Siloam is first recorded in 1891 as the home of William Crack dairyman. It remains in the hands of dairymen in the following censuses.
William Robert Crack, 34, dairyman, born Norfolk
Anne, 32, born Norfolk
Winifred, 8, born Trumpington
Wellesley, 5, born Essex
Richard Frost, 56, father in law working for dairyman,born Norfolk
Maria Frost, 56, mother in law. born Norfolk
David W Hancock, 24, dairyman, born Cambridge
Rose, 26, sister, housekeeper, born Cambridge
Leonard James Matthews, 47, dairyman, born London
Henrietta, 44, (2 children, 1 died), helping in business, born Newmarket
Lionel, 5, born Newmarket
Hilda Wright, 14, servant, born Dead Man’s Cross
Sources: UK census
Illustrated Police News (16/3/1912) reports that Ernest Churchman, 43, of Raynes Park had been charged with the murder of Emma Churchman, his brother’s widow. After the murder Churchman went to Cambridge where he confessed to the sister of the deceased, Henrietta Matthews. He told her he had ‘done her in’. Constable [Joseph Walter] Housden of Cambridge stated that the accused had wished to give himself up.
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