The Family of William Cutter (1876 – 1945)

He was born 7 June 1876 (1939 register) and baptised 30 July 1876 at Little Abington, a son of William Cutter and Caroline formerly Flack.

In 1881 and 1891 he was at home.

He married Sarah Haynes at Eltisley (in the Caxton district) in the December quarter 1900.

In the 1901 census of The Green, Eltisley, Cambs, William was aged 24, a police constable. With him was his wife Sarah, aged 24, born at Eltisley.

In 1907 he was living at Fulborne, Cambs. At some time he was a policeman at Chippenham, Cambs.

In 1911, in 5 rooms at Sargernt Terrace, Fulborne, he was aged 34, a police constable with Cambs. County Council and born at Little Abington.  His wife, Sarah, was aged 34 and born at Eltisley.  They had been married for 10 years and had had two children both of whom were living.  These were William George aged 9 and Annie Mildred aged 6, both born at Harlton.


In the 1939 register, at 11 Sharmans Road, Newmarket RD, William Cutter, a retired police constable and a special constable, was with Sarah, date of birth 23 April 1874, and with William G. date of birth 12 October 1901, a nursery and farm labourer, heavy worker and Stanley W. Cutter date of birth 22 July 1917 a linesman and engineer Post Office Department..  William’s date of birth was found to be 7 June 1876.

His death is probably registered in the June quarter 1945 in the Cambridge district.  He was aged 68.

William and Sarah’s children were:

William George Cutter, registered December quarter 1901 in the Chesterton district.

Annie Mildred Cutter, registered in the September quarter 1904 in the Chesterton district.  She probably married George F. Woolf in the Newmarket district in the June quarter 1926. 

Stanley W. Cutter, birth registered in the September quarter 1917 in the Newmarket district (maiden name Haynes).

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Posted November 2016