Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

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


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge