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(49) (91) King Street

History of 49 King Street

1851 unnumbered


1861 (91)

Charles Avey, 61, tobacconist, b Chippenham

1881 (91)


1901 (91)


1911 (49)

Julia Osbourn, 52, widow, b Cambridge

Charles Harold, 24, motor bus conductor Orton Omnibus Co, b Cambridge

Talbor Ernest, 21, motor bus conductor, b Cambridge

Horace, 17, labourer, b Cambridge

Leslie, 15, errand boy, b Cambridge


Charles Osborn, motor bus driver


CDN 4.8.1916: FIVE BROTHERS IN THE ARMY A singular case of hardship came before the Tribunal in the hearing of the claim of Frank Bertie Osborn (19) single of 49 King-street, motor omnibus conductor by Ortona Co. Exemption was claimed on the grounds that applicant’s mother was a widow and a cripple and applicant was the only son remaining out of six. His other brothers had all been serving since the mobilisation. They were: W J Osborn of the Cambs Regt., W H Osborn of the 13th Huzzars, H F Osborn,  W L Osborn and A F Osborn of the Cambs Regt. — The Military Representaive said he would not object to temporary exemption and Tribunal decided to grant three months


Norman Ager




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