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41 – 43 Mill Road, The Maples

History of 41 Mill Road

1881 The Maples

William Basham, 52, woollen draper, b Cambridge

1891 ?

1901 (43)

Frederick Ivett, 38, stonemason, b Fen Drayton

1913 (41)

Frederick Ivett

Ivett and Reed, sculptors and monumental masons

1950 (41)

Frank Short and Margaret née Grundy moved here after the birth of their daughter Elizabeth. Circa 1960 they moved to 37 Marmora Road.

Slingsby’s operated a hardware & decorating shop from the 1960s to the 1980s known as “Colour Corner” which occupied the whole building at 41-43 Mill Road.


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