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26 Station Road, Wallis Villa

History of 26 Station Road

1881

John W Slack, 69, income from land and houses, born Soham

Ann E Apthorpe, 56, sister, married, grocer’s wife, born Soham

Hepzibah Ellwood, servant, 20,born Cambridge

Louisa Carey, servant, 18, born Soham

1891

(Wallis Villa)

George Apthorpe

Ann E, wife, 65, born Soham

Louisa Carey, cook

Clare Webb, 15, servant, born Swaffham

1901

George Apthorpe, widower, 74, retired grocer, born Cambridge

Louisa Carey, servant, 38, born Soham

Mary A Pilgrim, 29, cook, born Cambridge

1911

Maria Elizabeth Grove, 64, widow, born Cambs

[Maria was the widow of Dr William Richard Grove; they lived in St Ives until his death in the 1890s when she moved to Cambridge.]

Samuel Long, visitor, 59, private means retired farmer, born Cambs

Emma Long, visitor, 56, born Norfolk

Annie Loffin, servant, 22, born London

Emma Hurst, servant, 27, born Wickhambrook

1913

Mrs Elizabeth Grove

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