Goldenhill’s Very Own “Gas Lamp Cleaner”

Pictured is a gas lamp cleaner in East Street, Goldenhill.

East street is aligned with Central Street and West Street where all three streets were between the present day Albany Street and Gilbert Street.

The terraced houses in the photograph were built in the middle of the 19th century before being demolished in the late […]

Village Life by Gaslight

Street lighting powered by gas

A short but interesting story of life by gaslight in Goldenhill.

David Wood’s article this time goes by him saying that Goldenhill village still had gas lamps for street lighting until the early 60s.

The chap who was responsible for the maintenance of the lamps used to ride around […]