History of 65 Gwydir Street

See History of Gwydir Street and Buildings in Gwydir Street.

In the 1881 Census the house was occupied by
William DUNN, born around 1836 in Whittlesford, Cambs, with an occupation shown as a Waiter in an Inn;
his wife Elizabeth Mary (nee BADCOCK), born July 1856 in Caldecote, Cambs;
and family
William (Elizabeth was his stepmother), born April 1857 in Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, a cabinet maker
John (Elizabeth was his stepmother), born around 1863 in Cambridge, an, errand boy
Arthur R (Elizabeth was his stepmother), born early 1866 in Cambridge, a printer and compositor
George A (Elizabeth was his stepmother), born around 1867 in Cambridge
Elizabeth M, born March 1878 in Cambridge
Florence, born December 1879 in Cambridge
Rowland C F, January 1881 in Cambridge

Miss Sarah Fenton, shopkeeper, lived in 65 Gwydir St in 1892 (see Kelly's Directory).

Alfred W. Good, butcher, lived here in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory). He was also next door at number 67.

James Hogg, butcher, lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

From Capturing Cambridge:


CIP 5.2.1870
: A man named Haggar in the employ of the Great Eastern Railway Company was charged with stealing two savoy cabbages from the garden of Mr Dunn in Gwydir Street. Defendant admitted the fact and after a severe reprimand from the Chairman, he was fined 20s and costs, or 14 days hard labour.

William Dunn, head, 43, waiter, b Whittlesford
Elizabeth M, wife, 24, b Cambs
William, son, 23, cabinet maker, b Cherry Hinton
John, son, 17, errand boy, b Cambridge
Arthur R, son, 15, printer and compositor, b Cambridge
George A, son, 14, scholar, b Cambridge
Elizabeth M, daughter, 3, b Cambridge
Florence, daughter, 1, b Cambridge
Rowland C F, son, 10 wks, b Cambridge

Sarah Fenton, head, single, 50, general shop keeper, b Waterbeach
Jemima S Carr, lodger, widow, 74, living on own means, b London
Sarah moves to 67 Ainsworth Street.

Florence Herbert, 33, tailoress, b Worcester
Richard Ellis, lodger, 46, tailor, b Yorks, lost use of both legs
Olive Ellis, lodger, b Cambridge
Russell Ellis, 9, b Cambridge

CIP 26.10.1906 : Eleanor Hogg of 65 Gwydir Street was summoned for travelling without a ticket on GER. Fine 4s 7 1/2d and 10s costs.

James Adam Hogg [?Hoff], 44, labourer, b Suffolk
Helena, 43, b Manchester

James Hogg, butcher

George Payton

Albert Overhill

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