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Roebuck Lane / Water Street / Ferry lane

History of Ferry Lane

The name of this street seems to vary during the 19th century. In 1871 there is Roebuck Lane, followed by Water Lane / Ferry lane and sometimes High Street.

The occupants in 1871 are difficult to associate with the occupants and addresses of 1881 so are listed here:

Robert Adams, 53, ag,lab

Henry Mann, 45, flou dealer

[Henry Mann had previously been the miller off Mill Road but had gone bankrupt. In 1881 the family were living at 10 Herbert Street.]

William Salisbury, 33, labourer

Frederick Hawkins, 33, cattle dealer

John Gent, 28, railway servant

David Whybrow, 45, labourer

Alfred Rolph, 34, carpenter


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