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5, Nelson House, Upper Gwydir Street

History of 5 Upper Gwydir Street


John Deeks, head, 47, police constable, b Cheveley

Sarah, wife, 45, b Cheveley

Linnia, daughter, 24, dressmaker, b Cheveley

Annie M, daughter, 22, dressmaker, b Cambridge

Alfred J, son, 9, scholar, b Cambridge

William J, son, 7, scholar, b Cambridge

Edith M, daughter, 6, scholar, b Cambridge



Charles Large Brown, head, 42, locomotive engine fitter, b Cambridge

Rachel, wife, 41, b Cambridge

Ernest Stephen, son, 19, railway clerk, b Cambridge

Jesse William, son, 15, errand boy, b Cambridge

Alfred David, son, 14, errand boy, b Cambridge

Kate Naomi, daughter, 13, scholar, b Cambridge

Horace Edward, son, 7, scholar, b Cambridge

Bertie, son, 4, scholar, b Cambridge

Harold, son, 2, b Cambridge

Family has moved to 39 Sturton Street by 1894.


Henry L Overton, 31, plumber, b Cambridge

Ellen E, 30, b Dullingham

Ellen, 13, b Cambridge

Florence, 6, b Cambridge

Harry, 4, b Cambridge

Albert, 3, b Cambridge

NB in 1911 the Overton family are at 3 Upper Gwydir Street



Harry Martin, 41, tailor on own account, b Cambridge

Mary, 41, b Cambridge

Lizzie, 17, apprentice to dressmakers shop, b Cambridge

Rosie, 16, b Cambridge

Florence, 8, b Cambridge



Mary N J Martin, b 1869, widow, retired college servant

Elizabeth J, b 1893, college servant

Rose G, b 1894, college servant

Florence A, b 1883, grocers clerk

NB this looks like a misentry as the only Florence Martin was born 1903, which fits the 1911 entry


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