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History of Edwin Daniel House
Edwin Daniel was vicar of Sawston from 1836 to 1855. His wife was Martha Swann. He built a house as a private school called the Classical Academy.
Martha Swann was the daughter of William Swann who ran a carrier business from 5 Hobson Street until he died aged 69 in 1844. His son William took over the business, called Swann Waggons & Sons, and continued to run it until 1870. His brothers James and John were also said to be carriers.
Edwin Daniel, 54, vicar of Sawston, b Beds
Martha, 53, b Cambs
Martha, 29, governess, b Cornwall
Edwin, 26, B A of Cambridge, b Cornwall
Elizabeth, 24, b Cornwall
Henry E, 18, student, b Stapleford
Alfred, 15, scholar at house, b Stapleford
Frances A, 13, scholar at house, b Sawston
John Linton, pupil, 11, son of landed proprietor, b Stanton
George H Brett, pupil, 9, son of clergyman, b Stapleford
Charles Blackett, pupil, 10, son of Sir E Blackett, b ?
John R Fullerton, pupil, 10, son of clergyman, b Yorks
Walter E Forbes, 10, son of judge in India, b India
John C M Forbes, 8, son of judge in India, b India
Edward M Forbes, 7, son of judge in India, b India
Arthur A R Forbes, 5, son of judge in India, b India
William H Forbes, inmate, 3, son of judge in India, b India
Susannah Bago, servant, 21, cook, b Essex
Eliza A Bunten, servant, 19, house servant, b Sawston
Agnes Pruston, 16, house servant, b Sawston