Thomas Drake, 57, gardener, b Norfolk
Susan, 53, b Suffolk
James, 17, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Brown, 15, servant, b Norfolk
Henry Canham, head, 21, Trinity Hall Cambridge, b Suffolk
Sarah Elizabeth Frances Canham, wife, 20, b Suffolk
Joseph Rogers, 39, clock and watchmaker, b Yorks
1901: 11 Downing Terrace
George A Weekes, 31, Fellow Sidney Sussex College clergyman, b Somerset [elected Master of Sidney Sussex in 1918]
Catherine, 45, wife, b Wales
Molly S Barber, 23, housemaid, b Coton
William King Southgate, 43, job master, b Norfolk
Mary Elizabeth, 47, b Norfolk
William Vincent, 20, b Norfolk
Mary Elizabeth, 17, b Norfolk
Samson Frederick, 15, b Norfolk
John Edwin, 12, b Norfolk
1913: Miss Young
Sidney Ludman, 74, printer’s reader retired
Harriet, b 1881
Raymon E, b 1916, flying instructor (RAFVR)
Doris Smith, b 1917, shop assistant
Frederick E Wood, b 1910, cement sales clerk
Ethel C Wood, b 1913, Burroughs operator
Phyllis Stuck, b 1917, comptometer operator
Jack Overhill records in his diary for 31.8.1940:
The siren didn’t go off in the night as I expected but it did this morning just after 8 o’clock as we were getting up. We went across the road to Mrs Ludman’s whose house is the basement type. The room was full of her lodgers and people of the neighbourhood. As I walked along the street the enemy planes were roaring right overhead and an ARP warden told be to take cover. A bomb exploded in the distance with a terrific rumble as I walked into Mrs Ludman’s kitchen. I sat on a step and did a bit of Italian and then got tired of waiting and came back home….. the siren went about twom minutes before the enemy planes went over. parker’s Piece is the nearest place on which public shelters have been built round here (those we went to in St peter’s Terrace – or near there in Trumpington Street – are really private, only being open to the public at certain hours) and the ‘Piece’ is a good five minutes walk from here.
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