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78 (43) Norfolk Street

History of 78 Norfolk Street

1871 (43)

Ann Johnson, 59, charwoman, b Cambridge

Josiah, 19, labourer, b Cambridge

Susan Smart, lodger, 70, charwoman, b Cambridge

1881 (43)

Ann Johnson, 68 charwoman, b Northants

Martha Gayler, 61, dressmaker, b Cambridge

1891 (78)

James Spayman, 36, bricklayer’s labourer, b Fen Ditton


William Norden, 55, blacksmith, b Cambs

Betsy, 46, b Cambs

Charles, 17, houseboy, b Cambridge

Ethel H, 14, servant, b Cambridge


Mrs A Gilson


Alfred E Watts, b 1890, wireless caser

Beatrice A, b 1891


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