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26, Limehurst, Chesterton Road

History of 26 Chesterton Road


Mary Ann Burton, widow, 49, college laundress, b Cambridge

William Frederick, 26, insurance agent,

Robert Charles, 22, warehouse packer,

Christopher, 18, printer, b Cambridge

James John, 16, errand boy, b Cambridge

Hannah, 20, laundry maid,

Charles Joseph, 13, b Cambridge

Edward, 11, b Cambridge

Isabel, 9, b Cambridge

George, 7, b Cambridge

Arthur, 5, b Cambridge

Frederick Smith, boarder, 72, retired whitesmith, b Norfolk

Margaret Ward, 14, servant, b Yorks

In 1891 the family were living at 5 Castle Row.

In 1913 Mrs Burton was living at 82 Richmond Road.

Aged 24 Charles Joseph emigrated to New South Wales. He joined the Australian army and was killed in action at Peronne, France in 1918.


Albert Hugh Miller


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