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H. & Bessie
and architect of this house, Harry Sklaver and William J. Freethy,
were responsible for five houses on Somerset Road and one on the
north side of Welland Road, all of which were on the part of the
property retained by Frances Blake in 1916 and not developed until
after her death in 1939. Sklaver and Freethy also worked together
on 36 Blake Road, the last (or possibly next to last) house built
in the earlier stage of development.
Road is a duplicate of 85 Somerset Road and also of 116 Clark Road
residents of this house, Paul and Bessie Cohen, were listed here
from 1942 until the early 1980s. Paul Howard Cohen (1897-1973) was
listed as a salesman. He and his wife Bessie (born c1906) moved
here from 241 Freeman Street. Their neighbors on Freeman Street,
Harry and Ethel Lewis, moved across the street to 86 Somerset Road
at the same time the Cohens moved here.