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    Hi folks,

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this, so feel free to move.

    Can anyone tell me, which building in Basnett street (the side of M&S) in the city centre, was the old Magistrates court building?

    I think it may have been opposite the side of M&S, the old George Henry Lees shop, but not to sure. There doesn't seem to be anything to suggest a court building was there, a plaque etc.

    If anyone can offer any info please do.


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    I don't know myself, but is there anything leading you to think there was in fact a Magistrates court in that street?
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    Hi Ged,

    a magistrates court has been mentioned in several newspaper archives from 1877, while researching a case I'm working on.

    thanks anyway mate

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    This is an extract from the 1881 Gores Directory, showing the County Magistrates Office at no 42 on the George Henry Lee side. This was the next to last property before Williamson Square. According to the John Lewis website, Lee's rebuilt the whole of the Basnett street frontage of their shop in 1910, so presumably they acquired nos 38 to 44 sometime between 1881 & 1910.

    WEST SIDE.
    4 Burton James, artificial florist
    6 Ker Robert Preston <k Sons, Seedsmen
    8 Fleming Thomas K. boot maker
    10, 12. 14, 16 & 18 Bon March'*
    Drapery Establishment, general
    drapers
    here is Leigh street
    20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30', 32, 34 & 36 Lee
    George Henry & Co, silk mercers
    & general drapers

    38 Jones John Lloyd, woollen draper
    40- Baker Charles, oyster rooms
    42 County Magistrates' Office,
    George Hy. Eaton,) clerks to the
    William Swift, 3 magistrates

    44 Rainbow, Charles Baker

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    We have this on the corner of Preston St
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    Lovely photograph, Joe. It's great to see this fine old architecture.

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