Oaklands Drive - Oysters

OAKLANDS DRIVE, UPPERBY
First appearance in electoral register in 1954

OBERTELLIE, A Rickergate
Ice cream cream
1901 census; Antony Obertelli, 53, ice cream maker, bn Italy, home Rickergate
E.Nelson Around Carlisle p103 Photo of cart by Carel Cross
CD 1893-94 Ad p174

OBRIENS The Lanes
CN 10.04.2009 p7 Restaurant closes because of poor trading

OCEAN ACCIDENT AND GUARANTEE CORPORATION Ltd English St;Lowther St; Bank Street
CD 1905-06 Ad p47
CD 1907-08 Ad p43
CD 1910-11 Ad p44
CD 1913-14 Ad p50
CD 1920 Ad p82
CD 1924 Ad p112
CD 1927 Ad p22
CD 1931 Ad p148

ODDFELLOWS ARMS Crown Street/ Currock St; in local directories from 1858
CIC p62 photo of Oddfellows Inn; tenant W.Harrison about 1900
S.Davidson Carlisle Breweries and Public Houses 1894 - 1916 p55
1861 census Jane Hodgson, aged 63, innkeeper, born Gilsland
ENS 02.11.1916 Closure
CN 08.11.1991 p4 (illus)

ODDFELLOWS ARMS Fisher Street; in local directories 1844 to 1855

ODDFELLOWS ARMS Irishgate Brow; in local directories 1844 to 1876

ODDFELLOWS PROVIDENT SOCIETY Situated in Globe Lane
The Lanes Remembered pp12-13 Memories from authoress Margaret Forster in early 1950s

ODDIES HOUSE Marked on G.Smith’s 1746 map of Carlisle at Etterby

ODEON CINEMA Botchergate Formerly the Botchergate; The Gaumont
Images of Carlisle Cumberland News p23 Photo in 1968; p24 interior photo
CN 07.03.1969 p1 Closing

OFFICERS CLUB Globe Lane
Clothes shop
CN 27.07.2001 p16 Chain store started by ex city businessman

OFFICE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Cecil Street
CN 23.08.2002 p21 Ad for new internet cafe

O’HARA, George Trafalgar Street
Upholsterer
CD 1966-68 Ad p304

OLD AGE PENSIONERS AND HOMES
See also Age Concern; Anchorage Centre ;Cumberland Court; Welsh House Home
CJ 15.01.1946 p1 Formed
CN 29.06.1990 p5 City pension fight heads for Commons
CN 02.07.1993 p13 City home voted tops (Blackwell Vale)
CN 03.05.1996 p5 Living costs force more OAPs into poverty trap
CN 06.03.1998 p1 U turn call on OAP fares
CN 03.04.1998 p3 U turn on bus fares
CN 17.04.1998 p3 Pensioners in front line (Buses)
CN 01.05.1998 p6 D-Day next week (Bus fares)
CN 12.06.1998 p1 Council pledge to restore bus fare cuts
CN 13.07.2001 p13 Letter concerning provision of housing in city for elderly
CN 01.03.2002 p8 OAPs get security packs; prevention of bogus callers
CN 07.11.2003 p2 OAPs threaten to stand in next city council elections over poll tax
CN 12.03.2004 p1 Pensioners protest at council tax increases
CN 12.11.2004 p2 Elderly women preyed upon by conmen

OLD ANCHOR INN Bridge Street, Caldewgate
1861 census, Daniel Martin, aged 40, innkeeper, born Ireland
Carlisle Criminals Stats 1901 p8 Pulled down for street improvements

OLD ARCADIAN RESTAURANT
CN 26.08.1994 p30 Ad

OLD BARONIAL HALL, WELLINGTON HOTEL see WELLINGTON HOTEL

OLD BERT AND BILL BUS STATION
CN 01.11.1963 p12

OLD BLACK BULL INN Annetwell St see BLACK BULL INN

OLD BLUE BELL LANE So named in 1794

OLD BREWERY see CARLISLE OLD BREWERY; BREWERIES

OLD BREWERY HALLS OF RESIDENCE
CN 17.01.1997 p9 (illus) Fire chief’s list of shame smokes out students who ...

