Geraldine Smith (nee Warburton): Memories of Cannon Street

Geraldine Warburton and Derek Smith on their wedding day St Columba’s Church We were a family of nine. Three girls and six boys, and we lived in Duncombe Street. The Queen’s Coronation was 1953 and I was seven. We lived in a two-up and two-down and there were parties in the street. We all got […]

Howard Warburton: My Italian family from Cannon Street

Howard Warburton My grandparents Crescenzo and Angelina Borzumato had an ice cream shop at 270 Cannon Street in 1915. They moved to 173 Cannon Street in 1921 and lived there until the shop was knocked down in 1962. My family consisted of my mother Santilla and her sisters Mary, Louise plus brothers Andrew, Tommy and […]

Cannon Street People

A gallery of photos featuring Cannon Street folks that are not linked to a specific street, school, pub or place of worship. The photos are in Surname order. You can use the search box to find people or click on a surname if it’s shown in the Most Common Surnames. Click photos to enlarge Sarah […]

Milbank Street

Milbank Street ran from Marsh Road to Newport Road, crossing Cannon Street. Newspaper articles, images of Milbank Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) John Robinson Katy Robinson Jack Mirfin Emily Irwin Mirfin Bob Robinson Joan Ivy Peter Kenny George Margaret Warburton