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Downing Street (1959)

14 Downing Street

History of 14 Downing Street


Frances Namley, 68, straw bonnet maker, b Cambridge


James P Rampling, 37, draper’s assistant, b Cambridge

Alice, 37, b Suffolk

Horace J, 10, b Bishops Stortford

Stanley, 8, b Cambridge

Mary H, 6, b Cambridge

Sarah A Johnson, 72, mother in law, b Norfolk

Harriett J Parker, servant, 15, b Fulbourn

Horace Johnston Rampling: Sapper, 208318, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died 17th July 1917. Born Bishop Stortford, enlisted Holborn, London. Husband of Gertrude Tatlow (formerly Rampling), 33, Hillcroft Crescent, Ealing, London. Only man of this name killed in the war. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq, Plot IV. Row D. Grave 3. See also Cambridge Guildhall (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)

In 1901 the Rampling family were at 27 Trinity Street


Thomas Samuel Blackwell

Major Oliver Papworth VD, Councillor of the Borough



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