OLD BROOK STREET so named on 1901 census; follows 55 Brook St

OLD BUSH Scotch Street/ Old Bush Lane; closed 1917
1891 census; Peter Peascod, 33, hotel keeper, born Carlisle
1901 census Tom Tweddle, aged 34, publican, born Carlisle

OLD BUSH LANE Scotch Street; so named on Wood’s 1821 map of city
The Lanes Remembered p106 photo
1901 census; 20 people living in lane
City Council Minutes 1930 -31 p70 No 4 declared unfit for human habitation

OLD CREIGHTONIANS ASSOCIATION
CN 05.03.1949 p5 Memorial tablet
CJ 03.10.1950 p1 Revived

OLD CROFT Stanwix
1858 3 acres of land known as ‘Old Croft’ to Mr George Head Head; 1888 Mr William Johnstone, a watchmaker, bought the land and built a house on the site; 1901 census Caleb Henry Clough, 27, living on own means, born Bradford
1947 Old Croft, Stanwix, the property of Carr’s Flour Mills; discover of 10th century Anglian/ Northumbrian cross head [CWAAS ns vol 47 pp239-41]

OLD ENGLISH GAME CLUB
CN 15.01.1988 p19 101st annual open show in Carlisle

OLD GRAPES LANE, English St So named in 1810 Picture of Carlisle and Diretory p 121; so named on Wood’s 1821 map of city
The Lanes Remembered p 108 photo
McCarthy,M; Roman and Medieval Carlisle, Southern Lanes p67 photo; 1841 census 110 people living in lane; 1891 census 58 people listed as living in this lane

OLD GREYSTONE ROAD
Changing Face of Carlisle, M.Dickens p45 photo of Old Greystone
City Minutes 1928-9 p788 14 houses unfit for human habitation
City Minutes 1929-30 p650 19 houses at Old Greystone unfit for human habitation
City Minutes 1931 -32 p75 Demolition orders on nos 2,3,4,9,10,....30 Old Greystone
CN 26.08.1966 (illus) CN 02.09.1966 p10 CN 23.09.1966 p12

OLD KING’S HEAD see KING’S HEAD

OLD PRINTFIELD
CN 17.07.1998 p13 Wedding solves riddle of 2 Forsters

OLD QUEENS’ HEAD Church Street, Caldewgate; in local directories 1834 to 1884
1861 census, Thomas Jordan, aged 42, victualler, born Bewcastle
CP 23.12.1887 Ad; to let

OLD QUEENS HEAD HOTEL St Albans Row; in local directories to 1902-03
1850; its exact position is shown on the fold out map in the back on Robert Rawlinson’s Report to the General Board of Health...Carlisle, 1850
1861 census Tom Nicholson, publican, aged 41, born Penrith
Carlisle in Camera 1 p4 photo of shop in late 1870s
CJ 01.09.1874 Offered for sale by auction
1882 Porters Directory Ad p86 George Hall
1891 census; Francis Harker, victualler, born Carlisle, aged 45
1901 census; Sanderson Carey, publican, aged 57, born Maryport
CN 01.11.1991 p4 (illus)

OLD TURKS HEAD Fisher Street; in local directories to 1837
CJ 30.03.1822 p1c To let
CJ 01.01.1831 p1 Ad; Mary King moves to the Turks Head, Fisher Street

