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13 Hooper Street

A boot maker, railway workers, dressmakers, a bottler and a chemist

13 Hooper Street, also called Leeds Cottage, is attached to 14 Hooper Street.


Frank E. Humphreys, 29, boot maker, b. Brighton, Sussex
Rachel Humphreys, 37, b. Wimbourne, Dorset
Bertie E. Humphreys, 8, scholar, b. Brighton, Sussex
Florence R. Humphreys, 1877 b. Chatham, Kent
Charles F. Humphreys, 2, b. Cambridge
Emily D. Humphreys, 3 months, Cambridge

By 1891 the Humphreys family had settled in Lewes, Sussex, where Frank ran a business selling boots and shoes.


Charles F Hines, 56, railway inspector, b. Bealings, Suffolk
Eliza Hines, 56, b. Bealings, Suffolk
Helena Hines, 25, tailoress, b. Cambridge
Ada R Hines, 23, dressmaker, b. Cambridge
Charles A Hines, 17, railway telegraph, b. Cambridge
Gladys Hines, granddaughter, 5, b. Cambridge


Frank Swann, 29, railway fireman, b. Cambridge
Kate Swann, 27, b. Harston
Louie Wisher, [step]daughter, 9, b. Cambridge
Minnie Wisher, [step]daughter, 6, b. Cambridge
Eleanor Swann, daughter, 3, b. Cambridge


James Kefford, 36, bottler of mineral water, b. Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
Alice Kefford, 36, b. Stow cum Quy, Cambridgeshire
Frederick John Kefford, 8, b. Cambridge
Ellen Gladys Kefford, 6, b. Cambridge


By 1939 the house was occupied by Reginald Gilbert and his wife Dorothy. Reginald was a laboratory assistant chemist. He and Dorothy were still listed on the electoral register for 13 Hooper Street in 1966.


UK census records (1841 to 1911), General Register Office birth, marriage and death indexes (1837 onwards), the 1939 England and Wales Register, and electoral registers.


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