I have two Herbert Wards in my line the first one was born 21/05/1877 and died 01/07/1916 first day of the somme offensive. He was a member of the 8th Battalion York and Lancaster regiment. I am still trying to find out if he married or not. I also have a possible photo of him. The second Herbert was born some time after 1901 and is a brother of my Great-Grandfather i have a photo of him but again i do not know much about him. If you contact me on my hotmail address email@example.com
i will send you scans of the photos. The photo i have of Shaftesbury square was taken in 1958 you may have seen it as you can get it from rotherham library the title of it is Egley family 1958 there is a busty lady stood at a door with two girls and next door there is a lady with a pram and two lads stood next to the pram, it also shows the gas lamp you mentioned. My Great-grandfather Frank Harry Ward married a Martha Spittle.