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Victoria Road / Castle Street junction OS 1885

1 & 2 Victoria Road

History of 1 & 2 Victoria Road



Matthew Gatland, 72, formerly a coachman, b Surrey

Elizabeth, 36, dressmaker, b London

Mary, 26, dressmaker, b Lincs


George Smee, 44, tailors foreman, b Cambridge

Eliza, 40, b Cambridge

Anne E, 13, b Cambridge

Lilla, 12, b Cambridge

Edwin G, 10, b Cambridge

Ernest G, 8, b Cambridge

Alice M, 6, b Cambridge

Ethel May, 3, b Cambridge

Percival G, 1, b Cambridge

P D Mitchell sent this note in 2023:

Gunner Percival George Frederick Smee (146962) 387th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery: Percival was the son of George and Eliza Smee.  He was the youngest of seven children and had four sisters and two brothers.  The census of 1881 shows the family living at 2 Victoria Road, Cambridge with George (44) giving his occupation as ‘tailor’, Eliza (40), Annie (13), Lilla (12), Edwin (10), Ernest (8), Alice (6), Ethel May (3) and Percival (1). At a later date the family moved to 9 Oxford Road, Cambridge.

The Smee family were later at 9 Oxford Road, Cambridge

1913 not listed


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