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Local History Sponsor – Daniel Paul Estate Agents: Cardross Street

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Cardross Street was once home to over 300 children who shared the same bath water while their mums did laundry work A policeman patrolling the...

History: Caroline MacMillan – Life in Cardross Street in 1928

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The splendid article about Elsie Paine in the September issue made me wonder what life was like when she was born in Cardross Street...

Daniel Paul Estate Agents: Local History – What’s in a Name?

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It is generally accepted that the name Brackenbury Village was coined by some sharp suited, smooth talking estate agent. Classifying a warren of Victorian terraced...

Caroline MacMillan: What’s in a street name?

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Discover the history of family names and royal connections in your road. Location: Brackenbury Village, Hammersmith, London, W6: How often have you walked down a street...

Caroline MacMillan: The artists of Hammersmith riverside

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‘In a fit of pique Cobden-Sanderson threw all the type into the river from Hammersmith Bridge’ What can be more pleasant on a sunny day...