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157 Gwydir Street, Lorne Terrace

History of 157 Gwydir Street


Frederick Smart, head, 45, solicitor’s clerk, b Cambridge

Sarah, wife, 33, b London

Ellen, daughter, 12, scholar, b Cambridge

George, son, 10, scholar, b Cambridge

Edith, daughter, 8, scholar, b Cambridge

Henry, son, 6, scholar, b Cambridge

Frederick, son, 5, scholar, b Cambridge

Margaret, daughter, 3, b Cambridge

Constance, daughter, 11 mos, b Cambridge

Emma Baines, 17, servant, b Cambridge


William Smith, head, 36, commercial traveller, b Stonea

Rebekah, wife, 41, b Norfolk

Sydney S, son, 12, scholar, b Norfolk

Miriam N, daughter, 7, scholar, b Norfolk

Eliza, sister, 23, servant, b Norfolk

1898 CIP 17.6.1898: The Newmarket Teacher Again: Alexander Anderson, school teacher, Newmarket, was charged with stealing a suit of clothes, value £3 15s, about the 4th August, 1897. Joseph Tucker, 157, Gwydir-street, inspector of the G.E. Railway Company, stated that the Railway Company lost two parcels, containing suits of clothes, from the Cambridge platform. On the previous day he went to Newmarket with prisoner, and he saw Inspector Peek at the Police-station. Witness asked prisoner if he had any objection to his looking through his belongings, and, after a pause, prisoner replied in the negative. Witness went with prisoner and a constable of the Suffolk force followed up. Prisoner unlocked his boxes the bedroom. One contained books and papers, and the other clothing. Prisoner took out the suit of clothes produced, and in reply to the witness, he said that he did not know where he got them from. Witness had seen a pattern of a missing suit at Messrs. Joshua Taylor’s, and these clothes were similar to the  pattern. Prisoner afterwards said, “I daresay  you knew about them.” Prisoner was conveyed  to Cambridge, and on arrival witness took the suit to Messrs. Joshua Taylor’s premises, were it was identified as the suit sent to the G.E.R town office, addressed to Mr. Slack, of Soham, in August last.—Prisoner: Did not I tell you afterwards I took the suit ? —Witness : Afterwards, you did.— Prisoner: And I told you that the suit  had not been altered, and that I took the tabb  off the back.—The Bench remanded prisoner custody until the following morning.


Joseph Tucker, 52, police inspector GER, b Norfolk

Caroline, 51, b Norfolk

Edith, 26, schoolmistress, b Norfolk

Joseph, 20, railway porter, b Norfolk

Edward, 16, draper’s apprentice, b Norfolk


Job Edmund Rout, 60, late carriage master builder, b Huntingdon

Mary Ann, 62, b Herts

Ethel Jane, 34, butchers clerk, b Hertford

Eveline Mary, 19, nurse domestic, b Herts


Miss Rout

J E Rout

CIP 6.2.1914: Edith Sones (24) lately lodging at 157 Gwydir Street, a domestic servant, stated to be a native of Oulton BRoad, was charged with “being a person deemed to be of unsound mind and found wandering.” Remand was granted for a week.


Patrick McDonnell


Patrick McDonnell


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