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5 Hobson Street, Bank House

History of 5 Hobson Street

1861: 5 Hobson Street

William Swann, 51, carrier brewer and merchant, b Cambridge

Frances, 48, b Westwick

Frances Linton Swann, 22, b Cambridge

Edwin William Swann, 21, clerk, b Cambridge

James Swann, 18, brewer, b Cambridge

Salmon Linton Swann, 16, b Cambridge

Ernest Alfred Swann, 14, b Cambridge

William Linton Swann, 13, b Cambridge

Mary Elizabeth Swann, 10, b Cambridge

Phoebe Wallis, servant, 20, cook, b Waterbeach

Martha Piddock, 20, servant, b Cambridge

1871: 5 Hobson Street

William Swann, 31, son, agent, b Cambridge

James, 27, son, brewer, b Cambridge

Mary, 21, b Cambridge

Martha peacock, 25, servant, b Histon

Margaret Plumb, 18, servant, b Meldreth

1881: 5 Hobson Street

Edwin W Swann, 41, master brewer employing 4 men, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 39, b Cambridge

Margaret, 6, b Cambridge

Charles, 5, b Cambridge

James, 4, b Cambridge

Isobel, 2, b Cambridge

Martha Francis, 72, servant, nurse, b NK

Elizabeth Barlow, 19, cook, b Girton

Jessie Hall, 18, housemaid, b Wickham


James Baldrey, 43, gardener, b Cambridge

Emily, 39, b Cambridge

Alice, 19, b Cambridge

Emily, 14, b Cambridge

Grace, 12, b Cambridge

Percy, 10, b Cambridge

Edith, 7, b Cambridge

Godfrey, 2, b Cambridge

Ella, 2 mos, b Cambridge


Edward Butler, 88, retired barrister, b Ireland

Joseph Hakes, 74, servant, b Bucks

Annie Loats, 26, housemaid, b India

1913: Bank House

F J Simmons, caretaker


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