Vol.5: Forgotten Foleshill

Forgotten Fosehill

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This is the latest of our books, published in December 2017. It focuses on the largest and most diverse of Coventry’s suburbs and features almost 200 illustration, most of which have not been published before.

CONTENTS

1. Lower Foleshill Road: Bishop’s Gate Green

2. Middle Foleshill Road: Great Heath and Edgwick

3. Upper Foleshill Road: Parting of the Heaths and Little Heath

4. Longford and Woodshires Green

5. Hawkesbury and Alderman’s Green

6. ‘Old Foleshill’ and Bell Green

7. Lower Stoney Stanton Road

8. Upper Stoney Stanton Road: Paradise and Courthouse Green

Readers Aids: Doing Your Own Research + Index

INDEX TO FORGOTTEN FOLESHILL

The index focuses upon people and places. Where there is an appropriate illustration the page number will appear in bold.

Places

Adam & Eve Inn 93

Albert Fearn Gardens 49

Alderman’s Green Hope Industrial Co-operative Society 72

Alderman’s Green Road (Lane) 72, 73, 74

Alfred Herbert Ltd 51

Amalgamated Society of Engineers (ASE) 12

Angel Sports Ground 43

Armfield Street 98

Arthur Street 86

Athletics 16, 43

Aubrey Seaman & Co 24

Awson Street 93, 95

Balloonist 43

Bedlam Lane 62

Bedworth Road 59

Bell Green Road 68, 93, 98

Bell Green Wesleyan F C 70

Bell Hotel 68

Bellview Way 68

Bird Grove 15, 17, 18

Bird in Hand Inn 73

Blackwell Road 43

Boyes Yard 40

Brick Kiln Lane see Broad Street

Bricklayers Arms 47

Bright Street 79, 91

British Celanese 45

Broad Heath School 36

Broad Street 23, 34, 35, 36, 44, 97

Broad Street School 35

Broad Street Wesleyan Band 35

Brooklyn 15, 16, 35

Brooklyn Road 7, 19

Byron Street 86

Carpenters Lane see Station Street West 23

Cash’s Lane 1, 7, 19, 20, 21

Challenge Cycle Co. 10, 16

Chapel Lane see Old Church Road

Cobden Street 91, 92, 94

Courtaulds 8, 18, 22, 24, 25, 26, 45, 49, 90

Courtaulds Football Team 22

Courthouse Green 63, 93, 98

Courthouse Green Estate 98

Coventry & Warwickshire Artizan’s Freehold Land Society 79, 91

Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital 79, 80-82, 83, 84

Coventry Canal 2, 6, 7, 8, 25, 57, 58, 47, 75, 76, 90, 93

Coventry Fat & Bone Co. 53

Coventry Freehold Land Society 79, 83, 86

Coventry Perseverance Co-operative Society 14

Cromwell Street 79, 91

Cross Road 44, 47, 50, 51, 97

Dovedale Cinema (also Rivoli, Ritz) 54

Dovedale Road 54

Dudley Street 66

Durbar Avenue 28, 32

Eagle Street 7, 12, 14, 15, 16,

Eden Street 93

Edgewick School 44

Edgwick Cottage 51

Edgwick Poultry Farm 51

Edmund Road 15, 17, 35

Eld Road 34, 42

Electricity Good Wharf 8

Elephant and Castle 74

Ena Road 10, 15

Five Ways Tavern 13, 14

Foleshill Brick & Tile Works 53

Foleshill C of E School 65

Foleshill Gymnastics Club 33

Foleshill Mills 38

Foleshill Park 31

Foleshill Park Building Estate 23, 41, 42

Foleshill Road 5-8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40, 44, 45, 47, 48, 51, 79, 95

Foleshill Trades and Labour Institute 50

Foleshill Vics Football Team 22

Foleshill War Memorial 32

Foxford School 44

Freehold Land Society 79

Freshitt 17

Gas Works 61

General Wolf 23, 38, 39

George Eliot Road 17, 18

George Street 86

Gloucester Arms 84

Godiva Harriers 16

Golden Eagle Inn 15, 16

Grand Picture Theatre 39

Grants Factory 47

Great Heath Estate 23, 32

Grindle Road 58

Guild Road 27

Harnall Lane 7, 79

Harnall Lane East 84, 85, 87

Harnall Lane West 9, 10, 13, 14, 47, 84

Hawkesbury Hall 71

Hawkesbury Iron Church 77

Hawkesbury Lane 71, 75, 77, 78

Hawkesbury School House 78

Hazlewood 12

Heath Hotel 47

Henley Green Road 67, 69

Henley Road 70

Henrietta Street 90, 92

Highfield Road see Eld Road

Holbrooks Lane 30, 31

Hollies, The 17

Holmesdale Road 39

Honey Lane 21

Hospital Inn 80, 84

Howard Street 13, 83, 86, 87

Hurst Road (Lane) 47, 55, 56, 60

Jacker’s Road 74

Jenner Street 86

Kelly & Sons Timber Yard 49

King George’s Avenue 51

Kingfield Road 14, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 90

Kingfield Works (Cash’s) 20, 17

Lady Lane 55, 56

Lant Estate 14, 79, 86, 91

Lebanon Cottage 17

Leicester Causeway 10, 13, 18 79, 88,

Lenton’s also Lentons Lane 71, 72, 78

Lenton’s Lane Baptist Chapel 78

Lincoln Street 7, 9, 10, 11

Lockhurst Lane 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 44

Lockhurst Lane Bridge 29

Lockhurst Lane Co-op 39, 57

Longford Naval Hospital 60

Longford Road 55, 58

Lyric Cinema (also Corona) 31

Lythalls Lane 45, 48, 52

Matlock Road 7, 19

Maycock Road 27

Methodist Church Alderman’s Green 72

Miners Arms 74

Nanaksar Gursikh Temple 17

Narrow Lane see Kingfield Road

National Union of Ex-Servicemen 50

Navigation Bridge 89, 90

Navigation Inn 93

Newland Road 10, 15

Northey Road 27, 33, 40

O’Brien Ltd 7, 15, 16, 70

Oban Road 59

Old Church Road 5, 45, 49, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70

