Street names - the meaning and origin - Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle


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Queen Street
Dresden, Longton

Named after Queen Victoria.
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.

On 1878 OS map 'Queen Street'    On 1900 OS map 'Princess Street'
In early 1950's renamed to Mercer Street.