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161 Gwydir Street, Lorne Terrace

History of 161 Gwydir Street


Harold G Balls, head, 34, clerk, b Cambridge

Jane, wife, 31, b Suffolk

Maurice, son, 7, scholar, b Cambridge

Grace E, daughter, 6, scholar, b Cambridge

Gilbert S, son, 4, b Cambridge

Joseph L, son, 3, b Northants

Andrew N, son, 1, b Cambridge

Eliza Larkins, 17, servant, b Cambridge


Frederick Russell, head, 27, cook, b Kent

Mary A, wife, 28, b London

Gertrude M, daughter, 1, b Herts


James Keal, 53, club custodian, b Lincs

Mary, 47, b Boxworth

George E Bowles, boarder, 23, insurance agent, b Herts

Mary Howell, boarder, 47, living on own means


Richard Nunn, 30, land agents clerk, b London

Alice Ann, 56, dress maker, b Cambridge


Mrs A A Nunn

1915 CIP 9.4.1915: Roll of Honour: Enlisted with Royal Engineers: C W Pavely, 161 Gwydir Street


203rd (Cambridgeshire) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Honours and awards – First World War lists as Mentioned in Despatches (MiD), 84297 Sgt Charles William Pavely – 161 Gwydir St, Cambridge. No 2 section, Aveluy Wood, 1-6-1918.

203rd (Cambridgeshire) Field Company, Royal Engineers Casualties – First World War also lists Charles William Pavely, born Roydon, Essex, enlisted Cambridge, resident Halstead, Essex, 84297, Sgt, No 2 section, missing killed in action 1-6-1918, age 36, MiD. Son of Charles & Susannah Pavely, 14 Trinity Rd, Halstead, Essex. Living 161 Gwydir St, Cambridge. Native of Roydon, Essex. Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France.


Brian Whitehead


Joh D Bard


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