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17 Cavendish Avenue, Hanley House (Villa)

History of 17 Cavendish Avenue


Frederick William Thomas Oldham 34, umbrella maker, born Kilburn

Agnes Louisa 34 born Cambridge

Ida Louise 9 born St Johns Cambridge

Percy William 8 born St Johns Cambridge

Kathleen Mary 6 born St Johns Cambridge

Agnes May 4 born St Johns Cambridge

Fredrick Edward 1 born St Johns Cambridge

Ashley Frank 4 months born St Johns Cambridge

Elizabeth Norman, domestic servant, 16, born Needingworth

In 1908 F W T Oldham was Church Warden at St John’s. In 1900 he had married Edward Baldock‘s daughter.

WWI – Mr William Thompson was convicted of not shading or reducing the lights or screening the window of a room on the ground floor and was fine 5s.


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