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59 Fairbanks Street

This brick multi-family house was built in 1890 and rises two stories to a slate roof. A renovation was performed in 1991.

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

The 1925 City Directory lists John Keane, a carpenter; Frank Pfeffer, a timekeeper; and Gertrude Pfeffer, the widow of S.A. Pfeffer, as residents of this house.

The 1925 Bromley Atlas shows B. Keane as the owner of this house.

In 1930 this house was owned by John Keane, a 68-year old carpenter from Ireland. John lived with his 69-year old Irish wife Delia and their two daughters: 31-year old Margaret, a clerk for an insurance company; and 35-year old Katherine, a secretary for Western Electric. Part of this house was rented for $45 a month by Cecil Ashworth, a 62-year old auto mechanic from England. Cecil lived with his 62-year old Irish wife Nora and their 26-year old daughter Mary. The building was valued at $7,000.


 

 

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