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Back Burley Street nos. 12 - 16

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Back Burley Street nos. 12 - 16
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Undated, Photo taken in the mid 1950s. On the left part of the premises of J and M Harrison wholesale clothing manufacturers can be seen. The address of this factory was 94 Park Lane. Three houses which were on Back Burley Street, number 16 to the left, then 14 and 12 on the right.

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Sue Kirk (nee Battensby)

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Born at No.16 one of 5 children to Ivy and Ernest Battensby. Last family to leave in slum clearance in 1959

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Paul Tempest

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Home of my great-grandmother, Emily Shaw (age 20) in 1901, living with father (Charles), mother (Elizabeth and siblings William, Leah and Agnes. Both she and Agnes worked as "tailoress machinists", perhaps at nearby J and M Harrison. Source: 1901 Census.

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James Harriman

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By the drainpipe in the centre of the picture is our toilet window for 221 Park Lane which was often my short cut in the 1930's.

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