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Albert Street / Young Street OS 1901

52 Young Street (Albert Street)

History of 52 Young Street (Albert Street)

1911 (52 Albert Street, New Street)

Urban Chapman, 26, lamplighter, b Burwell

Florence Amy, 29, b Waterbeach

James Fuller, 2, b Cambridge

Leonard Arthur, 1, b Cambridge

Urban Chapman: Able Seaman R/285, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Missing, assumed killed in action 24th April 1917. Born Burwell 14th June 1884. Son of Fuller and Frances Chapman of Burwell Cambs (from 1891 Census) and brother of Thomas Harry Chapman (who also died); huband of , F.A. Chapman, 52 Young St., Cambridge. A Lamplighter. Part of the Army Reserve 11th November 1915 and entered Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 25th September 1916, draft for BEF 16th December 1916, joined Nelson Battalion 9th January 1917 until his death. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Cambridge Guildhall (Cambridge Gas Company Roll of Honour)

Until circa 1911 Young Street was named Albert Street (see 1901 OS map). However, probably because of the confusion with Albert Street in Chesterton which meant that New Street had to be added to the address, it was renamed Young Street.


Urban Chapman, lamplighter


Leonard Chapman


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