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red mail Francis Summers
Looking for information about my relative, Francis Summers, son of Frank Summers and Rosemary Roughton, who died (presumably in Cambridge) in 1978.
red mail Betty HAYWOOD 1918
Looking for any relation of or information on Betty HAYWOOD 1918 who was married to Donald Johnson in the 1930s as I have so little information in my tree. Jay
Betson and Elsden
Looking for a marriage or banns for marriage of Sarah Jane Betson and William Elsden which likely took place in Cambridge in 1866 or 1867. So far all the usual records reveal no details. They are also missing from 1871 census, they have a son, William Robert Thomas Elsden born 1867 by that time. Thanks, Bob on Vancouver Island.
red mail G Langley-Smith
Can anybody help with information of this pre-FWW Cambridge City footballer.
red mail Ernest Morgan
I am researching Ernest A. Morgan and found one listed in registration district of Cambridge, Volume 3b, page 649. The age is off by several years but this is not uncommon. There is not enough information given for me to order a death certificate and then find it is not the Ernest I am looking for. He served with Canadian Forces in WW1 and I believe he returned to England after being discharge in Canada in 1918. Does anybody know if there is a location where I can get a bit more info before ordering the death certificate please?
My ggrandfather john robert LEVER was born in Cambridge in1839.His parents were Robert Lever born 1803 and Mary Elizabeth(Francis) they were married at St Andrews.My ggrandfather went to NZ in the 1800's and married Jane Fanny (Waldrom) in 1867.I would love any info on the Waldrom and the Lever family.If there are photo's ect it would be extra special.
red mail Hazelwood, Charles (Chuck)
US serviceman based at the military base at Milton near Cambridge, Cambridgeshire at least 1942 - 43. Any information about him or the units based there would be useful, thank you.
red mail James Holgate Police Constable
Trying to find information about James Holgate Police Constable in Cambridge around 1883 to 1886 period who was shot whilst on duty. Wife Charlotte or Rose Holgate
red mail William Jenkins b 1865 and Lottie Carr b 1869family
I am looking for the family of my Grandparents, William Jenkins born in 1865 in Cambridge and his wife Flora Charlotte "Lottie" Carr born in 1869 in Norwich, Norfolk. My father, their son, Donald Frederick born in Cambridge in 1899 emigrated to Canada and we have never known our family in England. We'd love to reconnect.
red mail william melton and sarah durrant
Hi Any info on william and sarah appreciated please .Sarah was my grandfathers 6xG Grandmother.I am interested in tracing any lines connected . regards Glenda
red mail Parker. Verny.Lotes
Reseaching verny. Lotes.and Aldridge. Rushall. Staffordshire. Also living in sunderland
red mail Reeds of Market Street, Cambridge
Looking for information on Charles Thomas Cambridge Reed, who with his father ran an watch/clock shop in Market Street, Cambridge. He may have had a connection with Thwaites and Reed of London.
red mail Leavens
I an trying to find info on my husbands Family Harry S Leavens B. 1882 who was brought up in York Terrace . He married Alive M Prevett nee Barnes from Norfolk.She was previously married to Claude Prevett. Alice and Harry had three children May, Mabel Grace and Stanley Claude who were brought up in a childrens home. Cannot find any records of the marriage or the Childrens Foster Home
red mail Unicorn Public House
Hi, I am looking for information on the Unicorn public house (Inn as it was first called)on Cherry Hinton, High Street, Cambridge. I think it was first built circa 1840's; no sign of it in the 1841 Census. I would if possible like old photo's, memories, anything that would enable me to build a picture so to speak? so far I only seem to be able to find newish Photo's. Friends have taken over the tenancy and I would like to be able to present them with some sort of history of their Pub. Many Thanks.
red mail Owen Chapman
I am looking for any descendants of Owen Chapman born Sawston, Cambridgeshire 29 Nov 1876 and Rose Emma Chapman born Sydenham, London 20 July 1877. They were married on 5 Aug 1900
red mail CROSS & PINK
Francis Cross married Ann Pink on the 13th May, 1810 in St. Andrew's the Great, Cambridge. They had a son named Charles who married Emily Agnes Bennett and after her death, married Sarah Jane Read. Francis was born about 1780 and I would really like to know more about him and Ann.
