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1 Melbourne Place

History of 1 Melbourne Place

(1-16 Melbourne Place are grade II Listed Victorian townhouses)

1851: [The 1851 census appears to have two locations listed as no.1 Melbourne Place. These may have been at either end of the street!]

(1) Dennis Male, 60, wheelwright, b Hardwick

(1) Ellis E Wrench, 39, general clerk to solicitor, b Norwich



George Kett, 24, builder’s clerk, born Wymondham Norfolk

Catherine Kett, 26, born Norfolk

George Robert Kett, 6 mos, born Cambridge

George Kett and Catherine August married in Marylebone 1859. the bride’s family came from Wymondham in Norfolk.

George and Sarah Kett and family

George and Catherine stand on the right of the back row in this picture.

In 1861 George Kett and family moved to 28 (15) Hills Road. By 1871 they had moved again to Morley House, Brooklands Avenue.



Miss Everett


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