BRIEF HISTORY DURING THE SNOW ERA (1813-58)

Park Village East is just beyond the northeast corner of Regent's Park.  The land was offered to developers in the early 1800s by John Nash (1852-1835) as part of his architectural development of Regent's Park.  Due to lack of interest, Nash retained the leases and subsequently built a long row of attractive and sophisticated cottages.  Included among  residents during the life of John Snow was James Wyld (1812-1887), creator of the Great Globe in Leicester Square, Edmund Kean (1789-1833), the great Shakespearean actor, and Dr. James Johnson, physician to King William IV (1830-7).

The location in the 1859 map is in the lower center of cell E12, flowing into cell F12.  

LOCATION IN 1859 REYNOLDS MAP

(Quarter Mile Section - E 12)

Sources Weinreb B, Hibbert C (eds). The London Encyclopaedia, 1993.

View of Park Village East on Regent's Canal in 1829

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View of Park Village East in 1829

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Old Ordnance Survey Maps of 1870

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