Published By Ben Hillidge
Victoria Parade – see Roft Street.
VICTORIA ROAD Built between late 1870 and 1880s. Victoria Road runs from Lower Brook Street to Salop Road. The last part from the Victoria Rooms to the gas works was known as the road to Salop.
Sergeant 12969 Thomas Kynaston, 4 Bn South Wales Borderers. 1891 the family home, his parents later lived at Lloyd at 2 Powis Place.
12 ‘Claremont’ Second Lieutenant Ferdinand L Hughes, 25 Bn Machine Gun Corps. Also lived at Holyhead and Weymouth.
28 ‘Laburnum House’ Lance Corporal 69737 Ernest Ratcliffe Coole, Royal Fusiliers posted to 2/2 Bn London Regiment. Also on Ferrers Road.
‘Gasworks House’ Lieutenant Herbert Parsons, 10 Bn West Yorkshire. Rgt. (Prince of Wales’s Own). Also lived in York.
‘Greenfield House’ Private 55174 Stanley Ledwith , 56 Coy Machine Gun Corps, PARENTS HOME Stanley living in Reading, Austin in West Felton – address as given in LlanAdv. BROTHER TO: Sapper 62361 Austin Ledwith, Royal Engineers 13 Divisional Signal Coy (Telegraphist)
VICTORIA STREET Developed late 1870s between Victoria Road and West Street and the rest of the road in the 1900s.
18 Private 12238 Thomas J Evans, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. His brother lived next door.
22 Ableseaman J/28071 Charles Ellis Jones, Royal Navy ‘HMS Magic’. Also at York Street.
VICTORIA TERRACE see Albert Road
VINE COTTAGES see Albert Road
VYRNWY ROAD Takes its name from the underground aqueduct taking water from Lake Vrynwy to Liverpool beneath nearby Liverpool Road
12 Private 12329 Harry Beaton, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 1911 his widowed mother lived on Vyrnwy Road. Harry was boarding in Llangollen for work but would work in Oswestry before the war.
16 Corporal S4/144586 Charles H (Henry) Roberts, Army Service Corps, 1st Line of Communication Coy. Also lived on Castle Street.