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16 York Street

A Stoker & a House Painter


Arthur J Long, 36, painter, b. Cambridge

Maria Long, 40, b. Stretham, Cambridgeshire

Henry A J Long, 17, b. Cambridge

Emily M Long, 15, b. Cambridge

Hester A Long, 14, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Herbert K Long, 12, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Walter R Long, 9, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Florence H Long, 8, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Annie C Long, 5, Scholar, b. Haddenham, Cambridgeshire

Clara M Long,2, b. Cambridge

Arthur and the younger members of his family move to 14 York Street by the time of the 1891 Census.

Henry Long moves to number 18 York Street and can be found there on the 1891 and 1901 census records.


William Salisbury, head, stoker GER, 25, 1866, Chesterton
Anne Salisbury, laundress, 23, 1868, Chesterton


Frank Oakford, head, house painter, 28, 1873, Fakenham, Norfolk
Millicent E C Oakford, wife, 28, 1873, Comberton, Cambridgeshire


Head of household in 1911 is Alfred James Squires, a 31 year old cement labourer who was born in Cambridge.  He can be found living with his parents and siblings at 66 Sturton Street on the 1891 and 1901 census records.

Alfred married Ellen Bertha Livermore in 1901.  On this census she is 30 and working as a charwoman.  The couple have four daughters.  Ethel Louisa (9), Violet May (7), Elsie Maud (5) and Lillian Alice (2).

Alfred was killed during the First World War whilst serving with the 22nd Battalion of the Manchester Regiment.  His service record shows that another daughter, Eva Joyce, was born in 1915.  Alfred is buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, Civil Registration Marriage Index (1837-1915), British Army World War I Service Records (1914-1920), Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission,


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