Token for Cottenham Coffee House (thanks to Arn Dekker 2022)
141 (117) High Street, Alexandra Coffee House, Temperance Hotel, Cottenham
History of 141 High Street Cottenham
See Francis Garrett, Cottenham’s Inns and Hostelries
Bazaar held at the Rectory by Misses Banks and £80 raised to start a coffee place in connection with the Cottenham Total Abstinence Society
Coffee house opened March. John and Unwin and wife Lois appointed to manage.
John Unwin, 34, builder, b Milton
Lois Ann, 35, b Whittlesford
Elizabeth M, 10, b Landbeach
Ellen Mable, 8, b Landbeach
Emmanuel, 5, b Cottenham
Charles William, 3, b Cottenham
John A, 1 b Cottenham
Caroline Moore, 15, servant, b Cottenham
1891: The Coffee Tavern
William Golding, 38, millers carter, b Oakington
Jane, 35, b Cottenham
1897: premises damaged by fire in May.
Large room for club and social purposes built and managed by George Whitehead until death in 1942.