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Palgrave Terrace 207-215 Cherry Hinton Road

History of Palgrave Terrace 207-215 Cherry Hinton Road

This is another of the early artisan terraces in the road. As with others, the numbering of the houses was done within the terrace and whilst in 1891 the houses were numbered from the east, in 1901 and subsequently they were numbered from the west.

1891 census

5 later 1: John Harrison 40 pavior road, Margaret 36, Henry 13

4 later 2: Henry Washtell 46 carpenter, Ellen 49, Arthur 15 glazier, George 14, Herbert 12.

3 : David Cox 26 groom and gardener, Susie 26.

2 later 4: William Pluck 36 platelayer [railway track], Jane 36, Eva 5, Lizzie 3 Hilda 1.

1 later 5: Thomas Bowyer 27 garden labourer, Mary Ann 29, Sidney 2, Lilian 9 mos.

Sources: UK census


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