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158 Gwydir Street

History of 158 Gwydir Street


Rodger Webster, head, 79, retired farmer, b Lincoln

Ann R, wife, 73, b Lincoln


Sarah Cole, head, widow, 53, living on own means, b Essex

Frederick W, son, 27, drapers assistant, b Essex

John G, son, 20, telegraphist, b Essex

George Kent, lodger, clerk, 21, b Berks

1893 CC&J 6.1.1893: Philip Elliott gave evidence in the inquest into the fatal accident at Cambridge Station when John Bowers, 49, horse driver, was killed.

1900 CDN 19.11.1900: Accident at the Railway Station.— About eight o’clock on Saturday evening an accident happened at the Railway Station to an engine driver on the Great Eastern Railway, named Philip Elliott, of 158, Gwydir-street. It appears that he was getting off his engine when his left ear caught on the step, cutting it severely. He was immediately taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where the ear was stitched. 


Phillip Elliott, 60, railway engine driver, b Northumberland

Emma, 57, b Cambridge

Catherine M, 31, dressmaker, b Cambridge

John, 29, railway wheel examiner, b Cambridge

Laura, 21, laundress, b Cambridge


William Smith, 43, machinist woodworking, b Worcester

Susan, 33, b Shelford

Sidney, 8, b Cambridge

Elsie, 6, b Cambridge


Philip Elliott, engine driver


Arthur J Turnell, b 1879, journeyman butcher (Air Raid Warden)

Florence, b 1879


Mrs A Bent


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