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Dant's Ferry

Cutter Ferry bridge / Dant’s Ferry

History of Cutler Ferry / Dant's Ferry

The following website on Cambridge history:

http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/walks/river2.htm#cutter

says that the family who ran the ferry at one time were called Dant and they had a boat called Cutter.

Information about the Dant family can be found here:

http://family.ray-jones.org.uk/rootspersona-tree/george-dant/

David Dant lived from 1808-1892. In 1891 David W Dant, waterman, was living in Trafalgar Street. 

In 1881, Samuel Dant and his family’s address was River Ferry, Cutter Premises.

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