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130 (27 Railway Cottages) Mill Road

History of 130 Mill Road

UK Census:

1881:

George Simpson, 28, railway porter, b Suffolk

 

Alfred John Backer, 26, railway porter, b Cambridge

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1891:

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1901:

Charles Northfield, 39, railway guard, b Dorset

Elling, 37, b Cherry Hinton

Millie, 15, b Cambridge

Fred, 12, b Cambridge

Alfred, 10, b Cambridge

Wilfred, 6, b Cambridge

Hubert, 4, b Cambridge

Arthur, 1, b Cambridge

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1911:

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1913:

Edward Brown, platelayer

William Jordan, acting fireman

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1937:

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1941:

Michael Bowyer in ‘Air Raid!’ pub. 1986, describes how in the afternoon of 30 January a German bomber came into Cambridge at low level from Ely and dropped nine 50kg HEs at 15:57, straddling Mill Road bridge. Bombs burst in the Corporation store yard, and then 130 Mill Road and the next house were shattered by a direct hit. Two civilians were killed and ten injured.

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1962:

(130a) Bernard Horner

(130) Frank Martin

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1970:

Frank Martin

Frederick Bond

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