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30 Cavendish Avenue, Ballinagore

History of 30 Cavendish Avenue

1901:

Gustavus Schneider 42, Clergyman

Elizabeth Abbiss, 40, housekeeper

Elizabeth A Rolph, 15, housemaid

Percy S Pearl, 17, groom

1911:

Rev Gustavus Adolphus Schutt Schneider 52, Clergyman (Church of England) born Marylebone, London

Elizabeth Abbiss, servant, 49, housekeeper born Herts.

Herbert John Butler, servant, 33, footman born Fulbourn

Percy Samuel Pearl, servant, 27, coachman born Suffolk

Gustavus Schneider was born 1858 in London. He attended the Gymnasium in Frankfurt before going to Gonville and Caius in 1877. He was ordained in 1882 and was Vice-Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge from 1882-3 and 1895-1898, professor of Divinity at Trinity College, Toronto 1883-5, and librarian at Gonville and Caius 1908-1928. He died in 1941. A number of his writings are available as reprints.

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