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9 Downing Place / Lane

History of 9 Downing Place

1861:

Charles Cooper Carter, 25, police constable, b Melbourn

Charles joined the Cambridge police force in 1859. In 1851 he was an agricultural worker in his home village of Melbourn. He later worked as a coachman in islington London where he married Ann Bryant in 1855.

See Mill Road cemetery entry

1871:

Charles Carter, police constable

1881:

Charles Carter, 46, police constable

1891:

Charles Carter, 56, police sergeant

Charles retired from the police force in 1895 and lived at 56 Mawson Road with his second wife Mary Ann Watson.

1901: –

1913:

Charles Holland, Chief Constable

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