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Ivy Cottages, 15 – 18 Bermuda Road (Foundry Lane)

History of Ivy Cottages

1911 UK Census

Alfred Dant, 41, salesman of sewing machines, b Chesterton

Ellen, 39, b Cottenham

Arthur Henry, 17, printer compositor, b Chesterton

Dorothy Ellen, 14, stocking knitter stocking factory, b Chesterton

Alfred Herbert, 13, b Chesterton

Albert Edward, 11, b Chesterton

Wilfred Frederick, 2, b Chesterton

Walter Ernest, 2 months, b Chesterton


  1. Alfred Dant, sewing machine agent

2. William Walker, wheelwright

3. William George Overhill

4. Charles Woollard, college servant


Albert Edward Dant joined the Royal Naval Air Service in January 1918. His civilian occupation was ironmonger’s assistant.

Alfred Herbert Dant: Rifleman A/200636 9th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps who died of wounds on Wednesday, 27 March 1918. Aged 19.


15. Rd Marshall

16. Christopher Taylor

17. F Thompson

18.  –


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