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Smithy, Church Street / Royston Road, Litlington

History of the smithy, Litlington

Litlington 1901 OS map

On this 1901 map the smithy can be identified as ‘Smy’ just north west of the junction of Royston Road and Church Street.

1881: Blacksmith Shop Royston Road

Abraham Pack, 53, blacksmith, b Herts

Elizabeth, 54, b Herts

Fannie, 17, b Litlington

William, 15, b Litlington

Alfred, 12, b Litlington

Frederick W, 10, b Litlington

The Pack family were previously in Malting Lane


1891: Church Street

Abraham Pack, 64, blacksmith, b Herts

Elizabeth, 64, b Beds

Thomas, 34, blacksmith,  b Litlington

In 1891 several members of the Pack family are living in Aldershot, Hampshire. Mary A Hampson is a licensed victualler running the ‘Wheatsheaf’ Her three nephews are living there, William Pack, 25, blacksmith, Alfred, 22, fruiterer, Frederick, 20, baker.

In 1901 Alfred Pack is a blacksmith aged 32 living on Romsey Road, Cambridge, with his wife Frederica, 30, and son, Walter H, 3.


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