18 Catharine Street
History of 18 Catharine Street
Celia Ann Ranner
[George and Celia married in 1879 and lived in 1881 at 46 Mill Road]
George Ranner, 55, railway good guard, b Borough Green
Celia Anne, 58, b Brinkley
Sidney Charles, 30, college clerk, b Cambridge
Kate Ethel, 27, b Cambridge
Henry John, 21, assistant furniture trade, b Cambridge
Frank, 19, clerk at University Registry, b Cambridge
Jane Plumb,16, b Cambridge
George William, 12, b Cambridge
Henry John Ranner worked at Eaden Lilley’s and joined up with the Cambridgeshire Regiment in 1916. In November 1917 he was taken prisoner at the Battle of Cambrai and imprisoned until the end of the war.
See Mill Road Cemetery entry for detailed transcription of newspaper account of his captivity.
In 1939 Henry, George and Jane were living at 185 Cherry Hinton Road.