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43 Kingston Street

A Railway Clerk & a Coal Agent


James A Roberts,  a 40 year old railway clerk who was born in the Lanes, Manchester, lives here with his 16 year old daughter Charlotte and 7 year old daughter Sarah.  James is a widower and Charlotte is keeping house for her father.  Charlotte was born in London and Sarah in Woodstow, Huntingdonshire.


In 1891, 43 Kingston Street was home to Sarah Swann, a 71 year old Widow from Essex, living ‘on her own means.’


In 1901, 43 Kingston Street is home to the Tozer family. Alice Tozer, aged 35, is married to Jack Tozer, a 37 year old Coal Agent from Bury St Edmunds. They have four children: Ethel, aged 12; ‘A.R.’, aged 10; Alan, aged 7; and Edward, aged 4.


In 1891, 43 Kingston Street is home to Priscilla Smith, a 30 year old from Hitchin. She is married to William Smith, a 25 year old coach motor painter from Faversham in Kent; and they have a newborn son, also called William, who was born in Redhill, Surrey, and so they have moved here very recently.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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