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32 Clarendon Street

History of 32 Clarendon Street


(31 & 32)

Lewis Rootham, 42, builder & carpenter, b. Cambridge

Lucy, 40, b. Cambridge

Lewis Richmond, 14, b. Cambridge

Joseph Harry, 12, b. Cambridge

Anne Maria, 10, b. Cambridge

Arthur Samuel, 6, b. Cambridge

Fanny Louisa, 4, b. Cambridge

George Frederick, 1, b. Cambridge


Lewis Rootham (census spells as Rowtham), 52, Builder employing 7 men & 2 boys, b. Cambridge

Lucy Rootham  , 49, b. Cambridge

Lewis R Rootham  , 24, Carpenter, b. Cambridge

Anne M Rootham  , 20, b. Singer, Cambridge

Arthur S Rootham  , 16, b. Carpenter’s apprentice, Cambridge

Fanny L Rootham  , 14, b. Cambridge

George F Rootham  , 11, b. Cambridge

Frank K Rowtham, 9

1874 & 1878:

Lewis Rootham


Lewis Rootham, 62, Building Surveyor, b. Cambridge

Lucy Rootham , 60, b. Cambridge

Lewis R Rootham , 34, Carpenter, b. Cambridge

Fanny L Rootham , 24, b. Cambridge

George F Rootham, 21, Accountant, b. Cambridge

Frank K Rootham, 19, Scientific Instrument Maker, b. Cambridge

Edith M Rootham, 2, b. Cambridge

Alice L Footott, 21, Milliner, b. Cambridge


Frederick C Goode, library assistant (1887)

MRC – maybe


Entry 177 (in a note at the bottom of page):

“Family away – home on 5th April”


William Nichols, waiter


Mary A Asplin, 47, Dressmaker, b. Cambridge

Julia E Asplin, 31, Manageress in Dairy, b. Cambridge


Margaret Ann Sussana, 72, Private Means, b. St Clement



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