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12 York Street

The Family of a Builder's Labourer


Number 12 is uninhabited in 1881.


Luther J Wilderspin, head, assistant fitter, 34, 1857, B. Cambridge
Flora A Wilderspin, 32, 1859, Barnet
Bertram Chas Wilderspin, scholar, 9, 1882, B. Cambridge
Lilley M Wilderspin, scholar, 7, 1884, B. Cambridge
Harry A Wilderspin, scholar, 5, 1886, B. Cambridge
Daisy F Wilderspin, , 2, 1889, B. Cambridge


William Topper, head, builder’s labourer, 58, 1843, Somersham, Cambridgeshire
Hannah Topper, wife, 58, 1843, Girton, Cambridgeshire
Florence N Topper, daughter, 13, 1888, Cambridge
Frederick K Topper, grandson, 9, 1892, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire


William Topper, 30, stone mason, b. Impington

Alice Topper, 31, b. Cambridge

(Alice Topper b. Rugby – William accidently started entering another daughter, is this the child who died?)

William Topper, 6, b. Thurston

Violet Topper, 5, b. Cambridge

Lilian Topper, 2, b. Cambridge

Alice and William have been married for eight years and have had four chilkdren, one of whom has died.


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