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18 Russell Street

History of 18 Russell Street


Thomas Wisbey, 41, labourer,  b. Cambridge



George Harding, 44, painter,   b Cambridge

Elizabeth L, 42, college bedmaker,   b Cambridge

George James, 19, P O portering clerk,   b Cambridge

Ernest, 17, labourer,   b Cambridge

Elizabeth H, 15,   b Cambridge

Arthur W, 15,   b Cambridge

Florence E, 8,   b Cambridge

Ethel May, 7,   b Cambridge

Charles Ed, 5,   b Cambridge

Kate Emily, 1,   b Cambridge

In 1881 the family were at 21 Russell Street

In 1901 the family were living at 36 Bateman Street

In 2021 SMS wrote:

My grandmother was Kate Emily Harding, born 14th May 1889 at 18 Russell Street, Cambridge, the youngest child of  the eight children of George Harding born 1847 and Elizabeth Harding nee Clark born 1848.  Kate married Leonard Lantaff Miller who was born 6th May 1888, at 108 Gwydir Street, Cambridge, the eighth child of the twelve children born to Henry Robert Miller born 1852 and Louisa Dellar born 1853. Kate and Leonard married on 13th April 1914 at St. Paul’s Church, Cambridge. Leonard was a Compositor at the time of their marriage and they were living at 36 Bateman Street, Cambridge. 


James Doggett, 53, brewers labourer, b Chesterton

Sarah, 40, dressmaker,  b Cambridge

Henry Parfitt, stepson, 17, groom, b Cambridge

Ethel Doggett, 14, nursemaid, b Cherry Hinton

Maud Doggett, 12,  b Cambridge

Gladys Doggett, 4 mos, b Cambridge

Ada Carter, visitor, 25, b Cambridge

Thomas Wisbey, boarder, widower, 71, bricklayer, b Cambridge


Lucy Nenland, 78, old age pension, b Cambridge

Agnes Haggar, head, 53, single, housekeeper, b Cambridge


Miss A Hagger


Peter E Newell


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