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The Tiger, East Road (MoC18.92.70)

4 – 5 East Road, The Tiger Inn

History of 4 - 5 East Road

1891 (4 – number 5 is absent before 6)

Henry Moden, 39, brewer and licensed victualler, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 40, b Fen Drayton

Maud, 13, b Cambridge

Eveline, 11, b Cambridge

Harry Allen, 9, b Cambridge

Arthur, 6, b Cambridge

Percy V, 4, b Cambridge

Sidney F, 2, b Cambridge

[In 1881 Henry Moden was at the Wheat Sheaf in St Andrew’s Street]

Harry Allen Moden was born 23.6.1881 and went to school at St Luke’s. In 1895 he started work for a local estate agent and then, in 1905, went as general clerk to the Saxon Cement Company in Mill Road. In 1907 he moved to the Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company where he became buyer and stores manager. He retired in 1936 and devoted himself to gardening and fishing. He died at the age of 79 on 20th January 1960. He moved at some point to Monhill Point in Milton Road.

See Mill Road Cemetery entry

CC&J 24.4.1891: CAMBRIDGE BOROUGH. TUESDAY. (Before the Mayor (presiding) Dr. Cooper, C. Balls, J. Hough and G. Kett, Esqs.) Alleged Theft. Samuel Jackson, 49, labourer, Gloucester street, was charged with stealing about 3 1/2 lbs. of bacon from the scullery of Henry Moden, landlord of the Tiger public-house, East Road, on the 20th inst. The prosecutor said he last saw the bacon hanging on a hook in the scullery at 8.30 a.m. Shortly before 11 o’clock at night the witness went into the scullery and found the bacon was not there.  The bacon could not have been stolen from a window. Elizabeth Moden, the prosecutor’s wife, said she saw the prisoner in front of the bar between eight and nine o’clock in the evening. The prisoner had some refreshment. Witness last saw the bacon at five o’clock. Elijah Odell, greengrocer, 32, Gwydir Street, said he was in the Tiger public-house from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. He saw the prisoner come up the scullery steps with something under his arm. Witness gave information to Mrs Moden. The prosecutor in reply to the Bench, said he valued the bacon at 1s 6d. PC Carter stated that he saw the prisoner at his house at 11.30pm. Jackson admitted having been in the Tiger that evening, but denied having been in the scullery. Witness searched the house, but he did not find any bacon. On the application of Superintendent Innes the prisoner was remanded week in order that inquiries might be made. Bail was allowed, the prisoner himself in £5 and one surety of £5.

1913 (5)

Edward Bush, proprietor

1962 The Tiger


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