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17 Station Road, St Andrew’s, Salisbury Villas

History of 17 Station Road

1881:

William Wright, 51, professor of Arabic in Cambridge, born Prussia

Emily, 53, born Ireland

Louisa Logie, sister in law, 49, born Ireland

Harriet E Bentley, niece, 26, born Ireland

Adalbert Mern, visitor, 42, professor of Theology Hendleburgh, born Prussia

Isabel Chaplin, servant, 28, cook, born Cambs

Amelia Edie, servant, 20, housemaid, born Cambs

Prof William Wright (1830-1889) was a famous orientalist and professor of Arabic. He wrote many works on Syriac literature. From 1856-61 he was Professor of Arabic at Trinity College Dublin.

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1891: (St Andrews Station Road)

William M Coates, 33, mathematical lecturer, born Cork,

Susie, 28, born Dublin,

Aileen M, 6 mos, born Cambridge

Kathleen M, 6 mos, born Cambridge

Frances A, sister, 29, born Cork,

Elizabeth Robinett, 43, servant, nurse, born Hunts.

Emma Ellis, servant, 20, parlourmaid, born Cambridge,

Alice Baker, servant, 14, nurse maid, born Cambs,

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1901:

Annerley [sic] Wright

Louisa Logie

Ross Potter, 26, servant, born Wilbraham

Jane Webb, servant, 54, born Burwell

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1911:

Emily Wright, 83, widow, private means, born Dublin

Louisa Logie, sister, 79, widow, private means, born Dublin, blind

Gertrude Sarah Bays, servant, 39, cook, born Beds.

Emily Oak, servant, 36, housemaid, born Cambs.

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1913:

Mrs Louisa Logie

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