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Pimlico Trying to trace an old friend from 1964 / 1965  

I am trying to trace Clifford John Brooks (Snowy) who was serving in the Royal Navy at Northwood in 1964/1965. If you read this Snowy and would like to get back in touch, or anyone who knows the whereabouts of him, could you please let him know or let me know how I might better contact him, please email me at  Mail-me 
Janet Husband (was in 1964 SACW McGregor)

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Pimlico My hearts always in Pimlico!  

My family lived/live in Pimlico and the immediate surrounding area (Inc. Aylesford St, Lillington St, Horseferry Rd, etc.) From the very early 19th cent. to the present day. I lived in Pimlico Rd and went to St Barnabas School. As a keen family historias, I'm always keen to know more about my favourite part of London!  Mail-me 

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Pimlico Pat Collins  

Any one from Tachbrook Estate in 50s 60 about who would remember me?

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Pimlico Two Pimlico FaceBook pages  

There are two very lively Facebook pages for Pimlicoans: One is simply called: 'Pimlico', the other is called 'Another Brick in the Pimlico Wall'.
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Pimlico St Michaels School Graham Terrace Pimlico  

Any body out there who went to this school 1958-1964 my name was Linda Webb and I am in touch with several oils school friends and we would love to get a reunion going.

My name is now Drury and my email  Mail-me 

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Pimlico Upper Garden Street pimlico  

Anyone got any photographs of Upper Garden Street Pimlco,
My gt and parents lived at number ten from 1890 Until 1920 they lived at number ten and the name was Newell.

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Pimlico Glasgow Terrace  

My family used to live in 16 Glasgow Terrace before it was knocked down for the Churchill Grds development. Does anyone have any photos or pictures of the street prior to redevelopment? Or know anything of the family - Frankham and Howard? Thanks my email is  Mail-me 

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Pimlico Pimlico Glasgow Terrace.  

Can't help you with pictures Hayley, sorry, but as a young lad just after the second world war I would visit my Aunt and Uncle who lived at 127 Lupus Street which if I remember correctly was between Glamorgam Road and Glasgow Terrace. Their flat was also demolished to make way for Churchill Gardens where they were rehoused. As Kids we would walk through Glasgow Terrace to get down to the River Thames and I suspect make a nuisance of ourselves, having said that I would spend hours watching the cranes unloading coal for Battersee power station. brian

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Pimlico 51 Lillington Street  

My great grandparents lived at 51 Lillington Street Henry Charles Wheeler Maude Wheeler The house was bombed in WW2 and Maude and two children were killed. I am looking for any information on the street a picture before the bomb damage or after the war before it was developed would be great my email is  Mail-me  if you have that you could sent to me.


Post reply -->London Pimlico Peter Wheeler 13 Dec
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Pimlico  

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I live at Clapham north and do ironing people around south and west London. I am very reliable and easy going.
My name is Evie.

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or text me on 0787 1440 394

Thank you.

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Pimlico Pimlico Boundary  

Pimlico isn't as big as some seem to think. I grew up there and for us Pimlico finished at Vauxhall Bridge Road and everything the other side was 'Westminster proper'. Indeed when you crossed the 'tramlines', the local name for Vauxhall Bridge Road, you were left in no doubt (especially by other kids) that you had left your 'manor'.

For us, Pimlico was bounded by the Thames, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Buckingham Palace Road and Chelsea Bridge Road. And most older Pimlicoans would remind those in Pimlico Road that it leads to but isn't in Pimlico; it's in South Belgravia.

There was a time when those living in Pimlico kept quiet about it and said they lived in Victoria or Westminster. Today it seems to be fashionable to live there and its boundaries are being stretched; fair enough. However, fashionable or not, it's still London's finest village.

Barry Walsh Email:  Mail-me 


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Pimlico Pimlico boundary  

I have an original coloured print from the mid C19th that shows the first row of Belgrave Square houses newly built on the East side, presumably they were for courtiers as it was closest to Buckingham Palace.
The print is inscribed: Pimlico, Belgrave Square.
All that has happened is that the word Belgravia superseded the word Pimlico.

