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Bell Road, Bottisham

History of Bell Road, Bottisham

Bell Road appears to be unusual in that there was a street numbering scheme in the mid 19th century i.e. 1861 which is absent in the censuses of 1901 and 1911. Looking at the street in Google Streetview there seems little evidence that any of the 19th   century buildings have survived into the 21st.


(1) uninhabited

(2) Susan Webb, 75, pauper, b Bottisham

(3) William Allen, 70, road labourer, b Bottisham

(4) Sarah Hockley, 87, pauper, b Derby

(5) Phoebe Allen, 31, nurse, b Bottisham

(6) Johanna Gibson, 60, charwoman, b Ireland


William Frances, 60, ag lab, b Saffron Waldon

Elizabeth, 61, b Swaffham Prior

George, son, 22, ag lab, b Bottisham

John Aves, grandson, 5, b Bottisham

[In 1881 John Aves was living in Mill Road, Lode]

(8) John Aves, 79, ag lab, b Swaffham Bulbeck

Robert Marsh, grandson, 13, ag lab, b Bottisham

(9) Susan Sammons, 72, b Swaffham Prior

(10) Robert Shipp, 49, ag lab, b Swaffham Bulbeck

(11) William Shipp, 46, ag lab, b Bottisham




Bell Road, Bottisham OS 1886



Bell Road, Bottisham OS 1901



2 uninhabited

George Hiner

1 uninhabited

Eli Johnson

Naomi Poulter

Nathan Day

[Swaffham Road]


[Bell Inn]

Mrs Hiner

Mr Dockerill



Mr Day



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