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(50) East Road

History of 50 East Road

1861:

Hannah Hayles, 70, shoe seller maker, b Swaffham


1913:

Arthur Silvester, ice cream merchant

Robert Collins, hairdresser

Mr Silvester, ice cream seller,  would regularly visit Cottenham. He never disclosed the recipe and it was lost when he died.


1953:

Richard John Barham, death

Property, according to family, left to to widow Dorothy Priscilla Barham née Hewitt.


1955:

Compulsory sale of property to allow for construction of new flats.

Dorothy moved to 102 Gwydir Street with new husband, Arthur Hewitt.

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