the name for the eastern end of Mays Lane, giving its name to the area.
Westcombe Drive, EN5 Westcombe Drive is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Western Way, EN5 Western Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area

THE PUBS OF UNDERHILL
The Pavillion Bar This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


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