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Charles Travers Wood

9 Brookside, 9 Trumpington Road

History of 9 Brookside

9 Brookside

1871: 9 Trumpington Road




Priscilla C Sayle, widow, 76, living on own means, b Bucks [widow of Robert Sayle, the grocer who founded the department store. She died in 1901 and the family grave is in Mill Road cemetery]

Charles E, 36, student, b Cambridge

Frances E Brown, granddaughter, 20, miniature painter, b Leics

Alice Mary Rix, 23, cook, b Norfolk

Eliza Beaumont, 21, housemaid, b Comberton



Jane Mary Wood, 66, widow, private means, b Cheshire

Frances Manby Wood, 41,  b Cheshire

Charles Travers Wood, 35, college lecturer clerk in Holy orders, b Cheshire [chaplain of Queens’ College and significant figure in Boy Scout movement)

Cordelia Irving, lady companion, 45, b Cumberland

Alice Mary Dyson, visitor, 48, b Isle of Man

Ada Cross, servant, 22, cook, b Suffolk

Ethel Burgess, servant, 30, housemaid, b Triplow


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