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233 – 235 (161) High Street, Cottenham

History of 233 - 235 High Street


Thomas Chivers, 48, wheelwright


John Willson, 35, shepherd


Reuben Royston, 40, ag.lab.


John Chivers, 25


John Chivers, 60


John Chivers

House burned by 1850 fire.


John Chivers, 39, farm of 50 acres employing 2 labourers


Thomas Chivers, 59, land proprietor, b Cottenham


John Chivers, 48, farmer of 50 acres employing 2 men


Thomas Chivers, 25, farmers son


John Chivers, 59, farmer of 36 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy, b Cottenham


Thomas Chivers, 34, brewer and coal merchant, b Cottenham


Mary Munsey, 61, basketmaker, b Cottenham


Elizabeth Chivers, 47, landowner, b Cottenham

Louisa Morgan, boarder, 27, certificated schoolmistress, b Surrey

Edith K Morgan, boarder, 2, b Middlesex


Jonathan Piggott, 74, farmer of 29 acres, b Cottenham


Mary Munsey, 69, partner in the basket making trade


Eliza Chivers, 54, living on her own means, b Cottenham


Emma Crop, 51, gardener, b Cottenham


Mary Munsey, 79, basket maker, b Cottenham


Eliza Chivers, 67, living on her own means


Ellis C Munsey, 55, basket maker and gardener, b Cottenham


Ellis Charles Munsey, 66, basket maker and gardener, b Cottenham

1939 (161)

(161) Arthur Barnes, b 1891, packer food processing factory


(161a) Charles E Benerson, b 1884, lorry driver haulage

Modern: (233)




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