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  London Borough of Lambeth
The boundaries of the manor and the parish of Lambeth are largely the same as the present borough but with the addition of the old parishes of Streatham and Clapham.
The manor of Lambeth belonged to the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1190.
Lambeth Palace sat opposite the Palace of Westminster and the two were linked by a horse ferry across the Thames.
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  Lambeth - LoveToKnow 1911
LAMBETH, a southern metropolitan borough of London, England, bounded N.W. by the river Thames, N.E. by Southwark, E. by Camberwell and W. by Wandsworth and Battersea, and extending S. to the boundary of the county of London.
Four road-bridges cross the Thames within the limits of the borough, namely Waterloo, Westminster, Lambeth and Vauxhall, of which the first, a fine stone structure, dates from 1817, and is the oldest Thames bridge standing within the county of London.
The borough council consists of a mayor, to aldermen and 60 councillors.
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 London Borough of Lewisham
Lewisham and Lee were combined in 1900 to form the Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham.
In 1900 the parish of St Paul became the Metropolitan Borough of Deptford.
The present London Borough of Lewisham was created in 1965, by the amalgamation of the Metropolitan Boroughs of Lewisham and Deptford.
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The London Borough of Barnet was formed by the amalgamation of the Borough of Finchley, the Borough of Hendon, the Barnet Urban District, the East Barnet Urban District and the Friern Barnet Urban District.
The white horse, from the crest of the Borough of Bexley and the arms of the Crayford UDC, is derived from the arms of Kent County Council.
The London Borough of Hillingdon was formed by the amalgamation of the Borough of Uxbridge, the Hayes and Harlington Urban District, the Ruislip-Northwood Urban District and the Yiewsley and West Drayton Urban District.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The London Borough of Lambeth was formed in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth and part of the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth containing Streatham and Clapham.
In the northern end of the borough are the Central London districts of the South Bank and Lambeth which have a developing tourist economy while at the very south of the borough are the leafy suburbs of Gipsy Hill, Tulse Hill, West Dulwich and West Norwood.
The Mayor of Lambeth for 2006 is Cllr Liz Atkinson (Vassall ward).
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Lambeth is a place in the London Borough of Lambeth, although the area is now more commonly known as Waterloo, after the railway station whose viaduct separates the former centre of the village from the River Thames.
Lambeth is the site of St Thomas' Hospital, the London Eye, the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Festival Hall, County Hall as well as Waterloo station.
The parish, and the subsequent Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth (1899–1965), included the later settlements at Brixton and Norwood.
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The Borough was formed by the amalgamation of the Parishes of Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, St. Olave, St. John Horselydown and St. Thomas Southwark, of which the first three are represented in the Arms.
The supporters denote the two inns of court in the Borough, the lion being that of the De Lacys, Earls of Lincoln, whose London house became Lincoln's Inn, and the griffin being from the arms of Gray's Inn.
The Borough was formed by the amalgamation of the Parishes of St. Saviour (formerly St. Mary Overy), St. Mary Newington, St. George the Martyr and Christ Church.
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 CHARLES BRAY's Lambeth boroug Journal
Lambeth borough : Carmelina Posing With Her Friend Theresa.
Lambeth borough : Charles Posing At Camberwell New Road.
Lambeth borough : Diana Keeping Her Balance at Camberwell Park.
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 London borough at AllExperts
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 Brixton - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Brixton is an area of South London, part of the London Borough of Lambeth.
First recorded as Brixistane in 1067 (which means 'at the stone of Brihtsige'), Brixton remained mostly waste land until the beginning of the 19th century, the main settlements being near Stockwell, Brixton Hill and Coldharbour Lane.
Windrush Square between Lambeth Town Hall and the Tate Library was created to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the modern Afro-Caribbean community on the Empire Windrush.
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 Lambeth street crime falls 50% | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Street crime in the London borough of Lambeth, where people caught in possession of cannabis are not arrested or charged, has fallen dramatically, according to new figures.
Lambeth's suspended police chief, Commander Brian Paddick, pioneered the police's experimental "softly, softly" approach to cannabis possession in July 2001.
But he was taken off operational duties in Lambeth in March after an inquiry was launched into allegations that he smoked cannabis and allowed his gay lover to use the drug in their flat.
www.guardian.co.uk /crime/article/0,2763,724654,00.html   (440 words)

