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214 & 216 Mill Road ©David Betts 2014

214 & 216 Mill Road

History of 214 & 216 Mill Road


(214) Bootmakers Shop

George Barton, 39, shoemaker employed at home, b Cambridge

The Barton family were previously at 4 (later renumbered 35) Vinery Road.

See Mill Road Cemetery entry.

(216) Tobacconist’s Shop

George Parker, 73, tobacconist, b Sussex

Elizabeth, 71, b Arundel

Edith M, 26, librarian, b Cambridge

In 1881 the Parkers were living in Coronation Place.

George had changed his profession by 1901, when he is recorded on the census at the age of 73 as a tobacconist operating from a shop at 216 Mill Road, Cambridge. George died of cardiac failure following 21 days of pneumonia at 24 Ross Street, Cambridge on 12 August 1908. His wife, Elizabeth, died at the same address on 13 March 1910 (stomach cancer 7 months, asthenia 2 months). (Email from NS 2022)


(214 & 216)

Ivor H Dennis, tobacconist

(214a) Harold G Jordan

(216a) Mrs B Woodward




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