56 Sturton Street
A Wood Measure Maker and an Insurance Agent
1881 – 1891
Head of household in 1881 is James Fuller, a 56 year old measure maker. He was born in St. Faiths, Norfolk. He is married to 48 year old Eliza, from Eye in Suffolk. The couples 15 year old son, Henry William is living with them. He is a coal merchants clerk and was born in Cambridge.
On the 1891 census James gives his age as 61 and his occupation as wood measure maker. ‘Weigh’ is written down in the record, to clarify James is making scales.
James Swain, 52, insurance agent, b. London
Harriett E Swain, 47, b. Luton
Thomas W Swain, 26, railway fireman, b. Derbyshire
Charles W Swain, 19, railway fireman, b. Linton
Christina Swain, 13, b. Braintree
Arthur G Swain, 11, b. Royston
Cyril Swain, 8, b. Stevenage
Grace E Swain, 5, b. Cambridge
James Wright, 76, Visitor, retired draper, b. Milton Bryan, Beds
Emma Wright, 76, Visitor, b. Leighton, Beds
This property does not appear on the 1911 Census.
1919 – Ann Maria Harding died here in 1919. She was buried in Mill Road Cemetery on the 23rd July 1919. Ann lived at 42 Sturton Street in 1911, she was a Grocer.
Sources – 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridgeshire Burials,