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Hammersmith

Hammersmith was recorded as Hammersmyth in 1294 and was a hamlet within Fulham until 1834. The origin of the name is in doubt. Some suggest that it is derived from Old English ham, 'a home' or 'town' and hythe 'a port' - 'the home by the port', referring to its location on the Thames. More likely it comes from (again Old English) hamor, 'hammer' and smydde 'a smithy' - referring to a local blacksmith who once lived here. It was recorded as Hammersmith in 1675.

The Hammersmith & City Line station was opened as HAMMERSMITH on 13 June 1864, and re-sited farther south on 1 December 1868. The District Line station was opened as HAMMERSMITH on 9 September 1874.


Hammersmith

Hampstead in the 1920s. Heath Street is on the right.





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