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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. In 1901 they were living at 18 Blinco Grove.

In 1913 the Oldham family moved to 12 Arbury Road.

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 fined 5s.


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