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41 - 45 Norfolk Street

45 (23) Norfolk Street

History of 45 Norfolk Street

1871 (23)

Ruth Bacon, 67, b Isleham

Rebecca, 37, laundress, b Isleham

Mary, 29, b Isleham

James Barton, grand son, 19, sawyer, b Isleham

Henry Blyth, boarder, 28, wheelwright, b Suffolk

1881 (23)

Henry Blythe, 38, wheelwright, b Suffolk

Ruth Bacon, mother, 75, b Isleham

Rebecca Bacon, sister, 49, laundress, b Isleham

Mary Bacon, sister, 38, laundress, b Isleham

James Bacon, brother, 30, sawyer, b Isleham

1891 (45)

John Sims, 61, butcher


Charles Baker, 54, shoeing smith, b Norfolk

Maria, 61, b Norfolk

Ephraim Hinds, 55, lodger, marble mason, b Suffolk


Frank Whitehead, fruiterer


Ella Whitehead, b 1884

Terence, b 1905, fruiterer

Vera, b 1907, shoe shop assistant


Terence ‘Terry’ Whitehead, fruiterer



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