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Photo by Adrian Powter, 2018

186 Gwydir Street, Gothic Terrace, David Parr House

History of 186 Gwydir Street

1881:

Charles H Hinkens, 30, carpenter, b Melbourn

Julia, 29, b Girton

Arthur, 18, brother, photographer, b Melbourn

Henry Richardson, 19, brother, baker, b Madingley

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1887: house bought by David Parr who worked for F R Leach and Sons

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1891:

David D Parr, 37, painter, b Chesterton

Mary J, 30, b Cheshire

Mary E, 6, b Cambridge

David Douglas, 4, b Cheshire

Sarah E, 1, b Cambridge

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1901:

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1911:

David Parr, 57, house painter, b Chesterton

Mary Jane

David Douglas, house painter

Sarah Helen, 21, typist drapers

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1913:

David Parr, painter

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1939:

Mary J Parr, b 1860

Elsie M Mansfield, b 1915, drapers shop assistant

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1962:

Alfred Palmer

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More information about the David Parr House can be found at https://davidparrhouse.org

A full building report on the David Parr House compiled by Sheila Cane for the Mill Road History Society is now available:

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