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3 Jesus Lane

History of 3 Jesus Lane


Robert Mills, 52,  cabinet maker, b Colchester


Brooks’ hairdressing saloon; W E G Beattie, proprietor


On the night of 27th July 1941  an HE bomb hit the parapet on no.3 Jesus Lane, ricocheting on to the opposite wall before exploding in the basement of no.4 Jesus Lane. Scars caused by the fragmentation from these incidents may still be found on the wall opposite. (See Michael Bowyer Air Raid! pub. 1986)


William E G Beattie, hairdresser

Wallis Laurie and Co, commission agents


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