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7 York Street

History of 7 York Street


Matilda Bleet, widow, 39, b Eltisley

Ernest, 12, b Cambridge

Florence M, 5, b Cambridge

Henry E German, boarder, 39, baker, b Cambridge

[Matilda’s husband Thomas had died in 1901. In 1901 her oldest son William is working at the Temperance Hotel in Petty Cury. In 1902 Matilda marries her boarder Henry German. They move to 22 Newmarket Road. William joined the army in 1907 and died in Cambridge while on service in 1916. At that time his mother was living at 2 Auckland Cottages, Auckland Road, Cambridge.]

See Mill Road Cemetery entry



Philip Prior, stoker


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