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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



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



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