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Hi all, anyone know of maps on line that show the courts behind the houses. eg I would like to find 2 court Sussex Street, 6 court Pond Hill. many thanks in advance. :unsure:

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Here's Pond Hill in 1896 Insurance Plans

No sign that I can see of a court 6 though.

Source - British Library - www.bl.uk

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Here it is by the look of it.

Although it doesn't appear to have an entrance on Pond Hill, I think it is the right one. There is another Court 6 lower down which appears to be on Pond Street

Source - British Library - www.bl.uk

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No, they only cover town centre area. I've looked on most of the maps on this site and can't find anything which shows Sussex St in detail, apart from the 1950's OS maps. By the look of things, by that time, it was all works buildings.

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Court 8 Sussex Street was to the east of the North Pole PH, no idea where court 2 was located, it does not appear to be listed in the directories I have checked.

Circa 1903 map.

Link to Flash Earth

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Just to prove Court 2 Sussex Street existed, here's the 1881 census return. Court 2 probably never appeared in trade directories as the labourers who lived there didn't need an entry and couldn't afford the cost.

The 1890 1:500 map is what's needed, but as old-maps have spoilt their site, this is the best resolution I can get (and it's not good enough). But as a guess, I'd expect Court 2 to be just behind Victoria Station.

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I was looking for Court 12 Harvest Lane. A map would be good.

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14 hours ago, tozzin said:

I was looking for Court 12 Harvest Lane. A map would be good.

This looks like it on the second map Edmund   put on this post  -----------    

 

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On 22/08/2018 at 22:43, Herbie117 said:

Kent lane, Newbold around 1891 anyone? thanks

Anyone help?

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9 hours ago, Herbie117 said:

Anyone help?

There are plenty of maps showing Newbold but so far as I can see none showing Kent Lane.  Possibly the location could be narrowed down by analysis of the census enumerator's walk.

EDIT: Here's the 1891 Census description which refers to Kent Lane

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The 1897 map shows Kent Lane well south of the actual village of Newbold

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Kent Lane is now part of Highfield Road (circled red below)

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