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42 French’s Road

History of 42 French's Road


John Parsons, 43, bricklayer, b Cambridge

Eliza, 34, laundry woman, b Cambridge

Margaret, 14, b Cambridge

William, 7, b Cambridge

Frederick, 13, errand boy, b Cambridge

Winnie, 3, b Chesterton

Leah, 2, b Chesterton

In 1891 the family were at 77 Castle Street.


John, bricklayer

Eliza Ann, 44

William, 17, ironmongers assistant

Winifred May, 13, b Chesterton

Eleanor, 12, b Chesterton

Herbert James, 9, b Chesterton

Gladys, 6, b Chesterton

Hilda, 4, b Chesterton

In 1911 their son Percy John Parsons was serving as a drummer in the 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Regiment in the Mediterranean area according to the 1911 England census.


William Parsons, bricklayer


Percy Parsons: Drummer, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment. Died 2/10/1914. Age 25.

See his cousin James of 24 Histon Road




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