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From: "Pam Downes" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Forty Acre Lane, Canning Town, West Ham, Essex
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 23:00:10 +0100
References: <00b001c69bc0$c43101d0$385d8b56@DiningRoom>

I can only help with the Gendocs site.
There is a wonderful site called the Wayback Machine which has archives of
thousands of URLs which are no longer in existence. You do need to know the
URL of the original site you want to access, but if you don't know it then
you can often find it via google.
enter the URL (remembering to delete http:// if necessary because you only
need it once in the address)
The Gendocs URL is
Direct access to their homepage via the Wayback Machine is
The archived web site may not contain the last update made to it. See for the reasons why.

Pam Downes
I use in my research and for my further

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alison Ruxton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 10:12 PM
Subject: [Ess] Forty Acre Lane, Canning Town, West Ham, Essex

> I'm very new to research in West Ham and know very little about the area
> and was hoping that someone here may know a little of the history of
> street names in the area.
> >>>>>snip<<<<<<<
> > I've tried to look at the gendocs website which had a great list of old
> > London street names but the website seems to no longer exist.
> Thanks
> Alison

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