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31 Hillside, Parsonage / Classical Academy / Edwin Daniel House, Sawston

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.

1851 Parsonage

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



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