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326 High Street, Monsters, Cottenham

History of 326 High Street Cottenham

1931:

See Francis Garrett, Cottenham Ablaze

15.6.1931: at the end of school is was reported that ‘Monsters’ was on fire. This was a small shop on the Village Green that sold penny fruit drinks called ‘Monsters’.

The Cottenham fire engine couldn’t be got out because garss had grown in front of its shed. The fire engine from cambridge was called and put the fire out with water from Gautrey’s pond on the Village College site.

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