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17 York Street

A Grocer's Porter & a House Painter


William Loomis, head, 24, 1857, engine fireman on G.E.R., Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Mary A. Loomis, wife, 25, 1856, Limehouse, London, Middlesex
William Loomis, son, 1, 1880, Cambridge
Edwin W. Loomis, son, 7 months, Cambridge


John Whitby, head, grocer’s porter, 36, 1855, Sandon, Huntingdonshire
Ann Whitby, , 34, 1857, Chesterton, B. Cambridge
Ethel M Whitby, scholar, 11, 1880, B. Cambridge
Ernest J Whitby, scholar, 6, 1885, B. Cambridge
Harry E Whitby, 4, 1887, B. Cambridge
Frank W Whitby, 1, 1890, B. Cambridge
Nellie F A Picking, domestic servant, 15, 1876, Litlington,


Arthur Woodruff, head, house painter, 38, 1863, Cambridge
Emma Woodruff, wife, 32, 1869, Cambridge
Lily M Woodruff, daughter, 8, 1893, Cambridge
Mabel Woodruff, daughter, 6, 1895, Cambridge
William Woodruff, son, 5, 1896, Cambridge
Alfred Woodruff, son, 3, 1898, Cambridge
Gertrude Woodruff, daughter, 9 months, 1900, Cambridge


Arthur Woodroffe, 48, house painter, b. Cambridge Town

Emma Woodroffe, 42, b. Cambridge Town

Lily Woodroffe, 18, day servant, b. Cambridge Town

William Woodroffe, 15, tailor’s errand boy b. Cambridge Town

Gertrude Woodroffe, 11, b. Cambridge Town

Nellie Woodroffe, 5, b. Cambridge Town

Emma and Arthur have been married for nineteen years, they have had six children, one of whom has died.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911


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