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11 York Terrace

The History of 11 York Terrace

This property was not on the Census between 1881 and 1911.  The Spaldings Directory for 1913 numbers it as 6a.

Spaldings Directory 1913: Harry Boreham, brewer’s labourer
Spaldings Directory 1915: Harry Boreham, brewer’s labourer
Harry’s Short Service Attestation papers for WW1 show that he started service with an Agricultural Company and then transferred to the Norfolk Regiment.  He gives his occupation as brewer’s drayman.
Spaldings Directory 1919-20: Harry Boreham, brewer’s labourer


Harry Boreham, 42, born in Cambridge, labourer for the Great Eastern Railway – currently out of work
Kate Selina Boreham, 40, born in Fen Ditton,
Lilian Boreham, 17, born in Cambridge, knitting factory hand for A.R.C. Knitting Company on Abbey Walk
Helena Matilda Boreham, 16, born in Cambridge, fruiterer’s assistant for Albert Palmer Fruiterer of Victoria Road, Chesterton
Fred James Harvey Boreham, 11, born in Cambridge,
Shafe Ahmed, 25, boarder, born in Rawal Pindi, Punjab, India, in whole time education ‘studentship’, Fitzwilliam Hall
Efzal Ahmed, 18, boarder, born in Rawal Pindi, Punjab, India, in whole time education ‘studentship’,

Harry and his family can be found living at 93 Sturton Street on the 1911 Census.

Spaldings Directory 1922-23: Harry Boreham, brewer’s labourer
Spaldings Directory 1924-25: Harry Boreham, labourer

On the 1939 Register Harry and Kate are living at the King William IV pub on Newmarket Road.  Harry is now a Publican and College Servant.

Sources: 1881-1921 UK Census, Spaldings Directory (1913, 1915, 1919-20, 1922-23, 1924-25), Closed Pubs, 1939 Register, Short Service Attestation Papers (WW1),


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