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145 Gwydir Street

History of 145 Gwydir Street

The workhouse garden


Arthur W H Hagyard, 36, professional vocalist, b York

Mary, 36, b York

Emily E, 13, b York

Joseph H, 12, b Hereford

Mabel M, 10, b Cambridge

Kate E, 7, b Cambridge

Arthur L, 4, b Cambridge

Jessie M, 2, b Cambridge



Elizabeth Lambert, 44, wife

Charles, 17, grocers apprentice,

Noel, 8,

Leonard, 6,

Daniel, 3,

Marguerite, 2,

Ellen, 4 mos,


1904 – 1916:

King Lambert, evangelist



Elizabeth Lambert, married, 54, b Norfolk

Charles, stepson, 27, grocers assistant, b Norfolk

Noel, 18, ironmongers assistant, b Cambridge

Leonard, 16, clerk estate agents, b Cambridge

Daniel, 13, b Cambridge

Marguerite, 12, b Cambridge

Ellen, 10, b Cambridge



Mrs Lambert


1962 – 1970:

Miss Lambert

When the Sanders family bought the property they found a lot of antlers in the attic.



David Sanders


The large for workhouse garden was acquired when the maternity hospital in Mill Road no longer needed the land.



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