OLD TURKS HEAD Scotch Street; in 1829 Directory

OLD TURKS HEAD LANE East off Scotch St; so named on Cole’s 1805 map

OLIPHANT, M Balfour Road
Taxi, glassware and cutlery
CD 1952 Ad p383

OLIPHANT, T West Tower Street
Upholsterer
CD 1893-94 Ad p204

OLIVER and SNOWDON Cecil Street; Rosehill Estate; Founded 1840 in Haltwhistle; came to Carlisle in 1925
Farm supplies
CD 1952 Ad p255
Cumberland Directory 1954 Ad p220
CN 1955-56 Ad p221
CN 1961-62 Ad p41
CN 1966-68 Ad p252
CN 15.05.1970 pp15-16 (illus) Ad
CN 26.01.1973 pp13-16 (illus) Feature
CN 30.09.1977 pp15-19 (illus) Move to Rosehill Estate

OLIVER, George Dale Architect; responsible for the new Grammar School when it transferred from West Walls, Norman Street School and the Newtown Street School and the Goodwin Schools, he carried out improvements and extensions at Strathclyde House and was also the architect of the new Crown and Mitre Hotel
1901 census, G.D.Oliver, aged 50, born Sunderland, home 18 Howard Place
CN 14.04.1928 Obit
CJ 10.04.1928 Obit

OLIVERS English Street
Shoes
CN 09.10.1992 p7 City shop leads way for service

OLYMPIA CIRCUS
CN 27.08.1993 p4 Air show was a first for city

OLYMPIC ATHLETES see BURRELL,Wendy; personal index

ONE-O-ONE CLUB
CN 23.12.1965 p1
CJ 26.08.1966 p9
CN 23.02 1968 p11 To close
CJ 23.02.1968 p3 To close
CJ 14.06.1968 p3 Closed
CN 03.04.1969 p3 Taken over

ONE TO ONE COMPUTERS
CN 25.01.1991 p8 Ad

ONE WAY SYSTEM see TRAFFIC SCHEMES

ON LINE SYSTEMS Started 1992; Kingstown Industrial Estate
CN 24.03.2000 p21 Ad
CN 01.11.2002 p18 Employs 21, £1.5m turnover

OPEN STUDIO GLASSWORK Great Corby and Carlisle
CN 08.04.1988 p40

OPEN UNIVERSITY
CN 21.05.1971 p8 (illus)

O PESCADOR Portugese restaurant
CN 15.11.1991 p22 Ad

OPTION ONE Bathrooms and kitchens
CN 15.01.1993 p10

ORAM, W and Sons Lowther Street; William Oram, grocer, died 27.04.1887 [Monumental Inscription 12/13]; in directories from 1869; William Boustead Oram, grocer, died 10.02.1919 [MI 12/13]
Grocers
1882 Porters Directory Ad p100 34-6 Lowther St
CD 1907-08 Ad p14
CD 1910-11 Ad p14
CD 1913-14 Ad p108
CD 1920 Ad p202
CD 1924 Ad p60
CD 1927 Ad p64
1928 Pageant Souvenir Ad; established 1860
CD 1934 Ad page back iii
CD 1937 Ad page back iii

ORANGE ORDER
Carlisle Examiner 17.07.1858 p3f 12th July celebrations
CN 20.06.1980 p1 Orange march

ORANGES
1891 census; in prison Elizabeth Blackburn, hawker of oranges, aged 67
CN 15.10.2004 p6 History of oranges in city

ORCHARD HOUSE, Carleton House, late 18th century. 2 storeys, 3 bays

ORCHARD STREET; Botchergate Originally site of nurseries of Hutton brothers

ORCHIDS
CN 20.06.2003 p3 Orchids bloom near Tesco supermarket on Warwick Rd

ORDNANCE ARMS Finkle Street; in local directories to 1902-03; closed 27.02.1903 for street improvements
Carlisle the Archive Photographs, p46 Chris Little tenant
S.Davidson Carlisle Breweries and Public Houses 1894 - 1916, p89
1861 census Mary Gilkerson, publican, aged 46, born Brampton
1891 census; Christopher Little, aged 34, innkeeper, born Irthington
CP 08.09.1899 p6 Application for removal to new premises
City Minutes 1902-03 item 438/9 Declined to renew licence
CJ 12.12.1903 p6 Tenancy agreement
CN 28.06.1991 p4 (illus)

