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Lost London Streets

If you have ancestors from London, know their address, but can't find it on a modern map, these eBooks can help you locate old streets, roads, lanes, alleys, rents and buildings that no longer exist, or which have changed name. You can also find places too small to be shown on maps. Click on a cover for further details.

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Lockie's Topography of London. A complete list of streets, buildings, institutions and churches etc., in 1810 and how to find them.

Elmes' Topographical Dictionary of London. A complete list of streets, buildings, institutions and churches in 1831. How to find them and, in many cases, what they look like, who built them and who ran them.

Bruce's Lists of London Street Name Changes. Every one of the 23,000 official changes made between 1857 and 1966 in the old County of London. Includes the Postal District and the exact year of each change.

London Streets lost to the Blitz. A complete list of streets in the London Postal Area in 1939 and if they survived the Blitz. If not, what happened to them.

If you do not have an eBook reader but need these books for your family or local history research there are several free programs (from Adobe, Amazon, Firefox, Google, Sony etc.) that you can use to read eBooks on your computer, iPad and most tablets. This is not ideal for a novel, but works very well for searching books like these.
Follow these instructions and you can't go wrong.

If you want a list of older street names see Remarks on London from 1722.

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