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Weaman Street and Lancaster street

Phil

Retired Layabout
H Christine

Here are some of Weaman Street to start you off, I'll have a look for some of Lancaster St.

Phil



 

Vivienne14

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Another view of Weaman Street - numbers 47 and 48. Most of the view of St. Chads now obliterated by modern buildings. Viv.
 

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Vivienne14

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This is the corner of Weaman Street and Bath Street looking towards St. Chads in 1902. The Bishop's House must have been behind the photographer. Weaman Street must once have been a longer road than it is today. Think the hotel was built over the lower end of the street where it joined Bath Street. Viv
 

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Colhat

Brummie babby
Hi
Thank you so much for your response. Can I ask if the red dot is the address in Weamans Street?
Talking to my Dad today, he was unsure when we found that the census said Weamans Street when my Grandmother told him she was born in Bath Street. Looking at the map though and the red spot it might be that they lived on the corner of Weamans Street and Bath Street. He knows they were near the cathedral.
Sorry to bombard you with questions but as the census says Court 11 do you think they were living in a 'back-to-back'? If so would they have been the front or back house if it was House 2? Colette
 

Astoness

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hi colette what address in weaman st are you looking for..post 5 with the maps on were posted in june so i dont think they show what you are looking for

lyn
 

Colhat

Brummie babby
The census says
Bk42 Weamans Street
Court 11 House 2
Thank you for the map and the link though as the photos are great!
 

Astoness

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hi colette if our map expert mike sees this post i am sure he will post you a map marking out where bk of 42 weaman st was....

happy to help

lyn
 

Colhat

Brummie babby
Thank you for the map, very helpful.
I think can see how the courts worked now - so Court 11 was behind no 42 I presume? Really useful to see the court the house was in, I will pass this on to my Dad (his mom lived in the house). He will be most interested.
 

mikejee

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Yes , that is correct. Usually they did not put both the court number and the house in front of it, just one or the other, but in your case they put both. Usually where it says "no. x back of ", the number of the house used was the lower number of the house which sat on the street by the side of the entry to the court, there was no 100% rule however, which is what I mean by saying the position of no2 was a guess based on experience. If we look at the map below of your court. the court will be numbered court 11 or back 42, as 42 is lowest numbered house by the entrance to the house. Usually the blue house will be named 1 back 42 ( 1 court 11). However the green house might be 2 back 42 (2 court 11) or 8 back 42 (8 court 11) , or occasionally 1 back 43, depending on how court was numbered.
 

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Colhat

Brummie babby
Thank you for all your help!
Very addictive, finding all these snippets of information to put the jigsaw together.
Colette
 
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