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Fire Station, High Street, Cottenham

Fire Station, Cottenham

History of the Fire Station

1848:

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.

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1881:

Ann Male, 58, b Cottenham

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