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10 Melbourne Place, Melbourn House

History of 10 Melbourne Place

UK Census:


Thomas Bennett, 40, College Servant

Sarah Bennett, 35

Alfred Bennett, 4

Mary Bennett, 4m

Elizabeth Hackle, 40

Catharine Hackle, 30

May Hackle, 25

Charles Franckin, 40

Matilda Franckin, 30, not Cambs

Bennetts and “Hackles” correspond to 1851 entries.  Franckins seem to be part of same household in 1841.



Thomas Bennett, 53, College Servant, b. Cambridge

Sarah Bennett, 49, Laundress, b. Hilgay, Norfolk

Mary Ely Bennett, 10, b. Cambridge

Alfred Bennett, 13, b. Cambridge

Elizth Hackler (sister), 50, Laundress, b. Hilgay, Norfolk

Catharine Hackler (sister), 47, Laundress, b. Hilgay, Norfolk

Robert C Paley, 22, Lodger, Annuitant, b. Ripon, Yorks



Thomas Bennett, 63, college servant, b Cambridge

Sarah, 60, b Norfolk

Alfred K, 23, student

Mary E S, 20, governess pupil, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Huckel, sister in law, 74, servant, b Haddenham

Susan Ashlen, sister in law, 63, college servant, b Norfolk



Thomas Bennett, 74, Late College Servant, b. Cambridge

Sarah Bennett, 70, Laundress, b. Hilgay, Norfolk

Mary Clayden (sister in law), 43, b. Isleham, Cambs



Sarah Bennett, 80, Widow, Shirtmaker, b. Ely

Annie Bennett (daughter in law), 44, Shirtmaker, b. Cambridge



Annie Bennett? (census says Burnell, but could also be Bennell or Rennell), 54, Living on own means, b. Cambridge

Henry R Ryan or Bryan, 17, Printer Compositer, b. Ware, Herts

Alice Priest, 19, Servant, b. Aylesham, Norfolk



Emily J Bennett, 41, Milliner, b. Cambridge

Annie E Brazier (cousin), 32, Milliner, b. Cambridge

Percy Spaull (boarder), 20, Stationer’s Assistant, b. Ealing, Middlesex

Cecil M Myott (boarder), 17, Articled to Auctioners, b. Halifax, Yorkshire

Lucy Johnson, 26, Servant, b. Bottisham, Cambs


Henry S Hamilton, 25, Printer’s Manager, b. Scotland



George Owen Marsh, 24, Insurance Inspector, b. Barwell, Cambs

Milicent lice Marsh, 25, b. St Ives, Hunts

Milicent Thora Marsh, 2, St Ives, Hunts

Frances Susan Hill (visitor), 38, Miliner, b. Hamptonwick, Middlesex

Alice Edie Townsend, 15, Servant, b. St Ives, Hunts



G O Marsh


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