red mail Stiles Bakery / Kiddle family
Does anyone know if there is a connection between the old Stiles Bakery on the corner of Rose Crescent and the Kiddle family from St Ives? Thanks Helen
red mail Bradford Family 1800's
Hi - Am researching my family and have been led to a John Bradford born I think between 1840 and 1850. Trouble is there are loads of John Bradfords, all with same occupation (Agricutural Labourer in Fulbourn, Chesterton and St Andrew the Lees). He married and Amelia and had approx 8 children - one of whom was my Great Gran - Ellen Maud Bradford (who became a Cox after marriage) If anyone has any info on this family (or the connected Farrington Family) please let me know. Thank you.
red mail Parish Records - St Andrew the Less (Barnwell)
Does anyone know where I can purchase the Parish records/or does anyone have access to the Parish Records for St Andrew the Less in Cambridge. I believe the district was also known as Barnwell. Surnames I'm interested in are Medcalf or Metcalfe and Casey. Not able to visit the Records office as not living in UK. Thanks
red mail Casey / Metcalfe
Looking for information on Eliza Casey born c1835 in Cambridgeshire, she married John or Thomas Metcalfe born c1833, date and place of marriage unknown but their children were all born in the London area, children were John c1853, Maria c1860, Albert c1862, Elizabeth 1865 and Frances Annie 1869. John Metcalfe died sometime between 1869 and 1881 as Eliza is shown as a widow on the 1881 Census. The only Eliza Casey I have found in the Cambridgehire area is on the 1841 Census which shows her as aged 6 (1835) parents were John Casey and Elizabeth, census address River Lane, St. Andrew The Less, Cambridge. Any information no matter how small would be helpful, thanks.
red mail Kingston
Looking for Wayman's of Cambridgeshire particularly Kingston also Landbach as well as Cambridge.
I am looking for any information on Emily Elizabeth Wingell (nee Hines) b1889 in Cambridge and had 7 children Alec, Melinda, Leslie, Thomas Hamilton, Winston, Muriel and Lloyd. She married Thomas Henry Wingell in 1912 and he was a soldier. Thanks.
red mail Peck
I am looking for more information or relatives of James Peck baptised on 1 Aug 1824 in Histon, Cambridgeshire. His father is John Peck who was a "Plaisterer" and his mother was Lydia. He married Mary Ann Curtis in 1876. They had children, Henry, John, James, Mary Ann, Annie Maria, Frederick, Thomas and Elizabeth Harriet. Any more info on this family would be appreciated.
Frank William HOBSON Born 1868 lived in Chesterton with his wife Alice Carter. Henry Charles REUBEN Born 1878 who lived in Knapwell,Cambridgeshire around 1935 with his wife Elizabeth Cowland. If you have links or any other info on either of these I would be grateful.
red mail Hoye, Twinn
Walter Charles Hoye married Alice Twinn June 1893 in Cambridge They had four daughters and two sons. Edith, Annie,Walter,Lilian,Sidney & Beatrice born between 1890 and 1904 in Cambridge. Sidney Featherstone Hoye who was born in 1902 went to Ontario Canada in 1925, he married Rose Durrant, they lived in Simcoe, Ont. When he died in August 1965 the four sisters all attended his funeral in Simcoe. Their married names being Ann Gautherope,Lillie Edwards,Bibs Brown all of Cambridge, and Edith Moore of Gloucester. Sidney and Rose had also adopted a boy called Boysie Gerald (Stewart) Hoye. Searching for any decendants of any of the family members please, or anyone who has any knowledge of same. Thank you
red mail GRAY/ WYTHERS
Looking for descendants of THOMAS GRAY; Master Shoemaker; Born Cambridge abt 1810. Died Chesterton 15 Dec 1883. Spouse: REBECCA WYTHERS; Born Ely abt 1807. Married 28 Nov 1830, All Saints, Cambridge. Died Dec qtr 1883, Cambridge. Lived at 3/4 Sussex St, Cambridge (1881 Census).
red mail family's of Cambridge..
