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20 Hooper Street

Railway workers, a fishmonger, a cook and a milkman

20 Hooper Street is in Leeds Terrace, which was built in the 1870s.

1881 census

George Butler, 33, railway servant, b. Cambridge
Eliza Butler, 32, b. Haverhill, Suffolk
Alice Butler, 9, scholar, b. Cambridgeshire
George Butler, 5, scholar, b. Cambridgeshire
Walter Butler, 3, b. Cambridgeshire
Albert Butler, 2, b. Cambridgeshire

1891 census

William Cowell, 31, railway engine fireman, b. Cambridge
Christiannia Cowell, 28, b. Lynn
Edith Cowell, 4, scholar, b. Cambridge
William Cowell, 1, b. Cambridge
Fanney Nelton, niece, 19, domestic cook, b. Swaffham, Norfolk

1901 census

William Ludman, 28, fishmonger’s assistant, b. Cambridge
Sarah Ludman, 31, b. Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire
William George Ludman, 4, b. Cambridge
Alan Smith, boarder, 18, cellar man, b. Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

1911 census

Harry Morley, 28, milk carrier for dairy works, b. Cambridge
Nellie Morley, 28, b. Cambridge

Nellie Morley outlived her husband and was still living in the house in 1966.

Sources

UK census records (1841 to 1911), General Register Office birth, marriage and death indexes (1837 onwards), the 1939 England and Wales Register, and electoral registers.

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