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  Walthamstow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Walthamstow is a town in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Walthamstow is bordered by the River Lea to the west and Epping Forest to the east.
From 1894 Walthamstow was an urban district and from 1926 a municipal borough in Essex.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walthamstow   (711 words)

 History - Walthamstow, London E17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Like many other areas, Walthamstow grew rapidly during the second half of the 19th century after the arrival of the railway from London.
Since 1968 Walthamstow Village has been a conservation area, due to the historic buildings such as the 16th century almshouses and former workhouse of 1730 which now houses the Vestry House Museum, where the history of the area can be researched.
Walthamstow's contribution to the development of transport and technology is being recogised at the Pumphouse Centre, where Victorian steam engines are being restored to working order: Visit website at www.pumphouse.org.uk.
www.leevalley-online.co.uk /towns/walthamstow/wstowhist1.htm   (916 words)

 Walthamstow Wanderers FC
Walthamstow lost 1 nil to a determined NVA side who are desperated to avoid relegation this season.
Walthamstow on the other hand need to raise their game for every performance as in this league there are no favourites...
Walthamstow battled today for a chanch to play in their second cup final in as many seasons.
www.walthamstow-wanderers.co.uk /news.html   (306 words)

Walthamstow Hall was originally founded, in 1838, for the daughters of missionaries.
Walthamstow Hall is a registered charity founded in 1838 for the education of girls.
Walthamstow Hall is a school that engenders affection and most girls join the Old Girls' Association when they leave, so that they can continue to keep in touch with and support the school and the friends they have made here.
www.isbi.com /isbi-viewschool/801-WALTHAMSTOW_HALL.html   (648 words)

 Walthamstow market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
By tube you can take the Victoria Line to Walthamstow Central, or take the train from Liverpool Street to St James's Street.The market is just outside either of these stations and it stretches the whole distance between them.
Walthamstow Market began in 1885 and has a strong sense of history about it.
Walthamstow Market has never lost its roots and represents what the East End is all about.
www.lbwf.gov.uk /index/leisure/places-of-interest/walthamstow-market.htm   (368 words)

 Walthamstow Village News
Walthamstow and Lea Bridge Community Council learned of this on Monday (23rd January) when Chief Inspector Steve Deehan, responsible for implementing the scheme thorough the borough, said he aimed at having every ward so covered by April.
Simon's induction to the ministry in Walthamstow will be held at St Mary’s Church on 16th January at 8pm, but the Heathfield family will be joining us in Walthamstow towards the end of this year.
Walthamstow planners agreed this evening (6th December) that Ivy’s Shop stays as it is: a shop.
www.walthamstowvillage.net   (3442 words)

 Central Station
This large capacity venue is situated in the centre of Walthamstow (located in the East of London).
It is one of the only gay bars in the area with a late night license during the week and by far the latest licensing hours at the weekend.
Walthamstow Central Station has been going for 6 years now and has already built a reputation of being a community bar and has raised over £10,000 for different charities.
www.centralstation.co.uk /e17-home.htm   (297 words)

 Walthamstow Stadium's past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Today Walthamstow has the largest attendance and gambling turnover in the UK with the on-course market turnover being approximately £50m a year and the off-course turning being approximately £300m a year.
As to the family side at Walthamstow the company is wholly owned by descendants of the founder.
Walthamstow Stadium Limited was founded by William Chandler (our grandfather) and opened in 1933.
www.wsgreyhound.co.uk /history.htm   (327 words)

 The Pump House E17 - Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The former Great Eastern Railway line to Liverpool Street, made famous as "The Jazz" commuter line in the 1920's, is within sight of The Pump House and it is planned to re-create the experience of riding on the footplate of one of the LNER's powerful N7 tank engines with a simulation of the cab.
With in a mile of The Pump House are the 'Avro Arches' under which A.V. Roe assembled his triplane No.2 From here he flew the aircraft over the Walthamstow Marsh to achieve the first flight by a british built and powered aircraft on 23rd July 1909.
Walthamstow also became a centre for the production of a great many of the aero engines used in the Great War.
freespace.virgin.net /pumphouse.walthamstow   (601 words)

