East Thomas Street

'Chinatown'

and surrounding streets

 

Brunswick Road

View to the west along Brunswick Road.  The first street on the left is East Thomas Street

Brunswick Road and
East Thomas Street

South Elgin Street - demolition at the western end, close to Brunswick Road

Demolition
of South Elgin Street

Brunswick Road

Horse Chestnut Tree

2009

Horse Chestnut Tree in Brunswick Road. Looking to the SE towards Easter Road

Looking SE
towards Easter Road

Horse Chestnut Tree in Brunswick Road. Looking to the SW across Brunswick Road

Looking SW
across Brunswick Road

Horse Chestnut Tree in Brunswick Road. Looking to the NW towards Leirh Walk

Looking NW
towards Leith Walk

 

East Thomas Street

  No 1 East Thomas Street  at the NE corner of the street  -  1973

13 East Thomas Street

  Nos 9 + 10 East Thomas Street

9+10 East Thomas Street

  Joe Shaw in East Thomas Street, near Easter Road, Edinburgh

Frank from
18 East Thomas Street

  Looking east along East Thomas Street towards Elgin Terrace

Looking east
towards Elgin Terrace

  Looking east along East Thomas Street towards Elgin Terrace  -  1973

Looking east
towards Elgin Terrace

  View from a top flat in Elgin terrace  -  Looking west along East Thomas Street towards Brunswick Road Goods Yard

Looking west
towards Brunswick Road

   Calton Youth Ministry, at NW corner of East Thomas Street, Edinburgh

Calton Youth Ministry

   Looking to the SW from East William Street (now demolished) towards the backs of the houses at NOs 1-12 East Thomas Street

The backs of
13-21 East Thomas Street

The back greens between East Thomas Street and East William Street

East Thomas Street
and East William Street

A young boy and three ladies at East Thomas Street, around 1940

wee boy,    Mrs  Budge,
Mrs. Kelly,      Mary

Three ladies and a young boy at East Thomas Street, around 1940

Effie Kelly,    Mrs Kelly,
Mrs. Richardson,  
wee boy.

Children at East Thomas Street, Edinburgh

Davie Martin, 
Sheila Mcluskey,
George Keirnan

1953 Coronation Street Party in East Thomas Street

East Thomas Street
Coronation Party - 1953,

   Gran Annie Patterson and her son Jacob

Jacob + Ann Patterson
in Back Yard of No 6.

Patterson family and bird cages outside No 6, East Thomas Street

Patterson family
and bird cages
outside No 6

18 East Thomas Street

18 East Thomas Street
after the residents
have moved out

East Thomas Street from Brunswick Road, 1974

East Thomas Street
from Brunswick Road - 1974

18 East Thomas Street from the back green of East William Street

18 East Thomas Street
from East William Street
back green

The small park, situated where East Thomas Street used to be

Small Park where
East Thomas Street
once stood

Lay out inside No 18, East Thomas Street

Lay out inside
18 East Thomas Street

Backgreen wall at 3 East Thomas Street

Last remaining relic of
3 East Thomas Street
Backgreen Wall

    Lillian Patterson's Brother on a Pony in East Thomas Street

Alexander Paterson on a Pony
East Thomas Street

 

East William Street

  The back greens between East Thomas Street and East William Street

East Thomas Street
and East William Street

 

Edina Street

Looking to the west along Edina Street from Easter Road

When?

Edina Street from Easter Road

 

 

Elgin Terrace

  Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop, 11 Elgin Terrace on the corner of Edina Street

11 Elgin Terrace

  Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop, 11 Elgin Terrace on the corner of Edina Street

2007

11 Elgin Terrace

Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop, 11 Elgin Terrace on the corner of Edina Street

2007

11 Elgin Terrace

... and a few photos from Graham Hutton, a member of the family that owns Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop:

1.

Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop at 11 Elgin Terrace, Edinburgh

1982

Shop on the Street Corner

2.

Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop at 11 Elgin Terrace, Edinburgh

2011

Shop on the Street Corner

3.

Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop at 11 Elgin Terrace, Edinburgh

2008

Ian Hutton in the Shop

4.

Hutton's Shoe Repair Shop at 11 Elgin Terrace, Edinburgh

2011

Ian Hutton in the Shop

 

South Elgin Street

  Looking to the NE from East Montgomery Place

Playground

South Elgin Street - demolition at the western end, close to Brunswick Road

Demolition

Group of Children outside 6 South Elgin Street - late-1920s

late-1920s

Outside 6 South Elgin Street

Group of Children outside 6 South Elgin Street - around 1930

c.1930

Outside 6 South Elgin Street

Group of Children outside 6 South Elgin Street - late-1920s

Doorway to 6 South Elgin Street

 

Montgomery Street

Bowling Club at Montgomery Street, 1955 

Bowling Club

 

Recollections of East Thomas Street

Who lived where in  East Thomas Street?

Map of East Thomas Street and surrounding area

   Edinburgh and Leith map, 1940  -  East Thomas Street and surrounding streets

 

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