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132 Sturton Street

The Family of a Painter

Robin Hood Cottages – these are being built at the time of the 1881 Census.


Robert J Hardy, 39, Painter, b. Cambridge

Louisa A Hardy, 38, b. Sawston, Cambs

Arthur C Hardy, 9, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Cecil A Hardy, 6, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Ada Hardy, 3, Scholar, b. Cambridge


Robert John Hardy, 49, painter, b. Cambridge

Louise Annie Hardy, 48, b. Sawston

Cecil A Hardy, 16, butcher’s assistant, b. Cambridge

Ada Hardy, 13, b. Cambridge

Florence Cornella Hardy, 5, b. Cambridge – Florence died in 1903, aged just seven.  She is buried in Mill Road Cemetery.


Robert John Hardy, head, 62, married, painter and glazier, b. Cambridge
Louise Annie Hardy, wife, 58, married, b. Sawston, Cambridgeshire
Arthur Charles Hardy, son, 28, porter in joiner [?] shop, b. Cambridge
Ada Hardy, daughter, 23, book sewer, bookbinding, b. Cambridge
Married 29 years, 4 children of which 1 died

Robert and Louisa are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.

Source – 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, Mill Road Cemetery,


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