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1, Wordsworth, Wordsworth Grove

History of Wordsworth

1901 (unnumbered unnamed)

William Sindall, 46, builder, b Isleham

Margaret, 40, b Newmarket

Dora, 14, b Cambridge

Richard, 11, b Cambridge

Mabel, 10, b Cambridge

Evelyn, 8, b Cambridge

Gladys, 5, b Cambridge

Margaret, 4, b Cambridge

Donald, 1, b Cambridge

Emily Crass, visitor, 34, b Cambridge

Kathleen Leap, 18, b Cambridge

Martha Ward, 19, servant, b Toft

The Sindall family had previously lived at 3 Downing Terrace

In 1901 their son William Thomas, 15, was boarding at Kimbolton. In 1911 he was living at Ashton House, Newnham.

In 1916 Gladys married Victor Alfred Charles Turner in Chesterton. She remarried Lt Col Malcolm Ostrehan Goodall in 1927.

1911 (Wordsworth)

William Sindall, 57, builder and contractor,

Margaret, 50,

Dora, 24,

Richard, 21, builder and contractor

Mabel, 20,

Evelyn, 18,

Donald, 11,

Richard Sindall was a captain in the 1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was wounded in action on 26th June 1915 and died from his wounds on 1st July.

Richard Ernest Sindall (De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour)

Donald (Robert Donald Sindall) enlisted in February 1918 as a member of the Pembroke College Cadet Force. In 1930 he was living at 1 Portugal Place.


George Grantham


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