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Willesden parish is roughly triangular in shape lying along the west side of Edgware Road. It was bounded on the north-east by the Roman Watling Street (later Edgware Road), on the north and west by the river Brent, and on the south-east by the Kilburn brook. The picture above is Willesden High Road. Genuki has a page on Willesden.

For a full history, see British History Online and type Willesden in the search box.

Churches

St Mary's, Willesden

St. Andrew, High Rd., Willesden Green. c 1880

St. Francis of Assisi, Fleetwood Rd., Gladstone Park.

St George's Presbyterian, corner of Willesden Lane and Deerhurst Road, Built 1888. Demolished 1986 and replaced with the Shree Swaminaryan Hindu Temple.

 

St. Matthew, St. Mary's Rd., Willesden.  c 1894.

St. Mary Magdalene RC, Linacre Rd., Willesden Green. Opened 1928.

Schools

Christ Church C of E, Willesden Lane, Brondesbury. Sch.  1878

Convent Of Jesus And Mary RC, Park Ave., Willesden Green. Opened 1908

Kilburn Grammar, Salusbury Rd. Opened 1898 in Willesden Lane as choir school.  Moved 1900 to Salusbury Rd.

Pound Lane, Willesden Green. Opened 1903 as a board. school.  Amalgamated in 1967 with Willesden county as Willesden high.

St. Andrew C of E, Willesden Green. Opened 1882.

St. George's Hall, High Rd., Willesden Green. Opened 1901 as a board. school for boys in hall of Presbyterian church.

St. Mary C of E, Willesden. Opened 1809

Cricklewood Churches

St. Gabriel, Walm Lane, Cricklewood. c 1890. Damaged by lightning 1900, restored 1903.

St. Michael, St. Michael's Road, Cricklewood. c. 1907.

Baptist Church, Sneyd Road, Cricklewood

Schools

Anson Primary, Anson Rd., Cricklewood. Opened 1952

Mora Primary, Mora Rd., Cricklewood.  Opened 1907.

Public Houses & Taverns

The Windmill. 1885-6 - William Meager

The Crown.  1885-6 - William Oliver

 




Cricklewood Tavern
, Cricklewood Terrace. 1885-6 Mrs Caroline Shirley

The White Hart
,  Church end, Willesden . James Sims - 1874 directory.
The White Horse.  Church End, Willesden nw. Joseph Peat - 1874 directory.

 

 

Memorial to men from Willesden, Middlesex, who served in the South African War 

This plaque is currently on the wall of a  Billy Frogg's Bar in Omaha, Nebraska.

The transcription of the names was kindly donated   by Judith Gibbons, Coventry, UK

This tablet was erected by public subscription to record the names of men residing in the Parish of Willesden who responded to the call of their Queen and country by serving as Volunteers in the South African War. 

1899 South Africa 1900

B. Doe died of dysentery at Ladysmith

G. W. Fusedale died of pneumonia at Newcastle

F. G. Hucker died of fever at Pretoria 

W. R. Arnell
E. E. Austen
J. Bailey, Junr
G. W. Bates
J. T. G. Bates
R. J. Beesley
J. W. Bell
T. J. Bell
A. Bridgman
H. Chambers
A.T. Chambers
W. Clarke
J. H. Coggs
J. S. Crone, Junr
H. W. Cunningham
T. Dudley
W. H. Edgcomb
H. W. T. Elam
A. S. Ginger
A. E. Grundy
W. H. Hamilton
S. G. R. Horsford
J. Howes
J. Jacobs
A. T. Lambert
H. H. Lewis
 
A. E. Malley
A. E. May
W. H. Mockford
W. H. Newey
W. Northcott
H. S. Orme
R. H. Preston
H. J. Ransome
F. Ring
R. Robinson
E. P. Sanders
E. A. Saunders
H. F. W. Scheurer
H. Scott
C. S. Scutt
W. Semper
W. G. P. Stanbury
T. H. Symonds
J. Tollafield
A. E. Walters
D. J. Watts
G. R. Webb
H. A. Webb
M. P. Webster
E. G. Westacott
J. J. Whyntie
W. J. Wood
P. Weldon


 

 

 

 

 

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