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St Pancras Station was built in 1867, taking its name from nearby St Pancras's Church, over whose churchyard some of the railway lines were laid. The station served the Midland Railway, and its Euston Road frontage is still dominated by the Midland Grand Hotel designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

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In 1881 at 336 Portabello Road single woman Mary Dowsett aged 46 was greengrocer and had her neice Elizabeth Poulter living with her. She may have had a stall in the market as it mainly sold fresh-food in the 19th century? I think the present market resides in the district of Notting Hill.

Alexander Mcnab aged 29 & his wife Harriet aged 35 with their 2 young sons resided at number 324 Grays Inn Road on the 1901 census. Earlier in 1897 Alexander had been a Stage Carriage driver in Holloway. Cornelius Crawley another Omnibus driver probably was their lodger.

i lived in peabody bldgs.Abbey orchsrd st. S.w.1 with my mum from 1952 until 1960 we hen I married and moved to Page st.Then moved to Kent in 1968.Whilst living in Page st.I worked at AVOs. Mel M

I wonder if in the future we will have pictures of empty streets, shops pubs , etc. Will London, or the world ever be the same. Many wonder what, and why this is happening ? What the future will be like ? Where can we find answers ? As one vicar in London, recently told his congregation, “ We don’t have the answers, but you can find them on the web site ‘jw.org’ and said that what he is doing. Sound advice ! It ...see more

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