Ordnance Road 90

Ordnance Works 89, 90

Paradise 79, 93, 94, 96, 97

Paradise Farm 93

Paradise Post Office 97

Paradise Primitive Methodist Chapel 87

Paradise Primitive Methodist School 87

Paradise Row see Eden Street

Park Gate Road 31

Park Street 38

Pearkes Grocers 40

Pearson Avenue 66

Peel Street 89, 91

Phoenix Way 47, 48, 62

Pridmore Road 27

Pridmore Works 47

Priestley’s Bridge 79, 88, 89, 90

Prince William Henry Inn 21, 22

Princess Street 41, 42

Proffitt Avenue 98

R White & Sons 49

Randells Butchers 87

Red Lane 79, 89, 90, 91, 93

Redesdale Cinema 17

Ribbon Weaving 6, 13, 17, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 34, 38, 40, 46-48, 51, 53, 56, 63, 66, 73, 84, 85, 89. 97, 98

Rock Brewery 49

Rose & Woodbine Inn 84

Rose and Crown Inn 69

Russell Street 79, 86

Shree Mandhata Samaj Community Hall 97

Smith Estate 86

Smith Street 90

Spring Road 45, 93

Springfield Brook 14, 19

Springfield Road 13, 14,

Squatters 23, 68, 71

St Elizabeth’s Church 42

St Elizabeth’s Road 41, 42

St Laurence’s Church 63, 64

St Mark’s Church 79, 80

St Paul’s Church 22, 23, 31, 34, 37, 38, 64,

St Paul’s Road 34

St Thomas Road 54, 56, 59, 64, 77

St Thomas’s Church 55

Standard Motor Works 2

Stanley Street see St Elizabeth’s Street

Stanton Street 79, 85, 86

Station Road see Sydnall Road

Station Road West see Grindle Road

Station Street East 23, 41, 35, 42, 96

Station Street West 23, 32, 40, 43

Stoney Stanton Road 5, 14, 15, 35, 41, 47, 51, 79, 80, 83-85, 86, 87-89, 91, 93, 94-97

Stoney Stanton Road Prudential Co-operative Society 72, 88

Sutton Stop 75, 76

Sydnall Road 57

Tackley 71

Thornhill Road 10, 15

Three Horseshoes Inn 51

Toll gate 7, 19

Tolldish Hall 71

Turnpikes 7, 19, 53, 55, 79, 89, 93

Tusses Bridge 71, 74, 75

Tusses Bridge see also Hawkesbury Lane

Tynemouth Close 77

Union Place 57

Vauxhall House 26, 34

Vicarage, The, Old Church Road 65

Victory Street see Princess Street

Weavers Arms 98

Webster Brick & Tile Works 89

Wedding, Foleshill 44

White & Poppe Ltd 30

Whitmore Park Road 31

Wilsons Lane 62

Windmill Road (Lane) 54

Windmill Road Cemetery 54

Woodshires Green 62

Woodshires Road 62

Workhouse, Foleshill 45, 46, 48, 60

Yews, The 59

 

People

Adderley, Alice & Arthur 52

Athersych, Ralph 18

Averns, John 47

Band, Charles 10

Brandish, Wal 50

Broad, John 35

Broad, Edmund 35

Cash, John 17

Cash, Joseph 17,

Chandler, William 84

Cook, Edith 43

Coomber, H G 44

Cross, Charles 47

Eagle, Thomas 15

Eliot, George 17

Ely, Alice & Abraham 51

Evans, Herbert 87

Flavell, Joseph Henry 70

Frisby, W F 28

Gaitskell, Hugh 61

Grant, William H 34, 47

Gray, J G 18

Green, Eli 30

Griffin, Mary J 87

Griffiths, T D 32

Grindall, Joseph M 67

Hambridge, James 75

Hancock, H

Hancox, Fred 11

Hazlewood, James 12

Heatley, Natalie 38

Hibbell, F J 84

Jones, J 64

Kaye, George 84

Laxton, Harry 46

Lythall, Edward 52

Malcolm, W H 61

Masser, Herbert 59

McNamara, P O 44

North, George 67

Orton, Dr John 34

Preece, Ivor 36

Pridmore, Malcolm 17

Randells, Mary 87

Rourke, Minnie 18

Rudgard, Rev W Dore 60

Spencer, Viola 43

Stafford, W J 28

Stidworthy, Edwin 10

Suggins, Harold ‘Pop’ 36

Sutton, Henry & Edith 52

Topp, William H 77

Turner, Edith Mary 44

Wagstaff, Daniel 97

Walling, Thomas 51

Walmsley, John 32

Wapples, Harold 36

Ward, Fred 67

Wareham, Band Sergeant 11