N-Z OF DOVER’S STREETS, ANCIENT AND MODERN Napier Road ran from Auckland Crescent to Hobart Crescen. The obvious, but incorrect, reason for this name is that David Napier was the owner of ‘Rob Roy,’ the first steam vessel on the cross Channel service in 1820. In fact it is named after the New Zealand city ..
Snargate Street alterations and improvements c.1930. (from the Dover Telegraph 12 March 1864) In “Temple Bar” for the present month, Mr Sala has an article about Snargate Street, being one of a series on the “Streets of the World ”. It would be too great a tax on our space to reproduce the whole of ..
“Tu 27 Aug 1799 This morning Captain Wellard called to ask me if the Title deeds of my House mentioned the name of the Street. I told him they did not, but only expressed so many feet in length extending from the Bench to a place called the Freeman’s Prison or watering place, as at ..
Worthington Lane works in 1895, showing clearance of buildings prior to widening of the road, later to be called Worthington Street. Smoking and snuff-taking – A Liverpool paper says, ‘the practise of smoking and snuff-taking is so greatly increased that every clerk, even the youngest boys admitted into counting houses smoke cigars, and that the ..