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54 Norfolk Street

History of 54 Norfolk Street


Birth of Florence Harben. In March 1981 she told the CWN:

My father was a hairdresser at the top of Norfolk Street [101  Norfolk Street]. He brought up 12 children – six lovely girls and six lovely boys – on a penny shave and 2d haircut.

Mrs Harben, whose husband was aNorfolk Street butcher, remembers; “We used to have a garden down Staffordshire Street where we used to kill our pigs.” 


Alfred Harben, 53, butcher, b Cambridge

Dora, 45, b Cambridge

Edward, 18, b Cambridge

Beatrice, 15, b Cambridge

Alfred, 12, b Cambridge


Mrs Harben, butcher


George W Barham, b 1879, railway labourer retired unfit

Elizabeth, b 1882

Ny F I M, b 1917, morning help

Pearl, b 1921, laundry hand


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