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6 Derby Road

History of 6 Derby Road

1901:

Albert Hazlewood, 27, railway clerk, born Harston

Minnie M S, 27, born Surrey

Grace J M, 3, born Cherry Hinton

Doris L M, 1, born Cherry Hinton

Arthur H Howard, boarder, 17, railway clerk, born Peterboro.

1911:

Frederick Ferguson, 53, G E railway signalman, born Norfolk

Alice, 52, (4 children, 2 died), born Linton

Herbert, 25, G E railway porter, born Stretham

Alfred, 14, Daily News Office lad, born Cambridge

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The Ferguson family lost their son Alfred, a private in the 1st Camb. Regiment, on 7th January 1918. In 1911 Alfred was a 15 year old ‘office lad’ at the Cambridge Evening News. He joined his regiment as a signaller. The circumstances of his death are unknown but he was buried with full military honours at Mill Road cemetery in the presence of his fiancĂ©e and many members of his family and old friends.

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