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Hitchcock Chronology: 1900s

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Sometime around 1907, the Hitchcock family moves from Leytonstone to a fishmongery at 175 Salmon Lane, Limehouse, Stepney, London E14. William Hitchcock also takes over a fish frying shop at 130 Salmon Lane, running both shops until his death in 1914.

1904

1905

July

  • The Strand magazine publishes an article about the Limehouse district of London, describing Salmon Lane as the "great market street of the district, which is densely packed from end to end with a Saturday marketing crowd. Here are soldiers and sailors in plenty, a few Lascars and Chinamen, Irish hawkers, and a sprinkling of foreign Jews."[2]

1906

December

  • 1st - The first electric tram service runs through Leytonstone.[4]

1907

1908

  • The July 1908 London Telephone Directory lists the Hitchcock family as now residing at 175 Salmon Lane, Limehouse, and contactable on telephone number East 3332.[5]
  • In later years, Hitchcock would recall seeing A Ride on a Runaway Train (produced by Lyman H. Howe) during the summer of 1908 at the local picture palace cinema.[6]

Notes & References

  1. Telephone Directories
  2. The Strand (1905) - In Limehouse and the Isle of Dogs
  3. Telephone Directories
  4. Reported in the Essex Newsman (01/Dec/1906).
  5. Telephone Directories
  6. Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light (2003) by Patrick McGilligan, page 15

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