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Old rider

When I lived in the Hillsborough Park area it was always said that these roads were named after the children of the family that lived in the big house that is now the library.

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Bayleaf

That's right, the Dixon family who lived at Hillsborough Hall. Originally the park attached to the hall stretched up to where Wadsley Lane runs along the top of those streets. They sold off the land in several parcels, and that area was sold for building land, and the roads named after the members of the family. There's a topic about it somewhere on here.

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RichardB

One is even named after the family woofer.

When I lived in the Hillsborough Park area it was always said that these roads were named after the children of the family that lived in the big house that is now the library.

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RichardB
On 07/04/2007 at 00:59, RichardB said:

 

Who made the chains that held the candle sticks in the Old Town Hall that used to be outside the Parish Church (Cathedral), approximately where Cole's Corner was please ?

Gosh, this was more than twelve years ago. Makes for an interesting read through.

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Edmund

Thomas Heaton, an they cost 5 bob - any fule no that

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