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63 Cherry Hinton Road, Home
History of 63 Cherry Hinton Road
(in 1911 census given number 40 but this must be incorrect as 40 was on other side of the road)
Frederick Layton, 45, house buyer on commission, born Cambridge
Alice Louise, 38, born Colchester
Jack, 14, born Fulbourne
Marjorie, 12, born Fulbourne
Frederick William, 10, born Fulbourne
Phyllis Annie, 2, born Cherry Hinton
Jack Layton, b 1897, became a lance coporal in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He enlisted on 14/2/1915. He was awarded the DCM in the Spring of 1918 while serving in France.
His sister, Marjory Layton (1899-1970), volunteered for the Red Cross from 1917-1919. She worked as a kitchen orderly at Wordsworth Grove, Newnham. Her hours were 3+6 alternate weeks. They were the children of Frederick, a horse buyer, and Alice Layton.
Wordsworth Grove was the 1st Borough Red Cross Hospital where VAD detachment 28 worked. An extensive interview with Dr Joan Lush about duties at the hospital can be seen in this IWM film. Information about auxiliary hospitals in general can be found on the Red Cross website.
Frederick Layton, b 1865, horse buyer retired
Alice L, b 1873
Marjorie, b 1899, butcher’s bookkeeper (nursing member Red Cross)
Phyllis A, b 1909, ladies hair dresser
Charles W Turner, b 1910, printer’s cost accountant
Mrs A L Layton