 WALTHAMSTOW - LoveToKnow Article on WALTHAMSTOW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
, a suburb of London in the Walthamstow parliamentary division of Essex, England, a short distance E. of the river Lea, with several stations on a branch of the Great Eastern railway, 6 m.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor Walthamstow belonged to Waltheof, son of Siward, earl of Northumberland, who married Judith, niece of William the Conqueror, who betrayed him to his death in 1075.
1667), the friend of Pepys, had his seat at Walthamstow, and was frequently visited here by Pepys.
www.1911ency.org /W/WA/WALTHAMSTOW.htm   (282 words)

 VisitBritain: Walthamstow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Walthamstow is famous for its colourful market, which takes place every Tuesday to Saturday.
William Morris, the important Victorian designer, writer and socialist was born in Walthamstow and his boyhood home is now a wonderful free museum dedicated to his life and work.
Walthamstow has a huge range of genuine character pubs and a good selection of restaurants.
www.visitbritain.com /VB3-ca-ES/destinationguides/england/london/Destinations/walthamstow.aspx   (187 words)

 Walthamstow Stadium
Walthamstow Greyhound Racing Stadium was voted "Racecourse of the Millennium" by the British Greyhound Racing Board (BGRB).
Walthamstow Greyhound Racing Stadium has 3 modern and fully air-conditioned restaurants, each offering a wonderful view of the race track.
Walthamstow Greyhound Racing Stadium is located at Chingford Road, London, England.
www.sportsbetting.com /tips/racebook/greyhound-racing/walthamstow-stadium.html   (128 words)

The stow had to be included to distinguish Walthamstow from nearby Waltham Abbey and Waltham Cross.
Walthamstow is situated in the North-eastern corner of London, six and a half miles from the city centre and bordering on the edge of Epping Forest in the county of Essex.
In a 1747 map of Walthamstow drawn by John Noble, the River clearly has the spelling "LEE", yet by 1822 it had changed back to "LEA".
www.musicland26.freeserve.co.uk /walthamstow.htm   (1418 words)

 walthamstow CAB
Walthamstow CAB is part of the Waltham Forest Citizens Advice Bureaux and is run by a voluntary Board and staffed by paid workers and volunteers providing advice to residents of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Because of the way we are funded, we can only assist non-residents of the borough with details of their local advice providers.
Find out more about the background of your local CAB, opportunities to be involved as a volunteer, what its aims are, how your CAB is supported and how it is working to meet the needs of people in your area.
www.walthamforestcab.org.uk /wcab/yourcab.html   (227 words)

 Walthamstow 1848 Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
WALTHAMSTOW, one of the largest and handsomest suburban villages near the metropolis, is delightfully situated on the eastern side of the vale of the river Lea, within the southern verge of Epping Forest, from 1 to 3 miles N. of Lea Bridge Railway station, near Leyton; and from 5 to 7 miles N. of London.
eight-nineteenths, to the vicar of Walthamstow; six-nineteenths, for distribution among the poor parishioners; four-nineteenths to the master of the free school; and the remaining nineteenth in purchasing
Reduced Bank Annuities, to provide yearly stipends of £13 for each of the alms-women, £3 for the reparation of the almshouses; and £6 for the distribution in coals among twelve poor housekeepers of Walthamstow, members of the Church of England.
www.essexvillages.net /villages/walthamstow/directories/walthamstow1848dir.html   (2751 words)

 Transforming Walthamstow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A major public consultation, which will help shape the future of Walthamstow over the next ten years, is being launched at a special event being held in the Town Square (Saturday 17 December).
Phase Two, currently underway, includes the new facade for Central Station, complete renovation of Walthamstow Central Library, building Tower Mews and the Rosebank Villas gateway from the High Street to the bus station.
Residents, businesses and other and stakeholder views are essential to the process, which will continue to improve Walthamstow as somewhere to shop, relax, work and live in.
www.walthamforest.gov.uk /index/news/cexec-transforming_walthamstow.htm   (443 words)

 Walthamstow - greyhound racing stadium and dog track guide
Walthamstow have several corporate facilities, please phone the Catering Office 0208 498 3333 or check the web site for details www.wsgreyhound.co.uk or e-mail the Press office on mail@wsgreyhound.co.uk for a brochure.
M11 southbound, take a right hand fork at end of motorway onto A406, come off second exit (crooked billet roundabout), turn right at roundabout, track 100 yards on the right.
Rail: Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street of on Victoria tube.
www.trap6.com /stadium/walthamstow.htm   (204 words)

