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I have my gg grandmothers birth certificate showing her born in Scotch Row,Eccleston.  On doing a Google search for Scotch Row I came across this

 

https://www.hslc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/129-8-Jackson.pdf

about 19th century housing in Wigan and St.Helens (Maybe of interest to some). One of the maps shows Scotch Row as being either an extension of Eccleston Street (near the junction of Eccleston Street/Croppers Hill/ Liverpool Road) or part of Eccleston Street (e.g. a court yard etc. in Eccleston Street). When looking on the maps on this site I can find no indication of Scotch Row. Can anyone help with its location please?

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It looks like it was Eccleston Street itself from that map. The area is  just off the sthelens SE 1894 map, I have a screen grab of that but its too blurry to see.


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This 1849 map shows a row just at the end of Eccleston Street but doesn't name it. It could well have been the row in Westfield Street also

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Fascinating stuff as I spent many years working in Eccleston Street. Presumably it got it's name because of a large Scottish contingent in the area..

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I suppose so, there's a Welsh Row too over to the right near Canal Street.

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Don't the Scots take exception to being called Scotch? I believe scotch is a fiery drink invented in Ireland. As for Welch ...

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I believe so, I don't know as they would have known that then

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"Scotch is an adjective in English, meaning "of or from Scotland". Many Scots dislike the term Scotch and some consider it offensive. The modern usage in Scotland is Scottish or Scots, and the word Scotch is now only applied to specific products, mostly food or drink, such as Scotch whisky, Scotch pie, Scotch broth and Scotch eggs."

 

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