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24 Gwydir Street

History of 24 Gwydir Street


Walter J Douglas, 25, cellarman, b Hauxton

Alice, 25, b Haslingfield

Harriett A, 4, b Cambridge

Frederick, 21, brother, cellarman, b Hauxton

Rebecca Andrews, visitor, widow, 65, servant, b Whittlesford



William C Barker




George Edwin Tiplady, 52, tailor, b Cambridge [see also 2 Gwydir Street]

Mary Elizabeth, 50, b Chatham

Frank Alger, 16, book binder apprentice, b Cambridge

Eric Royal, 14, tailors apprentice, b Cambridge

Wilfred Archibald, 12, b Cambridge

Connie, 9, b Cambridge

L/Cpl Eric Royal Tiplady, Cambridgeshire Regiment, was awarded the Military Medal 13/11/1916.


1913: George Tiplady, tailor


1939: not listed; can be assumed that 22 and 24 were same property


1962: (22-24)

Alexandra Arms



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