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History of 122 Gwydir Street

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Sidney Crawshaw, clerk, lived in 122 Gwydir St in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).


William John Wells, bootmaker, lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).



From Capturing Cambridge:

HISTORY OF 122 GWYDIR STREET

1881:
William P Grant, head, 58, bookseller out of business, b Cambridge
Emily, wife, 31, b Cambridge

1890:
CC&J 14.3.1890
11.3.1890 death of Eliza Barton, aged 89.

1891:
Emma Mellor, head, widow, 63, b Cambridge

1901:
Sidney Crawshaw, 26, railway clerk, b Herts
Elizabeth, 27, b Cambridge
Arthur, 2, b Cambridge
Leslie R, 1, b Cambridge
Harold G, 3 mos, b Cambridge

1904: Sidney Crawshaw, clerk

Cambridge Independent Press 21 October 1910
"Special Constables – Sworn in at Cambridge Police Court. At the Borough Police Court on Friday morning, before the Mayor (Mr. W.P. Spalding) and other magistrates, the following special constables were sworn: … William Wells, 122 Gwydir Street …

The Deputy Clerk: You will receive notice if your services are required.

The Mayor: I hope they never will be required."


1911:
William John Wells, 28, boot repairer, b Cambridge
Fanny, 30, b Lolworth
Leslie, 2, b Cambridge

1913:
William John Wells, bootmaker

1916:
CDN 10.6.1916
: To Join The VTC: William John Wells (34) of 122 Gwydir Street, a boot repairer applied for exemption on the grounds that he was engaged in Government work. He did all the work in connection with footware of the various military hospitals in Cambridge. The Mayor: Would you have enough time from your work to join the V.T.C.? Applicant said he would do his best although he worked till 8 or 9 o’clock at night. Exemption was granted conditional on his remaining in the same occupation and joining the V.T.C.

1939:
Richard C Tarbin, b 1900, loco fireman
Rosa M, b 1904

1962:
Mrs R Tarbin


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