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75 Kingston Street

A Railway Fireman & a Railway Porter


Cambridge-born couple Charles and Emma Shedd live here in 1881.  Charles is 40 and works as a railway fireman.  Emma is 34 years old.  They have a lodger, Albert Curtis, who works as an engine driver.


In 1891, 75 Kingston Street is home to Louisa Samworth, a 34 year old hailing from London. She is married to Carter Samworth, a 34 year old Railway porter. They have two daughters, 7 year old Dora and 4 year old Lilian.


By 1901, 75 Kingston Street is now home to Lizzie Dowe, a 28 year old from Trumpington, married to 23 year old Arthur Dowe, a Chemist’s Porter.


By 1911, Lizzie and Arthur have had a daughter, 3 year old Ida Rebecca Dowe, They have also taken on a boarder, in the form of Samuel Wade, a 27 year old Police Constable from London.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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