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55 Fairbanks Street

This brick Colonial house was built in 1890 and rises two stories to a slate roof.

The 1916 Bromley Atlas shows Margaret Gove as the owner of this house.

The 1925 City Directory lists Thomas Hopkins, an accountant, as a resident of this house.

The 1925 Bromley Atlas shows T.W. and M.M. Hopkins as the owners of this house.

In 1930 this house was owned by Thomas Hopkins, a 42-year old accountant for a transportation company. Thomas lived with his 42-year old wife Margaret; his 70-year old widowed mother-in-law Thomasina Downing (born in Ireland); and his four children: 7-year old Thomas, 6-year old Margaret, 3-year old Joseph, and 1-year old Richard. The building was valued at $7,000.


 

 

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