Re: When were the houses on Byron Ave built No. 37 in particular
Posted by Barry Cram on August 15, 2019, 9:10 pm, in reply to "When were the houses on Byron Ave built No. 37 in particular"
Hello Allan, |
Here is some information from the book, The Streets of Hebburn':
BYRON AVENUE: Runs from Victoria Road East on the south, up to Hedgeley Road on the north.
49 homes (Nos. 1-65) and a Wardens flat. Built c.1935.
Named after: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron - English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.
Byron Avenue is named after one of the poets, as is: Shakespeare Avenue, Milton Avenue, Tennyson Avenue, Coleridge Square, Wordsworth Avenue and Kipling Avenue.
Allan, I like your wife's family connection with the name Byron.
The male name, Byron, means: "barn for cows", and has been used for over a century.