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Fire Station, High Street, Cottenham

Fire Station, Cottenham

History of the Fire Station


See Francis Garrett, Cottenham Ablaze

Fire destroyed a stack on the premises of John Male (site of present Fire Station). A James Hayes of Grantchester confessed to setting fire to the stack even though he had no motive. He was convicted in March 1848 to 15 months hard labour.



Ann Male, 58, b Cottenham



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