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Alexander Guttridge's photos of Stoke Newington in the 1930s (StokeyLitFest Edition)

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Alexander Guttridge's photos of Stoke Newington in the 1930s (StokeyLitFest Edition)

  1. 1. Alexander Guttridge’s photos of Stoke Newington in the 1930s Amir Dotan www.StokeNewingtonHistory.com
  2. 2. This is my hobby since 2013
  3. 3. StokeNewingtonHistory.com
  4. 4. @HistoryOfStokey 4,339 14,000+ 6,143 Followers Tweets Photos
  5. 5. facebook.com/ TheHistoryOfStokeNewington 1,143 Likes
  6. 6. flickr.com/photos/snhistory 5,525 Photos
  7. 7. The late Robbie and Carol Richards The Fox Reformed Wine Bar 176 Stoke Newington Church Street 1981-2015
  8. 8. Derek Baker (1936-2016)
  9. 9. Alexander Guttridge 1887-1977
  10. 10. The Guttridge family, Stoke Newington John Thomas (Jack) 1868-1893 George William 1870-1935 Edwin Owen 1872-1873 Evelina (Eva) 1874-1964 Frederick 1876-1942 Hubert Chamberlain 1878-1935 Ann Elizabeth 1880-1898 Charles 1883-1883 Walter James 1885-1885 Ernest Alexander (Alec) 1887-1977 Edwin Alexander Guttridge 1835-1913 Mary Jane Chamberlain 1845-1922
  11. 11. Mary Jane Chamberlain (1845-1922) Alexander Guttridge’s mother Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  12. 12. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  13. 13. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  14. 14. Barn Street, 1894
  15. 15. Charles Booth’s London Poverty Map - 1898
  16. 16. In 1933 Stoke Newington Borough declared the following areas as (Slum) Clearance Areas under its powers under the 1930 Housing Act: Masons Court and Place Rochester Place White Hart Court Selsea Place off Crossway Hewling Street Leonard Place in Albert Town Barn Street (Added in 1934)
  17. 17. Architectural Journal 26th. October 1933. p 11
  18. 18. 1937 - Denman House replaces 50 early 19th century small cottages in Barn St, Edward’s Lane, Lordship Terrace and Lordship Road
  19. 19. We are here
  20. 20. Denman House. View from Lordship Road (Built 1937)
  21. 21. Stoke Newington photo mashups www.stokenewingtonhistory.com/photos-mashups/
  22. 22. Barn Street looking south towards Church Street from Lordship Terrace (Unknown photographer, Courtesy of Hackney Archives)
  23. 23. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  24. 24. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  25. 25. 10 Barn Street in 1912 (Unknown photographer)
  26. 26. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  27. 27. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  28. 28. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  29. 29. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  30. 30. Church Row (1695-1935)
  31. 31. late 1850s - Charles Dickens visiting his publisher F.M. Evans at No. 7 Church Row
  32. 32. Wynne Edwin Baxter (1844-1920) Lawyer, translator, antiquarian and botanist, best known as the Coroner who conducted the inquests on most of the victims of the Whitechapel Murders of 1888 to 1891 including three of the victims of Jack the Ripper in 1888, as well as on Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man"
  33. 33. John Howard (1726-1790) Philanthropist and the early prison reformer, lived at no. 8 Church Row (later no. 168 Church Street). His detailed proposals for improvements of prisons were designed to enhance the physical and mental health of the prisoners and the security and order of the prison.
  34. 34. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  35. 35. 10 Barn Street 7 Church Row 1 min walk
  36. 36. Unknown photographer
  37. 37. Church Row houses being pulled down in 1935 (Unknown photographer)
  38. 38. Stoke Newington’s Municipal buildings. Designed by Reginald Truelove. Built 1935-7
  39. 39. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  40. 40. The Rose & Crown pub c. 1925 (Unknown photographer)
  41. 41. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  42. 42. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  43. 43. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  44. 44. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  45. 45. Stoke Newington Church Street property survey 1847-2017 www.bit.ly/amirstokey The history of 170 Stoke Newington Church Street
  46. 46. Courtesy of Amelia Dyster, Alexander Guttridge’s granddaughter
  47. 47. Stoke Newington photo mashups www.stokenewingtonhistory.com/photos-mashups/
  48. 48. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  49. 49. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  50. 50. Photo by Alexander Guttridge Frederick Guttridge 1876-1942
  51. 51. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  52. 52. R101 was one of a pair of British rigid airships completed in 1929 as part of a British government programme to develop civil airships capable of service on long-distance routes within the British Empire.
  53. 53. The R101 crashed in France on October 5th 1930. A total of 48 of the 54 passengers and crew were killed.
  54. 54. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  55. 55. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  56. 56. Stoke Newington photo mashups www.stokenewingtonhistory.com/photos-mashups/
  57. 57. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  58. 58. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  59. 59. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  60. 60. Stoke Newington photo mashups www.stokenewingtonhistory.com/photos-mashups/
  61. 61. The history of 187 Stoke Newington Church Street Stoke Newington Church Street property survey 1847-2017 www.bit.ly/amirstokey
  62. 62. In case I have a few minutes left…
  63. 63. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  64. 64. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  65. 65. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  66. 66. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  67. 67. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  68. 68. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  69. 69. Photo by Alexander Guttridge
  70. 70. Thank you Amir Dotan www.StokeNewingtonHistory.com

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