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72 Cambridge Place

History of 72 Cambridge Place


John Binder, 50, labourer

Ann Binder, 50,

William, 18,

Samuel Sindall, 14,

Sarah Kirby, 4,


Catherine Olive, 60, nurse, b Ireland


George Brown, 66, sawyer, b Balsham

Mary, 62, laundress, b Middlesex

Louisa A, 18, servant, b Cambridge


Henry Pluck, 29, laborer, b Cambs

Emma, 24, b Cambridge

Henry, 3, b Cambridge

Emma,1, b Cambridge


Frederic Newman, 29, bricklayer, b Cambridge

Rebecca, 25, b Cambridge

George, 6, b Cambridge

Nelly, 3, b Cambridge

William,1, b Cambridge

Fred, 1 mo, b Cambridge


Henry Perkins, 53, shoemaker, b Cambridge




James Dring, 52, labourer, b Cambridge

Alice Emmer Dring, 54, (no children), b Cambridge

Christopher Toombs, son, 18, errand boy drapery,  b Cambridge

Christopher Toombs: [Spelt TOOMBS on SDGW and CWGC] Private 8482, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 15th February 1915. Born and enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge Guildhall (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)


James Dring, labourer


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