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Edwin Samuel Montagu

59 Bridge Street

History of 59 Bridge Street

1911:

Bedford Alfred Starling, 59, stationer, b Cambridge

Kate, 59, b London

Martha C Hurrell, 21, servant, b Suffolk

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1913:

Bedford Alfred Starling, stationer

Hon. Edwin Samuel Montagu MA MP, Under Secretary of State for India

Edwin S Montagu (1879-1924) was a Liberal politician who served as Secretary of State for India between 1917 and 1922. He was the third practising Jew to serve in the British cabinet. He was MP for Chesterton from 1906-1918 and then represented Cambridgeshire until 1922.

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