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Cambridge St


cambridge st party
Photo: brian
Views: 3,357
Item #: 17415
back of cambridge st&dean st yard

Comment by: Joseph. on 29th March 2011 at 13:52

Is this a VE day party or Coronation Party, and is Dean street backs or Teck street? Thanks.

Comment by: brian on 29th March 2011 at 15:26

sorry got st wrong tony keane on the corner cambridge st& teck st

Comment by: tony keane on 30th March 2011 at 14:21

the party is ve day. in our backyard offcambridge st @dean st six houses in the yard three in cambridge st three in dean st

Comment by: brian on 30th March 2011 at 19:38

tony you lived on corner sullivans next then wooseys them in dean st were colliers,gregorys &?

Comment by: Joseph on 31st March 2011 at 15:16

Thanks for that.

Have you any names for the people on the photo?

Comment by: tony keane on 31st March 2011 at 17:14

The other person who lived in the yard was old Mr.Gaskill.(Billy Gaskill and the twins grandad).

Comment by: cecilia wilding nee mullaney (tony's cousin) on 20th January 2012 at 15:36

I can just see my own head poking forward in the middle - remember many of the children shown

Comment by: John Gaskell on 22nd April 2012 at 20:42

Tony Keane,
Billy Gaskell my grandad; lived with His daughter Nelly and Frank Burns with their two daughters in the end house in Dean Street; Across the street lived the twins Joseph and James with their parents Jimmy and Mary Gaskell. Mary's maiden name was Bennett

Comment by: StuartP on 30th May 2012 at 12:08

Did Mary Gaskell / Bennett have a daughter Alice?

Comment by: gregorys on 15th December 2014 at 23:03

The man and woman in the door archway are my grandmother and grandfather jhon William Gregory .mary gregory

Comment by: Julie Thorniley on 13th June 2015 at 19:14

My aunt and uncle Sheila and Dennis Brown are on the right hand side of the mum Eileen hadn't been born then...

Comment by: Andrina on 10th August 2019 at 21:18

Is the Billy Gaskell you mention the son of Elizabeth and William Gaskell? Did he have a brother, John? John Gaskell was my great grandad and his family were from Dean St. Would love to share some info!

Comment by: Catherine Tomlinskn on 29th June 2020 at 15:22

I have a similar photo taken from a different angle. My grandmother, Winifred Hurst, great Grandmother, Jane Farrell and Auntie Rita Hurst are on my version but they’re missing from this one. They lived at 3 Dean Street.

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