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160 Cherry Hinton Road

160 Cherry Hinton Road, Grove Stores/Marden House

History of 160 Cherry Hinton Road


Joseph Oyston, 38, corn and seed dealer, born Cambs

Eliza Ann Beth Oyston, 35, (1 child died), born Cambs

This was the site of Handleys, the corner shop, run by Gilbert and Margaret Handley. Before their time it was Marden House and the home of Joseph Oyston, corn dealer. Currently, it is Michaels, shoe repairer.

Sources: Cambridge News (Cambridgeshire Collection), UK Census



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