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51 Gwydir Street

History of 51 Gwydir Street

1871: unnumbered

Charles Elsdon, 52, railway inspector, b Isleham

Sarah, 54, b Trumpington

Charles, 21, engine fitter’s assistant, b Cambridge

York Green, lodger, 18, engine fitter’s assistant, b Essex


Charles Elsden, head, 59, railway guard, b Suffolk

Sarah, wife, 63, b Hauxton


Charles Elsdon, head, 70, railway servant, b Suffolk

Sarah, wife, 72, b Hauxton


Henry T Phillips, 26, ironmongers clerk, b Longstanton

Louisa, 26, teacher of pianoforte, b Sussex


Henry Thomas Phillips, 36, ironmongers clerk, b Longstanton

Louisa Amelia, 36, teacher of pianoforte, b Sussex


Henry T Phillips, clerk

1962: unlisted

1970: vacant


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