History of 164 Gwydir Street

See History of Gwydir Street and Buildings in Gwydir Street.

In the 1901 Census the house was occupied by Peter Samuel STEVENSON, born September 1829 in Cambridge, a tailor

He had a live-in housekeeper, Mary Catterall, born in Millom, Cumberland. On the day of the Census, her daughter (a domestic house-maid, also born in Millom) was recorded as a visitor.

Alfred Jackson, printer, lived in 164 Gwydir St in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

He was still here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

In 1913, Mrs A.L.C.M. Jackson, teacher of the pianoforte, also lived there.

From Capturing Cambridge:


James Dickerson, head, 28, carpenter, b Cambridge
Martha, wife, 28, b Chester
George, son, 6, b Cambridge
Avery, daughter, 5, b Cambridge
Alva, daughter, 3, b Cambridge
Annie M, daughter, 2, b Cambridge
Charles, son, 3 mos, b Cambridge
Alice J Coppuck, visitor, 19, b Chester
Isaiah Childs, boarder, 28, railway porter, b Longstanton

Ellen R Petch, head, widow, 42, b Norfolk
Rose H, daughter, 14, dressmaker, b Cambridge
James Lofts, lodger, 24, tailor, b Sawston
Amelia Brocklehurst, lodger, 74, living on her own means, b Monmouth

Peter Samuel Stevenson, tailor
Mary Catterall, housekeeper, b Cumberland
Annie, visitor, 15, housemaid, b Cumberland

Alfred Jackson, 51, foreman printer, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Sarah, 52, b Essex
Alfred Gour Jackson, 24, Prudential Insurance Agent, b Cambridge
Algernon Horace, 17, tutor’s clerk, b Cambridge
FRank Arthur, 9, b Cambridge

Alfred Jackson, printer
Mrs Jackson ALCM piano teacher

Alfred Jackson, b 1860, letter press printer
Elizabeth R Docwra, b 1864, casual house worker

Mrs Thompson

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