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107 Cherry Hinton Avenue, 2 Beauclare Terrace

History of 107 Cherry Hinton Avenue


A Moore, widower, 45, living on own means, born Cambridge

Alice, daughter, 20, student of music piano, born Cambridge


William J Roper, 38, railway traffic agent, born Norfolk

Georgianna E M., 39, born Norfolk

Bertram R J., 6, born Cherryhinton

Stanley W., 3, born Cherryhinton


(2 Beauclare Terrace – anomalies in the numbering record means that it is not clear whether 107 Cherry Hinton Avenue was actually no. 1 or 2 Beauclare Terrace)

William Henry Ling, 29, organ builder & tuner, born Hunts

Elizabeth, 30, born Cambridge


Robert H Swann, b 1870, retired butcher

Constance G, b 1901, housekeeper at home (WVS)

Dorothy A, b 1907, at home invalid

Roy A, b 1916, auctioneer (member of RAF)

Roy Angus Swann, born 1917, was the son of Robert Harvey Swann and Mary Augusta Swann. He was a pilot officer (obs) with the 223 Sqdn RAF Volunteer Reserve. He died on 27/6/1942 and is buried in the El Alamein War Cemetery.

In June 1942 223 Squadron were based at Amriya flying Martin Maryland light bombers supporting the British Eighth Army in North Africa.



Donald Hobday


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