Queen Square dates form the second half of the 18th century. and is named after King George IIIís Queen, Charlotte. At the top of the square was Tryon Street which linked Hood Street and St Johns Lane. Across the south end was Roe Street. Passing through the west side of the square was Great Charlotte Street which went from Whitechapel in the North, beside the Royal Court theatre, and on south Elliott Street and Ranelagh Street where both Blacklers and Lewis's stores respectively, both stood.