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33 Hinton Avenue, Cranfield

History of 33 Hinton Avenue

1911:

Cornelius Smith, 79, evangelist, born Burwell

Sarah Smith, 73, born Cambridge

Cornelius was the father of ‘Gipsy’ Smith. Cornelius lived 1831-1922 and was early in his life in and out of jail for various offences. He heard the gospel from prison chaplains and from 1873 ‘The Converted Gypsies’ were involved i numerous evangelistic efforts.

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