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18 Wellington Street

History of 18 Wellington Street


Emma Darling, widow, 44, b Herts

Walter, 21, brewer’s labourer, b Cambridge

Sidney, 19, gas fitter, b Cambridge

William, 15, errand boy, b Cambridge

Grace, 12, b Cambridge

Hilda, 10, b Cambridge

John, 9, b Cambridge

Agnes, 8, b Cambridge

Arthur, 5 mos, b Cambridge

Sidney Montague Darling: Private 868, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born 21st April 1891 at Cambridge, aged 17 years 11 months. Died between January and March 1917, aged 25 (GRO ref: Cambridge 3b 698). Attested at Cambridge 4th March 1909. Embodied 5th August 1914, discharged on 1st February 1916 as medically unfit for further service (Para 392 XVI Kings Regulations). Son of the late Joseph Frederick Darling and Emma Darling of 18 Wellington Street, Cambridge. He was a Gas Fitter’s Mate for Cambridge Gas Company. Unmarried. Height 5 feet 7½ inches. Hair dark, eyes blue, medium figure. Recorded as having pain radiating down his left arm and shortness of breath; he was in hospital for 3 months; initial cause was influenza. Buried in Mill Road Cemetery, parish of St Andrew the Less section. See also Cambridge Guildhall (Cambridge Gas Roll of Honour)

1962: Thomas Markham


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