15 Cavendish Avenue, Wayside, ?Lyndhurst, (The Squirrels)
History of 15 Cavendish Avenue
Thomas Hamilton, 28, tobacconist, born Wantage
Margaret Ann, 27, born Kent
Tom, 4, born Maidstone
Gordon Leslie, 2, born Maidstone
(not named) son, 9 days, born Cambridge
Mary Phillips, servant, widow, 47, dressmaker, born Fulbourn
Elizabeth Childs, 37, monthly nurse, born Oakington
This census lists a house, ‘Lyndhurst’, which does not appear in 1911. Looking at the census return it seems likely that this is the same house as the later Wayside.
Alfred G Duke 27, Cattle dealer and farmer
Clara C, 27
Alfred, 70 days
Florence A Wright, sister-in-law, 23
Emily Reed, 20, general, servant
Mary Sharpe, widow, 66, nurse
Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 43, director of a museum Cambridge University, born Brighton
Florence Kate, 38, born Lewisham
Margaret Kate, 2, born Cambridge
Christopher Sydney, 10 months, born Cambridge
Alice Emma Smith, 22, general servant, born Oxon.
Theresa Mary Wirdnan, 20, nurse, born Oxon.
Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell (1867 – 1962) was director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1908-1937.
His son Christopher Cockerell (1910-1999) became an inventor and is best known for the invention of the hovercraft.
His wife, Florence Kate Kingsford (1872-1949), was an illuminator and designer, who, in 1916, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.