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154 Sturton Street

History of 154 Sturton Street

This property isn’t on the 1881 Census or the Ordnance Survey 1888 Town Plan. However, the Cambridge Burgess Lists for 1880-1882 lists a James Odell registered at 154 Sturton Street.  James is a marine store dealer from Bedfordshire.

1883 – 1900

The Electoral Register shows Charles Kidman as the only resident between these dates.

Charles Kidman, 38, Builder, b. Linton, Cambs

Anne Kidman, 35, b. Haverhill, Essex

Charles Kidman, 14, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Elizabeth Kidman, 15, Scholar, b. Haverhill, Essex

Frederick Kidman, 11, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Annie Kidman, 8, Scholar, b. Cambridge

William Kidman, 6, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Rosa Kidman, 3, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Albert Kidman, 1, Scholar (enumerator a bit carried away!), b. Cambridge

Mary A Boutle, 15, Domestic Servant, b. Reach, Cambs

This property isn’t on the 1901 Census and the original building no longer exists.

Source – 1881, 1891, 1901 Census, Ordnance Survey 1888 Town Plan, Cambridgeshire, England, Electoral Registers, Burgess Rolls and Poll Books (1722-1966),



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