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Green Dragon c. 1906

7 Springfield Terrace, Springfield Road / Chesterton Road

History of 7 Springfield Terrace

This was the home of William Ellis Cutting (1852-1938), his wife, Emma Ann (1855-1913) and their 13 children. Of these children, the two girls with the initial ‘A’ are Alice, b 1876, and Agnes, b 1892. Alice married in 1911.


William Cutting, 49, bricklayer, b Waterbeach

Emma, 47, laundress, b Chesterton

Edith, 21, tailoress, b Chesterton

Lizzie, 17, laundress, b Chesterton

Thomas, 14, van porter, b Chesterton

Ernest, 12, b Chesterton

Eva, 10, b Chesterton

Agnes, 8 b Chesterton

Willis, 6, b Chesterton

Arthur, 4, b Chesterton


1906 reverse of postcard above


Ellis William Cutting, builder carman

Emma Ann

Ernest William, builder machine attendant

Eva Maud

William Charles, 16, laboratory assistant

Arthur Harold, scientific instrument painter


William Cutting, carter


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