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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 Harvey Swann, b 1870, retired butcher

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

Dorothy Augusta, b 1907, at home invalid

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

Robert Harvey Swann was one half of the butchers Swann and Sansom.  They had premises on Cherry Hinton Avenue and at 100 Sturton Street.

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

Donald was married to Constance Grace Swann.


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