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36 York Terrace

History of 36 York Terrace

This property was number 18 on the 1881, 1891 and 1901 Census records.

1881 (18)

George Lewis, 39, coal porter, b. Grantchester

Mahala Lewis, 35, b. Cambridge St Giles

George H Lewis, 14, assistant in general shop, b. Barton

Mahala Lewis, 10, scholar, b. Barton

Percy Lewis, 9, scholar, b. Barton

Owen Lewis, 7, scholar, b. Barton

Edith Lewis, 3, scholar, b. Barton

Allison Lewis,1, b. Barton

By 1891 the family has moved to 7 York Terrace (14 in modern numbering). The younger Mahala married Robert Henry Miller from 62 Sturton Street in 1897.

1891 (18)

William B Walker, 41, carpenter and wheelwright, b. Coton

Emma Walker, 38, b. Linton

Elizabeth Walker, 11, not recorded as “scholar”, although they should be attending school. b.Cambridge

Albert A Walker, 7, not recorded as “scholar”, although they should be attending school. b.Cambridge

Lydia J Walker, 2, b.Cambridge


This property is not on the 1901 Census.


Frederick Horton Carter, 37, born in Chesterton, plumber – gas and hot water fitter
Ada Carter, 35, born in the parish of St. Andrew the Less
Sidney Charles Carter, 9, born in the parish of St. Matthew, school child
Frederick Basil Carter, 3, born in the parish of St. Matthew

Frederick and Ada have been married for twelve years and have two children

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, England & Wales Marriages (1837-2005),


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