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Alban family, 20 Cambridge Street, Godmanchester c.1929

20 Cambridge Street, The Chimes, Godmanchester

History of 20 Cambridge Street


The lady in the photo is Dorothy ‘Dolly’ Alban nee Thompson b.1895. The children are three of the five children of Frank and Dolly Alban. The smallest child in the middle is Betty b.1927, the boy is Richard ‘Dick’ b.1926 and the older girl is Joan b,1923. Dolly and Frank went on to have two further children, June b.1929 and Michael b.1934.

By the time of the 1939 register the Alban family had moved a few doors down the road to number 24 Cambridge Street. (research by David Gent)

Alban family, 20 Cambridge Street, Godmanchester

Second picture taken 2022. Note how the pavement is a couple of brick depths higher now than it was on the first picture.

Then and Now

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