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8 Hertford Street

History of 8 Hertford Street


John Adams, 60, brewers traveller, b London

Fanny, 49, b Hants

Minnie, 20, b Cambridge

Jane, 19, b Cambridge

Annie, 16, drapers assistant, b Cambridge

John Edward Claxton, 14, b Cambridge

William, 12, b Cambridge

Kate, 10, b Cambridge


Robert B Short

John Edward Claxton Adams: Sergeant, 58th M.A. Sect., Royal Engineers. Died 11/10/1916. Age 29.

No known grave. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France and on St Luke’s War Memorial, Cambridge. Remembered on a family grave in Histon Road Cemetery.

The family lived in Hertford Street and later in Carlyle Road, Cambridge.


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