History of 39 Gwydir Street

See History of Gwydir Street and Buildings in Gwydir Street.

Bernard Webb, stationer, lived in 39 Gwydir St in 1883 (see Kelly's Directory), and then moved, to live at number 38 in 1892.

Frederick Denston, carpenter, lived here in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

William Hornsby, taxi-cab driver, lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

From Capturing Cambridge:


1881: shoe shop
William Smee, head, 43, bootmaker, b Essex
Sarah A, wife, 42, b Cambridge
Herbert, son, 21, bootmaker, b Cambridge
Edmund, son, 19, bootmaker, b Cambridge
James, son, 18, baker, b Cambridge
William, son, 16, errand boy, b Cambridge
George, son, 14, baker’s boy, b Cambridge
Arthur, son, 12, scholar, b Cambridge
Isaac, son, 10, scholar, b Cambridge
Henry, son, 8, scholar, b Cambridge
Albert, son, 6, scholar, b Cambridge
Sarah, daughter, 4, scholar, b Cambridge
Ellen, daughter, 3, scholar, b Cambridge
Ernest, son, 2, b Cambridge
Elizabeth, daughter, 11 mos, b Cambridge

The family moves to 65 Ainsworth Street, where they lived until 1907.

Rueben Rooks, head, 44, coachman, b Lawshall [?]
Cecilia, wife, 42, b Shudy Camps
Harry, son, 13, errand boy, b Shrimpling
Herbert, son, 9, scholar, b Shrimpling
Charles, son, 6, scholar, b Shrimpling
Walter, son, 4, scholar, b Herringswell

Frederick Denston, 48, carpenter, b Little Downham
Amelia, 50, b Cambridge
Frederick, 19, seedsman, b Little Downham
Marina, 19, b Cambridge
Bernard, 14, b Cambridge
Arthur, 12, b Cambridge
Louisa, 7, b Cambridge

Frederick Barrett, 28, railway engine fitter, b Cambridge
Annie, 31, b Herts

William Hornsby, taxi cab driver

Harry Thomas Linsey

Trevor Johnson

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