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8 Gwydir Street

History of 8 Gwydir Street

1879 Laboureau family


Edward Aves, head, 23, printer, b Cambridge

Mary A, wife, 22, b Cambridge

Edward Charles, son, 6 mos, b Cambridge

Edward Charles Aves, Company Sergeant Major in the Machine Gun Corps, was killed in action 10.4.1918


Charles Worrell Blade Long, head, 24, railway clerk, b Norfolk

Elizabeth, wife, 24, b Cambridge


Martha Cave, 76, living on own means, b March

Lucy Buttress, servant, 16, b Teversham


Sainte –


Robert Doggett, 44, custodian of cabmens shelter,

Adelaide, 46, b South Africa

William, 22, clerk ironmongery, b Cambridge

Augusta, 19, dressmaker, b Cambridge


Arthur Dewsbury, insurance agent


Albert J Munns, b 1903, postal overseer (ARP Warden)

Lily, b 1903

Betty Georgina, b 1928

Margaret Lily, b 1931

Albert was the primary witness in a case concerning the theft of Post Office monies. The prosecution was led by Sir Martin Nourse.


Raymond Allen

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