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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.

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1871:

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

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1881:

Mary Emmerson, 45, landowner, b Cottenham

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1891:

James Graves, 78, retired miller, b Cottenham

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1901:

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

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1911: Milford House

Mary Emerson, 75, widow, independent, b Cottenham

Sarah Gautrey, 60, companion help, b Cottenham

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1939: (129)

George W Houlden, b 1885, farm worker

Modern: (157)

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