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9 – 21 Benson Street

History of Playfair

1913:

(9) Benson Cottage: W Raynor, carman

(11) Samuel Collins, college servant

(13) Arthur George Garner, batmaker: Playfair Works

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1937:

Henry John Gray and sons, athletic outfitters (Playfair works)

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1962: 9-21

H J Gray and Sons, sports goods manufacturers (Playfair works)

See A Community Remembers: Histon Road p.28

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1973:

9.6.1973 local newspaper reported that Gray’s had. defied a Council order to stop work on a second storey extension.

 

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