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39 Norwich Street, Advent 2021

39 (73) Norwich Street

History of 39 Norwich Street



John Robinson, 60, shoemaker, b Northants

Mary Ann, 62, b Kent



Robert Laws, 51, coal agent, b Norfolk

Mary, 53, b Norfolk

Mary E, 24, milliner’s assistant, b Cambridge

Robert J, 20, grocer’s clerk, b Cambridge

William H, 16, builder’s clerk,  b Cambridge



Robert Laws, coal agent


Robert Laws, 71, widower, waiter hotel, b Norfolk

Louisa Rooke, housekeeper, 61, b Cambridge


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