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5 - 7 St Eligius Street

5 St Eligius Street, Pemberton Cottages

History of 5 St Eligius Street


Thomas E Brookman, 34, foreman of Fire Brigade, b Kent

Harriett, 36, b Surrey

Leonard H, 10, b London

Edgar L, 7, b London

Dorothy A, 5, b London

May A, 3, b Cambridge


Henry Richard Papworth, 55, compositor printing office, b Cambridge

Harriet Jane, 55, college bedmaker, b Cambridge

Alice Maud, 30, housekeeper, b Cambridge

William Henry, 23, clerk university exam board, b Cambridge

Arthur Harold, 18, waiter university, b Cambridge

Edwin Maurice, 15, laboratory assistant, b Cambridge


Henry Richard Papworth, compositor

William Henry Papworth: Private 29725, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Aged 31. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mrs. E. M. Papworth, of 159, Ross St., Romsey Town, Cambridge. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 36. See also Perse School and Cambridge Guildhall. (St Paul’s Roll of Honour) During WWI William moved to 159 Ross Street.


Arthur H Papworth


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