I have a lot of information on Elbourn/ Mansfield/Rust/Porley/ Wisby/Ward/ALETH/ KING / HIND / Rider/Ryder/Tofts family's of Cambridge..And would love to hear from any one who could add to what I have....
red mail Henry Frederick Thurston
Further to my entry for John Thurston. Henry Frederick was the first son of Henry John Thurston (Baker) and a brother to William Christopher and Florence Mary Ann. Frederick Arthur was also possibly a brother or even Henry Frederick changed his christian names to Frederick Arthur as there does not appear to be a marriage or a death registered in the name of Henry Frederick from 1871-1955.Henry Frederick was born 16/07/1871 Florence Mary Ann was born 06/08/1873 and William Christopher was born 01/02/1875. Henry Frederick in Mile End others in Cambridge. 1881 census shows them at 19 Staffordshire Gdns Cambridge.
red mail William Thomas Radford Gee
William Thomas Radford Gee m Ann Nicholls AFT 1831 in Cambridge,Cambridgeshire.They then came to West. Australia.Can anyone help with info from England Regards.
red mail Fitzroy Arms
Can anyone help please with information regarding the Fitzroy Arms in Cambridge. I am looking for any details, picture, its address, Is it still there? Has it chaged its name. the licencees were Walter Hall and his son Peter was born there in 1929 many thanks Ken
red mail Thomas Ely?? (1725-1782)
I am a direct descendant of Thomas Ely. He left England to come to America in approx. 1750. He settled in Virginia. He met an Irish Girl, Elizabeth Jane Smith on the way and married her. They had 12 kids, which hundreds of years later ended up with me. Here si the problem, None of Thomas Ely's descendants here in the US can find out a thing about him before he came over here. Who were his parents? Where was he from? What did he do? If anyone has any information on This man (Born in 1725 in England), please let me know. Thank you!
I am a local historian of the Cambridge area with extensive records of my own and access to all Cambridge libraries, archives etc. I'm delighted to offer free advice and guidance so as to keep the brain box ticking over
Charles Matthews married Elizabeth Lamming charles was born in Victoria street littleport cambridge nxt stop on train to downham market ,ely, can anyone help with infomation about the matthews family of littleport charles was born 1850
red mail Fenton
Have just seen an entry for the above in the Orphans section. George Fenton was my 3x Gt Grandfather. Could supply more information.
red mail Orphanages/Childrens Homes
Looking for Childrens Homes in Cambridge from 1905. My Gt Aunt (Violet A. Day) was placed in a Home on the death of her mother in about 1909. She stayed there as pupil and later as a housemother/teacher until she retired. Any help tracking down the home would be appreciated. I think the Home may have been in the St Andrew The Less district.
red mail Gurner/ Walton
I am looking for information on the Gurner family based mainly in the St. Andrew's the Less area of Cambridge. In particular I am looking for info on Mary Ann Gurner 1850 my gg grandmother.She is listed living with her grandmother Mary Gurner 1798 born in Haslingfield and the surname is often spelt as Garner. Any information on the Walton family also from St Andrew's the Less would be appreciated.
red mail Irwin
James,John and Robert Irwin moved to Cambridge from Kings lynn around 1830-40.
red mail Rippingale , Robinson
Edward Charles Rippingale married Beatrice Wood of Blackpool 1908. Any information please.
red mail John William ROBSON
John William ROBSON was born in 1800 Cambridge. Son of George Robson and Frances NICE. I am happy to exchange information about either families.
red mail Shelton
3 Tompsons Lane, My great great great grandfather Henry Shelton was a tailor. He died in 1850. He was married to Eliza Potter, She was a bedmaker and died in 1853. they had 3 children Norman Rufus and Louisa,
red mail Jarrold / King
Seeking information on Eliza Jarrold (1802-1853) and her husband John Martin King (1803-1844) in Cambridge
red mail Melbourn / Cambridge
Looking for ancestors/ infomation of William (born abt 1792 St marys the less)and Mary Melbourn, married bet 1805 - 1816. Children include Jeremiah b.1822/ William b.1814 Robin ? Elizabeth? Unica? Mary died in 1822 (buried Great Shelford)/ William married Denne in 1827.
