25 (7) Garden Walk
History of 25 Garden Walk
John F Wheaton, 33, college servant, b Cambridge
Alice, 26, college bedmaker, b Cambs
Winifred, 2,b Chesterton
12.4.1907: (Cambridge Independent Press) At the same Court, Charles Rowell, of 7 Garden-walk, Chesterton, was summoned for assaulting his wife, Henrietta Rowell, at Chesterton, on March 30th. Complainant said defendant went home about 11.20 p.m. on March 30th, and knocked her down. In self defence she struck him on the head with a jug. After this defendant gave her a black eye. Since defendant had taken up with a woman in Chesterton two years ago witness had had no peace. Defendant would go on the booze.” Defendant said his wife struck him with the water jug first. He was never drunk in his life.—Defendant was bound over keep the peace for six months.
Charles Rowell had been previously at the Maypole Inn, 19 Milton Road and the Bleeding Heart in Chesterton.
9.10.1908: (Cambridge Independent Press) As I stated few weeks ago, Charles Rowell, of Chesterton, well known as a champion runner in the eighties, will compete in the professional Marathon Race from Windsor to the Stadium, to-morrow. There is a special prize of £10 for the first competitor home of 50 or more years of age, and Rowell, who is 56 years of age, will make an effort to capture this. Another well-known old local athlete, J. Simpson, formerly of Cambridge and now of Newmarket, also entered, but his entry was received too late to be accepted.
He died in 1909 at 11 New Court.
Thomas Germany, 61, pensioner prison department gardening, b Cambridge
Elizabeth, 49, cooking, b Bucks
George Albert, 15, porter kitchen at college, b Cambridge
Rt S Cleaver