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4 Drummer Street

History of 4 Drummer Street


Henry Charles, 39, groom, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 39,

Elizabeth, 16, dressmaker, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, 13, b Cambridge

John, 11, b Cambridge

Caroline, 9, b Cambridge

In 1851 the Charles family were living at Globe Passage. For more information on the Charles family see ‘One Man’s Cambridge‘ by J A Charles (2006).


Henry Charles, 48, college groom, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 47, college bedmaker, b Over

John, 21, compositor, b Cambridge

Frances C, 19, groom’s daughter, b Cambridge

Alice, 13, b Cambridge

In 1881 the Charles family were living at 20 Portugal Place.



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