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5 High Street, Cottenham

5 High Street, Wheat Sheaf, Cottenham

History of 5 High Street

1841:

John Savidge, 35, farmer

Ann, 70

Mary, 35

James, 10

Mary, 7

Susan, 4

Harriett, 1

Catherine Nunn, 15, servant

[next door]

John Benton, 45, farmer

Mary, 30

Thomas, 20

James, 5

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1850: first licensed about 1850. Supplied by Cottenham Brewery.

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1851:

David Cundell, 29, publican and machine man, b Longstanton

Elizabeth, 30, b Cottenham

John, 9, b Cottenham

Eliza, 7, b Cottenham

William, 4, b Cottenham

David, 2, b Cottenham

Elizabeth, 4 mos, b Cottenham

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1855:

William Furbank took the house followed by his son in law James Gifford

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1861:

William Jackson, 30, ag.lab., b Hauxton

Sarah, 29, b Wilburton

Sarah Ann, 7, b Cottenham

Arthur, 5, b Cottenham

George, 3, b Cottenham

 

1 house uninhabited

 

William Gautrey, 59, shephard, b Cottenham

Elizabeth, 40, b Histon

Tom, 16, ag . lab., b Cottenham

Mariah Clark, daughter in law, 13, b Histon

Abel Gautrey, 12, ag.lab., b Cottenham

James, 5, b Cottenham

Mary Jane, 3, b Cottenham

John, 1, b Cottenham

 

Public House:

William Furbank, 66, publican and gardener, b Cottenham

Phebe, 60, b Cottenham

Isabela, 19, b Haddenham

David Watts, lodger, 41, ag.lab., b Cottenham

James Randle, lodger, 45, ag.lab., b Meldreth

Thomas Randle, son, 15, ag.lab., b Meldreth

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1871:

William Jackson, 47, ag.lab., b Hauxton

Sarah, 40, b Rampton

George, 13, b Cottenham

Elizabeth, 2, b Cottenham

Jane, 2 weeks, b Cottenham

 

William Ward, 43, ag.lab., b Cottenham

Emma, 37, b Long Stanton

Herbert, 12, b Cottenham

Arthur W, 8, b Cottenham

Annie Elizabeth, 6, b Cottenham

 

James Gifford, 37, coachman, b Cottenham

Isabella, 31, b Haddenham

Fred, 6, b Cottenham

Selia, 5, b Cottenham

Harriet, 1, b Cottenham

Phoebe Furbank, mother in law, 70, b Cottenham

Caroline Furbank, visitor, 13, b Haddenham

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1881: Wheat Sheaf

James Gifford, 50, publican and ag.lab., b Cottenham

Isabella, 41, b Haddenham

Fred, 16, 16, ag.lab., b Cottenham

Harriet, 11, b Cottenham

Rose, 8, b Cottenham

Agnes, 6, b Cottenham

Caroline, 4, b Cottenham

infant boy, 2 weeks, b Cottenham

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1891: Wheat Sheaf

James Gifford, 60, ag.lab. and publican

Isabella

Caroline

Firbank, 10, b Cottenham

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1901:

James Gifford, ag.lab.

Isabel

Caroline

Furbank, ag.lab.

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1910: James Gifford died and current house built by Lacons. Isabella Gifford remained in house until Feb. 1911.

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1911: unnumbered

William John Braund, 41, army pensioner publican, b Devon

Elizabeth, 39, b Devon

Ernest William,9, b London

Clarice Emily, 7, b London

Edward George, 5, b London

Alice Eugenie, 2, b London

Braund was an ex-Sergeant Major of the Horse Guards. He was called back for active service at the outbreak of war in 1914.

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1914:

Josiah Furbank was licensee until 1928

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1928:

Samuel Ward became licensee until 1933

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1933:

Raymond

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1939:

Raymond Ward, b 1901, innkeeper pig and poultry farmer

Gladys, b 1906

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Barbara Page, b 1933

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1941:

After Raymond’s death, widow Gladys takes over licence.

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1956:

Gladys Ward dies. William Musson followed by John Boulter were the last licensees before the pub closed in 1964.

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