red mail Mr F (Frank) Harris
I am looking for any information about the above who was living at 34 Shelly Row, St Peters Street, Cambridge in June 1923
red mail Dewe Mathews
I am looking for information on The children of Thomas Mathews b1828 at Bucklebury, Berks. He married Bessie Cossins b1834 and moved to Cambridge where their children were born. They were Caroline b1859, Arthur b1861 a Cambridge graduate and headmaster, Janet and Mary twins b1862, Beatrice b1865, Kathleen 1866, Victor b1868 a bank manager, Harold b1870 a dentist and died in WW1 and Eleanor b1872.
red mail RIPLEY - Cambridge
I am looking for any descendants of Charlotte & John Frederick RIPLEY of Cambridge. They had 9 children between 1865 & 1886, all born in Cambridge. In 1901 John & Charlotte were living at Madingley Mill, Madingley St Mary. The eldest daughter - Mary Elizabeth - was living at 73 Mill Rd, Cambridge with 5 of her brothers and sisters. The other 3 had married and were living in their own homes.
red mail FISON
Searching for the lineage and ancestors of JEANEATTA SHIELLS FISON b.1817 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire d.Dec 1882. Married to Rev. MATTHEW ANDERSON COLLISSON b.1807 Dublin,Ireland d.18 OIct 1863 in Highbury, Middlesex..Children born in Birmingham, Warwickshire (1) Charles Collisson b: 1842 (2) Henry Matthew Collisson b:106Dec 1843 d:1884 Chicago,Cook County, Illinois (3)Samuel Collisson (4)Edith Margaret Collisson b.1946 (5)Sydney Garbett Collison,Rev.b.1847 married to Sophia 1860-son M.B. Collisson (6) Eveline Houston Collisson b.1861...All information welcome.....
red mail Pledger family
I am looking for the Children of Robert and Rachell Pledger, 1696--1719, who were married in Cambridge, St Botolphs, 1696, any help welcome, Eileen.
Skeggs Miller
I'm looking for any information on the Skeggs family (from Huntingdon). Particulary Fanny Skeggs born c. 1823. I think her father was Thomas Skeggs and her mother was called Ann (surname unknown). Fanny was married to John Miller they lived in Cambridge and they had several children all with the surname Skeggs Miller. In 1871 I find Fanny Skeggs in the Cambridge Union Workhouse with a son called Phillip Skeggs while the rest of the family are all still living together in Cambridge. Does anyone know why?
red mail Hawkins/Loakes of Cambridge
My geat great grandfather was a tailor in Cambridge in 1841. He died at the age of 46, the same year his last child (of 8) was born. His wife Susan(nee Seymour) was first married to William Loakes who died around 1830. She worked as a college servant & bedmaker. Ezra & Susan's daughter Elizabeth Frances was my great grandmother. Does anyone have any knowledge of these families? I would like to find out which college Susan worked at also. Susan's parents were Matthew Seymour & Ann Francis.
red mail KUROWSKI
Researching JOSEPHINE KUROWSKI. In 1871 & 1881 census shown as teacher at a ladies boarding school run by the Misses Thorndick 35 Bridge Street Cambridge. Josephine was born in London 30-8-1852, christened St Martins in the Fields 11-9-1853. Her Father was Joseph (Jozef) Kurowski who married her Mother Ann Amelia Conolly, in London, 2-11-1851. Ann Amelia died during first quarter of 1855. No trace has been found of Josephine until her appearance in 1871 census, equally nothing known after 1881 although the boarding school had disappeared by 1887.
