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176 Victoria Road, Chesterton

History of 176 Victoria Road


Ernest Doncaster, 34, nurseryman, b Lincs

Alma A, 44, b Sawston

Annie E, 4, b Chesterton

Harry Attwood, stepson, 15, confectioners assistant, b Chesterton

Walter Attwood, stepson, 12, b Chesterton

[In 1911 the Doncaster family were living at Howe House nursery on Huntingdon Road. In 1891 Ernest Doncaster, gardener, was boarding in Beeston, Notts.]


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