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The Master's Cottages

96 – 104 Scotland Road, The Master’s Cottages

History of The Master's Cottages


(5 Masters Cottage)

Arthur Doggitt, 39, labourer, b Chesterton


(4 Masters Cottage)

William Mansfield, 37, labourer, b Chesterton


(3 Masters Cottage)

Robert Shallow, 41, labourer, b Scotland


(2 Masters Cottage)

John Henry Franklin, 38, carman, b Chesterton


(1 Masters Cottage)

Fred Cooke, 33, cycle repairer, b Cambridge

1913: The Master’s Cottages

  1. Fred Cook, cycle repairer
  2. J Franklin, carter
  3. William Martin, labourer
  4. George Cellins, baker
  5. Arthur Doggett, labourer


Masters Cottages in the 1920s – photo taken from Scotland Farm.

These were included with the properties sold by Trinity Hall:

Lion Hotel, Friday 11th July at 6pm 1924 sale of 18 modern dwellings by Trinity Hall including:
– the Master Cottages, Scotland Road, 5 terraces houses
– the Hall Cottages, North side of High Street, 5 houses
– Garden Land situ between 1 and 2
– 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.


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