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brief history of Streatham

Graham Gower

brief history of Streatham

by Graham Gower

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Published by Streatham Society in London (50 Staplefield Close, S.W.2) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Streatham (London, England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p33.

    Statementby Graham Gower.
    SeriesLocal history booklet / Streatham Society -- n.1, Local history booklet (Streatham Society) -- no.1.
    ContributionsStreatham Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.S93
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34p.,(4)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16662147M

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Brief history of Streatham by Graham Gower Download PDF EPUB FB2

Streatham Hill’s history reaches back to Roman times, and the main feature of the area is the High Road, a Roman road which established Streatham as a place. Its name was given by Saxon settlers during the 5th century, meaning “the settlement by the road”.

Streatham's first parish church, St Leonard's, was founded in Saxon times but an early Tudor tower is the only remaining structure pre-dating when the body of the church was rebuilt. The mediaeval parish covered a wider area including Balham and Tooting Bec.

Streatham appears in Domesday Book of as y: England. STREATHAM. Etymology. This place derives its name from having been situated near the great Roman road from Arundel to London; strete signifying in the Saxon language a highway, and ham a dwelling.

The Normans, with little attention to its derivation, call this village in Doomsday-book Estraham: in all records of a subsequent date it is written Stretham. History of Streatham, The on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Early Settlement of Streatham For well over a thousand years, the parish of Streatham has seen the ebb and flow of human activity. Beginning with the scattered settlements of Saxon farmers and culminating in the suburban developments of the 19th century, history has endowed Streatham with a worthy past, a tapestry embroidered with an array of.

Streatham Park, or Streatham Place, was built in by Ralph Thrale () on 89 acres of land bought from the local Lord of the Manor - the fourth Duke of was rumoured that the sale price was a ten-year supply of ale and porter for the Duke's home, Woburn Abbey.

Location. A study of the Woodfield recreation ground is intimately linked to that of the Woodfield estate (including the house) within which the WRG is found, and thus the two are, as far as possible, dealt with together in this brief history.

Prior to the establishment of the more formal estate, the land, like most of Streatham, was farmed. University of Exeter – History at Streatham The History department suggests the following books to read over the summer (start at the top and read downwards, as time permits).

This reading is not compulsory. John Arnold, History: A very short introduction () A brief introduction to the academic study of history, reflecting on how we study. Senior: 42 Abbotswood Road, London SW16 1AW.

Tel: +44(0)20 Nursery& Prep: Wavertree Road, London SW2 3SR. Tel: +44(0)20 Streatham Common is one of two former areas of common land in the former parish of Streatham.

The other is now known as Tooting Bec enclosure, the Common was purchased in for use as a public open space under the powers conferred under the Metropolitan Commons Act It was at this time that most of the trees lining the edges of the lower.

The 4th Streatham was started up on the 19th May It started off as a land scout group and ran that way for a number of years until a young scout named Ray asked if he could open up a sea scout patrol within the partrol systems. Have a look at the brief history of Sea Scouting website, written by one of our leaders "Flags" (Roy Masini.

Streatham & District Historical Society. likes. Aims to collect and preserve items of historical significance relating to the area since European Settlement ers: A new book detailing the history of Norbury has been published by the Streatham Society.

Written by David Clark, local Norbury historian and a member of the Streatham Society, the book is. Buy History of Streatham Common New edition by J. Sexby (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

By Streatham parish could count "about " inhabitants with Tooting Graveney only reaching “” and Clapham with "about " inhabitants.

In his Environs of London, published inDaniel Lysons offers us a more reliable count of Streatham's population; this being 1, inhabitants occupying houses. Streatham is a very green area, with a large common.

There are formal Victorian Gardens hidden at the top of Streatham Common called The Rookery. There is also a free children's paddling pool which is filled only in the summer months. It is in the London Borough of. Streatham and District Historical Society, Streatham Black & white, rectangular picture of a large group of people.

Across the front lower section the words "A memento of the Catholic Ball Streatham Beginning in the s the family planned and developed Roupell Park, a prestigious, if not an ambitious, development centred on Christchurch and Palace Roads in Tulse Hil and Streatham Hill. The estate, aimed to attract the affluent, contained some of the largest properties yet to.

Streatham Park Cemetery opened inbut was originally conceived in as the Great Southern Cemetery, matching the Great Northern Cemetery that opened in in Southgate. Cemetery buildings included a lodge, an Anglican Chapel and a small Roman Catholic chapel designed by John Bannen, who also designed the Crematorium, which opened in.books.

The other titles were A Brief History of Streatham (Graham Gow-er), A Walk Round Streatham Hill (Derek West) and Norwood Grove (Daphne Marchant).

All were pub-lished and sold in large numbers. Sev-en more titles soon followed. In 10, copies of Streatham: Pictures from the Past were published (right, only remain today!).

This.Inside, there's a small selection of new books, mostly cheap classics, and a huge selection of second-hand.

History, classics, politics and psychology are all well covered, and fiction takes up a room to itself. Sean Clarke. With Streatham and Balham served only by a couple of blighted Smiths and a few charity shops, Back Pages is great.