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101, Bleak House, Victoria Road

History of 101 Victoria Road

UK Census:

1891: unnumbered

William L Dickson, 50, collector of water rates, b Cambridge

Emma A, 44, b Suffolk

Ernest L, 16, apprentice piano maker, b Cambridge

William G, 19, assistant glass and china, b Cambridge

Sidney B, 8, b Chesterton


1901: (101)

Emma Dickson, widow, 54, b Suffolk

Sidney, 18, college cook, b Chesterton

Ernest Peters, boarder, 24,  county court clerk, b Cambridge


1913: Kellys: Bleak House

William Dickson

Henry Bartlett


1919: UK Roll of Honour

William Gladwell Dickson: Private 481377, 1st Great Eastern Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Formerly 2102. In 1919 the death of Willian G Dickson was registered in the Chesterton Registration District in the April to June Quarter, aged 46.

He had been discharged 7 December 1917 suffering from arteriosclerosis aggravated by ordinary military service (incapacity 30% later 100%) first detected on 5 October 1917 when he was hospitalised until his discharge 17 December 1917.

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