Vic Wood: Memories of Croft Street

Croft Street ran from Newport Road up to Newport Street which ran parallel to the railway. Half way it was intersected by Cannon St. Locally we called the stretch from Newport Rd to Cannon St “High Croft St” and the stretch from Cannon St to the railway as ‘Low Croft St.’ The house was one […]

Monsell Street

Monsell Street ran from the railway to Marsh Road. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Monsell Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) From the Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough, 20 June 1916. Henry Wood

Calthorpe Street

Calthorpe Street ran from Marsh Road School to Newport Road, crossing Cannon Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Calthorpe Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Me, aged about 4 or 5, (so 1962-64?) and my nana Emily Parsons (née Gill), in the back yard […]

Croft Street

Croft 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 Croft Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Betty Barron (nee Wilcox) and Ernie Barron circa 1948, who lived at 10 Croft […]

24 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Jabez Wright 63 Head Refreshment house keeper Sedgley, STS Clara Wright 61 Wife   Bloxwich, STS Bertha Summerfield 14 Niece   Walsall, STS Peter Wood 40 Boarder Steel worker Kerry, Crooth James Rush 32 Boarder Blast furnace man Kilcoo, DOW Directory entries Directory Name Occupation     […]

118 Cannon Street

Shop 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Mary Boyd 39 Head General dealer  Newcastle, NBL Maggie Boyd 19 Daughter   Newcastle, NBL Robert E Boyd 18 Son Apprenticed joiner Newcastle, NBL Isabella Boyd 15 Daughter   Newcastle, NBL Walter C Boyd 10 Son   Middlesbrough, YKS Albert Wood Boyd 5 Son   Middlesbrough, YKS […]

313 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Robert West Shakeshaft 35 Head Joiner Middlesbrough, YKS Emily Shakeshaft 46 Wife   Stockton, DUR Charles Alfred Wood 14 Step son School Middlesbrough, YKS Richard Edward Wood 10 Step son School Middlesbrough, YKS Directory entries Directory Name Occupation Ward’s 1902-03 J Webb Labourer Additional Located on the […]