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162 Gwydir Street

History of 162 Gwydir Street


William Moody, head, 71, retired farmer, b Newmarket

Elizabeth, wife, 69, b Newmarket

Robinett, daughter, 40, b Newmarket


Catherine M Orchard, head, widow, 44, living on own means, b Scotland

Charles Gent, boarder, 36, advertising manager, b Dorset

1898 CIP 23.9.1898: Compositors at Play – Frederick Rayner (19), a compositor of 162 Gwydir Street and Leopold Chanter, compositor of 14 Argyle Street were summoned for playing football on the public thoroughfare on Mill Road. Rayner denied the offence which Chanter admitted. PC Murray proved the charge. They were each convicted. Rayner was fined 2s and Chanter 1s.


William S Rayner, 49, coachman


Annie E, 23, dressmaker, b Cambridge

Frederick G, 21, compositor, b Cambridge

Ellen A, 14, milliner, b Cambridge

Harry W Hunt, 17, carpenter, b Burwell

1908 CIP 31.7.1908: Wm Rayner cab driver employed at the University Arms was turning his carriage round when Sidney Buttress, errand boy of 72 Russell Street, employed by Mr Tredgett of Market Hill, ran into the carriage on his bike and was run over by the carriage. He was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital but his injuries were slight and he was not detained.


William Sutton Rayner, 60, coachman, b Trumpington

Dinah, 58, b Notts

Ellen Ada, 24, milliner,  b Cambridge

James Sidney Barker, boarder, 25, commercial traveller, b Lincs


William S Rayner, coachman


Emma Nunn, b 1873, lodging house keeper

Sidney H Warboys, b 1909, printers machine minder



Douglas Flint



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