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134 Gwydir Street

History of 134 Gwydir Street

1881 fishmonger

Lucy Bowler, head, widow, 51, fishmonger, b Norfolk

Edward Hubbard, boarder, 32, doll eye maker, b Norfolk


Samuel Tow*, head, 33, fishmonger, b March

Eliza Tow (nee Watkinson), wife, 31, b Chatteris
*the census enumerator has written ‘Low’.

CIP 21.3.1891: Bankruptcy. Samuel Tow, 134, Gwydir Street, Cambridge, fishmonger, March 9.


Harry Hutton, 30, fishmonger, b Cambridge

Clare, 30, b Cambridge

Evelyn, 7, b Cambridge

Jessie, 5, b Cambridge

Lily, 3, b Cambridge

Gladys, 1, b Cambridge


Walter George Germany, 35, book repairer, b Cambridge

Emily, b 36, b Cambridge

Arthur Alfred, 15, b Cambridge

Sidney Williams, 14, b Cambridge

Florence Mable, 12, b Cambridge

Walter George, 10, b Cambridge

Gertrude Emily, 6, b Kent

Harry Leonard, 2, b Cambridge


Mrs Whitmore, fried fish shop


Capstan and Turret lathe

Selina A Parr, b 1875, retired

Lilian Parr, b 1915, stores supervisor

Stanley F Parr, b 1919, capstan lathe operator

Eric Cartwright, b 1914, hairdresser

Adelaide Cartwright, b 1912



Sidney Harold Lander


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