A small folder of images of The Latymer Mission has been passed on to me so I will take the opportunity to share them. I have also included photos that came originally from Rose Vinten and Charles Buckle and from … Continue reading
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Tagged 1920s, Barlby Road, Blechynden Street, Boys' Brigade, Bramley Road, creche, Latimer Road, Latymer, nursery, Ragged School, Sunday School, Westway
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For those of us who have lived for many years in the Edwardian terraces of the St Quintin Estate in North Kensington i.e. Wallingford Avenue, Kelfield and Oxford Gardens, Kingsbridge, Balliol, Finstock and Highlever Roads, we may be the last … Continue reading
Tagged 1920s, 1950s, 1960s, Balliol, basements., Fireplaces, Highlever, Kelfield, Kingsbridge, Oxford Gardens, tiles, Wallingford
My mother Mary Horwood (born in 1911) attended Portobello Road School, which along with the other Board Schools in London provided education up to age fourteen. However at aged 11 she passed an exam that allowed her to move on … Continue reading
Along the western side of St Helen’s Gardens, opposite St Helen’s Church, there is a parade of shops familiar to those who live nearby. However, usage has changed considerably over the years reflecting how local residents have changed their shopping … Continue reading