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50 Gwydir Street

History of 50 Gwydir Street

1881 grocers

Edward Key, head, 38, grocer, b Hunts

Alice M, wife, 34, b Cambridge

Edward J, son, 7, scholar, b Cambridge

Henry J, son, 5, scholar, b Cambridge

Anna E, daughter, 2, b Cambridge

Alice Dakin, 12, niece, scholar, b Cambridge

1890 (CIP 2.8.1890)

CIP 2.8.1890


Edward Key, head, 48, grocer, b Fenstanton

Alice M, wife, 44, b Cambridge

Edward J, son, 17, grocer’s assistant, b Cambridge

Henry J, son, 15, scholar, b Cambridge

Anne E, daughter, 12, scholar, b Cambridge


Edward Key, 58, grocer, b Fenstanton

Martha, 54, b Cambridge

Annie, 22, shop assistant in fancy bazaar, b Cambridge


Edward Key, 68, grocer, b Fenstanton

Alice Martha, 63, b Cambridge

Annie Elizabeth, 32, manageress glass china and fancy bazaar, b Cambridge


1914 CIP 27.3.1914: The Late Mr Edward Key. Funeral at Mill Road Cemetery. Elected an inmate of the Victoria Asylum three years before. One of the oldest members of the Foresters.


Henry T Phillips, b 1875, clerk ironmongery

Louisa A Phillips, b 1874



Mrs V C Fletcher


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