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Ravenswood 126 Cherry Hinton Road

History of Ravenswood 126 Cherry Hinton Road


James Sendall, 48, horticultural builder, born Norfolk

Ruth Eliz., 41, born Kent

Marion, 23, born Norwich

Emmeline, 15, born Norwich

Ruth Mary, 12, born Norwich

Elsie Minnie, 10, born Norwich

Laura Clara Osborne, servant, 22, born Wymondham


William H Paget, 37, commercial traveller, born London

Eleanor C, 34, born London

Eleanor M., 12, born Cherry Hinton

Kate E Gardner, servant, 17, born Cambridge


Victor Roe, 37, district auditor local government board, born Devon

Edith, 29, born Cheshire

Mabel, 5, born Lancs

Vera, 6 months, born Cherryhinton

Margaret Bruce, 33, servant, sick nurse, born Scotland

Kathleen Collett, 20, servant, nurse, born Hunts

Lizzie Farnham, 30, servant, born Stapleford

Ravenswood was one of the first large houses built in this part of Cherry Hinton Road. It was occupied in 1891 by James Sendall, horticultural builder b.1843, with his wife, four daughter and their servant. In 1901 we find William Paget commercial traveller and then in 1911 and 1913 Victor Roe, the district auditor.

It was one of four large houses demolished in the late 20th to allow for the building of the residential home Normanhurst.

Sources: UK Census



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