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From: Ron Newland <>
Subject: Re: LONDON-D Digest V98 #277
Date: Mon, 11 May 1998 10:10:53 +0100


> Subject: Bird Cage walk Bethnal Green
> Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 15:46:12 -0400
> From: Mike Fitch <>
> To:
>
> This is a question for the London experts regarding Bird Cage walk. I
> have
> received a death certificate for an ANN FITCH (died 1848), on which the
> informant, a Henry Fitch entered his place of residence as Bird Cage walk.
> HENRY FITCH is unknown to me, so I have been trying to find out who he was.
> In the 1851 census, I found a "Henry Fitch" who was living at 24 Warner
> Place,
> which is only 100-200 yards away from Bird Cage Walk. I started to
> investigate this
> Henry further, and have since found he had been at Warner Place prior to
> the
> death of Ann Fitch. I am trying to determine if this is the same Henry
> (no Henry Fitchs
> were found in Bird Cage Walk in the 1851 census). My question is whether
> Bird Cage Walk was not only just a road but at the time considered a
> district or an area,
> so rather than putting Warner Place down as his place of residence, he
> would put
> Bird Cage walk?
>
> TIA
>
> Mike Fitch
> Essex FHS membership No. 5384
> London & North Middlesex FHS membership No. 4167
> East of London FHS membership No. 6386

Hi Mike
According to The 1875 Post Office Directory
BIRDCAGE WALK
320 Hackney Road (E)
Now numbered in Columbia Road.

Hope this solves the mystery.
Ron
Ruislip, Middlesex
East of London FHS membership No.5363

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