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9 Cavendish Avenue, Dunolly

History of 9 Cavendish Avenue


John Jenkin, 45, Superintendant Engineer G.P.O. Telegraph, born Cornwall

Alice 38, born Newark

Henry A 7, born Cambridge

Reginald T 3, born Cambridge

Fanny Fillingham, visitor, 57, living on own means, born Newark

Alice M M Blackwell, 25, servant, born Chesterton

Harriet Clark, 17, servant, born Cambridge


John Jenkin, 55, Superintend. Engineer P.O.Telegraphs

Annie, 48

Reginald T, 13

Fanny Fillingham, Visitor, 67

Maria Beeton, 27, cook

Edith M Wright, 16, housemaid


This was the home of John Jenkin aged 66 retired civil servant, his wife Anne aged 58, their son Reginald Trevor aged 23, a student for the Indian Forest Service, and their two servants, Minnie Florence Clarke and Clara Bedford.

Reginald was initiated into the Freemasons in England on February 7th 1917 aged 30 when he was already a lieutenant. He ended WWI as a Captain in the Supply and Transport Corps (Indian Forces). After the war he returned to being Divisional Forest Officer, South Raipur Division, Raipur C.P. (due east of Nagpur).


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