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212 – 214 Victoria Road, Eagle Brewery, The Eagle & The Horse and Gate

History of 212 - 214 Victoria Road

1851 unnumbered unnamed

Charles Freeman, 32, publican, b Cambridge

Sarah Lander Freeman, 32, b Middlesex

1861 unnumbered Horse and Gate

Mary A Reader, widow, 63, publican, b Linton

William Weatherall, brother, widower, 66, carpenter, b Swaffham

James Wisbey moved from the Priory Brewery circa 1874 and took over the Eagle Brewery. The Brewery was short-lived but the Eagle public house remained until 1964. In 1964 an artesian bore hole was discovered which presumably had been the brewery water supply.

See 208 Victoria Road


Melinda Elizabeth Dean, 51, widow, license holder public house, b Weston Colville

Frank Cyril, 19, butcher, b Chesterton

James Daniel Warner, boarder, 40, wood turner, b Herts

Ernest Edward Coe, boarder, 24, butcher, b Stradishall

[1913 Ernest Coe married Nancie Martin]


(212) The Eagle

Mrs M Dean

(214) Horse and Gate

Walter Parr


Frank Cyril Dean: Private 42054, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 203516, Bedfordshire Regiment.


The Eagle demolished


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