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88 Gwydir Street

History of 88 Gwydir Street


John Pitkin, head, 40, engine driver LNWR, b Bletchley

Margaret, wife, 39, b Scotland

William, son, 17, messenger, b Bucks

Isabella, daughter, 16, dressmaker, b Bucks

Elizabeth, daughter, 14, scholar, b Cambridge

Maggie, daughter, 10, scholar, b Bletchley

Alice, daughter, 8, scholar, b Cambridge

John, son, 6, scholar, b Cambridge

Archibald, son, 4, scholar, b Cambridge

Albert, son, 2, b Cambridge


Mary A Parren, head, widow, 67, b Earith

Maria, daughter, 34, dressmaker, b Earith

Martha A, daughter, 26, b Earith

Annie, 25, daughter, b Earith

Ernest Bosham, lodger, 21, railway clerk, b Norfolk


Mahala Cook, laundress

Maria, 32, servant, b Suffolk

Emma E, laundress

William H, 15, bricklayers apprentice, b Cambridge


Mahala Cook, 68, b Suffolk

Emma Elizabeth, 32, laundress, b Cambridge

Herbert William, 25, bricklayer, b Cambridge


Mrs M Cook


Stanley C Mason, b 1912, builder labourer (lorry driver)

Christina, b 1914


Frances Haines, b 1919, evacuee


Stanley Charles Mason


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