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82, Leonard Cottage, Oxford Road

History of 2 Oxford Road

In 2023 RLT sent this note:

No.82 Oxford Road (Leonard Cottage) was built by my great great grandfather Leonard Bonnet, who also built no.84 (Blake Cottage [Villa?]) for his sister whose name I am sadly unaware of. My great grandfather, Charles Bonnet built and lived at no.51, Canterbury street with my grandmother attending St. Augustines church school. My sister was born above what is now the EACH charity shop at the Windsor Rd./Histon Rd. junction.

1901 unnumbered

William C Bonnet, 41, bricklayer, b NK

Mary A, 39, b London

William C, 13, b Woolwich

Leonard, 8, b Cambridge

Maud, 3, b Cambridge

In 1891 the Bonnet family was living in West Ham.


Charles Bonnett, 23, bricklayer, b Woolwich

Annie, 24, b Tunstall Suffolk

Leonard, 9 months, b Cambridge


Miss Chapman, general stores


William Hugh Plommer, classicist



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