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  Familia: London Borough of Wandsworth
1861: Parishes of Battersea, Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting Graveney and Wandsworth
1871: Parishes of Battersea, Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting Graveney and Wandsworth
1881: Parishes of Battersea, Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting Graveney and Wandsworth
www.familia.org.uk /services/london/wandsworth.html   (210 words)

 Borough of Wandsworth
It was the river that was to play the vital role in the development of Wandsworth town and by 1805 the river was the busiest in England with over 40 water mills on it's banks.
Wandsworth High Street from St Anne's Hill - 1900 The High Street was always an important coaching route from the City of London to Southampton and Portsmouth - then, as now, presenting a bustling scene.
Notable among former Wandsworth residents are the novelist William Makepeace Thackeray and the exiled French author Voltaire.
www.mywandsworth.co.uk /wandsworth/community-history.htm   (1337 words)

 Wandsworth prison
From 1870, conditions at Wandsworth deteriorated and the toilets were removed from the cells to make room for extra prisoners and the practice of "slopping out" introduced which was to remain in force until 1996.
Wandsworth took condemned prisoners from Surrey in the first instance but with the ending of executions at Lewes after 1914, also took those condemned in Sussex and later those from Kent.
Wandsworth continues as the main prison for Surrey and South London to the present day and with the prison population at record levels, holds some 1,300+ men, most at the start of their sentences before they are dispersed to other prisons.
www.richard.clark32.btinternet.co.uk /wands.html   (3185 words)

 London Borough of Wandsworth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Wandsworth is a London borough in South West London, England and forms part of Inner London.
The borough was formed in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Battersea and much of the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth, but excluding Clapham and most of Streatham, both of which were transferred to the London Borough of Lambeth.
The London Borough of Wandsworth includes the parliamentary constituencies of Tooting, Battersea and Putney.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Wandsworth   (238 words)

 Wandsworth - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wandsworth is a railroad junction with five bridges extending over the Thames.
Wandsworth Technical College and Battersea Technical College are in the borough.
Parents, pupils and schools in Wandsworth are well served by their LEA, says OFSTED.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-wandswor.html   (299 words)

 Wandsworth Borough Police | History of Wandsworth Borough
Wandsworth is mentioned three times in the Doomsday Book, and Putney, or "Putelie" as it was known then, is also recorded.
Wandsworth can lay claim to the first public railway in the world, which ran between Wandsworth and Croydon along the course of the River Wandle.
Wandsworth Police Station stands on the site of a building known as the "Sword House"; this house was occupied by Sir Everard Fawkener, who had been the Aid-de-Camp to the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden, in 1746.
www.met.police.uk /wandsworth/history.htm   (1948 words)

 Wandsworth and Clapham Workhouse and Poor Law Union
The first Wandsworth workhouse was built in around 1730 on East Hill, on ground leased from the local lord of the manor, Earl Spencer.
Surrey: Battersea (3), Clapham (6), Putney (2), Streatham (2), Tooting Graveney (2), Wandsworth (4).
The Wandsworth and Clapham Union was renamed the Wandsworth Union in 1904.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Wandsworth/Wandsworth.shtml   (1598 words)

 Wandsworth Group
The Wandsworth Group is the UK’s oldest manufacturer of electrical switches and accessories.
The previous system had been in service for over twenty years and Wandsworth were careful to ensure that its replacement would retain all the specialised functionality it provided, as well as meeting future needs of the group.
Wandsworth has worked with IFS to adapt sales order processing and quotation documentation so that individual lines can be discounted.
www.ifsworld.com /za/customers/wandsworth.asp   (1161 words)

 Wandsworth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wandsworth is a largely middleclass town by the River Thames in south-west London.
It is at the centre of the London Borough of Wandsworth, made up of Balham, Battersea, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield Nine Elms, Putney, Roehampton, Southfields, and Tooting.
Nearby is Wandsworth prison, which is the largest prison in the London area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wandsworth   (175 words)

 Wandsworth Stop The War Coalition
At a public meeting in Putney, co-organised by Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition, former cabinet minister Tony Benn attacked Blair's illegal invasion of Iraq, in front of a packed crowd.
At a public meeting (which was boycotted by Wandsworth STWC, due to her earlier support for the war), former cabinet minister Clare Short told a packed church in Balham that Blair had lied over Iraq.
Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition hosted a public meeting in Tooting, where anti-war speakers - Tom Cox MP (Labour, Tooting), local Labour Councillor Pam Tatlow and Lyndsey German (officer of the national STWC) - attacked Blair over the Iraq war, in front of an angry audience.
www.wandsworth-stopwar.org.uk /oheads.htm   (680 words)

 Wandsworth BSAC branch 1037 Scuba Diving Club South London
Members of Wandsworth BSAC were called upon to fit the 50m-long and 1m-wide 'artwork' after it was commissioned by the Lido's South London Swimming Club.
The artwork is only visible to swimmers, who can see their own reflection against the sky as they move across the surface of the pool.
Wandsworth BSAC divers Paul Barnard, John Heatly and Martin Tobias advised on fitting methods at a trial installation earlier this year.
www.wandsworthdiving.com   (463 words)

 Saint Cecilia's, Wandsworth
Saint Cecilia’s, Wandsworth is a co-educational voluntary-aided comprehensive school for pupils aged 11 — 18 years in the Diocese of Southwark and the London Borough of Wandsworth.
As well as the highest standards of teaching and learning, we offer a wide range of curriculum enrichment and extra-curricular activities, and pupils are encouraged to remain on the school premises after the school day has ended in order to take advantage of these opportunities.
The school will value the uniqueness of the individual as a person made in the image of God and entitled to teaching and learning opportunities which enable her or him to become a confident, competent, caring and self-reliant citizen, fully prepared for adult life and the world of work.
www.saintcecilias.wandsworth.sch.uk   (302 words)

