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Eden Chapel and Thompson's at junction of Fitzroy and Burleigh Streets 1964

Fitzroy Street (South Side)(East)

History of Fitzroy Street (East)

These listing cover the part of Fitzroy Street which was destroyed in the building of the Grafton Centre in the 1980s.

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Before 1864: Brewery at no. 47 owned by Thomas Wesson. Wesson Brewery Ltd was created in 1900 but closed in 1914.

1871: Richard Bradford had a brewery at no.92

1874: Ann Edwards had a brewery at no. 42

1881: Frederick Crisp had a brewery at no.31 by the Ancient Druids

…………..

1913

SOUTH SIDE

JUNCTION OF CITY ROAD AND BURLEIGH STREET

Eden Baptist Church

(11) Co-Op Society

(12) (13) F W Legge, baker

(14) Walter Hawkers, pork butcher

(15) John H Turner, The Cherry Tree

(16) Thomas George Hardy, confectioner,

(17) (18) Whitam and Co, secondhand clothes dealer

(19) John H Webber, jeweller’s assistant

(20) George P Hawkins, baker and confectioner (also at Sidney Street and St Andrew’s Street)

GOLD STREET

(21) Kemp’s fried fish shop

(22) R W Austin, general stores

(23) Mrs Mansfield

(24) Richard Fletcher, fish merchant

(25) (26) John Cartwright, hairdresser and tobacconist

(27) Jame Edward Webb, tailor

(28) (29) Charles Custerson, butcher

John White

(30) Mts Gibson, milliner

(31) Alfred Raven, baker

(32) –

(33) George Gaunt

(34) (35) D S Stafford, the Ancient Druids

(36) –

(37) James Frederick Amps, greengrocer and confectioner

(38) A E Stearn, wholesale grocery

(39) William Dean, carpenter

(40) James Human, labourer

Harry Jarman

(41) Mrs Laughton

(42) William Hunt, plumber

(43) James Richardson, bootmaker

(44) Mrs Lynn

EDEN COTTAGES

(1) John Newman, waiter

(2) George Randall Coates

FITROY STREET CONT.

(45) Harry Whitehead, fruiterer

(47) Wesson’s Brewery Ltd

William Smith, Old English Gentleman

WESSON’S PASSAGE

Orange Cottage: Frederick Loke, labourer

(48) George Chapman, umbrella hospital and wardrobe dealer

(49) William Roberts, painter

(50) Albert Samborn Scale, Duke of Wellington

NELSON STREET

(52a) Andrew Biggs, milkman

(52) Ernest Butcher, factory hand

(53) William Langley, shopkeeper

(54) Charles Pledger, painter

(55) John Whitehead jnr., fruiterer

(56) Herbert Woods, hairdresser

COMPASSES PASSAGE

(57) William Pearson, labourer

(58) Mrs Totts, shopkeeper

(59) William Stalley, carter

(60) Arthur Ding, corporation labourer

(61) John Gates, grocer and general dealer

(62) John Thomas Alsop, blacksmith

(63) John Norfield, labourer

(64) Mrs Pauley, factory hand

George Pauley, porter

(65) Walter Moule, engine fitter

(66) (67) E O Brown, draper

(67) John Rayment junr., marine store dealer

EAST ROAD

1962

46:

48/50:

52:

54:

56:

60:

62:

64:

GOLD STREET

70 & 72: Frederick Verlander, hardware dealer

This was later known as the Little Kettle and became the centre of the Kite Action Group.

64 & 76:

78:

80 & 82:

84:

86:

88:

90:

92 & 94:

96:-

98:-

100/108:

110 – 116:

120:

126:

NELSON STREET

128 & 130:

132:

136:

138:

140 –

142:-

144:-

146:

148:-

150:

152:

154:

156 – 158:

 

 

 

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