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204 (142) High Street Chesterton

History of 204 High Street Chesterton

1913: (142)

William Slade Warren, pensioned sergeant of County Police

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Lion Hotel, Friday 11th July at 6pm 1924 sale of 18 modern dwellings by Trinity Hall including:……………

Latham Cottages (5 cottages) and 142, 144 and 146 High Street.  Built in 1895 and let at weekly rents of 4s each to Messrs W Warren, E Amon and Mrs Maskill; total rent annual 3321 4s 0d.  Lot inc passage 4ft in width leading to the gardens at the back.
Each containing living room front with boarded floor and tiled stove; kitchen back with boarded floor, portable range, cupboard in recess and store cupboard under stairs; scullery in addition at its back with tiled floor, open fireplace, copper and sink; coal house and WC adjoining in lean to; 3 bedrooms, gas and water supplies are laid on.

The W Warren mentioned as a tenant above at 142 (now 204 High Street) was also residing at the property in 1911 according to the census.  He was a retired Sergeant of the Police.  They had 10 children!  He was also at that property in 1901.  His will of 1926 states that he is residing at the address.  His daughter then remained there in the 1930 electoral register.

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