Speed dating kentish town
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We’re so happy that one of London’s best dating events, Dirty Scrabble Dating, is back at the infamous Bull and Gate in Kentish Town!
The mission first held their services outside but as their funding increased they built a mission house, chapel, and vicarage.
One mission house of the area was Lyndhurst Hall which remained in use before being taken over by the Council.
Jenny Marx described this eight-room house in Kentish Town as "A truly princely dwelling, compared with the holes we used to live in" (March 11, 1861 letter by Jenny Marx, quoted in Rachel Holmes, "Eleanor Marx: A Life", Bloomsbury Books, London, 2014, P 10).
1877 saw the beginning of mission work in the area as it was then poor.
The early 19th century brought modernisation, causing much of the area's rural qualities, the River Fleet and the 18th-century buildings to vanish, although pockets still remain, for example Little Green Street.
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