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239 Ross Street

History of 239 Ross Street

1939:

James W Challis, b 1889, coach painter

Ellen, b 1889

Dorothy, b 1919, tapestry work

Arthur, b 1922, apprentice motor mechanic

Jack W, b 1923, apprentice motor mechanic

Richard, b 1930

Daphne, 1921

The oldest son, Victor S Challis, b 1920, was not at home at the time of the census. In 2015 he recounted his memories of his parents and growing up in Cambridge.

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