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148 Gwydir Street

History of 148 Gwydir Street


William A Brinley, head, 37, bank clerk, b Devon

Julia, wife, 33, b USA

Albert C, son, 8, b Canada

Henry L, son, 7, b Canada

Dolores B, daughter, 5, b Canada

Julia S C, daughter, 3, b Canada

Louisa Webb, 18, servant, b Six Mile Bottom

Lola Dowdell, sister in law, 25, wife of captain H M Army, b USA


John W Bigg, head, 62, retired farmer, b Suffolk

Mary, wife, 56, b Cottenham

George E, son, 18, printers compositor, b Suffolk

Clara E, daughter, 16, dressmaker, b Suffolk

Spencer W, son, 15, college servant, b Suffolk


Mary Bigg, 68, living on own means, b Cottenham

George E, 28, printer, b Suffolk

Emily E Custance, 34, servant, b London


George Edwin Bigg, 38, master printer, b Suffolk

Mary Emily, 35, b Norfolk

Edith Mary, 7, b Cambridge

Doris Emily, 6, b Cambridge

Walter, 3, b Cambridge

Norman William, 5 mos, b Cambridge

For more about the Bigg family.


E Edwin Bigg, general printer Sturton Town Printing Works


May E Bigg, b 1875, printing works proprietress


Kenneth J Featherstone


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