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6 Shelly Row

History of 6 Shelley Row

1871 6 Shelly Row

John Brown, 56, cabinet maker, b Cambridge

Sarah Brown, 57, b Cambridge

Eliza, 20, housemaid,  b Cambridge

Henry, 16, cook, b Cambridge

In 1881 the family were living at 24 Willow Place


Lewis James, son, 15, office boy, b London


Frank Start, fireman


not listed


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