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206 (144) High Street Chesterton

History of 206 High Street Chesterton

1913: (144)

Edward Amon, gardener

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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 E Amon mentioned as a tenant above at 144 (now 206 High Street) was also residing at the property in 1901 and 1911 according to the census.  He had two boys who are remembered on the Chesterton war memorial:  http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Cambridgeshire/Chesterton.html .  Mr Edward Amon moved to Ramsden Square off Milton Road, but his daughter Irene Wilderspin is living in the property according to the registers.  She remained there until her death in 1970.

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