Until the early years of the 20th century, the road was mainly referred to as Church Green, as in the 1901 and 1911 census.
Henry Oldring - Rope Manufacturer.
To read more about Henry Oldring and Southwold's twine-spinning and rope making industry in the 19th century, click here.
Henry Oldring dies this year and his son, Henry Oldring (Jnr) puts the rope ground up for sale at auction.. It is bought by John Leverett, a gentleman farmer and entrepreneur of Walberswick.
The original ropeworks building is converted into five three-storey homes.