Underground station, existing between 1863 and now
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Added: 17 May 2022 20:29 GMT
Baeethoven St School, also an Annex for Paddington College of FE.
In the early 70’s I took a two year science course at Paddington CFE. The science classes were held on weekday evenings at Beethoven Street school, overseen by chemistry teacher, Mr Tattershall.
Added: 25 Apr 2022 22:11 GMT
Everyone knows Central Woodside is the place to be. Ever since kdog moved from finchtown, Woodside has been thriving.
Added: 12 Apr 2022 17:36 GMT
My mother and her sister were born at 9 Windsor Terrace
My mother, Millie Haring (later Miller) and her sister Yetta Haring (later Freedman) were born here in 1922 and 1923. With their parents and older brother and sister, they lived in two rooms until they moved to Stoke Newington in 1929. She always said there were six rooms, six families, a shared sink on the first floor landing and a toilet in the backyard.
Added: 10 Apr 2022 13:38 GMT
Staples Mattress Factory
An architect’s design of the Staples Mattress Factory
An image found on the website of Dalzell’s Beds, in Armagh Northern Ireland.
Added: 19 Feb 2022 16:21 GMT
Harmondsworth (1939 - 1965)
I lived in a house (Lostwithiel) on the Bath Road opposite the junction with Tythe Barn Lane, now a hotel site. Initially, aircraft used one of the diagonal runways directly in line with our house. I attended Sipson Primary School opposite the Three Magpies and celebrated my 21st birthday at The Peggy Bedford in 1959.
Added: 25 Jan 2022 19:06 GMT
Birth of the Bluestocking Society
In about 1750, Elizabeth Montagu began hosting literary breakfasts in her home at 23 (now 31) Hill Street. These are considered the first meetings of the Bluestocking society.
Added: 14 Jan 2022 03:06 GMT
Goldbourne Gardens W 10
I lived in Goldbourne Gardens in the 50,s very happy big bomb site
Added: 10 Jan 2022 22:54 GMT
Shortlands Close, DA17
Shortlands Close and the flats along it were constructed in the mid-1990s. Prior to this, the area was occupied by semi-detached houses with large gardens, which dated from the post-war period and were built on the site of Railway Farm. The farm and its buildings spanned the length of Abbey Road, on the south side of the North Kent Line railway tracks.
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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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