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154 Gwydir Street

154 Gwydir Street, Falmouth House, Holmlea, Belmont House

History of 154 Gwydir Street

154 Gwydir Street

There is an obvious discrepancy between the date on the house and the census entry! This may be something to do with different names.

1881 Falmouth House

Ebenezer Canham, head, widower, 49, cigar dealer, b Cambridge

[In 1871 publican of the Durham Ox]

Harry, son, 21, carpenter, b Cambridge

Harriett Rooke, widow, housekeeper, 43, b Swaffham

Jessie A Heading, illegitimate, 4, b Cambridge

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Jessie was the illegitimate daughter of a woman from Bedford. She had come to be adopted and brought up by Harriett Rooke. Jessie eventually emigrated to Canada.


Elizabeth Jarvis, head, single, 44, laundress, b Cambridge

Elizabeth A Busket, 19, servant, b Cottenham


Elizabeth Jarvis, 55, laundress, b Cambridge

Lydia Jarvis, boarder, 19, laundress assistant, b Suffolk


1913 Holmlea

Edward Thomas Rogers, married, 56, laundryman, b Beds

Frederick Thomas, son, 24, hotel chauffeur, b Beds

Kate Gertrude, 20, dental nurse, b Beds

Rose Grace, 16, b Cambridge


John A Holliman, b 1900, house furnisher (air raid warden)

Anne E, b 1899


Raymond, b 1936



Mrs O E Pearson


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