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Chequers Inn, 74 High Street, Cherry Hinton

History of the Chequers Inn, Cherry Hinton

Enid Porter writes in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p.142 about the annual fair held near the Chequers. By 1888 it had become the Amusement Fair in Mill End Road. Before World War II the fair was being held in the first week of October.

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1871:

Henry K Patten, 35, butcher and publican, b Cherry Hinton

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1881:

Dyson Webb, 60, ag.lab., b Cherry Hinton

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1891: Chequers

James A Kane, 32, innkeeper, b Ireland

Chequers Yard

John Scarr, 25, engine driver, b Cherry Hinton

Robert Ellis, 35, coal porter, b Great Wilbraham

Susan Lane, 65, laundress, b Chery Hinton

Jane Flack, 31, laundress, b Cherry Hinton

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1901: Chequers

Stephen H Judges, 25, publican, b London

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1911:

Chequers Yard

(1) Mr Charles John Patten, 52, carpenter, b Cherry Hinton

(2) Mr Daniel Kefford, 27, labourer, b Cambridge

(3) Miss Jane Flack, 50, laundress, b Cherry Hinton

(4) Arthur Cooper, 53, thatcher, b Cherry Hinton

Chequers Inn

Harry Webb Linsey, 35, contractors labourer and publican, b Great Shelford

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1935:

Linsey

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1939:

Jesse E Tabor, b 1908, licensed victualler & pig breeder

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