O’REILLY Fisher Street
Furnishers
CD 1920 Ad p182

O’REILLY LTD West Tower Street
Hardware merchants and furnishers
Cumberland Directory 1954 Ad p284

O’REILLY Brunswick Street
Accountants
CN 02.09.1994 Supplement
CN 02.07.2004 p18 two new partners; firm started 1934, employs more than 60

ORFEUR STREET
CJ 21.11.1879 p5 Orfleur St laid out in 1877
City Minutes 1895-96 p 79 Approval for 9 houses

ORGANISTS
CN 24.02.1989 p4 Long service by organists

ORMAN, Robert and Son St Albans Row
Fishmonger and game dealer
CD 1905-06 Ad p257
CD 1907-08 Ad p129

ORMEROD, R.M. Close Street
Plasterer
1861 census, Robert Ormerod, aged 32, home address Tait St, employing 13 plasterers, 10 labourers and 4 boys, born West Yorkshire
CD 1880 Ad pxlvii
1882 Porters Directory Ad p48 Plasterer and cement merchant
CD 1884-85 Ad pviii
CD 1910-11 Ad p68
CD 1913-14 Ad p58
CD 1920 Ad p58
CD 1924 Ad p76
CD 1927 Ad p80 Established 1855

ORNAMENTAL GARDENS; Rickerby Park Entrance opened 21.12.1933
CJ 22.12.1938 p8

ORPHANAGES see AUSTIN FRIARS; Nazareth House

ORTON LEA CHILDRENS CENTRE
ENS 16.05.2000 p1 Shock as kids care home shuts
CN 19.05.2000 p3 Shock closure care home to reopen

ORTON LEA RESPITE CENTRE
CN 13.04.2007 p13 Letter concerning proposed closure of Orton Lea respite Centre; p9 article on closure
CN 07.12.2007 p 7 Closes despite efforts of campaigners to keep it open.

ORTON ROAD
City Minutes 1933-34 p 698 Approval for 8 houses on Orton Rd by Laing’s

OSBORN, Mr School run circa 1851 in Castle St [M.Smith Autobiography Vol 1 p188]

OSBORNE, Joseph and Sons
CN 24.04.1995 p6 End of road for family firm

OSTELL, John Listed in the 1858 Directory as photographic artist, 80 Castle street
1861 Morris Directory, photographer, Corporation Road

OSWALD STREET
City Council Minutes 22.07.1881 Approval for laying out new street
City Council Minutes 05.08.1881 Approval for 27 new houses

OTTAKAR’S Scotch Street
Book shop
Cumbria Life Issue 63 March/April 1999 pp32-33 2A 9

OTTER FURROW House on London Road opposite Harraby Inn; Bulmer 1901 and census; Samuel Boustead, bacon curer and farmer, aged 51, bn Carlisle and Jonas Todd, retired clerk and steward, aged 66, bn Heversham, Westmorland
1918 Electoral Register Mary, George and Richard Clementson

OTTER HOUNDS
CJ 10.06.1921 p4 CJ 22.04.1938 p5 CJ 30.04.1940 p1 CJ 09.07.1940 p1
CJ 12.07.1940 p7 CN 01.06.1940 p4 CN 19.10.1940 p3 CN10.05.1941 p5 CN 19.10.1941 p3 CN 06.02.1981 p4 (illus)
CJ 04.09.1874 A day out with the Carlisle Otter Hounds - from Daily Telegraph
J.Templeton A Carlisle Lad, 2007 p10 Tom Parker was huntsman of the C.O.H
Carlisle People and Places pp 39 - 44 [12 photos], p66, p83

