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Honey Hill (south end)

Honey Hill

History of Honey Hill

Honey Hill (north end)

1892:

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.

1901:

(1)

John Child, 47, registered shoeing smith, b Norfolk

 

(2)

Thomas Stubbings, 29, cab driver foreman, b Cambridge

 

(3)

Joseph Mayle, 28, jobbing cabinet maker, b Cambridge

 

(4)

George Fox, 58, slating contractor, b Cambridge

 

(5)

George Swan, 74, unemployed, b Cambridge

(6)

Amelia Taylor, 25, charwoman, b Cambridge

 

(7) Beehive Public House

James Halls, 37, painter and publican, b Coton

 

(8)

John Chadburn, 54, cutler and china, b Yorks

 

(9)

Alfred Lowe, 35, college servant, b Girton

Marion Lowe,  41, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Hopkins, step daughter, 17, b Cambridge

Percy Hopkins, step son, 15, errand boy, b Cambridge

Bertie Hopkins, 13, step son, b Cambridge

William Hopkins, 10, step son, b Cambridge

Frederick Hopkins, step son, 7, b Cambridge

In 1911 the Lowe family were living at 31 Histon Road.

 

(10)

Henry Wolfe, 52, chimney sweep.

Mary A,

Frederick C, 12,

Ethel M,

(11) vacant

(12)

Mary Gowers, 59, charwoman, b Isleham

Albert, 23, gardener, b Cambridge

(13) vacant

(14) School House

Ebenezer Bowman, 40,  certificated schoolmaster, b Cambridge

Sarah A, 39, assistant teacher, b Cambridge

Minnie Rhodes, 20, servant, b Chatteris

1911:

(1)

John Child, 57, registered shoeing smith, b Norfolk

Henrietta, 58, b Essex

Nora, 14, b Cambridge

(2)

Nelly Deller, 33, housekeeper, b Cambridge

Alfred James, brother, 29, house painter, b Cambridge

William Allen, boarder, 61, labourer, b Fen Drayton

(3)

Edwin Halcrow, 46, gas fitter Cambridge Gas Co, b London

 

(4)

Arthur Stubbings, 66, b Peckham

 

(5)

Louisa Swan, 63, formerly house and parlour maid, b Cambridge

 

(6)

William Barber, 82, no occupation, b Littleport

 

(7) Beehive Passage

James Chapman, 35, marker on rifle range, b Cambridge

 

(7)

Elizabeth Carter, 63, widow, boarding house keeper, b Fenstanton

 

(9)

Henry Wolfe, 63, chimney sweep master, b Cambridge

 

(10)

Alice Dew, 52, charwoman, b Harston

 

(11)

Sarah Randall, 62, charwoman, b Horningsea

 

(12)

Alfred Newman, 52, cabman, b Cambridge

 

(13) Amy McKenna, 33, married, b Cambridge

 

1913:

  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)

1916:

2. Alfred James Deller: Private 7595 [SDGW same as Medal Card] or 342429 [CWGC], 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 18 November 1916.

1918:

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.

1930s – 1950s:

HQ of 15th Cambridge St Giles Scout troop in St Giles’ parish Room.

1962:

  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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