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4 (2) Newmarket Road

History of 4 Newmarket Road

1901: (2) St James Terrace

Edward Green, 61, college servant, b Cambridge

Maria, 64, b Cambridge

Agnes, 19, pupil teacher, b Cambridge

George Start, lodger, widower, 60, cabinet maker, b Essex



Ethelbert H J Rigg, 37, cycle agent, b London

Rachel, 37, b Ely

Doris E, 10, b Cambridge

Harold J, 8, b Cambridge

Mary, 7, b Cambridge

Ethel, 5, b Cambridge

Ellen, 6 mos, b Cambridge


1913: (4)

Rigg and Co, Causeway Cycle Store

(4a) Walter Stockbridge, cabinet maker’s workshop


Burchnell’s Ltd, electrical engineers


1916 (Oct): Ethelbert Rigg pleaded not guilty to the charge of showing a light through a glass roof over his kitchen one night the previous month. Sergeant W Winter told the court that the buildings round Mr Rigg’s house were illuminated by a gas burner in the kitchen. The defendant said that his glass roof was distempered and the light was covered by a dark green umbrella and a sheet of brown paper.nevertheless, he was fined ten shillings.


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