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76 York Street

A Cordwainer / Bootmaker


Number 76 York Street isn’t on the 1881 Census.


Samuel Fairweather, head, Tinman, 27, 1864, Haverhill, Suffolk
Margaret Fairweather, 26, 1865, Long Melford, Suffolk
Samuel Fairweather, scholar, 7, 1884, Haverhill, Suffolk
Archibald Fairweather, scholar, 4, 1887, Haverhill, Suffolk
Kate Fairweather, 2, 1889, Haverhill, Suffolk


John W Thompson, head, 36, cordwainer / bootmaker, 1865, Cambridge – works from home
Mary Thompson, wife, 38, 1863, Ellington, Huntingdonshire


John William Thompson, 41, boot and shoe maker at Cambridgeshire County Asylum [now Fulbourn Hospital], b. Cambridge

Mary Thompson, 47, b. Ellington, Huntingdonshire

Amy Rhoda Thompson, 10, b. Cambridge

Conrad John Thompson, 7, b. Cambridge

Mary and John have been married for eleven years and have had two children.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census,,


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