Author Topic: HELP WITH FINDING A ROAD IN HULME, MANCHESTER, 1952  (Read 638 times)

Offline js5533

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Re: HELP WITH FINDING A ROAD IN HULME, MANCHESTER, 1952
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 14:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi
I just came across your post and being an ex Hulme lad can throw light on it if it is still unsolved owing to your post being old. My wife was left a very old copy of an A-Z of Manchester and in it is a City Place listed. The actual street is not on the map and is written in italics. The book states that any street in italics is so small as not to be on the map but will be adjacent to the street written under it. In your case  it was Preston Street which was bulldozed in the 60s under the slum clearence programme.

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Re: HELP WITH FINDING A ROAD IN HULME, MANCHESTER, 1952
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 14:50 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to RootsChat
My post #7 You can see City Place on the map at https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/383450/396448/13/101329
You will have to change the zoom level.

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Re: HELP WITH FINDING A ROAD IN HULME, MANCHESTER, 1952
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 25 January 18 09:48 GMT (UK) »
Thank you both! 😊