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12 Cavendish Avenue, Homefield/Ranmore Garden

History of 12 Cavendish Avenue


Ada Tompkins, 60, widow

Florence S, daughter, 40

Alice Pammenter, 16, servant, born Quy


Ada Tompkins, 71, widow, born Feltwell, Norfolk

Florence S Tompkins, 50, daughter, single, born Cambridge

Jessie Hayles, 28, single, cook, born Letchlade

Agatha L Bradman, 16, single, housemaid, born Duxford

Stanley Thomas Banks Wallis was born in 1917, son of Percy Valentine Wallis, a company director. He was a sergeant pilot in the RAF Volunteer Reserve. He died 20st May 1940 (the same day as Douglas A T Sheldrick) and is buried in St Andrew’s churchyard.


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