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10 Adams Road

History of Grange Farm, Adams Road

1902:

Evelyn Hopkinson moved to 9 Adams Road next door to her son Bertram at no.10.

Bertram and his wife Marianne were living at 5 Harvey Road when their daughter Alice was born in 1905. They moved back to 10 Adams Road in 1907 after a new house had been built for them.

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1922:

Evelyn Hopkinson took her granddaughter Alice to South Africa in 1922. While away, she arranged for the construction of the Oak Room at 9 Adams Road. The room was equipped with two grand pianos and lots of sofas and armchairs.

Alice was now a medical student at Newnham College.

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1925:

Alice married Jack Roughton. They move to 35 Millington Road.

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1962:

Mrs O A H Hirsch

Rt P Hirsch

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