 Walthamstow District Scout Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It's membership was made up, as it still is, of young people who are members of Walthamstow Scout District, who all belong to the band in addition to their other Scouting commitments, there are no "Band Scouts", who's only Scouting link is their membership to a Scout band.
The first is the annual St George's Day Parade for Walthamstow Scout District, which takes place on the Sunday nearest April 23rd, at which you will see the band proudly leading all the Scouts of Walthamstow around the grounds of the Town Hall.
The gods of fate were obviously smiling on Walthamstow that day, as they came away with not one, not two, but THREE trophies.
www.walthamstow-scouts.org.uk /band.htm   (910 words)

 London My Walthamstow
The village pub in Walthamstow Village is OK & has a good beer garden
The Village in Walthamstow is definately the area for going out.
exuse me dhaka is the best indian resturant in the whole of walthamstow thank you very much the food is tasty and the service the best.
www.movethat.co.uk /London/My/Walthamstow?threadID=331   (261 words)

 Morris in Waltham Forest
William Morris was born in Walthamstow in 1834, and spent his early years in what was then rural Essex - an area which left a profound and lasting impression on him: his love of Nature, his fascination with history and architecture, his passion for story-telling were all rooted in his childhood experiences.
Today Walthamstow is part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest, itself part of Greater London, but the Morris links remain strong, and many buildings and other landmarks familiar to Morris still exist.
The historic centre of Walthamstow is Walthamstow Village, located around the medieval St.Mary’s Parish church (pictured left) where the Morris family worshipped and where William was baptised.
www.lbwf.gov.uk /wmg/waltham.htm   (547 words)

 Counselling in South Woodford, Walthamstow and Chigwell - Deanna Seeff
I have called my Website “ Listening2U” because I know that, if you are considering whether to embark on counselling therapy, being listened to is what you need and want more than anything else.
My private practice is situated in South Woodford, Redbridge in East London (E18), a 10 minute walk from the South Woodford central line tube station.
South Woodford is within easy reach of the M25 and M11 and the neighbouring areas of Ilford, Wanstead, Walthamstow, Chigwell, Loughton and Epping.
www.listening2u.com   (512 words)

 Bed breakfast Walthamstow London
Bed and Breakfast in a traditional Victorian house in Walthamstow, a cosmopolitan area of North London.
The house is five minutes walk from Walthamstow Central Station (which is both a tube and mainline station).
William Morris was born in Walthamstow, and the William Morris Gallery and Museum can be visited in the house in which he lived not far from the BandB.
www.uk-expo.com /bnb/wal001.htm   (337 words)

 Walthamstow Ancestors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
My mother was born in Walthamstow in 1911 Myrtal st, near the lighthouse there were 7 in the family their father died when my Mother was 2 she was a twin her brother was Charlie, their surname was Melluish the other children was William, Doris, Connie,Rene and the other name I dont Know.
I have ancestors who were from Walthamstow and I have a kind friend in England who is willing to drive to Walthamstow to take photos of properties for me. I need to know however, if the properties exist before I send her off on a long drive.
The Walthamstow connection is that the Home Director, Hon Sec, Hon Treasurer, Hon Publications Secretary, and the Hon Sec of Prayer Union all had Walthamstow addresses, though the Hon Editor was from clifton, Bristol.
www.hmsweb.co.uk /html/ancestors.html   (10600 words)

 New Opportunities for Walthamstow
Welcome to New Opportunities for Walthamstow (NOW), a dynamic £56m regeneration scheme that is bringing positive change and significant benefits to local people, community groups and businesses in Walthamstow and Leyton.
The Limes Community and Children's Centre: The first community centre of its kind in Walthamstow opened in June 2004 and is used by over 300 families each week.
The SRB is administered by the London Development Agency (LDA) and the NOW programme has received match funding from many sources including the London Borough of Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest voluntary sector groups, London Buses, the European Union and private companies.
www.walthamstownow.co.uk   (296 words)

This website is about my work as the Labour MP for Walthamstow.
I believe that it is important that people know what you stand for in politics and in all of my time in Parliament since 1992 I have tried to be honest about my views on any issue.
It is always difficult to ensure that every house or flat gets the delivery, but if you don't you can download the report here as a PDF file.
www.neilgerrard.co.uk   (440 words)

A circular walk of 1¾ miles around the conservation areas of Walthamstow Village and Orford Road.
Begin at Walthamstow Central Station in Selbourne Road at the northern end of the Victoria line or WAGN Railway.
At the end of the alley is the Welcome Centre, formerly an infants school built in 1828.
www.london-footprints.co.uk /wkwalthamstow.htm   (708 words)

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