Ron Meek: The Church of St Columba

Father Burn opened a small mission church in Alfred Street in 1889 and called it St Laurence. This was changed in in 1891 to St Columba. In 1893 it was moved to the vacated Gospel Hall in Boundary Road. It was accepted as a parish church in 1895. In 1896 it was decided to build […]

Johnny McNichol taken in Cooper Street around 1948.

Cooper Street

Cooper Street ran from Newport Road to Newport Street (alongside the railway line) and crossed Cannon Street.   Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Cooper Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Alan Thompson from Cooper Street who used to sing in local clubs (posted on […]

348 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Isaac Buck 42 Head Fruit hawker Middlesbrough, YKS Annie E Buck 42 Wife   Darleston, STS J P Cooper 22 Stepson Labourer Middlesbrough, YKS W E Cooper 19 Stepson Labourer Middlesbrough, YKS Edith Cooper 17 Stepdaughter   Middlesbrough, YKS James Albert Cooper 12 Stepson School Middlesbrough, YKS […]