Social and London history - History of Kentish Town
Virtual walk on Zoom
Kentish Town is not where it should be claims Joe Studman. He has the full story.
The original village was clustered around St Pancras Old Church, a mile or so further south. However, around the 13th century St Pancras village re-sited itself on the confluence of two branches of the River Fleet, known as ‘the Ken Ditch’.
Fine gentlemen’s houses were built amid the fields but the village was snubbed again when St Pancras New Church was built in Euston Road. Various railway companies driving their tracks and goods yards through the area should have finished the village off. But Kentish Town has survived. Join Joe for a virtual local history walk to learn more about the area.
1-hour Zoom virtual walk starting at 14.00 UK time: £10.00. Members of the Society of Genealogists: £5.00. On 28 October an email invitation will be sent to all who have booked which includes a password and link to the talk - remember to check your spam folder! Please ensure you use the same user name that you used at booking, to login to the talk on the day.
We will send you a link and a password one day before the talk.
Thu 29 Oct 2020