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Honey Hill (south end)

Honey Hill

History of Honey Hill

Honey Hill (north end)


John Child jun 1892 certificate as a farrier

By 1906 his father John Child senior had a farrier’s yard in Northampton Street. By 1920 John Child junior had a farrier’s business in East Road.


  1. John Joseph Child
  2. Miss Dellar
  3. Edward Halcrow, gasfitter
  4. Alfred Chapman
  5. Miss Swann
  6. Mrs Emma Barber
  7. Mrs Elizabeth Carter
  8. James Chapman, labourer
  9. Mrs Mary Ann Wolfe
  10. Miss Alice Dew
  11. George Randall
  12. Alfred Newman, cab driver
  13. Harry Eaton, painter

12/11/1909: Damage was caused to the house of Mr A. Carter, cab proprietor and common lodging-house keeper on Honey Hill, formerly known as the Beehive beerhouse. Fire broke out in the former tap room, now used as a bedroom. It appears his wife went into the room for some wearing apparel and the flame from her candle ignited some fancy mats hanging on the chest of drawers. A quantity of shawls, dresses and bonnets which were hanging on the wall, some brushes and the ceiling were damaged. Another fire in the basement of a lodging house at 17 Market Hill was noticed by undergraduates and extinguished by buckets of water. (CWN)


7. William Chapman was a lodger here at no.7 when an inquest determined that he had died of chronic heart disease and asphyxia in December 1918. He was 62 and worked at Chivers in Histon.


  1. J Bailey
  2. Harry E Webb
  3. John Briggs
  4. Mrs A Brokks
  5. Walter Dunn
  6. Mrs A Owen
  7. Miss V Mattinson
  8. Mrs L Ablett
  9. William Jolley
  10. Mrs V Crack
  11. Archibald W Sear
  12. Mrs H I Seaby
  13. Miss A E Ayres
  14. Arth F Thompson
  15. Hugh C Rogers
  16. Mrs A Upton
  17. Miss B Brand
  18. Thos F Walsh

The Cambridge College of Hairdressing



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