 Wandsworth Cycling Campaign: Who We Are
Wandsworth Cycling Campaign (WCC) is the local group of the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) in the London Borough of Wandsworth, UK.
Our vision is for Wandsworth to be a borough where cycling is a natural transport choice for everyone.
Every LCC member who lives in Wandsworth is automatically a member of Wandsworth Cycling Campaign.
www.wandsworthcyclists.org.uk   (307 words)

 CareLine Information Centre for Wandsworth
In partnership with Wandsworth Council, Wandsworth Care Alliance and the Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, CareLine have produced: WOW - What's On in Wandsworth for those 50 Plus, a website that has been specifically designed with and for older people.
In conjunction with Wandsworth Council, Connexions and the Wandsworth Primary Care Trust we have added a new section to the website detailing the services available for children and young people in Wandsworth.
Wandsworth Integrated Community Equipment Service (WICES) - the single access point for information about equipment and adaptations in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
www.careline.org.uk   (370 words)

 Wandsworth Hotels - Wandsworth, UK
Wandsworth Hotels - 60 hotels from £29 per room per night.
Ideally located in West London opposite Earls Court Exhibition Centre and is 5 minutes walk from West Brompton station....
The Shaftesbury Kensington is ideally located in the heart of Kensington in central London with 85 well equipped rooms....
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/unitedkingdom/england/greaterlondon/london/wandsworth   (382 words)

 Contact a Family Wandsworth - for families with disabled children: information on rare syndromes and disorders
This is Contact a Family's office for Wandsworth in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Wandsworth Contact a Family provides volunteering opportunities to work with our families or to gain charity administration experience.
Wandsworth Contact a Family is core funded by Wandsworth Borough Council but we rely heavily on donations and sponsorship from individuals, grant-giving organisations and companies.
www.cafamily.org.uk /wandsworth   (615 words)

 The Wandsworth Society
The Wandsworth Society is a voluntary group concerned with the quality of landscape, transport and planning in and around Wandsworth Town and Wandsworth Common.
We monitor planning decisions seeking to curb excessive or inappropriate development and we campaign for improved traffic management and public transport.
We are actively involved in the Wandsworth town centre regeneration partnership (WTCP) and fully support Agenda 21 for local sustainability.
www.wandsworthsociety.org.uk   (168 words)

 Wandsworth Group
The Wandsworth Group has developed a cost-effective, easy manageable method of delivering digital quality television (DVB) and radio (DAB) from a variety of sources whether the transmission is free-to-air or encrypted.
The quality of the service is dependent on the specification of the Ethernet switches used in the network; Wandsworth has already certified certain switches from Extreme and Allied Telesyn and is happy to test other manufacturer's brands.
The transmissions can be received by any PC provided with Wandsworth’s IPTV Client application or by a flat panel or conventional TV using Wandsworth's Media Gateway and Local Distribution (LDU) devices as shown in the schematic.
www.wandsworthgroup.com /html/tp/iptv.html   (418 words)

 Flickr: Wandsworth
Incorporating Balham, Battersea, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Nine Elms, Roehampton, Putney, Southfields, Tooting and Wandsworth.
Wandsworth; home of Battersea Power Station, Battersea Dogs Home, Battersea Park, The Pump House Gallery, overpriced restaurants, overpriced bars, out of work actors and much, much more...
Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Havering, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Westminster
www.flickr.com /groups/wandsworth   (317 words)

 Local news, sport, jobs, homes & cars in Epsom, Hounslow, Kingston, Sutton, Wimbledon, Wandsworth.
House prices in the borough have reached new heights with a development of seven new properties in Surbiton selling out in just one hour.
Youngsters from Elliott, John Paul II and St Cecilia's schools, and ADT College in Wandsworth joined with Merton schools to take part in a-six week Kayaking programme at Wimbledon Park Water Sports Centre.
A special school in Carshalton is forging the way for environmentally-friendly commuting with a scheme encouraging students and teachers to get on their bikes.
www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk   (505 words)

There are around 3,000 photographs at Wandsworth Museum, the vast majority of which form the Olney collection of prints, acquired by the Museum in 1994.
The photographs are mainly topographical, with just over half showing views of the borough of Wandsworth and the rest other parts of London and Surrey.
The oldest photograph was taken c1860 but the majority are much more recent, dating from after the Second World War.
www.photolondon.org.uk /assoc_pages/wandsworth.htm   (123 words)

 Wandsworth, All Saints, Wandsworth, London | Diocese of Southwark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Diocese of Southwark » wandsworth, all saints, wandsworth
There is a service on Thursday lunchtime for those who work in Wandsworth.
It lasts from 1.15pm to 1.45pm and consists of a hymn, a prayer and a talk.
www.achurchnearyou.com /venue.php?V=861   (218 words)

 Wandsworth Women's Aid
Wandsworth Women's Aid are a charity based project supporting women and children experiencing domestic violence.
Wandsworth Borough Council run the 'Staying put Staying Safe Scheme' which aims to help women stay in their homes by improving security.
For further information please contact us and we can send you a leaflet or contact Wandsworth Housing Advice Services.
www.wandsworthwa.org.uk   (205 words)

 Libraries - Home
Wandsworth Libraries is at the hub of local communities, providing everyone with an equal opportunity to access books, information, learning and online services through a quality library network.
London Libraries RecommendÂ… an Appetite for Reading is a promotion of 50 books inspired by food and drink.
Including fiction and non-fiction titles, the promotion will be running in every Wandsworth Library until December.
www.wandsworth.gov.uk /libraries   (201 words)

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