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The Smith family of 5 Princes Street circa 1909: (l-r) Alice Maud, Fanny, Thomas, Lavinia, Hilda.

5 Princes Street

History of 5 Princes Street


James Miller, 33, slater, b Australia

Emma, 33, b London

Maud, 12, b Cambridge

Charles, 11, b Cambridge

James, 9, b Cambridge

Clements, 7, b Cambridge

Albert, 5, b Cambridge

Frederick, 3, b Cambridge

Florence, 1, b Cambridge


Thomas Smith, 44, Borough Council. b Suffolk

Fanny, 37, b Suffolk

Alice Maud, 12, b Cambridge

Hilda, 9, b Cambridge

Lavinia, 5, b Cambridge

The family had moved from 16 George IV Street

Thomas Smith died in 1911, Fanny in 1912. Alice went into service and Hilda and Lavinia went into an orphanage nearby, probably the Cottage Home in Fitzwilliam Road.


Harry Benson, gas labourer


Miss Warrington


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