There were two Cuthbert Streets:
1. Built c.1870s. Demolished c.1968. Includes Cuthbert Lane.
2. Fifty-three residential homes - 18 of them built east of Ellison Street, about1964, and 35 of them built west of Ellison Street, about 1975.
Named after: St. Cuthbert (c.634 – 20 March 687) saint of the early Northumbrian church.
Club: Quay Club: Built in 70s. Closed in the 1980s, and turned into The Marina Rest Home: Owner Dr Paul Vaniyak.
1890: Commercial Premises:
Egan John, shopkeeper, 11 Cuthbert Street.
Reah Wm. Provision dealer. 151 Cuthbert Street.
Sunley Jn. Assurance agent. 62 Cuthbert street.
1914: Commercial Properties:
Ferguson Mary (Mrs), Shopkeeper, 180 Cuthbert Street.
(Howitzer) Battery, Royal Field Artillery Territorial Force, 91 Cuthbert Street.
Gibson Elizabeth (Mrs), Shopkeeper, 151 Cuthbert St.
Hebburn District, 2 & 4 Cuthbert Street.
Hewison Huston James, Shopkeeper, 228 Cuthbert Street.
Kelly Alice (Mrs), Shopkeeper, 95 Cuthbert Street.
Mackay Elizabeth (Miss), Dress Maker, 192 Cuthbert Street.
Laws Mary Ann (Miss), Shopkeeper, 19 Cuthbert Street.
Porteous William, Grocer, 222 Cuthbert Street.
Ramsey Thomas. Registrar of Births & Deaths Jarrow.
Sub-District, South Shields Union, 4 Cuthbert Street.
Reid Sarah Jane (Mrs.), Fried Fish Dealer, 226 Cuthbert Street.
1971: Extracts from the Electoral Roll:
Cuthbert Street: No.
Elley, George F. 20
Belt, David 22
Belt, Patricia 22
Tolson, George 24
Tolson, Patricia 24
Baxter, Derek 26
Baxter, Mary 26
Lothian, George 28
Lothian, Norma Victoria 28
Davy Cram: George Edmunds: My eldest brother Tommy told me that the local fruiterer, George Edmunds (b.1828, Ireland), was a survivor of the Indian Mutiny - India rebellion against rule of the British East India Company, 1857-58. When I was a young lad (about 7) I used to go into George Edmunds’ fruit shop on Cuthbert Street, to pay my Mam's bill. George, who had lost some digits due to army service, would say in his Irish accent 'you're a good lad - I'll give you a handful of nuts for coming in to pay your mother's bill'. George would then proceed to put his hand (which only had probably one finger and thumb) into a jar of Monkey Nuts, and scoop out most times only one nut; then he'd smile and say, ‘there's a handful of Nuts for you’. This was George's bit of fun. Sadly, he died in 1929, aged 101, and is buried in an unmarked grave in Hebburn Cemetery.
CUTHBERT STREET, WITH DOOR NUMBERS:
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