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50 Mill Road (David Betts 2014)

50 (16?) (8) Mill Road, The Crystal Palace

History of 50 Mill Road

1861: (8)

Charles Parker, 40, blacksmith, b Norfolk

1871: (8)

Elizabeth Legg, 60, b Cambs

1881: (8)

John Augustine Pierson, 34, printer compositor, b Cambridge

1891: (16 or 18?) [There is some confusion as to the precise location of the Crystal Palace between the 1901 and 1891 censuses relative to the neighbouring properties]

Sarah Ann Hancock, widow, licensed victualler, b Cambridge

1901: (50) Crystal Palace

Elias Lake Dunn, 58, licensed victualler, b Dorset


Albert Edward Page, family butcher


Boligkurst, furniture dealers



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