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78 (4 Pretoria Cottages) Ditton Walk (Ditton Lane)

History of 78 Ditton Walk

UK Census:

1901 Ditton Lane

Thomas Charles Pledger, 31, corn shop assistant,

Mary Jane

Ellen Gertrude,

Edith Mabel

Edwin Chester

Florence Mary

1911 (4 Pretoria Cottages)

Thomas Chester Pledger, 41, corn shop assistant, b Wood Ditton

Mary Jane, 38, b Suffolk

Ellen Gertrude, 16, b Waterbeach

Edith Mable, 15, b Waterbeach

Edwin Chester, 12, b Waterbeach

Florence Mary, 11, b Waterbeach

Violet Maud, 5, b Fen Ditton


Frederick James Crouch, telephone operator


James W F Benstead


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