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Wendy

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This is a photo of Well Street c1900 where my great great grandparents John and Margaret McKnight lived for 40 years. The photo was taken just before the demolition of Assinder's tripe house a 16th century tripe house. The elaborate decor of the wood is typical of this type of house, each floor was jettied out from the one below.


 

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Jayell

master brummie
Thanks again for the photo Wendy! I have seen the photo before but didn't realise it was of Well Street. My 2 x Gt.Grandfather, John Nicholls, worked as a Tailor at 2 Well Street in 1858. The family were living in Livery Street in 1851 and then had moved to Bridge Street West by 1861. I was so pleased that you posted the photo of Well Street as it brings the family history to life. Judy
 
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Wendy

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Judy thanks for that. How wonderful our realatives probably knew each other, mine lived there from around 1837 at no 48 and by 1851 they were at no 86 and were still there in 1881.
 

Jayell

master brummie
Yes, it's more than likely that our ancestors knew each other, even if it was just a passing aquaintance. Living and working in the same street, they must have seen each other regularly. Fantastic to think about!
 

Skittlelady

proper brummie kid
This is a photo of Well Street c1900 where my great great grandparents John and Margaret McKnight lived for 40 years. The photo was taken just before the demolition of Assinder's tripe house a 16th century tripe house. The elaborate decor of the wood is typical of this type of house, each floor was jettied out from the one below.


Fantastic Photo..
 
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