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327 High Street, Cottenham

327 (219) High Street, The Spread Eagle, Red Bull, Bedford House, Cottenham

History of 327 High Street, Cottenham

See Francis Garrett: Cottenham’s Inns and Hostelries

1831 – 1842 The Spread Eagle: Robert Defew. It belonged to George Cockle and was sold in 1842 to John Cole.


House burned down. Rebuilt by Cole as Red Bull, beer house.


John Cole, 52, basket maker employing 2 men and publican, b Soham


Property sold at auction. Described as: a truly desirable property is situated in the High Street. The house and buildings have been recently erected in a very superior and most substantial manner and are well adapted for a public house, for which purpose they were used a short time since, when the Proprietor sold therefrom in one year upwards of 100 barrels of beer.

1861 approx.

Thomas Rowell, 47, farmer 45 acres and dealer employing 3 men 1 boy, b London


Benjamin Charles Pinchard, 69, physician and general practitioner, b Beds


Isabella F Pinchard, 50, formerly surgeons wife, b Cottenham

1891 Bedford House

Isabella Pinchard, 60, living on own means, b Cottenham


Isabella Pinchard


William Ward, 34, ag.lab

1911 approx.

William Ward, 43, farm labourer, b Chittering


Emma Ansell, 58, widow, b Duxford

1939 approx.

Archibald Graves, b 1889, farmer


Oswin J Blunt, b 1911, laboratory assistant physiology research instrument maker lathe


William K S Randall, b 1910, builders labourer


Henry Benerson, b 1870, agricultural labourer


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