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 […]

Disraeli Street

Disraeli Street ran from Cannon Street to Newport Road. Newspaper articles, images of Disraeli Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Joyce Walker Jackie Walker Geoff Walker John Walker

Adam Street

Adam Street ran from Cannon Street to Denmark Street.  Newspaper articles, images of Adam Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Alice Graham Roger Graham William Meldrick Thomas Walker William Lynn Frederick Hall Richard Kinlan

355 Cannon Street

1911 CensusNameAgeRelationOccupationBirthplaceJames Nimmo45HeadStokerMiddlesbrough, YKSMary E Nimmo42WifeAt homeMiddlesbrough, YKSJoseph Nimmo19SonShipyard labourerMiddlesbrough, YKSWillie Nimmo16SonShipyard labourerMiddlesbrough, YKSDinah Nimmo11DaughterSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSArthur Nimmo9SonSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSMary Ann Nimmo7DaughterSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSMatthew Nimmo6SonSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSDirectory entriesDirectoryNameOccupationWard’s 1902-03H WalkerSmelter Located on the North West side of Cannon Street between Severs Street and Cooper Street. 

90 Cannon Street

1911 CensusNameAgeRelationOccupationBirthplaceRoger Walker47HeadPork butcher retailCarlton-in-Coverdale, YKSAnnie Walker40Wife Lealholm, YKSAlice R Walker14DaughterAt homeMiddlesbrough, YKSAnnie L Walker13DaughterSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSRoger Walker11SonSchoolMiddlesbrough, YKSDoris May Walker6Daughter Middlesbrough, YKSStanley Walker4 mSon Middlesbrough, YKSDirectory entriesDirectoryNameOccupationKelly’s 1913Roger WalkerPork Butcher Located on the South East side of Cannon Street between Lord Street and Farrer Street. 

152 Cannon Street

1911 CensusNameAgeRelationOccupationBirthplaceHorner Moor Walker24HeadButcher dealerNorth Ormesby, YKSEdith Walker24WifeAssisting in businessMiddlesbrough, YKSThomas William Walker1Son Middlesbrough, YKSDirectory entriesDirectoryNameOccupationKelly’s 1913Hy. WalkerPork butcher Located on the South East side of Cannon Street between Milbank Street and Duncombe Street.