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Hills Road Glisson Road junction. Nos 31-35 Hills Road

35 Hills Road, Cecilia House

History of 35 Hills Road

1851 (approximate location)

The numbering and location of properties in Hills Road in the 1851 census in this area is very difficult. The 1851 has one property numbered 40 at approximately this location:

William Bacon, tobacconist, 55, widower, b Norfolk

Sophia Harriett, 11, b Cambridge

Maria R, 9, b Cambridge

William S, 7, b Cambridge

Ann Wakefield, housekeeper, 56, b Milton

Anne Sell, 19, b Newton

……………….

1891

(35 Hills Road Cecilia House)

George C Bedwell, 46, pianoforte and music teacher, born London

Louisa, 48,  born London

Lily, 25, music teacher, born London

George, 19, pianoforte tuner, born Cambridge

Harry, 17,  music seller apprentice, born Peterborough

Frank, 14, born Cambridge

May, 16, born Cambridge

Bertie, 12, born Cambridge

Nellie, 10, born Cambridge

Douglas, 7,  born Cambridge

Emily Baldock, servant, 19, born Cambridge

Clara Fordham, servant, 24 born Swaffham

Fanny Last, aunt, 76, born Suffolk, living on own means

1901

in this census no.35 is a hotel. Therefore it seems likely to be the Warwick Hotel next door.

1913

G C Bedwell Ltd, pianoforte warehouse

For background on G C Bedwell see:

http://slatters.org.uk/Trumpington/n6581.htm

http://tardis.dl.ac.uk/FreeReed/organ_book/node20.html#SECTION0002015000000000000000

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