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Sherrard Street c.1905

Sherrard Street c.1905

An Edwardian view of Sherrard Street looking towards the town centre. The green structure on the right is one of the town’s public urinals, placed just outside the Methodist Church. It was said that church-goers could look down into it from the top of the chapel steps! Approx date: 1905. Image ref:...

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Burton Street c.1920

Burton Street c.1920

An aerial view taken from the church tower towards Burton Bridge, showing just two early motor cars where today there is a never-ending stream of traffic. The open fields in the background are now occupied by the town’s largest employer; Pedigree Masterfoods. Approx date: 1920. Image ref: MM0102. Link to fade Copied from fancybox authors site… This link shows some inline content in a...

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Burton Road c.1905

Burton Road c.1905

Melton from the south, with St Mary’s Church in the background, taken from Burton Hill before any houses were built on the bottom part of Burton Road. On the right can be seen Toad Hall and Claret Lodge, as well as some low canal buildings. Approx date: 1905. Image ref:...

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