Named after Princess Alexandra, wife of the then Prince of Wales (he was later to become King Edward VII). Miss Dilys Edwards, who lived at 40 Alexandra Road, had a cart and used to deliver milk. People would take out a jug and it would be filled there and then. Mr. Len Whitehead lived at no. 38 and he was a coal merchant. The off license was once a dairy owned by a family called Weaver. They sold all sorts of goods and made their own ice-lollies made with milk; very popular with the children. No. 10 was a musical household. Mr. Richards used to teach the piano and his wife taught singing lessons for many years. There were many local teachers who lived in this Street; Mr. Brown was Headmaster of the National School on Poplar Road (now St. Giles), he lived at no. 42. He has two daughters Carole and Elizabeth.
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