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Dant's Ferry

Cutter Ferry Cottage, Cutter Ferry Path

History of Cutter Ferry cottage

1871 Cutter Ferry (in 1861 the Dant family were at 3 Quayside)

Samuel Dant, ferry man

Mary Ann






David Dant, waterman, b St Ives

Susannah Dant, granddaughter, housekeeper, b St Ives

Samuel Rogers, grandson, errand boy, b Cambridge

1881 River Ferry, Cutter Premises

Samuel Dant, 48, waterman ferryman, b Hunts

Mary Ann, 47, b Norfolk

Katherine, 18, domestic servant unemployed, b Cambridge

Harry, 16, apprentice, b Cambridge

Samuel, 13, errand boy, b Cambridge

Alfred, 11, b Chesterton

Lizzie, 9, b Chesterton

Arthur, 7, b Chesterton

Alice, 2, b Chesterton


David Dant, 73, master waterman, b Hunts

Charlotte, 67, b Waterbeach

Eliza Sheldrake, niece, 35,



George L Hones


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