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38 (16) Norwich Street

History of 38 Norwich Street



Martha Young, 44, wife, b Bay of Biscay



Martha Young, 55, widow, lodging house keeper, b at sea

Tom P Islip, 48, lodger, commission agent, b Beds

Ellen Gertrude, 47, lodger, schoolmistress, b Scotland

Allan E Skelsey, 24, lodger, coal factor’s agent, b Durham



Robert Key, 71, cabinet maker, b Suffolk

Sarah A, 68, b Norfolk

Eliza, 43, cabinet maker assistant, b Suffolk



Oliver Dring, 56, stone mason, b Hants

Eliza, 55, b Cambs

Oliver J, 22, telegraph clerk, b Cambridge

Clara Lilley, 18, daughter, general domestic,  b Cambridge


John William Quinton, 60, boarding housekeeper, b London

Annie, 58, b Norwich


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