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Edmund J Dorban

Co-Op, St Luke’s Street / 57 Searle Street, Toronto House

History of the Co-Op St Luke's Street


John Charles Dorban, 50, grocer, b Herts

Annie Elizabeth, 51, b Melbourn

Hilda Harriett, 20, shop assistant drapers, b Cambridge

Edmund John, 17, grocers apprentice, b Cambridge

Reginald William, 16, grocers apprentice, b Cambridge

1913 Co-op / Toronto House

John C Dorban, grocer tea dealer and newsagent

Annie Elizabeth


Edmund John Dorban: Private, 88th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 09/10/17. Age 23.

E J Dorban engraved on parents’ grave in Histon Road cemetery

Edmund J Dorban obituary


Lewis Stopher


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