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Percy Caldecoat

3 (99) Castle Street

History of 3 Castle Street

1861: (99)

James Manning, fishmonger

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1871: (99)

James Manning, 60, fishmonger, b Fordham

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1881: (99)

Frederick C Hutt, 33, auctioneer and estate agent, b Cambridge

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1891:

Thomas Jenkins, fishmonger

[In 1881 he was working for his father Samuel, a fishmonger, at 71 Burleigh Street]

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1901:

Thomas Jenkins, fishmonger, 40, b Norfolk

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1913:

Mrs Rayner, fishmonger

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1918:

Pte Percy Caldecoat, died while prisoner of war in Germany

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late 1920s:

Mrs Nightingale who rad a sweet and tobacconists shop

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1930:

Leslie and Marie Porter. Fruiterers, greengrocers, sweets and tobacco.

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Iro French and his wife  ran the shop. The shop was let by the White Horse Inn and the landlord, Capt. Ian Hay would collect the rent every Monday morning, 10s 6d. there was only one door, no back way or garden. The couple stayed until 1934 and then it became part of the Folk Museum.

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