Published By Ben Hillidge
BAILEY STREET Eastern side of Bailey Street Osborne Hotel no 30; Osborne House nos 28-26 in 1845 the North and South Wales Bank was housed here. At its junction with Cross Street is Llwyd Mansion built in 1604. One of the main streets of the town.
Osborne Yard Private 7078 William Alfred Collins, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also lived at Bay Cottages, Llys Lane.
3 Private 12294 Arthur Roberts, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born in Manchester Also at Machine Yard & Orchard Street.
3 Private 32515 Charles Humphreys1/5 Bn South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales Volunteers). Also lived at Orchard Street and 3 Mount Terrace.
‘Osborne House‘ Private 7035 Thomas W Trow, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Lived here in 1881 also at 70 Salop Road, 11 Stewart Road and 96 Willow Street.
Barretts Cottages see Willow Street
BAY COTTAGES Terrace facing the Oswestry to Welshpool railway line behind Llys lane
5 Private 7078 William Alfred Collins, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also at Osbourne Yard Bailey Street.
Beatrice Place see Albert Road
BEATRICE STREET Beatrice Gate stood at what is now the junction with King Street, a stream once ran from Castle fields past Beatrice Gate (demolished 1782) and the town walls it joined, at Coney Green, another brook running from Cae Glas along English Walls and past Black Gate (demolished 1771).
1 Private 11378 Valentine R Sperring, 5 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. A shop/grocers. Also lived at Lord Street, 1891 Castle Street, 1911 and at Ash Road.
27 Private 5947 Alfred Steenton 2 Bn South Staffordshire Regiment, Born in Shrewsbruy. Also lived at Vine Cottages, Albert Road, Oswestry.
29 Private 266235 Thomas V Roberts, 1 Bn King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Also at Trinity Street.
31 Rifleman 7015 John Walter Hughes, 3 Bn Rifle Brigade. Also lived at Hughes Yard, Llys Lane and Upper Brook Street. After marriage on Chapel Place, Chapel Street.
39 Private 7308 John (R) Pritchard, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Lived here wife and baby girl. His widow lived at 19 Middleton Road.
42 Private 355357 John A Richards, 25 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers Born in Llansilin after his marriage resided at 42 Beatrice Street, a tobbaconist shop. Also at Gobowen Road/Ceiriog Villas.
52 Private 11487 George Douglas, 5 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also lived at 18 Orchard Street.
81 Private 44255 John Thomas, 2 Bn South Wales Borderers. Also Beatrice Streeet and Heath, Staffordshire.
139 Private 17549 Herbert Price, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, An off-licence also lived at Gate Street.
Private 28541 Richard Roberts, 10 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born Ardleen. Also lived in Castle Square, Albert Road and Tranmere, Cheshire.
Private 11034 Thomas Roberts, 5 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. His father lived on Beatrice Street.
Albert Place, Beatrice Street Albert Place was behind Cheapside (28-30 Beatrice Street) only Bryan Cottages built 1880 still remain.
3 Private 22300 Robert Burns Williams, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born in Holywell. Also lived at Coney Green. His parents lived on King Street.
Belgrave Terrace see Salop Road
Bethel Terrace see Albert Road
BERWYN VILLAS 1-4 Terrace of 4 houses next to 23 Whittington Road not incorporated into numbering of Whittington Road
3 Lance Corporal 06562 Charles H Walker, 21 Service Coy Army Ordnance Corps. Also lived at Burghill Villas, 5 Stewart Road.
Burghill Villas see Stewart Road