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Russell Cottages, Russell Street

History of Russell Cottages, Russell Street


(1) Charles Prime, 36, bricklayer, b Cambridge

Minnie, 29,b Hunts

Frederick, 11, b Hunts

Cyril, 8,  b Cambridge

Alice, 6, b Cambridge

Henry, 4, b Cambridge

Percy, 1, b Cambridge

(2) vacant

(3) Susannah Foulger, widow, 64, laundress, b Norwich

(4) William Noakes, cab driver groom,  b Cambridge

Sarah, 37, b Cambridge

Celia, 13, b Cambridge

James, 12, b Cambridge

Charles, 11, b Cambridge

Mary A, 9, b Cambridge

Rosella, 7, b Cambridge

Thomas, 5, b Cambridge

Sarah, 3, b Cambridge

Lily, 1 mo, b Cambridge


(1) Charles Dean, 25, cab driver, b Cambridge

Ada, 23, b Haddenham

Bernard, 7 mos, b Cambridge

George, cousin, 25, stable man, b Lincs

(2) Henry Haycock Taylor, 39, carman, b Cambridge

Susan, 41, laundress, b Cambridge

Gladys Minnie, 17, servant, b Cambridge

Henry William, 15, butchers errand boy, b Cambridge

Ada Victoria, 13, b Cambridge

Harriett Elizabeth, 10, b Cambridge

Dorothy Ethel, 7, b Cambridge

Henry Haycock Taylor: Private 9585, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment transferred to Sergeant 543109, Labour Corps. Died 17th January 1919. Aged 47. Son of William Taylor, of Cambridge; husband of Susan Nichols (formerly Taylor), of Ivy House, 26, Russell St., Cambridge. His only son Harry William Taylor also died and is listed below. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, CAMBRIDGE, Cambridgeshire. Section XIII. Grave 40. See also Cambridge Guildhall  (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)

Harry [Henry] William Taylor: Sergeant 8741, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 14th June 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Lce. Cpl. Henry Haylock Taylor (Suffolk Regt.), of Cambridge (see above); husband of Frances K. M. Taylor, of 24, St. John’s Rd., Ely, Cambs. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 40. See also Cambridge Guildhall. He was on the front line from 15 August 1914. (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)

(3) William Farrow, 39, scavenger Camb Corporation, b Cambridge

Laura, 38, b Cambridge

Charles William, 14, cyclist errand boy, b Cambridge (killed in action 1915)

Elizabeth, 12, b Cambridge

Elsie, 7, b Cambridge

Francis, 5, b Cambridge

Herbert, 3, b Cambridge

Family moved to 48 Coronation Street by the end of WWI

(4) Henry Washtell, 63, carpenter, b Cambridge

Ellen, 68, b Gt Wilbraham

Arthur, 35, house painter, b Cambridge

Ursula, 38, daughter in law, b Stretham


  1. Mrs Washtell
  2. Harry Taylor
  3. A Hunt, ostler
  4. George Edward Day, Carter


  1. James W Saunders
  2. Mrs E Peacock
  3. Miss A Unwin


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