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102 York Street

A Saddle Harness Dealer & a Hawker


Number 102 is not on the 1881 Census.


Number 102 is not on the 1891 Census.


James Poole, head, 33, saddle harness dealer, 1868, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Emma Poole, wife, 36, 1865, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire
Mather (sic) Poole, daughter, 2, 1899, Cambridge
Samuel Poole, son, 5 months, 1901, Cambridge


Samuel Cornwell, 41, general hawker, b. Bottisham Lode

Sarah Jane Cornwell, 37, b. Swansea, Wales

William Cornwell, 18, hawker, b. Cambridge

Harvey Cornwell, 15, b. Cambridge

Violet Cornwell, 16, b. Cambridge

Lily Cornwell, 12, b. Cambridge

Rose Cornwell, 8, b. Cambridge

May Cornwell, 3, b. Cambridge

Sarah and Samuel have been married for 21 years and have had eight children, two of whom have died.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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