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26 (13) Norwich Street (Norwich Arms)

History of 26 Norwich Street


George Parker (Post Office Directory)


(13) Norwich Arms

George Parker, 40,  gardener licensed victualler, b Sussex

Elizabeth, 38, b Sussex

George, 13, railway clerk, b Gloucs

Alfred, 12, b Middlesex

Henry, 6, b Cambridge

Willie, 2, b Cambridge

John Grace, head, 50, railway engine driver, b Cheshire

Mary Grace, 48, b Lancs

John Edward Grace, 12, b Yorks


John Westley (Kelly’s)


Mrs M A Roorze (Post Office Directory)



George Hearn, 30, blacksmith, b Hants

Martha A Hearn, 27, b Cambs

William H Hearn, 2, b Berks

Edith E Hearn, 4 mos, b Cambs

Henry Jackson, lodger, 32, joiner, b Durham

Jane Jackson, lodger, 36, b Longford

Mary A Roome, lodger, 63, bar housekeeper, b Middlesex

Henry Sexton, lodger, 54, fly proprietor, b Suffolk

Caroline Sexton, lodger, 58, b Middlesex


(13) Norwich Arms

Henry Sexton, 37, fly driver, b Suffolk

Henry Sexton ran a fly business from the railway station into town. At the start of WWI the horses were requisitioned and the Sexton family were forced to move to London for work. (Email JS 2022).

Sarah C, 35, b Essex

Henry, 15, stable lad, b London

Sarah C, 13, b London

George, 10, b Essex

Alfred, 8, b London

Pamela Rose, 6, b London

Alice M, 4, b London

Laura L, 2, b London

Frederick W, 4 mos, b Cambridge

Frederick W Sexton is on the St Paul’s Roll of Honour. He served with the Royal Fusiliers in WWI and the Russian Civil War; he was killed in northern Russia on 9th September 1919. He is also commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

A C G Buckoke, 26, waiter, b London




William D James, 39, publican. b London

Matilda, 39, b Ely

Lizzie, 12, b Cambridge

William J, 4, b Cambridge

Ethel Mellard, servant, 14, b Balsham


Arthur William Webb, 32, publican, b Cambridge

Hannah, sister in law, 39, married, laundress, b Cambridge

Arthur Lawrence,son, 16, errand boy grocers, b Cambridge

Alice Day, servant, 20, domestic, b Cambridge


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