red mail Wilmot
Researching Wilmot family of St Edward, Cambridge. John Wilmot married Ann Miller, St Edward 7 Jun 1789, they had a son William baptised 21 Apr 1791. Any information greatly appreciated. Thanks
red mail Nixon Family
My ancestor, Thomas Nixon(1776-1835), and his son William Nixon (1812-1886) my gt gt grandfather,had a bakery and confectionery business located at 26 Petty Cury, Cambridge. Iam trying to find more information about this business in the 19th century. Is anyone able to help me with leads or Suggest where Ican find historical info on bakeries in Cambridge? Peter
red mail BILTON
Looking for relatives or information on William Bilton (a baker) & Nellie Bilton (nee Bowman) children Irene,Dorothy,Terence, Jack (2 born later) Left UK for Australia early 1900's. William Bilton born Catherine St, Cambridge1906
red mail Warren Cambridge
Seeking decendants of William Warren b Bushey Herts 1833 who's wife was Haidee Robinson.Children were William Charles, Maud S, Beatrice Elizabeth, Haidee A, Minnie, Dora N, Henry P & R.onald P. William was the Publican of the King Charles 1st Pub in Castle St. in 1881.Was Ex R.A. Army pensioner.
red mail DOO family at Cambridge
Tracing the family of Holmes DOO (1793-1852), St Sepulchre parish, married Harriet PORCHER. Children Rhoda (married name REVIS), Harriet (m. PETTIT), Susan (m. MALTBY), Frances (m. DRIVER), Elizabeth (m. SCOTT), Marianne (m. THURSFIELD & SMETHURST) William and James DOO. Some descendants in Australia and New Zealand. Pls contact me if you are connected. Mark.
red mail Lyon James Samuel
James Samuel Lyon born 1852 Sheffield. Superintendent Mechanical Workshops 1884-1890.Lived at Clarendon Road,St.Andrew the Less. Professor Dublin University 1900-1906.Daughter Beatrice Ruby is a Secretary to the RISN Dublin in 1911.
red mail Temple-Smith
.Looking for relatives of temple-smith family living in Luton Beds uk. Sons Vernon, AlfredVivian, daughter Bessie. Herbert, Walter and Raymond. All born in or near Elstow Beds. Mother Bessie nee Salisbury, Father name unknown he left family date unknown. Alfred Vivian was my father born 1895 at Elstow.
red mail William Foster of Cambridge
Looking for William's parents. He was born in Cambridge in 1802.
red mail Daisley Family
searching for Mary Watson nee Daisley who lived Thoday Street in the early 1920's. She was my mother in law Mary Howlett nee Daisley grandmother. Mary Watson had several children before she married.One of her sons Stephen married Ivy Beagles and was Mary Howlett's parents. He was killed 1916 and never saw his daughter. Stephen had a pidgeon loft in the garden of Thoday Street,he had brothers Richard,Albert and Percy I think that there was also a daughter Annie who married a soldier.
red mail Cambridge
I am looking for any connection to the family which lived at 1 Nelson Street Cambridge, from early 1900 until 1945
red mail George Jones
Looking for George Jones born 1897 or 1898, married Hilda Parsons in Cambridge in 1940, but was down as a widower. If anyone knows anything about his previous family to fill in my family history gaps, would be much apprceiated Samantha
red mail SWAN & LINSELL
In 1811 Sophia SWAN married my 3 x grandfather Samuel LINSELL in St. Benedicts Cambridge. They spent their married life in Wethersfield, Essex. Her father was John SWAN whose wife was Francis. Would love to contact any researching this family.
red mail Priziborsky, Pearce, Ashman - Cambridgeshire / Essex
Looking for descendants of Priziborsky (changed to Pearce) family. Originally based in Cambridge (well known hairdressers c 1925-1930). I am grandson of Ronald Pearce b.1905 and Winifrid May Ashman b.1902. Would also like to contact friend/relative of the late Ian "Pubby" Hunter having noticed his interest in Priziborsky.
red mail Thurston/Freeman/Wayman/Flack/Freestone/mansfield
Any information on Albert Thurston c 1862 married Sabina Wayman c1882. Albert born Cambridge, Sabina in Kingston, Cambridgeshire. Also any info on above names in Cambridge.
red mail Lowings family of Cambridge
Hi! If anyone is looking for info. on Lowings family who lived in St. Andrew the Less area of Cambridge from early 1800's, I would love to hear from you and perhaps we can help each other. Thanks Lynda
John Hobson b.1813-d.1899 born in Histon, Cambridgeshire and moved to Cambridge. He married twice, first to Frances Ely in 1841 and secondly to Susan Hannah Frowhock in 1857. He had two children by his first wife and 8 by his second. I know that he worked as a cook in Magdalene college and that he lived in Shelley Row, Cambridge. Can anyone tell me how to get more detail on any of this please.
