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21 Emery Street

History of 21 Emery Street


Adam Matheson, 63, widower, living on own means, b Scotland

Rebecca Munsey, 40, step-daughter, housekeeper, b Cambridge



Adam Matheson, 73, retired bookseller, b Scotland

Fanny, 40, b Hertfordshire

Alexander H, w2, b Cambridge

Adam G, 10 months, b Cambridge

Helen E Kemp, 17, servant, b Suffolk



Fanny Matheson, 50, widow, private means, b Hertford

Alexander Henry, 12, school, b Cambridge

Adam Gordon, 10, school, b Cambridge

Mary Marjorie, 8, b Cambridge

Florence White, 15, general domestic servant, b Cambridge



George J Holliman, b 1889, house furnisher, partner

Frederick G, b 1920, university student

Florence, b 1887, unpaid domestic duties

Irene M, b 1911, Post Office sorting clerk and telegrapher


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