Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

18 Blinco Grove (6 St John’s Terrace)

History of 18 Blinco Grove


Frederick Oldham, 24, umbrella maker, born London

Agnes, 24, born Cambridge


Sarah Rowell, wife, 48

Leslie Rowell, son, 21, plumber, born Cambridge

Lily Rowell, niece, 17, born Cambridge

Dorothy Rowell, daughter, 14, born Cambridge

John Rowell, son, 12, born Cambridge

Harold Rowell, son, 10, born Cambridge

John Rowell, a chef’s apprentice, private in D Battery Reserve Royal Field Artillery. Enlisted in June 1916. In France from June 1917 to Sept. 1919.

Leslie Alfred F Rowell, sapper in Royal Engineers. 15/9/17 married Ethel Butler of Fowlmere at St John’s.

John Harold Hanson, lieutenant in Machine Gun Corps. Born 1889 Halifax, he married Dorothy Rowell of 18 Blinco Grove 14/11/17 at St John’s.


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing