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Melbourn Elm Tree 1851 ©MusCamb

High Street, Melbourn

History of William Crole Carver


William Crole Carver b 1793 Melbourn, died 18.1.1865 Melbourn

Enid Porter rites in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore, p.19:

Bills sent out by William Carver, who had a private school in Melbourn, and which are now in the Cambridge Folk Museum, show that it was customary for him, in the 1830s, to make an extra charge if a boy slept in a separate bed.



William C Carver, 68, no profession, b Melbourn

Elizabeth A, 63, b Malton

Louisa S, 38, b Melbourn

Francis, 29, bankers clerk, b Melbourn

Eustace, 27, general practitioner, b Melbourn

Albert H Betant, visitor, 21, rent agent,  b Genera [?]

Susan Winter, 26, cook, b Melbourn

Eliza A Jacklin, 14, b Meldreth



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