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History of 109 Gwydir Street

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J. Sanderson lived in 109 Gwydir St in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

David Sanderson sweep lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

Presumably they were related.



From Capturing Cambridge:

HISTORY OF 109 GWYDIR STREET

1871: unnumbered
George Harvey, 28, carpenter and joiner, b Norfolk
Harriet, 27, b Norfolk

1881:
John Holder, head, 39, railway servant, b Cambridge
Sophia, wife, 37, b Cambridge
Edward W, son, 13, railway servant, b Cambridge
Charles J, son, 11, scholar, b Cambridge
Florence M, son, 10, scholar, b Cambridge
Harrison, son, 6, scholar, b Cambridge
John, son, 5, scholar, b Cambridge
Agnes, daughter, 3, scholar, b Cambridge
Thomas, son, 10m, b Cambridge

1891:
Alfred J Hunt, head, 39, gardener, b Hinxton
Jane, wife, 40, b Suffolk
Edgar G, son, 13, employed at Pitt Press, b Hinxton
Alfred J, son, 12, scholar, b Hinxton
Jessie M, daughter, 1, scholar, b Cambridge

CIP 12.9.1891
: THROWING STONES. Thomas Doncaster, 13, of Adam and Eve-row, John Baker, 15, of Catherine street, Harry Mudge, 14, of Cherryhinton-road, errand boy, Thomas Garner, 14, of Cavendish-road, William Stretch, 13, of Cold ham lane, Alfred Currie, 13, of Hooperstreet, Herbert German. l4, of Great Eastern street, Horace Gates, 13, of Coronation-street, Edgar Hunt, 14, Gwydir-street, Albert Allgood, 14, of Cavendish-road, and Morris Gladwell, 14, of Charles-street, were summoned for throwing stones, on Laundress Green, Monday, the 31st of August last.—Mr. A. J. Lyon appeared for the defendants and denied the offence, contending that Laundress Green was a common and not a street, and therefore no offence had been committed. —The Town Clerk, who prosecuted, then called Defective Clark, who said from complaints made about stone-throwing he saw all the boys. When taking their names he told them he thought they would be summoned for throwing stones, as there had been many complaints. They admitted throwing the stones, but most of them said they had only thrown them into the river to shoot over the surface of the water —Frederick Murrell, of Great Eastern-street, said he was on the Green about 1.20. when he saw Doncaster, Baker, German, Currie, Hunt, Stretch, and Mudge. He saw them throwing stones, most of which went into the water. Some, however, went into Mr. Darwin’s garden, and he saw that some of the windows were broken.—Harry Lanham, another boy, corroborated.—John Unwin, gardener to Mr. Darwin, said he was coming over the Green on the day in question, and saw about thirty boys, many of whom were throwing stones. Some of Mr. Darwin’s windows were broken. —Mr. Lyon contended that the place in question was not a street in the meaning of the Act but the Town Clerk thought that any thoroughfare used by the public was a street within the meaning of the Act.—The Bench ruled that the Green was public road, and ordered the defendants to pay 5s. each, including costs.


1901:
Elizabeth J Ellis, 40, husband cook on S Ship, b Cambridge
Lilian F, 8, b Suffolk
Nora M, 7, b Cambridge
Ethel U, 5, b Cambridge
Caroline Frost, sister, 39, b Cambridge

1907:
CIP 1.11.1907
: Police Officer Disturbed: David Sanderson aged 27 chimney sweep of 109 Gwydir Street was charged with using obscene language in Covent Garden. He had been fighting with his brother in law after drinking. He was fined 5s.

1911:
David Sanderson, 31, chimney sweep, b West Wratting
Hannah, 30, b Burwell
John, 6, b Cambridge
George, 4, b Cambridge
Leonard, 2, b Cambridge

1913:
David Sanderson, sweep

CWN 8.4.1982
: A sweep called Sanderson kept an enormous parrot which used to swear for five minutes on a Sunday without using the same.

1962: vacant

1970:
Alfred Butler


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