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156 Gwydir Street, Thorpe House

History of 156 Gwydir Street


George Watkins, 50, coal merchant, b Suffolk

Sarah, 57, b Essex

Jane, 19, dressmaker, b Herts

George, 18, clerk, b Cambridge

Charles, 15, errand boy, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Wilson, sister in law, annuitant, b Essex



George Watkins, coal merchant


Jane, dressmaker

George, fitters labourer

William Frost, lodger, 20, clerk





Sidney Charles Calcott, 37, philosophical instrument maker, b Cambridge

Phoebe Helen, 34, b Cambridge

Elsie, 11, b Cambridge

Stanley, 5, b Cambridge

Emily, mother, widow, 75, b Suffolk



William Green, traveller



Thomas Axam, b 1874, insurance agent

Florence, b 1874

Frank, b 1906, electro medical apparatus (First Aid Stretcher bearer)



Dennis Smith


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