red mail smalleys in Cambridge
Am researching All Smalleys in England . My Direct ancestor William came from Cambridge but am looking for all Smalleys As they also came to Australia settling in Victoria and Queensland .I am in Australia
red mail John Thurston
My Grandfather was Frederick Arthur Thurston. Fred was a College Gate Porter at Trinity College Cambridge. His last add was Mount Pleasant Cambridge. Died in 1944 after marrying for the 2nd time to Emily Skinner, nee Claydon. Fred does not have a Birth Cert. but his marriage (No 1) was to Minnie Harding in Cambridge in 1894. His 1st marriage cert states his father was 'John' a Baker from Chelsea, London. I need to trace this 'John Thurston' to continue the family tree backwards. Any help wouldbe obliged. From Roy
the Rabbit Inn
any info on the Rabbit Inn owened by Richard Edwards in 1850's and then by his daughter Mary Ann Edwards and husband Henry Nixon(famous cricketer of the 1870's and my g.grandfathers brother. The Inn was situated in Gold Street .Cambridge
Looking for information about The Foresters Inn Public House, 75 Burleigh Street, Cambridge in mid to late 1800's and present state (if still standing!). My ancestor, EDWARD CARTWRIGHT, was publican there at time of both 1881 & 1891 Census. Any information about the Pub' and / or descendants of Edward and his wife ELIZA CARTWRIGHT would be useful in my family history research.
red mail Morgan / Wright
William Morgan Married Lydia or Elizabeth Wright in 1854/5/6. In Cambridgeshire .son William Wright Morgan Born c. 1856 In Cambridgeshire.Then went to Australia.
red mail Emmings
John Emmings born 1846 in Cambridge married Martha Unwin from Impington in 1864. His father was John Emmings born c 1811, married to Mary Jane Press in 1839, her parents ( William Press and Susannah Wells). Children of John and Martha Emmings were Frederick, Charles, William, Ellen, Arthur, Martha,Thomas,Henry, Elizabeth Ester ( my Grand mother). They lived in the East Road area of Cambridge, in 1919 they were caretaker's at St George's School. Where are all the Emmings ? I have found some of Arthur's family, I would be thrilled to find some more.
Clayton stray
In the 1901 Census for All Saints, Matlock, Derbyshire I found Elizabeth Clayton age 65 born in Cambridge living as a Boarder with the Barber family at 49 Wellington Street. I hope this helps someone
William Mason b. 1781 Cambridge
Does anyone have information concerning William Mason, b. 1781 in Cambridge (I assume) Cambridgeshire, England? William emigrated to the United States and died in Clifford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania December 21, 1850. He is buried in the Elkdale Baptist Cemetery, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. He married Burradelle (Borrodelle?) Jackson Barber in 1805. Their daughter, Sarah Burradelle Mason, is one of my ancestors by virtue of the intermingling of the Mason and Fuller families in Pennsylvania. Any leads?
red mail Langford, Muncy or Thresher
Looking for any info on the following: David Muncy (1788 - ?>1851) Blacksmith married to Susan ? (1782 - >1851). Children; Ann Muncy (1822 - >1901) m- <1841 to Mr Thresher: Daughter - Clara Thresher (1845 - >1901) m - to AlfredLangford Alfred (who was a clerk) and Clara Langford had 2(?) children: Rosa Ann Langford (1866-1945) Edwin Charles Langford (1868 - >1887 (witness at Rosa's wedding) Thanks
red mail Scotter - Cambridge/east Coast Areas Of England
Looking for information, for family history research, on the surname "Scotter" - all dates - in Cambridge or any areas on the east coast of England.
