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164, Sidney House, Histon Road

History of 164 Histon Road

1911: Sidney House

John Matthews, 48, dairyman, b Saffron Walden

Jane, 41, b Orwell

Alice, 20, b Chesterton

John, 18, b Chesterton

Sidney, 15, grocer, b Chesterton

Florence Francis, 26, servant, b Suffolk

1913: Sidney House

John T Matthews, dairyman


John Matthews: Private G/17498, 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment.). Killed in action 2 March 1917.


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