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39 Gwydir Street

History of 39 Gwydir Street

1881 shoe shop

William Smee, head, 43, bootmaker, b Essex

Sarah A, wife, 42, b Cambridge

Herbert, son, 21, bootmaker, b Cambridge

Edmund, son, 19, bootmaker, b Cambridge

James, son, 18, baker, b Cambridge

William, son, 16, errand boy, b Cambridge

George, son, 14, baker’s boy, b Cambridge

Arthur, son, 12, scholar, b Cambridge

Isaac, son, 10, scholar, b Cambridge

Henry, son, 8, scholar, b Cambridge

Albert, son, 6, scholar, b Cambridge

Sarah, daughter, 4, scholar, b Cambridge

Ellen, daughter, 3, scholar, b Cambridge

Ernest, son, 2, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, daughter, 11 mos, b Cambridge

The family moves to 65 Ainsworth Street, where they live until 1907.


Rueben Rooks, head, 44, coachman, b Lawshall [?]

Cecilia, wife, 42, b Shudy Camps

Harry, son, 13, errand boy, b Shrimpling

Herbert, son, 9, scholar, b Shrimpling

Charles, son, 6, scholar, b Shrimpling

Walter, son, 4, scholar, b Herringswell


Frederick Denston, 48, carpenter, b Little Downham

Amelia, 50, b Cambridge

Frederick, 19, seedsman, b Little Downham

Marina, 19, b Cambridge

Bernard, 14, b Cambridge

Arthur, 12, b Cambridge

Louisa, 7, b Cambridge


Frederick Barrett, 28, railway engine fitter, b Cambridge

Annie, 31, b Herts


William Hornsby, taxi cab driver


Harry Thomas Linsey


Trevor Johnson


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