Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

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.


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge