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Webpage updated: April 19, 2021
George Street ran from Cumberland Street westwards to Mount Wise.
Principal buildings in George Street were the Shakespeare Hotel; the Anglican Church of Saint Stephen, along with its ornate vicarage; the Old Chapel Wine Vaults of Messrs A and C Barnes, later Messrs Pops Retail (Plymouth) Limited; and the White Swan Inn.
Admiralty Offices were located at numbers 38 and 39 George Street.
In the centre of this picture are the old
Admiralty Offices in George Street, Devonport.
The Plymouth Co-operative Society had a chemists store at number 67 in 1951 but it had been replaced by the Fairfax Cafe by 1961, as shown in the photograph below.
Numbers 66 (Messrs S Stephens Limited), 67
(Fairfax Cafe) and 68 (The White Swan) George Street, December 1961.
One of the principal residents in 1914 was Police Inspector J Willcocks, of the Borough Police.