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Peel Street
Dresden, Longton

Peel Street was named after Robert Peel, the leader of the Conservative Party, popular with the Liberals because he was responsible for the repeal of the Corn Laws.

On the Dresden (originally 'Spratslade') Estate. Laid out by The Longton Freehold Society predominantly between 1852 and 1864 on land purchased from T. Fenton-Boughey and L. Armistead.

See 1878 OS map and 1900 OS map  
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