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8 St John’s Street

History of 8 St John's Street

1861

Owen Jones, 47, St John’s College cook, b London

Elizabeth, 46, b NK

Elizabeth, 20, b Kent

Edmond, 4, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Gidley, 47, companion,b Devonport

Hannah Plumb, 21, servant, b Cambs

Ellen Elmer, 16, servant, b Suffolk

According to Victorian Cambridge by Enid Porter, 8 St John’s Street was one of the houses which formed the pensionary of St John’s. Owen Jones was a skilled amateur photographer.

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