Redeness Street

Black and white photo of street of terraced houses and pub

George IV pub, Redeness Street. Photo: Explore York Libraries and Archives

Trevor Keeler lived at 23 Redeness Street from 1941 to 1957. In the questionnaire he described his home:

4 rooms, toilet (flushed) in backyard. House Always seemed warm. Had electricity in each room. No hot water. Bath was made of tin and kept in yard. I used to climb in through back bedroom window as the dog would not let me through the yard door. From my window I could see across to Kidds Terrace and the railway yard in Hallfield road. Our house was one of the few with a backdoor.

6 comments

  1. Andi Brigham

    My mother disagrees with the photo of Bilton Street School being moved to Redeness Street, as the street light shown on this photo was right outside her bedroom window at 23 Bilton Street. I believe the confussion could be that the School was called Bilton Street School although the entrance was on Redness Street, to access the school my mum would walk through Pumpy Passge from Bilton Street into Redeness Street, hope this clears things up?

  2. Patricia Taylor

    Sandra Wreglesworth what is your mum and dads first names because my cousin thinks she knows them

Leave a Reply to Pat Taylor Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>