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79 Gwydir Street

History of 79 Gwydir Street

1871: unnumbered

Morris Duncombe, head, 47, stone mason, b Rutland

Ann, wife, 45, b Rutland

Ellen, daughter, 19, dressmaker, b Rutland

Henry, son, 16, stonemason, b Rutland

Edwin M, son, 9, b Rutland

Herbert, 1, b Cambridge

Susan Royce, wife’s mother, 66, b Rutland

CCJ 24.4.1875: CAMBRIDGE POLICE COURT. SATURDAY.—(Before the Mayor, C. Ralls, G. D. Liveing, and E Smith Esqs.)-Jane Turner, of Ainsworth Street. charged with stealing a wedding-ring, value 5s the property of Morris Duncombe, stonemason, Gwydir-street, on the previous Wednesday. Mrs Duncombe stated that on Tuesday night the ring being safe in a glass on the chimney piece. in the eating room, and next morning when she came down stairs it was missing. and door of the room was open. Her husband went out as usual a little before six that morning, by the door which opens into room, and he said that he closed it. After he husband had left, she heard footsteps in the room. Witness identified the ring produced as her property, and said it was of the value of 5s. An assistant to Mrs. Cole and Son.,  pawnbrokers, Bridge street, gave evidence to the effect that the prisoner came to the shop on Wednesday morning, and pledged the ring for 3s. Had seen the prisoner in the shop once before. Some furtherer evidence having been given, the prisoner who was stated to be  addicted to habits of intemperance, that the ring which she pledged was her own property.—Sentenced two months hard labour.


Morris Dunscombe, head, 57, stonemason 3 men, b Rutland

Ann, wife, 55, b Rutland

Edwin M, son, 19, auctioneer’s clerk, b Rutland

Herbert, son, 11, b Cambridge


John Kent, head, 37, slater, b Herts

Mary A, wife, 38, b Herts

Alfred J, son, 14, scholar, b Herts

Henry K, son, 12, scholar, b Herts

Herbert E, son, 10, scholar, b Herts

Ruth E, daughter, 8, scholar, b Cambridge

Elizabeth H, daughter, 6, scholar, b Cambridge

William, son, 1, b Cambridge

Albert J, son, 12 mos, b Cambridge


Emma Redfarn, 41, laundress, b Cambridge

Florence Wing, 37, b Cambridge


Arthur Moule, 34, porter furniture, b Cambridge

Ellen Mary, 34, b Durham

Agnes G E, 10, b Cambridge

Fred A, 9, b Cambridge


Arthur Moule, cabinet maker


Arthur Moule, upholsterer


S Macko


Mrs G R Moorey


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