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120 Argyle Street

History of 120 Argyle Street

1901 Census: Empty

1908 birth records

Gwendoline Maud Hudson’s birth registered at 20 Argyle Street

1911 Census

William Hudson – Railway fireman

Alice M. Hudson – wife

Gwendoline Hudson – daughter

William Hudson had come to Cambridge to work on the Great Eastern Railway. His brother David followed and lived at 79 Argyle Street. 

William’s son Arthur then rented and later bought number 79 as well.

1921 Census

William Hudson – Engine driver, Great Eastern Railway

Alice M. Hudson

Gwendoline Maud Hudson – born 1908

Arthur P.D. Hudson – born 1915

Deeds – 1929

William Hudson purchased the property from Charles Stebbing.

1939 Register

William Hudson – born 7/4/1882 in Bluntisham – LNER engine driver

Alice Mary Hudson – born 3/1/1897 in Cambridge

Arthur P.D. Hudson – born 22/5/15 – Carpenter and joiner – ARP demolition

Mabel B. Marshall (later Richardson) – born 13/5/1889 – Children’s nurse – Alice’s sister


Alice Mary Hudson died.


William remarried in 1955 to Amelia Holliday

1960 Kelly’s Directory

William Hudson


William Hudson died.

1965 Kelly’s Directory

Mrs. W. Hudson

Property has been sold a number of times since Amelia Hudson’s death in 1966, including in 1988, 1997, 2011 and 2017.


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