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19 & 21 Madras Road

21 Madras Road

History of 21 Madras Road

No. 21: Alexander Marriot, 47 Malta Road, applied in October 1898 for approval to erect one house. He acted on his own behalf. The house was built as an investment and was rented out.

21 Madras Road plans


Frederick Edwards, fireman LNER

In April 1935, No. 21 was advertised as for sale. It was described as containing a front sitting room with a marble mantel and stove, a back living room with range and cupboards, a kitchen with range and copper and sink, a pantry, tiled pathway to outside WC, and three bedrooms with stove. The house was currently let to Mr. F. Edwards on a weekly tenancy at £19.10 annually.


Frederick Edwards


Frederick Edwards

Frederick Edwards was recorded as a “GER servant” in 1919/20, becoming a fireman with the LNER by 1931. The Fred Edwards who continued to at least 1975 may have been the same, or a second generation = 50+ years.


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