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History of 89 Gwydir Street

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Walter Hardy, painter, writer and grainer, lived in 89 Gwydir St in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

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



From Capturing Cambridge:

HISTORY OF 89 GWYDIR STREET

1881:
William Falstead, head, 55, general labourer, b Norfolk
Hannah, wife, 49, b Norfolk
Robert, son, 15, carter, b Cambridge
Barbara, daughter, 12, scholar, b Cambridge
Mark H, son, 8, scholar, b Cambridge
George Beard, boarder, 16, carter, b Barton

1891:
Thomas Tingey, head, 50, general labourer, b Cambridge
Mary, wife, 50, laundress, b Cambridge
Ellen, daughter, 23, laundress, b Cambridge
Emily, daughter, 20, laundress, b Cambridge
Ada, daughter, 17, laundress, b Cambridge
Willie, son, 13, errand boy, b Cambridge

1901:
Walter Hardy, decorators foreman
Minnie
Ernest, 19, painter, b Cambridge
Ethel, 15, b Cambridge
Gerty, 11, b Cambridge
Harry
Lily
Horace
Rose
Herbert
Bertram

1906:
CIP 5.10.1906
: INEFFICIENT. Ernest William Hardy, a painter, of 89 Gwydir Street, summoned for not being efficient under the Volunteer Regulations and failing to earn the Government Grant of 35s for the year ending October 31st, 1905. Witness was Segeant Major Calvesbert of the 3rd (Cambs) V.B. Suffolk Regiment. He was ordered to pay plus costs.

1907:
CIP 19.7.1907
: Smashed his father’s windows: Walter Robert Hardy, 29, bricklayer, charged with breaking his father’s windows to the extent of 3s. He had come home worse for drink. He pleaded guilty and expressed contrition. He was fine 10s including the damage and costs.

CIP 11.10.1907
: Young Lads in Trouble. Various teenage boys including Harry Hardy aged 16 of 89 Gwydir Street were summoned for committing a disorderly act in Ainsworth Street. PC Dilley saw boys playing leap-frog and shouting in the street. Mrs Catherine Flood asked the boys to go away as her husband could not sleep but they made a "laughing stock" of her. Boys were convicted and discharged.

1911:
Walter Hardy, 56, decorator, b Cambridge
Minnie, 52, b Whittlesford
Harry, 20, painter, b Cambridge
Lily, 18, book folder, b Cambridge
Horace, 18, book binder, b Cambridge
Herbert, 15, butcher’s assistant, b Cambridge
Bertram, 13, b Cambridge

1913:
Walter Hardy, painter writer and grainer

1962:
Reginald A Nightingale

1970:
Charles Edward Cooper


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