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Catalog Number 2011.22.1055
Title Harriett Allen and Southampton West Division Properties
(File Drawer 3)
Credit line Courtesy of Ann Chambers Mennell, in memory of Girard Chambers, Jr.
Collection Girard Chambers, Jr. Collection
Object Type Map
Description/Scope & Content Plat of the Southampton subdivision and two plats of Harriett Allen's Estate, located in the Downtown district southwest of the intersection of present-day Kecoughtan Road and Victoria Boulevard near Sunset Creek. Surveyed by Girard Chambers & Son. Dated 1899-1940.

-Plat, labeled "Southampton West Division Adjoining City of Hampton VA." Includes Kecoughtan Road, Sunset Road, Henry Street, Earl Street, Columbia Avenue, Southampton Avenue, and Ivy Home Road. Lower left corner reads "File Drawer 3 Field Book 35." Surveyed by Girard Chambers & Son. Dated June 1940.

-Plat, labeled "Plat of Harriett Allen's Estate Surveyed at Request of Walker and Mann, Adms." Includes a portion of the "Newport News & Old Point Railway" (currently Victoria Boulevard), Allen Street, Harriett Street, an "11 Ft. Lane" (currently part of South Street), and two other "lanes" which do not currently exist as pictured. Also includes Herberts Creek (Sunset Creek) and a note on one lot which reads "Given John Roberts and Accepted by him in Lien of a Questionable Section in Will Concerning 2 Acres of Land Calling for Jones as a Boundry instead of Roberts, he already had 2 Acres" and "See Plat Hutton." Lower right corner lists heirs as: John Roberts, Indiana Combs, Dollie Watts, Mary E. Tabb, Henrietta Jones, Rosetta Brown, Hattie Burrell, Cora Banks. Surveyed by Girard Chambers, Sr. Dated March 11, 1899.

-Plat, labeled "Plat of Harriett Allen's Estate Surveyed at Request of Walker & Mann Adms." Includes Harriett Street, Allen Street, Newport News & Old Point Railway (currently Victoria Boulevard), and Herberts Creek (Sunset Creek). Also includes structures labeled "Copeland House," "Little House," "Pier House," and "House." Notes on plat read "See 'Notes & Abstracts' Page 6," "Recorded in D.B.-35-46," and includes a list of heirs. Surveyed by Girard Chambers, Sr. Dated March 11, 1899.
Creator Chambers, Girard, Sr.
Other Creators Chambers, Girard, Jr.
People Allen, Harriett
Banks, Cora
Booker, H. R.
Brown, Rosetta
Burrell, Hattie
Combs, Indiana
Freeman, Georgiana
Green
Jones, Henrietta
Lias, Rob
Lively, John L.
Mann, Thomas L.
Prince
Ransome
Roberts, John
Tabb, Mary E.
Walker, Milton J.
Watts, Dollie
Topics Railways/Streetcars
Place Names District08--Downtown
Waterway--Sunset Creek
Media/Interactives
To view above Place Names on map, open map in new window and click on place name in the list at left.