 BBC News | UK | Lambeth worst hotspot for robbery
The London Borough of Lambeth, where this week police shot dead a man carrying a gun-shaped cigarette lighter, has the highest rate of robberies in England and Wales.
Police in Lambeth say the reluctance of witnesses to get involved is one of the reasons behind their low detection rate.
Lambeth's closest rivals for robbery were another London borough, Hackney, with 11 per 1,000 people and Manchester, also with 11.
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 Lambeth Walk
Lambeth Walk was the site of two wells, the road to which slowly became lined with houses of one sort or another.
There were three windmills in the vicinity of Lambeth Walk, and they were much used by the market gardens which helped to swell the food supplies for the ever-growing population north of the Thames in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Some fine houses were built in the Lambeth and Kennington Roads, but within a few decades the area began to fill up with poor housing and many of the existing properties in Lambeth were converted into rooming houses and apartments.
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 London Borough of Lambeth - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The London Borough of Lambeth is a London borough in inner southwest London.
It was formed in 1965 from the Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth and Streatham and Clapham from the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth.
According to the 2001 census Lambeth has a population of 266,169.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/London_Borough_of_Lambeth   (84 words)

Lambeth was mostly marsh and fields with scattered villages and hamlets till the 18th century.
The South Metropolitan Cemetery at West Norwood was established in 1836 and contained many elaborate Victorian monuments and mausoleums, some of which have recently been destroyed by the local Council.
The significance of the design is as follows: The paschal lamb with pennon has always formed part of the late Vestry and of the Borough Council and in heraldic terms is a "canting" or pruning reference to the name of the borough.
www.vauxhallsociety.org.uk /Lambeth.html   (600 words)

 Lambeth - Places - Exploring 20th Century London
The Borough of Lambeth is an inner London borough on the south bank of the Thames.  It was formed  in 1965 from the old Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth with the addition of Streatham and Clapham, previously in the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth.  Neighbouring bouroughs are Wandsworth, Merton, Croydon and Southwark.
Lambeth's old inland centres are Brixton, Clapham  and Streatham, all of which became built up during the 19th century when the  railways arrived.
In 1986 Linda Bellos became the Leader of  Lambeth Council, one of London’s first  Black women council leaders.  By the end of the 20th century 34% of Lambeth's  population were from ethnic communities and 132 languages were  spoken in the borough.
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 UK FOIA requests - Spy Blog: Metropolitan Police Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Following a phone conversation with the Metropolitan Police records people, the reasons that even this amended request would, apparently take so long, is interesting, and has implications for any FOIA requests to the Metropolitan Police for any crime statistics.
Given the billions of pinds spent on the Metropolitan Police's IT systems over the years, and the insatioable demand for crime statistics by the Home Office, it does semm extraordinary, that the system should be so fragmented, and that a free text search engine has not been installed.
The Metropolitan Police have rejected our FOIA request, regarding the notifications and authorisations, arrrests and charges under the controversial new Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 Designated Area arounf Parliament Square, Whitehall, the London Eye etc. because they estimate that it would take too long.
p10.hostingprod.com /@spyblog.org.uk/blog/foia/metropolitan_police   (575 words)

 Flying Bombs and Rockets
The casualties were recorded from the Lambeth Air raid record book which is held in the Minet Library.and cross checked against the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records.
The Church and a number of houses were demolished by a V2 which struck on 18th September 1944.
Lambeth picture is reproduced with the kind permission of
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 Telegraph | News
Even though the allegations that led to his transfer from Lambeth to a desk job at Scotland Yard were made by a former lover, James Renolleau, the press is blamed for encouraging the disclosures by waving a large cheque in Mr Renolleau's direction.
He also disputed suggestions that recent falls in street crime in Lambeth were all down to the safer streets blitz; there were signs of a fall before, he said.
For the increasingly fearful residents of Lambeth, this sub-plot involving gay rights campaigners, drug law reformers and querulous newspaper columnists of the Right and Left is a noisy distraction.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/03/30/npad30.xml   (1287 words)

