The Ouse River flows through the City of York (center left), at this point in a southeastern direction (the map was rotated counterclockwise in the source). John Snow's birth place (in red) was on North Street (not shown), just below the River Ouse. Adjacent to the family home was a coal yard (in green) where his father periodically worked as a laborer.  To view the location of Snow's home looking to the right from the Guild Hall (in orange), click here.  To view towards Ouse Bridge (in yellow) from a few buildings to the right of Snow's home, click here.  

Source: Yorkshire Directory, published by Edward Baines in 1822 in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Vol. 5, The Central Area, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England, 1981.

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