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lapsed blade

Do any of you know where I can find / access  maps & old photo circa 1920  related to Boston Street off London rd  I was born at no66 and moved when I was 5 1954 a recent  search showed my Dads family living at no55 which would have been on the opposite side of the road I guess but I only remember this being TC Harrisons

many thanks

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boginspro
13 hours ago, lapsed blade said:

Do any of you know where I can find / access  maps & old photo circa 1920  related to Boston Street off London rd  I was born at no66 and moved when I was 5 1954 a recent  search showed my Dads family living at no55 which would have been on the opposite side of the road I guess but I only remember this being TC Harrisons

many thanks

Here is a 1920 map and a 1954 with house numbers so you should be able to pinpoint the houses. If you look around on those sites you may find something better.     ------   https://maps.nls.uk/view/125651248       -----------  https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/435500/387500/13/101329    ----------

1920

boston_street_1920.png

boston_street_54.pngAn overlay of the two maps, not very exact, sorry I was a bit short of time but it shows roughly where both houses were,   ----

boston_street_overlay.png

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Britain From Above has images from 1933 when the back to backs were still at the at the side of the George Hotel, corner of Arley Street. The same site has a 1952 image when T.C. Harrison were across from number 66. On both of these I think you can see the back of the Talbot Hotel 57/59  Boston Street and also number 66 at the side of the passage which is opposite Harrison's in the later one.

Picture Sheffield has an early image, 1901, showing the Talbot Hotel looking the other way. According to Picture Sheffield at that time the cutlery works were 53/55 with court 11 behind the pub.

https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/EPW041622        ------------     https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/EAW042505       -------------      http://picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s09921&pos=8&action=zoom&id=13015     ---------------

1933

boston_street_1933.png

1952

boston_street_1952.png

1901

talbot_hotel_boston_street_1901.jpg

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fiestykipper
On 27/06/2019 at 20:49, boginspro said:

Britain From Above has images from 1933 when the back to backs were still at the at the side of the George Hotel, corner of Arley Street. The same site has a 1952 image when T.C. Harrison were across from number 66. On both of these I think you can see the back of the Talbot Hotel 57/59  Boston Street and also number 66 at the side of the passage which is opposite Harrison's in the later one.

Picture Sheffield has an early image, 1901, showing the Talbot Hotel looking the other way. According to Picture Sheffield at that time the cutlery works were 53/55 with court 11 behind the pub.

https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/EPW041622        ------------     https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/EAW042505       -------------      http://picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s09921&pos=8&action=zoom&id=13015     ---------------

1933

boston_street_1933.png

1952

boston_street_1952.png

1901

talbot_hotel_boston_street_1901.jpg

What would be the best way to find out the year a particular house was demolished?

My grandfather was born at number 28 Boston Street and the family lived there for many years. I can see that the property was still standing on the 1952 photo, but was wondering if there is a record of the year that it went?

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