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78 York Street

A Bricklayer & His Family

Selina Cottage


Number 78 York Street isn’t on the 1881 Census.


Alfred Gilbert, head, [illegible porter?] bacon roller, 24, 1867, B. Cambridge
Elizabeth Gilbert, dressmaker, 21, 1870, Beccles, Suffolk
George Gilbert, brother, milk boy, 15, 1876, B. Cambridge


Samuel Fairweather, head, 37, bricklayer, 1864, Haverhill, Suffolk
Margaret Fairweather, wife, 36, 1865, Long Melford, Suffolk
Samuel Fairweather, son, 17, 1884, Haverhill, Suffolk
Archie Fairweather, son, 14, 1887, Haverhill, Suffolk
Kate Fairweather, daughter, 12, 1889, Haverhill, Suffolk
Bettie Fairweather, son, 8, 1893, Cambridge
Grace Fairweather, daughter, 5, 1896, Cambridge
Ethel Fairweather, daughter, 3, 1898, Cambridge
Annie Fairweather, daughter, 6 months, 1900, Cambridge


Samuel Fairweather, 47, bricklayer, b. Haverhill, Suffolk

Margaret Minnie Fairweather, 46, b. Long Melford, Suffolk

Archibald Fairweather, 24, college kitchen porter, b. Haverhill, Suffolk

Margaret Kate Fairweather, 22, dress maker, b. Haverhill, Suffolk

Bertram Owen Fairweather, 18, newspaper errand boy, b. Cambridge

Grace May Fairweather, 15, domestic servant, b. Cambridge

Ethel Lillie Fairweather, 13, b. Cambridge

Annie Dorothy Fairweather, 10, b. Cambridge

Doris Maggie Fairweather, 5, b. Cambridge

Margaret and Samuel have been married for 25 years and have had seven children.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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