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  Regular readers of this column may recall that Norman Street in Vogeltown was named after the son of John and Henrietta Buckman. As it happens, Olivia Street was indirectly
  Norman Street in Vogeltown was surveyed in two stages, only a month apart, and for two different people. John Buckman had the first part (leading from Holsworthy Road) surveyed
  This viaduct connecting Vivian and Leach Streets, across Carrington Street, was officially opened on 27 November, 1976. It was designed by the firm, Thomson, Buchan & Chong. The idea to
Born in Yorkshire in 1728, James Cook was the son of a Scottish farm labourer and his local-born wife. James had five years schooling and then left in order to
Courtenay Street was named after William Reginald Courtenay (1807-1888), one of the trustees of the Plymouth Company. His father, the tenth Earl of Devon, was governor of the company and