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21 York Street

A Bricklayer & a Railway Shunter


George Cook, head, 29, 1852, plasterer, Cambridge
Sarah A. Cook, wife, 30, 1851, Cambridge
Horace H. Cook, son, 9, 1872, scholar, Cambridge
Alice E. Cook, daughter, 7, 1874, scholar, Cambridge
George T. Cook, son, 6, 1875, scholar, Cambridge
Ellen Cook, daughter, 4, 1877, scholar, London, Middlesex
Samuel J. Cook, son, 3, 1878, London, Middlesex


George Fairweather, head, Bricklayer, 31, 1860, Haverhill, Suffolk
Harriett Fairweather, 30, 1861, Haverhill, Suffolk
William Fairweather, scholar, 11, 1880, Haverhill, Suffolk
Annie Fairweather, scholar , 10, 1881, Haverhill, Suffolk
Jane Fairweather, scholar, 5, 1886, Haverhill, Suffolk
George Fairweather, scholar, 4, 1887, Chesterton,
Percy Fairweather, scholar, 3, 1888, B. Cambridge
Albert Fairweather, 2, 1889, B. Cambridge
Harry Fairweather, 8 months, 1890, B. Cambridge


Arthur Brown, head, railway shunter, 23, 1878, Cambridge
Alice Brown, wife, 23, 1878, Cambridge
Maud Brown, daughter, 4, 1897, Cambridge
Annie Brown, daughter, 2, 1899, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire


Herbert Jones, 31, labourer for the Borough Council, b. Cambridge

Maud Jones, 30, b. Cambridge

Herbert Jones, 10, b. Cambridge

Eleanor Jones, 5, b. Cambridge

Thomas Jones, 4, b. Cambridge

Ernest Jones, 2 months, b. Cambridge

Maud and Herbert have been married for ten years, they have had 5 children, one of whom has died.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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