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Pimlico  

For Barry Walsh (primarily)
Very interested to hear all your descriptions of Pimlico. I lived in Churchill Gardens from about 1951. When we moved in, Martineau House overlooked Antrobus St, and I remember clearly it being demolished, along with Glasgow Terrace and other streets running down to the Thames. There is a fascinating (but rare) book called 'William Carey's Pimlico' pub. 1986, where he calls it 'the stuccoville grid', as you can see from the pattern between Warwick Way and Lupus St. I have a few b/w photos of the area.
Happy to be contacted:  Mail-me 

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Pimlico Do you have a flat to sell?  

Hi. I'm looking for a flat in Pimlico up to approx 300000. If you're thinking of selling, I'd love to hear from you. Selling privately (without estate agents) can make life easier and much cheaper. I need one bedroom and if it has outside space, that would be great. Thanks very much.

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Pimlico 56 Lupus Street, Pimlico  

I'd like to see a photograph of this address before the ground floor was converted to shops as they are now. My email is  Mail-me 

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The name of the pub on Grosvenor Road is the King William and it still stands today

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Pimlico  

the william

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Pimlico  

King William 1V had meney a pint there

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King William 1V had meney a pint there

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Pimlico Classic Car Rentals, Pimlico - 1970s  

Hi - I hope this is the place! I've gone to various websites and companies and have a partial answer. When I was very small, in the late 1970s, I remember a car overhanging the top of a building on the east of the tracks a couple of minutes (by train) out of Waterloo Station in a spot that would have been impossible to get a vehicle without a crane. It's since been established this was Classic Car Rentals, and the building is where Pimlico Plumbers have been since 2005. Has anyone got photos of the car (or cars - I seem to remember it got changed and eventually ruined by graffiti), dates or any information at all? It's proven surprisingly difficult and I've never forgotten it.

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Pimlico  

Hi

I know this is a perennial question when moving to London but I'm already here and looking for a room to rent. I'm trying to get somewhere in pimlico or anywhere in central London, budget is 450pcm can anyone help?


Many thanks.


Post reply -->London Pimlico Lee Garcia Guerra 30 Sep
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Pimlico Whats Pimlico Academy Like?  

My friend is a fantastic teacher and is thinking about applying for a job at Pimlico academy - she wants to know what it's like. I've only just moved to the area, but the kids seem pretty well behaved to me so far! Do any locals have an opinion on the school?

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Pimlico Pimlico Academy  

Living fairly near to the school I notice that the children seem much better behaved and less scruffy when they hit the streets at the end of the school day. This is may be due to the no compromise attitude of the Head who made it abundantly clear at a pre-opening meeting with local residents that things were about to change for the better. My own feeling is that if you put children in modern, clean decent surroundings and treat them like ordinary rational human beings they respond well.

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Pimlico  

I am trying to find out about 123 Lillington Street, Westminster. Does the street still exist? What type of houses were there?
Thank you
Mary Lillington

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Pimlico  

I was in London yesterday also looking for 123 Lillington St.What a coincidence.
No the street no longer exists

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Pimlico ebury gardening group  

there is a gardening group for children on the ebury bridge estate they meet twice a week mondays & thursdays 4-530pm and school holidays 12-330pm they meet at the ebury lodge which is by the childrens play ground it is a small brick building they also have some pets and you dont have to live on the estate to join email  Mail-me  or look up ebury gardening group

Post reply -->London Pimlico mike smith 9 Nov
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Pimlico Looking for a room/ hall to hire for baby massage  

I'm starting baby massage classes in november and need a hall or large room to hire? Any ideas will help. Thank you
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Pimlico Glamorgan Street  

My grandmother lived at no 2 Glamorgan Street, bottom half of the house. The top half of the house was a family called the Terrys had two boys Terry and Peter and later i think two daughters. In the next door house the top half of the house was a Mrs Dolly Hedley my nan's friend and across from my nan's house was the Rocky's or we always knew the dad as Mr Rocky. It was demolished in around 1960/1 and was opposite cornerwise to Sutherland Street and Lupus Street.

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Pimlico michaelguihen2@aol  

Hi

My name is Michael Guihen, m mum was Maureen Ward who lived in Glamorgan st , her Mother was Mary Elizabeth Ward and father Ruben Wardwho moved to 53 lupus street when Glamorgan st was pulled down where they ran a boarding house. I was born in 1961 so have no memories of that time, she had 5 sisters, Kit, Eileen, Llily, Shelia, Pauline and one brother Paddy Hope that puts a small window to those long lost days.

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