HumphrysFamilyTree.com

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,

Home      Blog      Surnames      Ancestors      Contact

€1,000 competition      Things to do

Search:

Random page

Donation Drive: Please donate to support this site.
I have spent a great deal of time and money on this research. Research involves travel and many expenses.
Some research "things to do" are not done for years, because I do not have the money to do them.
Please Donate Here to support the ongoing research and to keep this website free.


My ancestors - O'Mara - Contents


30 Maida Hill West, Maida Vale, London

This is now 30 Maida Ave, Maida Vale, Paddington, NW end of central London (see map and map).



30 Maida Ave (LHS of block, with blue plaque), Maida Vale, London.
From Google Maps.
Click to rotate and see pretty location by canal.




30 Maida Hill West was the home of James O'Mara and family at least 1901-07.
Immediately after O'Maras left in 1907, the poet John Masefield lived here 1907-12.
See search for Masefield at 30 Maida Hill West.
While living there, he wrote many of his major works, including The Tragedy of Nan, The Everlasting Mercy and The Widow in the Bye Street.
In 1939 Maida Hill West became Maida Ave.
Blue plaque erected to commemorate Masefield in 2002 (see here and here).






London in 1903 (when O'Maras lived at 30 Maida Hill West).
From BFI National Archive.




Feedback form

Long version of this form.

Email me.

Upload additions and corrections to this site:
Upload a file (e.g. a picture):
Your email address:
Enter this password:

Help      Conventions      Abbreviations      Privacy policy      Adoption policy

Feeds      Image re-use      Donate