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Remember the 1970s Brit comedy ‘Some Mother Do ‘Ave’ Em’? The famous laugh-out-loud roller skating scene was filmed on the streets of the area.
A London Borough of Enfield district, Edmonton is situated 13.5 km (8.4 miles) of Charing Cross in the north-northeast side. The northern portion of the area, with the N9 postal code, is called Lower Edmonton, while the southern portion with N18 postal code is known as Upper Edmonton.
Edmonton N9 name derives from Adelmetone that means Ēadhelm’s farm. Ēadhelm was a notable resident that lived here in the 11th century. The capital of the Canadian province Alberta is named Edmonton after Edmonton, London.
Popular historic buildings and sites in Edmonton are the 15th century All Saints’ Church, Angel Place, Edmonton Central Library, Charles Lamb Institute, The Crescent, Salisbury House, Edmonton Federation Cemetery, Lamb’s Cottage, Millfield House, Edmonton Girls’ Charity School, and North Middlesex School.
Notable people who were born, have lived, or have studied in the area include poet John Keats, actor David Jason, musician Chas Hodges, footballer Wally Fielding, actor Michael Garner, race car driver Dudley Benjafield, cricketer Sidney Bollon, and statesman Robert Cecil.