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Thrift’s Walk, High Street Chesterton

History of Thrift's Walk, Chesterton

1913:

WEST SIDE

L Howard, labourer

F W Rayner, gardener

Herbert Day, labourer

Herbert Mansfield, labourer

EAST SIDE

  1. Alfred Hulyer, labourer
  2. A Jackson, labourer
  3. William Gray, blacksmith
  4. Arthur Jolley, labourer
  5. A Doggett, labourer
  6. Mrs Rayner
  7. George Speed, carpenter
  8. William Wilkins, gardener
  9. A W Goode, The Poplars; Rupert John Goode

NEW COURT

10. Charles Fordham, carter

11. Arthur Masters, labourer

12. John Chapman, labourer

13. Ernest Stanley, labourer

14. Charles Mansfield, labourer

………….

1918

Pte F W Rayner of 16 Thrifts Walk, was reported killed in action on 8.10.1918. He left a wife and two children. The newspapers said that ‘he was killed by a sniper whilst pointing out some Germans on 8th October 1918.”

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