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12-14 Fairbanks Street

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12-14 Fairbanks Street

The 1916 Bromley Atlas shows Catherine Holmes as the owner of this house.

The 1925 City Directory lists Lawrence Cunnane, an upholsterer; and William Dixon, a cutter, as residents of 12 Fairbanks. Archibald Butcher, a carpenter, is listed as a resident of 14 Fairbanks.

The 1925 Bromley Atlas shows William and T.C. Dixon as the owners of this house.

In 1930 this house was owned by William Dixon, a 40-year old from Ireland who worked as a laborer for a rubber company. William lived in 12 Fairbanks with his 39-year old Irish wife Cecilia and their five children: 9-year old Mary, 7-year old Ann, 5-year old Cecilia, 5-year old John, and 3-year old Rita. Part of 12 Fairbanks was rented for $35 a month by Sarah Mead, a 43-year old department store saleswoman. Sarah lived with her 22-year old son Ralph, a clerk; 20-year old son Charles, a chauffeur; 17-year old son John; 15-year old son George, and 38-year old sister Julia Roche, a milliner. 14 Fairbanks was rented for $35 a month by Cornelius Keane, a 29-year old chauffeur from Ireland. Cornelius lived with his 32-year old brother Patrick, a laborer for a chemist; 23-year old brother John, a meat cutter for a beef company; and 26-year old sister Mary. The building was valued at $9,000.



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