WARREN STREET - Walney Island

Warren Street forms part of the 'Isle of Walney Estates Company' Vickerstown Estate constructed between 1900 and 1904. It takes it's name from the Boer War General Sir Charles Warren.

Sir Charles Warren (1840 - )

Born in 1840, the son of Major-General Sir Charles Warren - one of the heroes of Inkerman - Charles Warren was educated at Cheltenham College, Sandhurst and Woolwich respectively. In 1857 he joined the Royal Engineers, was awarded his company during 1869, and six years later became Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. After his retirement Sir Charles Warren took a keen interest in the Church Lads' Brigade and became a pioneering Scoutmaster in the movement that was founded by his colleague, Lord Baden-Powell.

 

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