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223 High Street Cottenham

223 (157) High Street, Rose Villa, Cottenham

History of Rose Villa

Listed building:

Villa, c.1860. Local gault brick Flemish bond, to front wall. English bond to sides and fishscale pattern slate roof, hipped.


William Haird, 26, carpenter


William Haird, 36, auctioneer appraiser and builder, b Waterbeach


William Haird, 45, builder and auctioneer employing 4 men, b Waterbeach


William Haird, 31, auctioneer and valuer, b Cottenham

1881 Woodstock Villa

William Haird, 41, auctioneer, b Cottenham


Emma Amelia Haird, 41, teacher of music, b Histon

Sarah Elizabeth, 16, b Cottenham

Thomas, 14, b Cottenham


Emma A Haird, 51, assistant overseer parish council

Sarah E

Thomas, rate collector

William Atkinson, visitor, 26, student of Durham university, b Ireland


Emma Amelia Haird, 61, assistant overseer, b Histon

1939 (157)

Thomas Haird, b 1877, registrar of Births and Deaths

Modern: (223)


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