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9 York Terrace

The History of 9 York Terrace

This property was not on the Census between 1881 and 1911.  The Spaldings Directory for 1913 numbers it as 5a.

Spaldings Directory 1913: John Harvey, labourer
Spaldings Directory 1915: Mrs Ivy Linsay
Spaldings Directory 1919-20: F. Linsay, painter

1921 (5a)

Ivy May Linseay, 27, married, born in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, Home Duties
Caroline Larkins, 60, Ivy’s mother, widow, born in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire
The enumerator has written “Husband – F.C. Lindseay, inmate at Papworth Hall Tuberculosis Colony”

Ivy married Frederick C Linseay in 1916.  He was a Sergeant in the Cambridgeshire Regiment in World War 1.

Spaldings Directory 1922-23: Mrs. Ivy Linsay

Sources: 1881-1921 UK Census, Spaldings Directory (1913, 1915, 1919-20, 1922-23), England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005, Forces War Records,


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