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131 (1 Newman’s Cottages) Milton Road

History of 131 Milton Road

UK Census:

1911 1 Newman’s Cottages

William Gray, 41, laboratory assistant for Professor of Zoology, b Chesterton

Florence, 40, house wife, b Chesterton

Florence, 18, wool and silk knitter knitting factory, b Chesterton

Harvey, 17, college kitchen porter, b Chesterton

Leonard, 16, laboratory assistant Professor of Physiology, b Chesterton

Joe, 13, b Chesterton

The Gray family were previously at 36 Milton Road.

1913 Kelly’s

William Gray

1916 UK Roll of Honour

Joseph Frederick Gray: Private 1974, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1916 in France. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge.


Leonard David Gray: Private 325164, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 March 1918 in France.



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