Blake’s Court

Portsmouth Times and Naval Gazette : Saturday 8 August 1868
On Thursday August 20th, 1868
Warblington Street
Mr George M Beck is instructed by the mortgagee to sell by auction, at his property sale rooms, No 9 Queen Street, on Thursday August 20th, 1868 at seven o’clock in the evening, in one lot - all those substantially erected freehold premises, 8 and 9 Warblington Street.  
Each comprising shop, parlour, four bedrooms, wash-house, cellar, and yard - also
Five tenements, with paved yard, known as Blake’s Court, in rear of Nos 8 and 9, producing a gross rental of £75 per annum or thereabout.
May be viewed by permission of the respective tenants and further particulars  known of Mr Graham R Dodd, Jun., Solicitor, 26 New Broad Street, London and Mr F Harvey, Solicitor, Union Street.

 

1 Blakes Court

1871 Census

Louisa Goodwin : Hawker : 29 yrs

Jane Miller : 69 yrs

Elizabeth Reynolds : Hawker : 17 yrs


1881 Census

Henry Miller : Cutler : 55 yrs

Susan : 36 yrs



Hampshire Telegraph : Saturday 3 August 1889

Daniel Saunders, 11, of 1 Blake’s Court, Warblington Street, schoolboy, was charged with stealing a pair of boots, valued at 6d, from his mother, Alice Saunders, on the 28th inst.,  Prosecutrix stated prisoner was a very bad boy.  He took the boots fro yesterday and sold them to a boy named Harry Spier for 3d.  When charged with the theft he said that his mother had given them to him.  He was sentenced to receive six strokes with the birch rod.


1891 Census

John Pound : Milkman : 34 yrs

Mary : 40 yrs

 

2 Blakes Court

1871 Census

Michael Cahill : Stoker, RN : 32 yrs

Jane : 31 yrs

Charles C : 7 yrs

John : 5 yrs

Thomas : 1 month

Ann Bateman : Working on Quay, Potato Ships : 56 yrs



1881 Census

Michael Sullivan : General Labourer : 28 yrs

Ellen : 25 yrs

Johanna : 5 yrs

James : 3 yrs

John : 1 yr


1891 Census

George M Lang : Paper Hanger : 40 yrs

Ellen : 45 yrs

Grace : 4 yrs

Sarah A : 8 months

 

3 Blakes Court

1871 Census

Charles McCarty : Bricklayer’s Labourer : 21 yrs

Margaret : Working on Quay, Potato Ships : 50 yrs



1881 Census

Daniel Barnett : General Labourer : 38 yrs

John : 13 yrs



1891 Census

Henry King : Hawker : 48 yrs

 

4 Blakes Court

1871 Census


Richard Carter : Chelsea Pensioner : 38 yrs
Mary : 45 yrs


1881 Census

Henry J Quinnell : General Labourer : 36 yrs

Ellen : 30 yrs

Harriet C : 1 yr


1891 Census

Sarah Jane Robinson : Charwoman : 46 yrs

John : General Labourer : 17 yrs

 

5 Blakes Court

1871 Census

James Lane : Pedlar & Hawker : 45 yrs

Hannah : 48 yrs



1881 Census

Henry Wheatcroft : Bricklayer’s Labourer : 58 yrs

Rosina : 48 yrs

Eliza J : 14 yrs

Henry : 5 yrs