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55 Cambridge Place

History of 55 Cambridge Place


Thomas Masters, 47, labourer

William, 16,

Joseph, 9,

James West, 40, sawyer,


William Barker, 45, butcher, b Histon


James Merry, 42, builder’s lab, b Cherry Hinton

Ann, 37, b Thetford

Eliza, 13, b Cherry Hinton

Ellis, 6,  b Middlesex

Tamerson, 3, b Middlesex


Sarah Buttress, widow, tayloress

Thomas, 20, laborer, b Haslingfield

Clara Smith, boarder, 8, b Chesterton

William Tinons,  28, laborer, b Northants

William Acton, 33, platelayer, b Staffs


Sarah Buttress, widow, 71, charwoman, b Bourn

Racher King, boarder, 20, bricklayer, b Bassingbourn


Thomas Buttress, 33, builder’s labourer, b Haslingfield

Frances, 32, cook, b Cambridge

Florence, 14, b Cambridge

Emily, 10, b Cambridge

Ethel, 8, b Cambridge


Robert Dellar, 21, coal porter, b Cambs

Kate, 19, b Cambridge

Arthur Ripley, 18, step brother, gyp‘s help, b Cambridge

Percy Ripley, step brother, 6, b Cambridge


Percy William Goodman, 37, general labourer builder, b Cambridge

Emma, 36, b Cambridge

William, 14, house boy, b Cambridge

Frederick, 12, b Derbyshire

Albert, 11, b Cherry Hinton

Percy, 8, b Cambridge

Norah, 4, b Cambridge


Percy W Goodman

William Marshall Goodman: Private 17418, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 25th May 1915. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy William Goodman, of 34, Norwich St., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Andrew the Great (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)

Albert Bert Goodman: Private 42040, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th September 1918. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Percy William and Emma Goodman, of 34, Norwich St., Cambridge. Buried in TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 45. See also Cambridge Guildhall (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)


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