Alfred Allen is mentioned by William Farrington in his diary. The exact location is unknown.
1861 census Histon, High Street:
Alfred M Allen, married, 28, grocer and baker employing 1 man and 1 apprentice, b Cambridge
Sarah, visitor, widow, 67, proprietor of houses, b Cambridge
Farrington reports in 1859 of Alfred Allen marrying Clara Bentall of Manuden.
The exact location of the Wilderspin home is currently unknown.
Frederick Wilderspin, 54, tin plate worker jam manufacturer, b Impington
Martha, 47, b Histon
Mable, 23, jam wrapper jam manufacturer, b Histon
John, 17, farm labourer, b Histon
Albert, 16, farm labourer, b Histon
William, 14, farm labourer, b Histon
Ethel, 10, b Histon
William signed up for the Cambridge Volunteer battalion when he was only 17. His four brothers and brother-in-law also fought in WWI. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916.
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