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95 Cherry Hinton Road, Mon Abri

History of 95 Cherry Hinton Road


(Mon Abri)

Robert John Hobday, 49, florist, born Norfolk

Nellie Francis, 36, born London

Nellie Mabel, 16, born Cherry Hinton

Doris Maud, 12, born Cherry Hinton

Donald Robert, 11, born Cherry Hinton

Arthur Ernest Coleman b 1880, was a servant at Clare College in 1911. On enlistment with the Royal Garrison Artillery he is described as a smallholder. He married Catherine at Gt Gransden in 1915. In August 1918 he was confined to barracks for 3 days as punishment for failing to salute an officer in Piccadilly. (95 Cherry Hinton is the address in his military records.)


Arthur E Coleman, b 1880, college butler

Catherine M, b 1876

Lily Horsman, b 1883 (evacuee)



Michael Buscall


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