I remember Merridale Street well – although it was in fact the part known as Merridale Street West. So probably not the section you particularly refer to. My auntie Vera lived at 137. In fact she was not an actual relation, but a good friend of my mum. Vera and Len Morrell. 137 was a few houses up from the Owen Road end of Merridale st West. We were in touch until a couple of Christmasses ago.