Schreiber Road, Phoenix Road house names

The two roads leading northwards from the eastern stretch of Woodbridge Road (opposite the California estate) and Schreiber has an Ipswich & Suffolk Freehold Land Society presence.

Phoenix Road
Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 1   Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 22014 images
15-17 Phoenix Road
'ALAN
COTTAGES'
Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 3   Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 4
11-13 Phoenix Road
'MAUD
COTTAGES'
Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 5   Ipswich Historic lettering: Phoenix Rd 6
7-9 Phoenix Road
'STANLEY
COTTAGES
1906'
All the above have Christian names popular in Edwardian times.

Schreiber Road
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 7   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 8
25-27 Schreiber Road
'GENEVA
1904
TERRACE'
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 1   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 2
24-26 Schreiber Road
'BRISTOL
TERRACE
F.L.S. 1904'
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 3   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 4  
44-46 Schreiber Road
'CURZON
TERRACE
F.L.S. 1903'
As a British name, it refers to the Curzon family, and is an Anglo-Norman territorial name. The Curzon family was involved in the Norman Conquest, and is named after the French town of Notre-Dame-de-Courson in Normandy from which they hail; their seat is at Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.
Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 5   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 6
64-66 Schreiber Road
'DURBAR
TERRACE
F.L.S. 1903'
Durbar: a title of honour in princely India; an historical Mughal court in India; also used for a ceremonial gathering under the British Raj.

Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 9   Ipswich Historic Lettering: Schreiber Rd 10
84-86 Schreiber Road
'SCHREIBER
TERRACE
F.L.S. - 1902'
The probable source of the Schreiber name can be found in our Street name derivations.
The cartouche plaque with its tiny quadrants cut from the corners of a rectangle is certainly popular in these roads.


Related pages:
Cauldwell Hall Road house names; Cavendish Street house names; Rosehill house names, Marlborough Road house names; Bramford Road house names; Alston Road house names;
Ipswich & Suffolk Freehold Land Society (F.L.S.)
Origins of street names in Ipswich; Streets named after slavery abolitionists.
Dated buildings list; Dated buildings examples;
Named buildings listNamed (& sometimes dated) buildings examples.
Street index; Street nameplate examples;
Brickyards



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