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Back in the 18th century, the area was mainly a rural village with amazing villas. The local farmers used to supply the city with vegetables and fruit.
In September 2017, 51 people were injured after a bomb partially exploded on a tube station at Parsons Green. In March 2018, an Iraqi teenager was jailed for life for planting the bomb.
Fulham Parsons Green SW6 is first mentioned in a document in 1391. In the 18th century, cricket clubs Fulham and Chelsea played two matches here. The second match had a prize of 30 guineas, however, the winner wasn’t recorded.
Aragon House is a 19th century grade II listed pub that takes its name after Queen Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII. Writer Samuel Richardson is one of the most notable Fulham Parsons Green SW6 inhabitants.
Parsons Green is Fulham’s residential district. Situated in Fulham and in the London Borough of Hammersmith, the green itself is shaped like a triangle and is bounded on 2 of its 3 sides by Parsons Green Lane, New King’s Road section of the King’s Road, and A308 road.
You can’t walk over 20 steps in this district without going past somewhere serving brunch. Regardless if it’s a healthy smoothie and a smashed avocado on toast, a coffee, or mimosas and eggs benedict, brunch is a requisite ritual on a weekend.
Fulham is an area with a history of enterprise and industry that dates back to the 15th century and brewing, tapestry weaving, pottery, and paper making in the 17th and 18th centuries. Fulham was later involved in early aviation, the automotive trade, laundry, and food production.
Notable Fulham residents include Admiral Sir Charles Wager; Sir John Powell, baron of the exchequer; Samuel Richardson; Sir William Butts, doctor to Henry VIII; and T. Crofton Croker, writer and Irish antiquary.