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217 High Street Cottenham

217 (153) High Street, Cottenham

History of 217 High Street

1841:

Richard Norman, 41, brewer

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1851:

Richard Norman, 23, farmer of 50 acres and brewer employing 3 men

This house survived the 1850 fire even though brewery was destroyed.

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1855: ‘The Cottenham Brewery’ sold by Richard Haddow Norman to his brother-in-law, Charles Male.

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1861:

Mary Norman, 62, land proprietor, b Cottenham

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1871:

Charles Male, 42, brewer and farmer of 140 acres employing 7 men and 1 boy

 

William Male, 45, merchant and farmer of 80 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys

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1881:

Charles Male, 52, brewer and farmer of 200 acres, b Cottenham

 

William Male, 55, farmer of 210 acres employing 8 men and 3 boys, b Cottenham

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1885: Charles Male died.

1890: Cottenham Brewery stock auctioned off.

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1891:

Ann Male, 61, retired brewer

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1901:

Ann Male, 71, leaving on own means, b Cottenham

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1911:

Frederick Gifford, 45, gardener’s labourer, b Wilburton

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1939: (153)

Herbert Carrington, b 1893, farmer and dairyman

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Current: (217)

 

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