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Driver’s Court, Coronation Street

History of Driver's Court, Coronation Street


(1) vacant

(2) Robert Alderton, 44, bricklayer,

Annie, 32,

Ellen, 9,

(3) vacant

(4) Anna E Briggs, 49, laundress, b Cambs

(5) Philip Lea, 62, marine store dealer, b Cambs

Deina, 44, b Northants

(6) Harry Osbourne, 28, carter,  b Cambridge

Lilley, 25,  b Cambridge

Ellen, 8,  b Cambridge

Minnie, 6,  b Cambridge

(7) George Parker, 27, hawker, b Fen Ditton

Elizabeth, 27, b Cambs

(8) John F Davies, 32, college servant, b Essex

Minnie Statton, visitor, 22, servant, b Cambs


(1) Nellie Durrant, widow, 39, laundress, b Cambridge

Oscar, 16, errand boy for tailors, b London

Beatrice, 14, b London

Elmy, 3 1/2, b London

Arthur, 3 1/2, b London

(2) Benjamin Foulger, 2, bricklayer, b Norfolk

Martha, 52, charwoman, b Cambridge

Arthur, 14, b Cambridge

Harry, 12, b Cambridge

Maggie, 10, b Cambridge

Polly, 8, b Cambridge

Jack, 6, b Cambridge

Harry Foulger: Rifleman 53855, 6th (City of London Rifles), London Regiment affiliated to King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly TR/13/61001, 53rd (YS) Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Buried in LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 15. See also Cambridge Guildhall (St Paul’s Roll of Honour) The official record of the deceased soldiers effects records that they were returned to his mother Martha.

Walter Foulger: Aircraftman 2nd Class 139931, No.2 Cadet Wing, Royal Air Force. Died 29th January 1919. Aged 34. Born Cambridge. Husband of Lily West (formerly Foulger), 2, Hall Field Terrace, Stuntney, Cambs. Buried in Cambridge (Mill Road) Cemetery, Plot/Row/Section I. Grave 13. See also Cambridge Guildhall and also Cambridge St Philips (St Paul’s Roll of Honour). The family were living at 71 Thoday Street in 1901.

(3) William Nortrup, 44, labourer, b Cambridge

Edith, 34, housewife, b Suffolk

(4) Albert Edward Noakes, 41, painter, b Cambridge

Rebecca, 43, charwoman, b Foxton

Harold, 11, b Cambridge

Janet Grace, 10, b Cambridge

(5) James Haynes, 62, general labourer, b Cambs

Elizabeth, 58, charwoman washing, b St Ives

Rose, 22, b St Ives

William, 15, errand boy, b St Ives

Cecil James Titbit, nephew, 8 months, b Willingham

William Haynes: Private G/14965, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday, 25th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born St. Ives, Hunts, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J Haynes. In the 1911 census he is the son of James and Elizabeth Haynes, aged 15, an Errand Boy, born St Ives, Hunts, resident 5 Drivers Court, Coronation Street, Cambridge. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, IEPER, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIII. Row C. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St John’s and Cambridge Guildhall (St Paul Roll of Honour)


1 Mrs Squires

2 Benjamin Fulcher [sic], labourer

3 Dennis Gatward, labourer

4 William Nortrup, labourer

5 James Haines, labourer

1962 –



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