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Herbert William Benstead

40 Gwydir Street, Hope Cottage

History of 40 Gwydir Street


Ned Pamphilon, 35, carpenter, b Whittlesford

Phebe, 39, b Cambs

Edith L, 10, b Manchester

Horace E, 4, b Cambridge

Mary A, 2, b Cambridge



Ned Pamphilon





William Frederick Benstead, 47, carpenter and joiner, b Cambridge

Emily Rosa, 45, b Cambridge

Frederick A, 20, law clerk, b Cambridge

Herbert William, 16, cook’s assistant, b Cambridge

Winifred R, 14, b Cambridge

Arthur E, 12, b Cambridge

Florence H, 6, b Cambridge



William Benstead



Herbert William Benstead was captured and died of wounds in 1917 in France. He had been transferred from the Cambridgeshire to the Gloucestershire Regiment.

For more information see the Mill Road Cemetery entry.



Alice Pettit, b 1871, house duties

Winifred A, 1895, dressmaker

Ralph E, 1906, lab assistant (Air Raid Warden)



Miss W Pettit


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