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54 Sturton Street

Post Office Employees


Benjamin Bull, a 56-year-old carpenter from Suffolk is living here with his wife Harriet (nee Juby), who was born in Bury St Edmunds.  Benjamin and Harriet married in Bury St. Edmunds in 1864.  They have two children, Agnes, 16, who is working as a pupil teacher and Benjamin, aged 8, a school child.

Benjamin’s brother, Michael Hutcheson Bull, lived at 117 Sturton Street and 115 Sturton Street.

Benjamin died in 1890 and is buried in Mill Road Cemetery, but Harriet died in Accrington in 1909 and is buried there.


William J Powell, 46, Telegraph Clerk, b. Battersea, London

Sarah Powell, 52, b. Aldgate, London

Elizabeth H Powell, 18, Dressmaker, b. Stratford

Sarah A Powell, 18, Typewriter, b. Stratford

William E Powell, 12, Scholar, b. Bermondsey


Albert Souter, 29, Post Office employee, b. Cambridge

Mary A Souter, 27, b. Isleham

Stanley H R E Souter, 6 months, b. Cambridge

Frederick G Cower, 17, boarder, Post Office employee


Florence Brayshaw, occupier, 33, single, maternity nurse, District Nursing Association, b. York
Kathleen Wallis, joint occupier, 28, single, railway mission worker, Railway Mission, b. Forest Gate [?]

Sources – 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005, Mill Road Cemetery, National Burial Index For England & Wales,


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