Audrey Robinson (nee Ponfield): Dear Old Cannon Street

Dear old Cannon Street. Looking back, what an honour to have lived there. Maybe we didn’t always think that, especially when families didn’t really have much at all to live on, but looking back, it was a lovely, warm, friendly area to live. What a pity Cannon Street couldn’t have been wrapped up in cotton […]

Anthony Mario Di Carlo: Memories of Cannon Street

It was 1948, my parents with their two small girls and my mother pregnant, were on a ship bound for England. The war was over. Their homeland Italy was in chaos, people were starving. My parents made the big decision to leave their beloved families to make a better life in a better place. They […]

Stanley Street

Stanley Street ran from Newport Street to Cannon Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Stanley Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Lesley Lowe Robinson, b.1899, d.1919 aged 20 from gas injuries suffered during the First World War. Lived at 35 Stanley Street . Buried […]

Tomlinson Street

Tomlinson Street ran from King George Street to Laws Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Tomlinson Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Christmas party held in Tomlinson Street in 1950 (posted on Facebook by Bob Robinson). My Mum and Nana lived on Tomlinson Street, […]

Unthank Street

Unthank Street ran from Cannon Street to Newport Road. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Unthank Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) From the Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough, 28 November 1877. Ellen Robinson

Milbank Street

Milbank Street ran from Marsh Road to Newport Road, crossing Cannon Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Milbank Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) John and Katy Robinson lived at 142 Milbank Street (posted on Facebook by Bob Robinson). Me in my pram with […]

Lowe Street

Lowe Street ran from Hutchinson Street to Cannon Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Lowe Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) From the Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough, 7 August 1914. Robert McGee James Robinson

36 Cannon Street – Volunteer Hotel

Public House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Samuel Hodge  32 Head Hotel Manager Birkenhead, CHS Annie Elizabeth Hodge 36 Wife   Hull, YKS Annie Hodge 9 Daughter School Middlesbrough, YKS Eva Hodge 2 Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS William Luke Hodge 75 Father Retired Builder Faverstock, DEV Gertrude Robinson 16 Servant General servant (domestic) […]

290 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Arthur T Robinson 35 Head Gantryman Newcastle, NBL Susan Robinson 34 Wife   Middlesbrough, YKS Elizabeth E Robinson 14 Daughter School Middlesbrough, YKS John T Robinson 11 Son School Middlesbrough, YKS George H Robinson 9 Son School Middlesbrough, YKS Arthur R Robinson 6 Son School Middlesbrough, YKS […]

240 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Charles Edward Robinson 33 Head Pipe fitter Hexham, NBL Clara Robinson 28 Wife   Stockton, DUR Eleanor May Robinson 2 Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS Doris Emmaline Robinson 3 m Daughter   Middlesbrough, YKS Directory entries Directory Name Occupation Ward’s 1902-03 J Robinson Joiner Additional Located on the […]

248 Cannon Street

Shop 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Jane Wheeler 40 Head Shopkeeper  Barrow-in-Furness, LAN Elizabeth Ann Wheeler 10 Daughter School Barrow-in-Furness, LAN William James Wheeler 9 Son School Barrow-in-Furness, LAN Minnie Wheeler 7 Daughter School Barrow-in-Furness, LAN Thomas Robinson 54 Lodger Labourer in ironworks Maryport, CUL Directory entries Directory Name Occupation Kelly’s 1913 Mrs […]