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104 – 106 Chesterton Road, Kasenga, Carmelite Convent

History of 104 - 106 Chesterton Road


Horace George Gray, 44, manufacturer of athletic goods, b Chesterton

Ellen Mary, 43, b Colchester

Harold Douglas, 18, b Chesterton

Mary Ellen Moule, 20, servant, b Fulbourn

History of Gray family:


(104) Kasenga

William Hopkin Wright


Horace George Gray, councillor of the borough

November 1923:

Carmelite nuns opened a convent at this site; their chapel served as a Mass centre for Catholics in the area. In the 1937 the decision was taken to move to Waterbeach because the Chesterton Road site had become too noisy.


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