Tag Archives: Barlby Road

Latymer Mission, Blechynden Street.

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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St Quintin Park Cricket Ground – the north western edge of North Kensington

Above is a view of the St Marylebone Infirmary, now St Charles Hospital as seen from a cricket ground that is clearly marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1894/5. This photocopy came to us years ago from the grandson … Continue reading

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Barlby Road and Ladbroke Grove junction

Local residents recall the Barlby and Kensal Road end of Ladbroke Grove. The following posting originally appeared in 2008 and 2009  in our first rather short-lived local history blog: http://aroundkensalroad.blogspot.com Edinburgh Road Today’s maps no longer show Edinburgh Road, whereas … Continue reading

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Bethany Hall on Barlby Road

In 1924 the family of W. J. Harris secured a site in Barlby Road in order to build a small Chapel. The family owned grocery shops and a hardware shop in North Kensington (St Helen’s Gardens and Latimer Road) and … Continue reading

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