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83 Sturton Street

A Painter and a Millers Labourer


James Kent, head, married, 31, slater, b. Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
Susan Kent, wife, married, 30, b. Dullingham, Cambridgeshire
Frederick W. Kent, son, 5, scholar, b. Cambridge
Frederick Wiles, head, married, 35, coachman, b. Bourn, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth Wiles, wife, married, 27, b. Bourn, Cambridgeshire


Charles Hewson, 39, Painter, b. Mildenhall, Suffolk

Rebecca Hewson, 38, b. Mildenhall, Suffolk

Ellen Hewson, 14, Mantle Apprentice, b. Mildenhall, Suffolk

Florence Hewson, 11, Scholar, b. Mildenhall, Suffolk

George H Hewson, 9, Scholar, b. Mildenhall, Suffolk

Beatrice D Hewson, 3, b. Cambridge

Gertrude A Hewson, 2 weeks old, b. Cambridge

Agnes Harris, 40, Widow, Domestic Nurse, b. Whitstable, Kent

The family moves to 34 Sturton Street by 1901.


Head of household in 1901 is William Boreham a 57 year old miller’s labourer who was born in Radwinter, Essex.  He is married to 51 year old Matilda (nee Morley), who is from Little Abington in Cambridgeshire. Three of their children are living with them.  Elizabeth is 24, Harry is 22 and a brewer’s labourer, William Arthur is 17 and a butcher.  Matilda’s 9 year old niece, Violet Morley, is staying with the family at the time of the census.

The family have moved here from number 72 Sturton Street.  The elder son, Fred, is living at number 95 with his wife Sarah.

Harry married Kate Selina Bailey in 1902.  Kate is the younger sister of Susan Bendall Bailey who married Harry’s older brother Frederick. On the 1911 census the couple are living at 93 Sturton Street.

William died in 1904 aged 61

William Arthur married Frances Maud Thorogood in 1909.  In 1911 the the couple are living at 85 Sturton Street with Matilda.


Samuel Pope, head, 34, married, bricklayer, b. Cambridge
Florence Pope, wife, 31, married, b. Cambridge
Doris Pope, daughter, 7, at school, b. Cambridge
Stella Pope, daughter, 5, at school, b. Cambridge
Married 8 years, 2 children

Sources – 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census, British Army World War I Service Records (1914-1920),


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