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154 Gwydir Street, Falmouth House, Holmlea

History of 154 Gwydir Street

1881: Falmouth House

Ebenezer Canham, 49, cigar dealer, b Cambridge

[In 1871 publican of the Durham Ox]

Harry, 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 of a woman from Bedford. She had come to be adopted and brought up by Harriett Rooke. Jessie eventually emigrated to Canada.



Elizabeth Jarvis, 44, laundress, b Cambridge

Elizabeth A Busket, 19, servant, b Cottenham






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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