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1 Blossom Street

History of 1 Blossom Street


William French, 29, railway servant, b Fulbourn

Isabella, 28, b Cambridge

Charles A, 7, scholar, b Cambridge

George W, 5, scholar, b Cambridge

Sarah I, 3, b Cambridge

Ellen K, 9 months, b Cambridge

Thomas Allensbay, 32, boarder, b Cambridge



William French, 40, goods foreman, rail, b Fulbourn

Sarah, 39, b Cambridge

Charles A, 17, goods porter, rail, b Cambridge

George W, 15 railway porter, b Cambridge

Ellen K, 10, scholar, b Cambridge

Florence E, 4, scholar, b Cambridge

Albert E, 2, b Cambridge



William French, 52, railway porter, b Cambridge

Isabella, 50, b Cambridge

Florence, 14, general servant, b Cambridge

Charles A, 12, b Cambridge


NB William married Sarah Isabella Clark so perhaps she used her names interchangeably.  It is not easy to see why Charles (who would be 27 in 1891) is confused with Albert (who would be 12).



Abraham Langford, 34, bricklayer, b Haverhill

Hannah, 33, b Cambridge

James, 12, b Cambridge

Elsie, 9, b Cambridge

Minnie, 6, b Cambridge

Walter, 4, b Cambridge

Ada, 2, b Cambridge



Hannah Langford, 43, widow, laundress at home, b Cambridge

James, 22, bricklayers labourer, b Cambridge

Elsie, 19, laundress, b Cambridge

Walter, 14, home, b Cambridge

Ada, 12, school, home, b Cambridge

John, 9, school, home, b Cambridge

Irene, 20 months, b Cambridge



Elsie H Clark, b 1891, housewife

Herbert G, b 1888, skilled cable layer, telephone

Abraham J Langford, b 1901, general labourer






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