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18 Northampton Street

History of 18 Northampton Street

18th cent:


R W Dent, shoeing smith


Charles Carter, 23, milkman, b London

Mary A, 22, b Yorks

In 2021 IH wrote:

Charles Robert Carter born 1877 in London. He married Mary Anne Singleton (my great aunt) in Cambridge in 1900 and was living in Madingley Road working as a milkman. We believe his father Robert Carter ran or owned a dairy in Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was living at 18 Northampton Street and a few weeks later he moved to Edmonton. 

The picture shows Charles as a Cambridge Volunteer Fire officer.


Herbert Smith, tailor

1962: –


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