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6 Blossom Street

History of 6 Blossom Street


Thomas J Newman, 26, kitchen porter, b Cambridge

Emily, 25, b Sawston

Elizabeth, 1, b Cambridge



Thomas J Newman, 36, college servant (cook), b Cambridge

Emily, 35, b Shelford

Elizabeth E, 11, b Cambridge

Agnes J, 9, b Cambridge

Joseph, 7, b Cambridge

Thomas, 5, b Cambridge

Alfred, 1, b Cambridge

Albert H Ansell, 32, boarder, college porter, b Shelford



Emily Newman, 45, widow, on own account, b Shelford

Joseph, 17, grocers boy, b Cambridge

Thomas, 15, college kitchen porter, b Cambridge

Alfred, 11, school, b Cambridge

Arthur, 8, at home, b Cambridge

Albert Ansell, 41, brother, gardener, b Shelford



Emily Newman, 56, widow, b Shelford

Joseph, 27, domestic groom, b Cambridge

Arthur, 18, vanman, b Cambridge

Albert Ansell, 52, brother, college kitchen porter, b Shelford



James Rolfe, b 1887, plasterer

May G Brown (Rolfe), b 1897, widow, housekeeper

NB James Rolfe and May G Brown married April Quarter 1946, Cambridge


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