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114 Sturton Street

The Cranfield Family

1881 – 1901

Head of household in 1881 is William Cranfield, a 35 year old draper’s porter, born in Colchester, Essex.  He is married to Catherine (nee Wilson), 47 years old and  born in Foxton, Cambridgeshire.

The couple live there together until William’s death in 1894, aged 48.

In 1901 the 69 year old Catherine is living here with Sarah Earl.  Sarah is 73 and described as a boarder.  More information about Sarah on the Mill Road Cemetery website.  Sarah was buried there in 1905.

Catherine died in October 1907.


Harry Wiseman Harvey, head, 46, married, furniture porter for cabinet works, b. Cambridge
Catherine Mary Harvey, wife, 39, 19, b. Cambridge
Maud Harvey, daughter, 19, general servant domestic, b. Cambridge
Emily Adelaide Harvey, daughter, 17, general servant domestic, b. Cambridge
Drusilla Frances Harvey, daughter, 14, general servant domestic, b. Cambridge
Catherine Mary Harvey, daughter, 2, b. Cambridge
George Harvey, son, 6, school, b. Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire
Frank Harvey, son, 4, not attending school, b. Peterborough
Married 19 years, 9 children of which 3 died

“PIANO, in walnut case, iron frame, check action, fine tone, £12, worth double. – 114 Sturton Street.” Cambridge Daily News 22 November 1912.  The following month: “PIANO, fine tone, full compass, check action, ivory keys; sacrifice £10 – 114 Sturton Street”  Cambridge Daily News 17 December 1912

PTE. G. F. GOODLIFFE – Mrs. G. F. Goodliffe of 114 Sturton Street has received official notification of the death of her husband, Pte. George Frederick Goodliffe, Worcester Regiment, who was reported mssing since August 27th 1917.  Mr Goodliffe, who was 29 years of age, was in business as a grocer at 112 Sturton Street before joining up. He joined the Cambs. Regiment in January 1917, and was transferred to the Worcesters in June of that year, and went to France durectly afterwards, and was killed in the fighting around Ypres on or about August 27th.  Cambridge Daily News 5th July 1918

Source – 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, Civil Registration Marriage Index (1837-1915), Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge Daily News (22 November 1912), (17 December 1912) (05 July 1918),


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