 Copeland Family History and Genealogy - Person Page 785
Occupation*: Thomas Easter was a Commercial Clerk circa April 1891 in Lambeth, Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth.
Birth*: Born circa 1878 in Hackney, Metropolitan Borough of Hackney.
Birth*: Born circa 1880 in Hackney, Metropolitan Borough of Hackney.
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 Derek's Family Tree - Person Page 1
He was Senior Assistant, Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth: first at the South Lambeth Branch Library, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW, the at the Central lending Library Tate Central Library Brixton SW 2 between June 1956 and 1959.
Derek JONES was Librarian-in-Charge, Tooting Branch Library, Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth between 1959 and 1961 at Tooting Branch Library, Mitcham Road, Tooting, London SW 17,.
He was Librarian-in-Charge, Bromley Road Library, Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham: appointed before library was finished being constructed, selected lending bookstock and that of the reference library to provide a scientific and technical service between 1961 and March 1965 at Bromley Road Branch Library, Bromley Road, London SE 6,.
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 House of Lords - Kay and others and another (FC) (Appellants) v. London Borough of Lambeth and others (Respondents) ...
The House is invited to reconsider and depart from its decision in Harrow London Borough Council v Qazi [2003] UKHL 43, [2004] 1 AC 983.
Holding himself bound by the decision of the House in Qazi and that of the Court of Appeal in the Lambeth appeal, he held that the Council's contractual and proprietary claim to possession could not be defeated or qualified by article 8.
In its judgment on the Lambeth appeal [2005] QB 352, the Court of Appeal first considered at length and in detail the private law issues raised by the appellants, resolving them in favour of the local authority, as the House concludes, rightly.
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 Stockwell Ward, Lambeth, 1918
Extracts from the map of the Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth showing the wards, parliamentary divisions and subdivisions into poling districts, 1918
The South Western Fever Hospital seen at the centre was established by the Metropolitan Districts Asylums Board (later the LCC) in 1870.
It was almost completely rebuilt in the 1990s and is at present the Lambeth and Maudsley N.H.S. Trust.
www.ideal-homes.org.uk /lambeth/maps/stockwell-ward-1918.htm   (179 words)

 Lambeth Crime Prevention Panel
Lambeth Business Against Crime is a dedicated, formal and pro-active partnership between the business community, Police, CDRP, Lambeth Borough Council, Town Centre Management, CCTV and other agencies and organisations in Lambeth and Operates within strict protocols agreed by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Office of the Information Commissioner.
Lambeth Crime Prevention Panel and AABC have taken best practice from around the UK and London boroughs to set up a BCRP for Lambeth.
This is why Lambeth Business Crime Group and Action Against Business Crime, together with the police and other agencies are taking action across the borough to ensure businesses remain competitive, safe and secure.
www.lambethcrimeprevention.com   (1890 words)

 LAMBETH - Online Information article about LAMBETH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
BOROUGH (A.S. nominative burh, dative byrig, which produces some of the place-names ending in bury, a sheltered or fortified place, the camp of refuge of a tribe, the stronghold of a chieftain; cf.
Westminster, Lambeth and Vauxhall, of which the first, a See also:
In the northern part of the borough are numerous factories, including the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /KRO_LAP/LAMBETH.html   (1024 words)

 ..: Lambeth LGBT Forum :..
The Lambeth LGBT Forum aims to make Lambeth a safer and more enjoyable place for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people.
We are action orientated and strive to act on these issues which may include: writing a submission, taking part in a community event or lobbying statutory services in the borough.
The Lambeth LGBT Forum is made up of LGBT people who are interested in making the borough safer and improving services to the LGBT population.
www.lambethlgbtforum.org.uk /lgbt/forum.htm   (252 words)

The Metropolitan Police Authority disciplinary panel for ACPO rank officers today announced that there would be no further disciplinary action in respect of the allegations against Brian Paddick and that the matter was “closed”.
The decision to grade Lambeth at Commander level was made as recently as January 2001, on the basis of the size of the command (bigger than many provincial forces) and the particular policing problems in the borough.
Many in Lambeth were moved to nominate Brian Paddick, citing his clarity of vision and commitment to the local community.
www.lambeth4paddick.org /html/latest.html   (1967 words)

 ..: Lambeth LGBT Forum :..
Graham works across the borough and is responsible for developing strategic links with other agencies, such as Lambeth Crime Prevention Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust, UKCoalition, health service providers and Lambeth Council to ensure that all LGBT people who live, work, socialise or study in Lambeth have equal access to services and support, particularly from Police.
Catriona is the Community Liaison Officer for North Lambeth, with the majority of her work and time focusing on LGBT communities and venues and the remainder of her time with Spanish and portuguese speaking communities
Her role is to work with the LGBT population and service providers to: make the borough a safer place for LGBT people, improve service provision to the LGBT population and generally, improve the wellbeing of the Lambeth LGBT population.
www.lambethlgbtforum.org.uk /report/report.htm   (481 words)

 Police Chiefs Set To Extend Lambeth's Soft Line On Drugs
However, concerns that too many people were being let off without punishment in the south London borough will mean that police will continue to prosecute certain groups of cannabis users, including young teenagers, motorists and disorderly people.
The campaign is being launched in response to reports from Lambeth that many schoolchildren believe cannabis has been legalised.
She said: "It has attracted more drug dealers to the area and children are now being offered skunk cannabis [a strong form of the drug] and residents are being continually harassed by dealers.
www.mapinc.org /drugnews/v02.n1091.a03.html   (432 words)

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