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157 High Street, Cottenham

157 (129) High Street, Victoria Tavern, Milford House, Cottenham

History of 157 High Street

See Francis Garrett, Cottenham’s Inns and Hostelries

After the fire of May 1855, Oliver Emmerson built a new house and opened it as a public house. In Feb. 1864 he was summoned for assault and there was no further mention of the tavern.


Jacob Sanderson, 40, farmer of 10 acres, b Cottenham


Mary Emmerson, 45, landowner, b Cottenham


James Graves, 78, retired miller, b Cottenham


Mary Emerson, 65, living on own means, b Cottenham

1911: Milford House

Mary Emerson, 75, widow, independent, b Cottenham

Sarah Gautrey, 60, companion help, b Cottenham

1939: (129)

George W Houlden, b 1885, farm worker

Modern: (157)


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