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13 - 15 Norfolk Street

15 – 17 (5 – 6) Norfolk Street

History of 15 Norfolk Street



James Gillson, 46, labourer, b Waterbeach

Susanna, 33, b Prickwillow

Mary Ann, 15, b Cambridge

William, 13, b Cambridge

Frederick, 12, b Cambridge

George, 8, b Cambridge

Samuel, 11 mos, b Cambridge


Sarah Betson, 50, laundress, b Cambridge

William, 21, labourer, b Cambridge

Mary Ann Gallacher, boarder, 20, laundress, b Cambridge

George Windsell, boarder, 12, labourer, b Cambridge

1881 (5-6)

Clement Smith, 35, draper, b London

Florence, 26, b Cambridge

Gertrude, 6, b Cambridge

Allen Watson, father in law, widower, 68, retired grocer, b Harston

Matilda Watson, sister in law, 34, b Cambridge






1901 (15 – 17)

Florence Smith, 47, wife, b Cambridge

Gertrude, 26, draper, b Cambridge

Maud, 19, b Cambridge

Eliza Nurse, 19, servant,  b Bottisham


Clarence Henry Bartlett, draper and milliner

1939 (13-17)

Augustus H Frost, b 1896, draper master


Peter H Frost, b 1923, seeking work

1962 (13-17)

A H Frost, draper

From left, nos 17-13, 11, 3 Norfolk Street April 1974 (MoC601/74)


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