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PRINCES CRESCENT meets these roads HERE ->
Continues into WAKEFIELD ROAD
formerly LENNOX ROAD (1860s), to become LENNOX PASSAGE (when steps laid in 1900) and known now as THE CATS CREEP leading to ROUND HILL CRESCENT.
Click on the picture to relate history to conservation today:
Properties in Richmond Road 128 years ago
p>Practise using the Census data site e.g. study of Richmond Road
You will gather data on everybody living in Richmond Road in 1891, including servants.
A known resident is William Thomas TIDEY of 10 Richmond Rd (born in Sussex)
Another is Alfred AYLWIN of 14 Richmond Rd (born in Sussex).
Another is James Elpinston COCHRAN of 21 Richmond Rd (born in Sussex)
The lets you fill in the street name. Take care to shorten "Richmond Road" to "Richmond Rd" (as above). The birth county is optional.
East Side runs from 2 to 130
2-8 empty; 58 & 60 & 130 empty
West Side runs fron 1 to 53
1 & 3 empty
Mayo Road is between 31 and 31A
Ashdown Road is between 94 & 96
The coal wharfs (south end of Richmond Rd)
|106||LEWES ROAD STATION WHARF|
|108||Corral and Co. coal merchants|
|110||Lodder & Son, coal merchants|
|118||Ricket, Smith & Co Ltd coal merchants|
|124||Northern Coal Company|
|130 empty||LEWES ROAD RAILWAY STATION|
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Watch the local freight train cross the points onto the Kemptown branchline on Video.
The signalbox - see picture - was at the far NE corner of the Carelet site.
First stop on the Kemptown branchline was LEWES ROAD STATION at the back of where Richmond House stands now. Notice the coal sidings located between the junction and the station, which provided access to the coal wharfs identified in the above list.
Details of the 15 laundries in Princes Road in 1891
Don't miss Sam Chittenden's play "CLEAN" based in Round Hill