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West Road Loftus 1904

A Bruce postcard view of West Road, Loftus post marked 1904; prior to the building on the south side by George Hebditch, note the still un-metaled road and the casual attitude to possible traffic by the onlookers. No. 26 West Road is the fourth house down in the second block of houses on the right hand side of this image; next door to the present day dentist’s at no. 27.
Image courtesy of Ann Wedgewood & Keith Bowers.

2 comments to West Road Loftus 1904

  • Does anyone have an approximate date for this postcard? I have a birth certificate for my Mother’s Auntie Alice May Hicks who was born in No 26 in 1885.

  • Norman

    My mistake…Alice was born in 1895 but according to the 1891 census, her parents were already living at 26 West Road where they were the first residents. They had lived at 2 Westfield Terrace at the previous census in 1881 so we have the decade in which those houses were completed?

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