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4 York Terrace

The History of 4 York Terrace

In 1881, 1891 & 1901 this property was number 2 York Terrace.

1881 (2)

First Household

Harry Bull, 26,  Railway Fireman, born in Cambridge

Jane Bull, 20, born in Cambridge

Second Household

Charles Capp, 32, Brewer’s Drayman, born in Suffolk

Sarah Capp, 31, born in Cambridge

William C. Capp, 10, Scholar, born in Cambridge

Charles R. Capp, 8, Scholar, born in Cambridge

Hilda E. Capp, 6, Scholar, born in Cambridge

Christopher Capp, 1,  born in Cambridge

1891 (2)

William Arthur Thompson, 24, college servant, b. Houghton, Huntingdonshire

Mary Ann Thompson (nee Knightley), 23, b. Clavering, Essex

Margaret M Thompson, 2, b. Cambridge

Matilda M Thompson, 1, b. Cambridge

Before her marriage, Mary was living at 57 Sturton Street with her parents and siblings. The family is still living there in 1891.

1901 (2)

Harry Crocker, 25, bus driver, b. Lambeth

Beatrice Crocker, 21, b. Clapham

Evelyn Jones, 7 months old, visitor, b. Brixton

Sources: 1871, 1881, 1891 UK Census, England & Wales Marriages (1538-1988),


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