Paul Ogleby: Growing Up at The Newport End of Cannon Street

Booth Street and Disraeli Street I grew up in Booth Street, although I was actually born in Disraeli Street. The house numbers in Booth Street started from no. 11, and there was a ‘common’ at the Laws Street end, where no’s 1 to 10 had been bombed during the war The Bomb Damage Laws St […]

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     […]

75 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Relation Occupation Birthplace Thomas Wright 40 Head General labourer Fakenham, NFK Mildred Wright 38 Wife   Middlesbrough, YKS John Wright 20 Son General labourer Middlesbrough, YKS William Wright 18 Son General labourer Middlesbrough, YKS Richard Wright 16 Son General labourer Middlesbrough, YKS George Wright 11 Son School Middlesbrough, YKS Ada […]

99 Cannon Street

House 1911 Census Name Age Status Occupation Birthplace Lucy H Wright 49 Widow   Dudley, WOR Albert Wright 23 Single Labourer at Foundry Middlesbrough, YKS Violet Wright 14 Single   Middlesbrough, YKS Directory entries Directory Name Occupation Ward’s 1930-31 P Harris Furnaceman Additional Located on the North West side of Cannon Street between Benjamin Street […]