Jack Allen: Gran & Grandad Chapman

Margaret & George Chapman outside their house in 16 Childers street on V E day or V J day 1945 I would like to recount memories of my grandmother and grandfather, Margaret and George Chapman of 16 Childers Street in the Cannon area of Middlesbrough near St Columba’s Church. Granny Chapman was a remarkable person, born […]

360 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Patrick Burns 28 Head Blast furnace labourer Middlesbrough, YKS Emma Burns 27 Wife   Middlesbrough, YKS Annie Burns 3 Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS Dorothy Burns 2 Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS Directory entries Directory Name Occupation Ward’s 1902-03 J Chapman Labourer Additional Located on the South East side of […]

43 Cannon Street

Shop 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Harris Craster 37 Head Tailor Russia Rachel Craster 36 Wife   Newcastle, NBL Goldie Lily Craster 14 Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS Cowley Craster 11 Son   Middlesbrough, YKS Nathan Craster 9 Son   Middlesbrough, YKS Daniel Craster 8 Son   Middlesbrough, YKS Freda Craster 6 Daughter   […]

St Columba’s Church

1-7 Cannon Street Occupants etc. Gallery Additional images St Columba’s Church St Columba’s Church interior St. Columba’s Church Hall – from “MIddlesbrough – A Century of Change” by Ian Stubbs and Jenny Parker St Columba’s Church. Cannon Street – Grand Bazaar Poster – Saturday December 7th 1957 – To be opened by Lady Harrison of […]