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20 Cavendish Avenue, Baroco/Rotherwick

History of 20 Cavendish Avenue

1901

unoccupied

1911

George Osborn 47,  Schoolmaster (assistant), The Leys, born Manchester

Nellie Beatrice 36, born Winslow, Bucks.

George Ronald 8

Helen Marjorie 5

Florence White, servant, 17, cook

Elsie Verney, servant, 16, nurse-housemaid


WWI – J D Atkinson worked as a searcher for missing wounded until 1918. This was probably the same role as the novelist E M Forster carried out – to interview the wounded in hospitals for information about fellow soldiers reported missing.

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