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1897 Wellingborough Road

Abstract of Title dated 1897
for land sold to Robert Marriott the younger, for building homes in Wellingborough Road.

It was formerly part of Long-field and was 17 acres 3 roods 31 perches .........
.... later set out by Ordnance survey, then stated to be 18a 2r 12p.
The plans with the Abstract of Title show a layout for roads.

From the Oakley Arms (top left corner), the land on Wellingborough Road (left) and 'Knuston Road' (now Irchester Road).

A few houses were already built behind the Oakley, the top of Washbrook Road.

Off Wellingborough Road four roads are shown:- Gordon Street, Gravely Street, Beresford Street, and Stanley Street. The two latter were not completed.

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