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9 Derby Road

History of 9 Derrby Road

1901:

Henry Clark, 32, butcher, born Berks

Jenny, 31, born Suffolk

Edwin, 8, born London

George, 5,  born London

1911:

Charles Nunn, 71, builder’s labourer, born Bartlow

Mary, 78, (4 children, 1 died), born Grantchester

Alfred, son, 40, labourer, born Grantchester

Alice Unwin, visitor, 69, married, (7 children, 5 died), nurse,  born Grantchester

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At this address in WWI: The Wilby family saw two sons depart, Frank as a private in the Suffolk Yeomanry and Alexander as a gunner on HMS Chatham. This was a light cruiser that saw service in the Mediterranean. (The name of the ship lives on; the crew of the Chatham in 1922, serving under a New Zealand flag, donated a cup to the NZ football association, now its premier trophy.)

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