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By Dormskirk - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

195 Cherry Hinton Road, 1 Bleak Cottages

History of 195 Cherry Hinton Road


in this census there are four unnamed properties which could be Bleak Cottages but there are no names of residents that match the 1901 entries.


Thomas Pierson

Eleanor, wife, 33


Charles, 11, born Cambridge

Robert W


Ida M Murray, boarder, 10, born England (n.k.)

Marie Murray, boarder, 7, born England (n.k.)


Thomas Pierson, 56, printer compositor, born Cambridge

Helen, 45, (married 10 years, 1 child), born Berks.

Thomas, 23, boot repairer, born Cambridge

Robert Walter, 19, apprentice carpenter and joiner, born Cambridge

Edmund, 15, florist’s errand boy, born Cambridge

Kitty, 9, born Cambridge

Edmund Pierson, b 1895, son of Mr T E and Mrs Pierson of The Island Bungalow, Quy, was a florist’s errand boy in 1911. He served as a corporal in 1st Bttn Cambridgeshire Regiment and was killed on 4/9/1916, presumably in action on the Somme.


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