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177 Victoria Road

History of 177 Victoria Road

1911:

Henry John Mann, 53, printer compositor, b Chesterton

Susan, 54, b Swavesey

Hubert Frederick John, 23, hospital clerk, b Chesterton

George Henry, 20, printer compositor apprentice, b Chesterton

Leonard James, 18, gardener labourer, b Chesterton

Walter Francis, 14, printers office boy, b Chesterton

[In 1901 the family were at 15 Herbert Street.

Hubert married Florence Esther Wallman, a dressmakr, in 1912. He served in the Royal Field Artillery as a gunner and was awarded the Military Medal. In 1939 the family are living at 13 Highfield Avenue.

George Henry served as a sergeant in the 2nd Btn South Staffs Reg and the 1st Cambs Reg. He was awarded the Military Medal but died of wounds 1st October 1918 after fighting on 29th September 1918.

Leonard James married Elizabeth Ellen Ward in 1918. They lived initially in Fitzwilliam Street and then from 1930, at 9 Ferry Path, the original home of his spinster aunts Emily, Martha and Amelia.

Walter Francis served as a private in the Camb. Reg. In 1920 he was still living with his parents at 177. In 1921 he married Hilda Edith Langford. They were living at 7 Hills View, Cherry Hinton Road, Great Shelford when he died in 1929.]

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