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132 Histon Road

History of 132 Histon Road

1939 132 Histon Road

Jenny Dye, b 1/4/1872

Maud A Dye (later Hall), b 31/10/1907, cardboard factory machinist

Betty Dye (later Boutle, later Clarke), b 7/9/30 (later altered to 14/3/1926), at school

In 1911 the Dye family were at 146 Histon Road.

132 Histon Road was the site of a plan crash in WWII

12/2/1941 RAF bomber crashes on top houses in Histon Road, three aged women killed – Miss Catharine Allen, Mrs Ann Warland, Mrs Ada Sara Blackwell. A fourth, Mrs Mary Hewitt, taken to hospital. The plane caught the top of the houses, completely wrecking the top storey of the village. Afterwards it came to rest on a tennis court at the back of the houses. The crew were uninjured. (M Petty Histon Road Scrapbook)

1943 Betty Dye married Stanley Harding Boutle (1921 – 1992) in Cambridge

1947 132 Histon Road: Betty Boutle living with Jenny Dye and Maud A Dye


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