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1936, Blue Book

26 Petty Cury

History of 26 Petty Cury


William Nixon, 30, confectioner

Susannah, 25

William Chalk, 37, independent

Susanna Allen, 23, servant

Joseph Fisher, 17, apprentice


William Nixon, confectioner maker employing 1 man


Jane Warren, 19, servant, b Harston

Edward Pillar, lodger, 21, undergraduate, b India

Thomas H Croft, 20, student of Caius College, b Yorks


William Nixon, confectioner


Mary Ann Day, servant, 19, b Meldreth

Joseph Baines, lodger, 33, curate St Andrew;’s Birmingham, b Yorks

W Dewhurst, lodger, curate St Paul’s Birmingham, b Lancs

Edward H Jones, lodger, curate St Peter’s Birmingham, b Wales

Eustace Robinson, lodger,  curate Bedford, b Sussex


William Nixon, confectioner


1881: Bakers Shop

William Nixon, 70, confectioner, b Cambs

Susanna, 65, b Cambs

Sarah Cornwell, 21, servant, b Comberton


Charles W Flack, 37, organist and music seller, b Cambridge

Alice, 31, b Cambridge

Grace Edith, 12, b Cambridge

Maurice J, 11, b Cambridge

Frederic C, 10, b Cambridge

Ernest M, 8, b Cambridge

Walter V, 1, b Cambridge

Annie Taylor, 16, b West Wratting


(26) uninhabited


John Holland, 49, general dealer, b Cambridge

Kate, 37, b Cambridge

William, 16, yeast traveller, b Cambridge

Geneva Adam, 14, servant, b Over


28 High Street, Soham, far right (MoC391/63) reverse of postcard, addressed to 26 Petty Cury

28 High Street, Soham, far right (MoC391/63)


Otto Wehrle, watchmaker and jeweller [also organist at the Catholic Church OLEM until 1919]




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