333 Histon Road, Clive Vale Nursery
History of Clive Vale Nursery
Clive Vale nursery founded by William Dear in 1890s.
William Dear, 42, florist, b Chesterton
Sarah A, 41, b Swavesey
Annie M, 17, b Chesterton
Grace, 16, b Chesterton
James, 13, b Chesterton
Ada, 11, b Chesterton
Percy, 6, b Chesterton
Horace, 3, b Chesterton
William Dear, gardener and florist (Clive Vale Nurseries)
William Dear, gardener and florist
Percy died aged 22 during the war and after William’s death Horace took on running the business with help from his brother James.
Percy was an Air Mechanic 1st Class, HMS ‘President’, Royal Naval Air Service. Died 28/04/1917. Age 22. HMS President seems to have been used as an accounting base for the Admiralty.
See A Community Remembers: Histon Road p.76.
J P Dear & Co, nurserymen, Clive Vale nursery
Harold Stanford, Clive Vale Nursery
Daniel Leonard Marshall, Clive Vale Nursery