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The Wrestlers, Newmarket Road (MoC284.70)

337 (137) Newmarket Road, Wrestlers’ Arms

History of 337 Newmarket Road

1901 (137)

Thomas A Thorpe, 38, publican, b Norfolk


[George Linsey in Addenbrookes Hospital]

Elizabeth Linsey, 36, publican, b Cambridge

Hilda, 14, sock hand at knitting factory, , b Cambridge

Stella, 12,, b Cambridge

Dolly, 6, b Cambridge

Clara Bell, niece, 16, servant, b London

See Mill Road Cemetery entry


George Thomas Linsey

[Linsey family were in Stanley Road in 1901. In 1911 George was a patient in Addenbrookes. He was publican at the Wrestlers for 19 years]

1920 Cambridge Daily News 3.11.1920

The funeral of Mr George Thos. Linsey who passed away at Addenbrooke’s Hospital on Thursday last, took place on Tuesday afternoon at Mill-road Cemetery.  Mr Linsey was well known in the locality of the Wrestler’s Arms, which house he had kept for over 19 years. There was a number of friends and neighbours present at the ceremony to pay their last respects.  The Rev. E.J. Church officiated.  The coffin was of polished oak, with solid brass fittings and bore the following inscriptions ‘George Thomas Linsey’ died October 28th 1920, aged 46 years’


Wrestlers’ P.H.


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