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9 Thrift’s Walk, The Poplars, Old Chesterton

History of 9 Thrift's Walk

Approx. position. In 1962 properties were still numbered 1 to 9 down the west side of Thrift’s Walk and from 15 to 20 on the east side.

1901:

Arthur W Goode, 36, banker’s clerk, b Cambridge

Angelina, 35, b Suffolk

Kathleen M, 9, b Cambridge

George M, 7, b Cambridge

Mary, mother, widow, 75, b Cambridge

Eliza, sister, 52, b Cambridge

Rupert, nephew, 13, b Cambridge

Arthur F, nephew, 9, b Cambridge

Alice M Sellt, boarder, 30, b Cambridge

Elizabeth An. Mitchell, servant, 15, b March

In 1911 George was at school in Bedford

George Mortlock Goode: Lieutenant, 43rd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and General List. Killed in action Thursday 24th May 1917. Age 23. Only son of Arthur William Goode, of The Poplars, Old Chesterton, Cambridge, and the late Angelina Abigail Goode. Formerly, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. See also Cambridge County High School, Cambridge Guildhall, Perse School and Chesterton (Cambridge Gas Roll of Honour)

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