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8 Guest Road

History of 8 Guest Road


George R Osborn, 66, widower, retired Wesleyan Minister, b Cheshire

Maggie Keeling, 21, niece, governess, b London

Ellen Gray, 17, general servant, b Newnham


Eleana Whitehead, 37, widow, servant (cook) b Wiltshire

Eleana Jane Whitehead, 10, daughter of servant, school, b Essex

(NB census form completed by Mr Spurgin, not present


Rev T C Spurgin – District Secretary Home Missions Church of England Children’s Fund

At the time of Harry James Bennett’s death in 1918 his parents were living at 8 Guest Road. The family had previously lived at 15 Earl Street.

Read about Harry on the Mill Road Cemetery site.


Mary A A Bennett, b 1867, widow, university lodging house keeper


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