red mail Loates Family In Cambridge
Any information welcome on the Loates, Loats, Lots families in Cambridge any period and any connection with those in parishes away from town
red mail Pryke
Joseph Pryke married Elizabeth Holcombe at St Pancras, London in 1842. They moved to Cambridge where Joseph secured employment as a college servant. They had 7 children, William Emmanuel (my g grandfather), Elizabeth Jane b 1845, Joseph John b 1846,Henry Thomas b 1848, Fredrick Holcombe b 1849, Francis Norman b 1849 and Kate b 1851. I would like information and to make contact with any descendants
red mail Parr, Charles Richard
I am tracing my greatgrandfather, Charles Richard Parr born in 1876. Charles left the UK at a young age, aboard a ship and ended up here in NZ where he married and had a family. Charles had an older sister, Julia (who never married) and an older brother, Frank that I know of. His mother died when he was about 4 and his sister Julia raised him. Any info would be gratefully appreciated as he is proving just a wee bit elusive.
red mail Sampson
I am looking for any information on the Sampson family who lived Barnwell/ Mill road area of Cambridge City Centre.
red mail Waite
mill road, cambridge, any info. welcomed
George And Sarah Fenton
George - shoemaker Sarah - Maiden name - Sarah Wadham Perkins Married St Andrew the Less 1848 George was first married Susannah Todd (d. 1844) and had 2 children Any information welcome
Ann And Charles Matthews
seeking any infomation about ann and charles matthews in the parish of holy trinity and st andrew the less,on the 1851 census ann and charles were 36 & 35,they had a son charles in 1851 in st andrew the less,can anyone please give me anymore infoif they have it.
Charles Matthews
Charles Matthews
Can anyone help me,my husband's great grandfather was born in 1848,in cambridge,that is all we have on the 1881 census,we know little of his family,he married a elizabeth in 1869, thanks for any info
red mail Plague At Cambridge 1575
From Calendar of Cecil Papers Vol 13 PLAGUE AT CAMBRIDGE 131 1575/09/13 Dr Andrew Perne to Lord Burghley 2 pp 136.6 ... The University is hithertoo thanks be to God,free from the plague,notwithstanding it is to be feared some inconvenience will ensue by reason divers have died of the plague in this Sturbridge Fair time,and that Mr Mayor with some other of the freemen of the town of Cambridge have licensed a certain lewd person to make great conventicles and assemblies by day and night for the roasting of an ox whole in Barnwell:notwithstanding that I and all the heads of Colleges and divers of the wisest of the town have commanded the fellow called Beest,a decayed merchant of London not to roast the ox in this dangerous time to the great peril of the University and a great multitude of the Queen's subjects assembled at Sturbridge fair.Which request I did earnestly make unto Mr Mayor that for his part he should not give licence to Beest to attempt any such dangerous enterprise which might be an occasion of great wickedness through such great assemblies,both...
red mail Cambridge 1836
FRom Parliamentary papers 1836 - Report of the Inspector of Prisons p 175-179 The Spinning House Cambridge - House of Correction This establishment situated in St Andrew's Street was founded by Thomas Hobson in 1628, for the purposeas expressed by him in the endowment "of setting the poor people of the University, and Town of Cambridge to work, and for a House of Correction, for correcting unruly and stubborn rogues, beggars, and other poor people which shall refuse work, and to provide wool and flax for their occupation" In the year 1822 the sum of #1,600 was laid out in alterations. The University make use of their allotted portion of the Spinning House for the inclusion of prostitutes, who are apprehended by the Proctors; they are taken there generally at night. The Vice- Chancellor attends in the morning and the prisoners are brought before him. A Proctor is present, and information is taken without the formality of an oath, and the offenders dealt with by sentences of imprisonment for periods not exceeding two months or discharged upon admonition. The unfortunate females are only s...
red mail Charlotte??
I am looking for my g.g.mother's surname on the 1901 census(age37) she was born in Cambridge. She married John Adkins and they lived in Slade Green kent in their early married life , they had 2 girls Mary Ann and Matilda. John died in 1893 age 53. INthe 1901 census Charlotte and the 2 girls lived in Crayford kent. (on the 1891 census Charlotte's age was put as 31)
red mail Larkins
My G G Grandmother was Caroline Larkins and she was born in the 1860's in Cambridge, her father was a shoemaker and the family lived in Bridge Street. When Caroline married she became Mrs Single and moved to Sandy in Bedfordshire.

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