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Buildings in Gwydir Street

See History of Gwydir Street for a general history. I would be interested in any more memories. Contact me at here.


Homes - Non-domestic buildings

Old Photos

War - Memories and other information - Newspaper articles

Street Directories - House names


Homes

1 - 1a - 2 - 2a - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 15 - 15a - 17 - 17a - 19 - 21 - 22 - 23/25 - 24 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 31 - 32 - 33 - 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 - 39 - 40 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 48 - 49 - 50 - 51 - 52 - 53 - 54 - 55 - 56 - 57 - 58 - 59 - 60 - 61 - 62 - 63 - 64 - 65 - 66 - 67 - 68 - 69 - 70 - 71 - 72 - 73 - 74 - 75 - 76 - 77 - 78 - 79 - 80 - 81 - 82 - 83 - 84 - 85 - 86 - 87 - 88 - 89 - 90 - 91 - 92 - 93 - 94 - 95 - 96 - 97 - 98 - 99 - 100 - 101 - 102 - 103 - 104 - 105 - 106 - 107 - 108 - 109 - 110 - 111 - 112 - 113 - 114 - 115 - 116 - 117 - 118 - 119 - 120 - 121 - 122 - 123 - 124 - 125 - 126 - 127 - 128 - 129 - 130 - 131 - 132 - 133 - 134 - 135 - 136 - 137 - 138 - 138a - 139 - 140 - 140a - 141 - 142 - 144 - 144a - 145 - 146 - 147 - 148 - 149 - 150 - 151 - 152 - 153 - 154 - 155 - 156 - 157 - 158 - 159 - 160 - 161 - 162 - 163 - 164 - 165 - 166 - 167 - 168 - 169 - 170 - 171 - 172 - 173 - 174 - 175 - 176 - 177 - 178 - 179 - 180 - 181 - 182 - 183 - 184 - 185 - 186 - 188 - 190 - 192


Non-domestic buildings:

Beaconsfield Club (now Beaconsfield House)

Alexandra Arms (22)

Gwydir Enterprise Centre (23-25)

Former Gwydir Arms (45)

Cambridge Blue (85) (the former Dewdrop Inn)

Former Brewers Arms (103)

Dales Brewery

Bath House


Old Photographs

Businesses: butcher - horse and cart - more horses and carts - The Gwydir Arms - Beaconsfield Club

People from: no. 60 - no. 74 - no. 95 - no. 116 - no. 147 - no. 154

Other: air raid shelter - VE street party - Kinema - postcard - demolished house - jubilees, coronations and celebrations


War

no.8 - no.12 - no.13 - no.19 - no.24 - no.40 - no.41 - no.41 - no.45 - no.47 - no.68 - no.77 - no.82 - no.84 - no.142 - no.147 - no.155 - no.161 - no.163 - no.167 - no.174 - no.175


Memories and other information

no.1 - no.5 - no.12 - no.15 - no.17 - no.17a - no.19 - no.22 - no.23/25 - no.29 - no.32 - no.44 - no.45 - no.55 - no.59 - no.60 - no.63 - no.66 - no.69 - no.74 - no.90 - no.102 - no.116 - no.137 - no.138 - no.138a - no.147 - no.148 - no.154 - no.175 - no.184 - no.186 - History of Gwydir St - Beaconsfield Club - The Alex - Cambridge Blue - Dales brewery - Bath House


Newspaper articles

Many houses have short news clips. These are longer, or interesting.

no.2 (tape shop) - Beaconsfield (club) - no.19 (riot at Christs gate) - no.21 (fire) - Alex (builder, theft) - no.32 (fire) - no.33 (suicide) - no.43 (infant death, apprentice) - no.45 (permitting drunkedness) - no.48 (accident) - no.50 (bird competition) - no.52 (theft, accident) - no.54 (drunk) - no.55 (housebreaking) - no.56 (theft) - no.59 (light showing) - no.62 (no light on vehicle) - no.67 (swine and mare) - no.69 (shoplifting) - no.72 (secretary disappeared) - no.74 (fight, disputed dog) - no.79 (theft) - no.83 (fracas) - no.85 (lads, row) - no.86 (theft) - no.87 (driving, pig) - no.89 (lads in trouble) - no.102 (assault) - no.103 (band and singers) - no.105 (runaway bus horses) - no.108 (bad language) - no.109 (throwing stones) - no.122 (exemption) - no.122 (false pretences) - no.132 (sale of shop) - no.136 (shouting watercress) - no.138 (the litigious Edward Heap!) - no.139 (death at station) - no.140 (death at station) - no.149 (theft of bike light) - no.152 (theft) - no.156 (Annoying the custodian of Parker’s Piece) - no.157 (theft) - no.159 (no dog licence) - no.174 (firework) - no.177 (theft) - no.188 (inquest) - no.192 (wilfully damaging a fence)


Gwydir St in Street Directories

These are taken from the University of Leicester's collection of street directories.

1879

1883

1892

1904

1913

1916

Summary of directories - I suggest that you look up names here


House names

A few of the houses in Gwydir Street have names marked on the houses:

3: Percy Cottage

42: Weybridge Cottage

133: Read Cottages

137: Fitzroy Cottage

142: Morton Cottage

153: Straford Terrace

154: Belmont House

155: Exton Cottage

156: Thorpe House

167: Bahia Cottage

175: Leicester Cottage

177: Gwydir Cottage

182: Templar Villa

184: Gothic House

If I have any name, wrong, or have left any out, let me know via email

Here are some possible former names:

12: Fring House

26: Alpha Cottage

40: Hope Cottage

153 or 155: Exeter Cottage
(instead of Straford Terrace or Exton Cottage)

154: Falmouth House, Holmlea

157, 159, 161, 163: Lorne Terrace

169: Cliff Cottage

179: Stanford Cottage

186, 188, 190, 192: Gothic Terrace



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