OTTER INN Drovers’s Lane; in local directories from 1873; closed February 1907
CP 27.09.1895 Otter; licence withdrawn
1901 census; John Carrick, aged 55, innkeeper, born Cargo
CP 05.02.1907 Licensing session; the Otter closed
CN 22.02.1991 p4 (illus) Unsavoury types at city pubs

OTTERS I have never observed wild otters around Carlisle. On Saturday 15th November 2008 at about 12 o’clock I saw an otter in the River Eden for several minutes swimming in the swollen waters. The location was just west of where Johnnie Bulldogs Lonning comes out onto the Eden, GR 425 566

OTTERS Sculpture in Lanes by Judith Bluck, orignally by a small pond which was removed
ENS 07.08.1986 Judith Bluck doing some otters

OUR LADY AND SAINT JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH; Original Catholic Chapel on West Walls established 1798, site shown on Wood’s 1821 map of the city; foundation stone of Saint Mary and St Joseph laid in Chapel Street March 1824; church opened for services Christmas Day 1824; foundation stone of Warwick Road Church laid 18.05.1891; church opened 15.06.1893; war memorial unveiled 22.05.1921; mural paintings behind shrine to Christopher Robinson and on two side altars by local artist Joe Dias, one to St Joseph’s completed 2004
1850 report of General Board of Health; Rawlinson p86 Chapel St burials 1840-9
See K.Rafferty Portrait of a Parish 1798 - 1993
CN 16.01.1970 p10 (illus)
CP 16.06.1893 Opening of Church
CJ 16.06.1893 Opening of Church
CJ 22.06.1943 p1 50th Anniversary
CN 26.06.1943 p3 50th Anniversary
CJ 08.08.1952 p3 Consecration
ENS 19.08.1970 Supplement p8 (illus) Our Lady’s is city centre R.C.Church
CN 18.06.1993 p2 A church century in flowers
CN 30.07.1993 p4 (illus) Churches red letter day
CN 14.02.1997 p18 Father Turner back in harness
ENS 27.11.1999 p13 (illus) New MM clock
CN 24.12.2003 p12 Description of Sunday Service by non Catholic reporter
CN 14.12.2007 p7 Foundation stone of new hall laid
CN 26.09.2008 p19 New Waterton Halls opens

OUTER RING ROAD Outer ring road got no further than stage 1, the section between Warwick Road and London Road, built in 1969; scheme scrapped 1981
See also BYPASS; RING ROAD; TRAFFIC SCHEMES
CN 11.04.1975 p17 CN 02.05.1975 p11 CN 16.05.1975 p5
CN 23.05.1975 p12 CN 20.06.1975 pp 3,7 CN 11.07.1975 p7
CN 06.10.1978 p17 CN 23.03.1979 p11(illus)
CN 25.09.1981 p3 Abandoned
CN 29.04.2005 p 13 Letter; map showing completed section and proposed section

OVERWATER JAM FACTORY
ENS 03.03.1996 p8 Ace of Bass
ENS 13.03.1996 p10 (illus) Pay up, pay up and save a firm
CN 16.08.1996 p15
CN 04.10.1996 p12 Success sounds sweet at the jam factory

OVERWATER SCHOOL Fisher Street; opened September 1970
CN 18.12.1970 p7 (illus) CN 16.07.1971 p13
CN 10.03.1972 p7 (illus) Field centre
CN 21.04.1978 p8 Closes

OWEN AND THOMPSON
1811 Jollie’s Directory p84 Hat manufactory without the Irish Gate

OWL AND HARE 92 Botchergate; in local directory for 1834

OXFAM SHOP Bank Street
CN 21.09.2001 p5 Makes 100,000 a year for charity

OX PASTURE
1610; so called on the Survey of the Soccage lands of Carlisle, [original in Howard of Naworth Archive, Durham Univerity, ref C49/1. See Northern History Vol XX, 1984]

OYSTERS
CN 03.01.2003 P6 D.Perriam; Carlisle Oyster Club founded by 1816