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97 York Street

A Coal Deliverer

Rose Terrace


This property doesn’t appear on the 1881 census.

1891 – 1901

Elliot and Rebecca Neeves live at 97 York Street between 1891 and 1901.  The couple are both 38 in 1891.  Elliot is a coal carter from Barton and Rebecca was born in Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. They have moved to Cambridge from Haslingfield where Elliot was a shepherd.

By 1911 Elliot and Rebecca have moved to 2 York Terrace.


The family have  moved here from 23 Ainsworth Street.

Agnes Howlett, 48, charwoman, b. Little Shelford

Ernest Howlett, 24, general labourer, b. Cambridge

Arthur Howlett, 22, general labourer, b. Cambridge

Lewis Howlett, 19, general labourer, b. Cambridge

Charlie Howlett, 15, general labourer, b. Cambridge

Annie Howlett, 11, school, b. Cambridge

Eva Howlett, 7, school, b. Cambridge

Agnes has been entered on the 1911 Census as head and married, not widowed.  Her husband might have been elsewhere on the night of the census.  She recorded that she has been married for 27 years and has had eight children, all of whom are still alive.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901 UK Census


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