Streets of Hebburn ~ Wellington Street
Posted by BJC on September 27, 2018, 5:59 am
WELLINGTON STREET: Accessed via St. Johns Avenue (on the west), and Hall Road (on the east). |
62 residential homes - 51 flats (Nos. 1-71), Built in or before 1911.
In 1850, this was grassland, named Paddock; occupied by Matthew Laws, and leased from landowner Cuthbert Ellison.
Named after: Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS
(1 May 1769 14 September 1852), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political
figures of 19th-century Britain. His defeat of Napolιon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 put him in the top rank of Britain's military heroes.