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172 Sturton Street

History of 172 Sturton Street


Alfred Smee, 36, joiner, b. Cambridge

Mary Ann Smee, 44, b. Cambridge

Sidney Charles Smee, 10, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Lillian A Smee, 8, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Mabel M R Smee, 6, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Alfred P Smee, 4, Scholar, b. Cambridge

This family had moved to Brunswick Place by 1891. Alfred and Mary Ann are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.  Ther daughter Lillian Ann is also memorialised on their grave stone.


Charles Capp, 43, Brewers Man, b. Elveden, Suffolk

Sarah Flitton Capp, 42, b. Trumpington, Cambs

Charles N Capp, 18, Railway Porter, b. Cambridge

Hilda E Capp, 16, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Christopher Capp, 11, Scholar, b. Cambridge

This family has moved to the Brookfield Tavern by 1901.  Charles and Sarah are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.

1901 -1911

William and Alice Peddle have moved from 44 Ainsworth Street.  William is a Post Office mail messenger, he and Alice have two children, 11-year-old William and 6-year-old Arthur.

By the time of the 1911 Census, William is the Assistant Inspector of Boy Messengers at the Post Office and William junior has grown up into a Town Postman. William jun married and moved to 39 Herbert Street. He enlisted in the London Regiment in 1915 and was wounded in 1916. He died from a sarcoma related to his wound in 1919 and is buried in Histon Road Cemetery.

William and Alice are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.

Source – 1891, 1901 & 1911 Census, Mill Road Cemetery,



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