Number 57 Holland Street 1881 – William Wells, Carpenter

Please note Caldwell Street was called Holland Street in 1881 – see here.

Kelly’s Directory 1881 tells us that at 57 Holland street lived Mr William Wells, a Carpenter

Click here to see where this property would have stood on a modern day map.

Expanding on the info taken from Kelly’s Directory and looking at the Census we find out a little more…

Mr Wells can be seen living at this property along with his wife on the Census of 1881, the same year that the Kelly’s Directory I took my original information from was published. The Wells were a little better off than some of the occupants of what was then Holland Street, affording a servant called Mary. The property is no longer standing.

NameRelation to head of householdAgeYear bornTown of birthCity of birthCountry of birthProfession
William WellsHead2424LambethLondonEnglandCarpenter Employing 1 Man 1 Lad
Harriett WellsWife3636AlthornEssexEngland/
Mary Jane DuceServant1515BurnhamEssexEnglandDomestic Servant

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