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1933 Belgrave Road

Electoral Register of occupants of voting age in Belgrave Road in the year of the Explosion.

Odd Numbers on west side

Searle, Rosina Mary Bath Tavern
Martin, Agnes Bath Tavern
Tidy, Ada Edith Bath Tavern
George, Leonard Bath Tavern
Tonge, Gervasse 5
Tonge, Lucy Elizabeth 5
Tonge, Lucy Barbara 5
Richardson, Reginald Ralph 7
Richardson, Beatrice May 7
Forster, John 9
Forster, Jane 9
Stopher, Lucy 11
Stopher, William Alfred 11
Hilliard, Albert James 13
Hilliard, Ellen Catherine 13
Sealey, Henry 13

Even numbers on right side, next to WJ Bush factory

Munsey, Charles 2
Munsey, Florence 2
Blake, Maria Mary 4
Blake, William George 4
Blake, Grace Violet 4
Herrington, Sidney 6
Herrington, Millicent 6
Francis, Charles Walter S
Francis, Ellen 8
Francis, Ellen Mary 8
Walls, Alfred Herbert 10
Walls, Mary Ann 10
Walls, Edward Herbert 10
Walls, Elizabeth 10
Sealy, Emma Jane 12
Sealy, Robert William 12
Taylor, John 14
Taylor, Margaret 14
Smith, William 14
Smith, Cissie 14
Connor, James Leonard 16
Connor, Annie Louise 16
Gorey, Charles 16
Gorey, Ellen Maud 16
Weller, George Sam 18
Weller, Hannah 18
Weller, Charles 18
Weller, Walter 18
Ackerman, Albert 18
Ackerman, Julia 18
Sparrowhawk, Harry 20
Sparrowhawk, Sarah 20
Sparrowhawk, Priscilla 20
Smith, George 22
Smith, Edith 22
Jardine, Minnie 24
Jardine, Robert Alexander 24
Jardine, Jane 24
Adaway, Thomas 26
Adaway, Isabel Louise 26
Whiting, Charles Edward 28
Whiting, Minnie Elizabeth 28
Goodsell, Ethel Louisa 30
Goodsell, James 30
Goodsell, Frederick 30
Goodsell, Edith 30
Cook, Ernest James 32
Cook, Emily 32
Cook, Gwendolen 32
Cook, Ernest William 32
Forster, Louisa Jane 34
Forster, John 34
Forster, Jane 34
Forster, Elsie 34
Hilliard, James 38
Stopher, Lucy 38
Stopher, John Thomas 38
Clarkson, Charles 38
Clarkson, Gladys 38
Hill, Elizabeth 38

Belgrave Road

William Stopher on left, butcher, and his son David on the right, 11 Belgrave Road

William Stopher on left, butcher, and his son David on the right, 11 Belgrave Road

David Stopher

David Stopher

Occupants in 1933

World War 1 Connections
Private Thomas Fisher

Private Albert Frank Stopher
Private Horace Frederick Stopher

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

J H BLAKE of 4 Belgrave Road, aged 18 Years, Labourer. Conscripted on 24 March 1917 to the 23rd Training Reserve Batn.

A O CRESWELL of 1 Benedict Terrace Belgrave Road, aged 24 Years 5 Months, Clerk. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 11 December 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment (10th Batn).

V H G FRENCH of 9 Belgrave Road, aged 19 Years 3 Months, Furniture Painting. Conscripted on 8 June 1917 to the East Surrey Regiment (3rd Batn).

R GREEN of 20 Belgrave Road, aged 36 Years, Carman. Conscripted on 19 March 1917 to the Middlesex Regiment (6th Batn).

R HILL of 2 Elm Cottages Belgrave Road, aged 37 Years, Gas Fitter. Conscripted on 6 December 1916 to the Royal Engineers.

A J HILLIARD of 13 Belgrave Road, aged 25 Years 4 Months, Greengrocer. Conscripted on 29 March 1917 to the Army Service Corps (k Coy).

D P E HILLIARD of 38 Belgrave Road, aged 23 Years, Labourer. Conscripted on 6 November 1917 to the Royal Flying Corps.

A HOOKINS of 1 Belgrave Road, aged 25 Years 2 Months, Packer. Conscripted on 1 May 1917 to the Middlesex Regiment (29th Batn 5th Lab).

S T INGHAM of 18 Belgrave Road, aged 19 Years 3 Months, Labourer. Volunteered on 1 November 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment.

H SPARROWHAWK of 20 Belgrave Road, aged 32 Years, Labourer. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 9 May 1916 to the Royal Engineers.

F STOPHER of 38 Belgrave Road, aged 19 Years 4 Months, Butcher. Conscripted on 1 January 1917 to the East Surrey Regiment (4th Batn).

W A STOPHER of 11 Belgrave Road, aged 33 Years 4 Months, Butcher. Conscripted on 23 April 1917 to the Army Veterinary Corps.

J STOPPER of 38 Belgrave Road, aged 23 Years 10 Months, Carman. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 12 December 1915 to the Middlesex Regiment (6th Batn).


Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

Belgrave Walk

Road that connected Belgrave Road to Century Road, and from there led to the path known as Jessop’s or Adam’s Alley to Church Road.

1910 OS map

1910 OS map

From the 1915 street directory:

From Church Road to Bath Road
SOUTH SIDE

Hawthorn Cottages
6, Albert Edward Tapping
7, George Carr
8, William Powell

… here is Century Road

NORTH SIDE

4, Thomas James Wilkes
3, Mrs A Clare, laundress
2, Arthur Darch
1, James Thomas Pepper

… here is Benedict Terrace

World War 1 Connections

A T CRESSWELL of 1 Benedict Terr Belgrave Walk, aged 18 Years, Clerk. Conscripted on 15 February 1917 to the 29th Training Reserve Batn.