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Smith’s Path, Smith’s Yard, High Street, Cottenham

History of Smith's Path

1851 unnamed

Thomas Granger, 27, ag.lab., b Cottenham


William Disbro, 49, ag.lab., b Rampton


Mary Ship, 28, housekeeper, b Essex


John Moore, 40, farm lab., b Cottenham

1861 Smith’s Yard

John Moore, 50, ag.lab., b Cottenham


John Bull, 34, ag.lab., b Waterbeach


William Disbro, 61, ag.lab., b Cottenham


John Crofs, 26, ag.lab., b Cottenham

1881 Smith’s Yard

Richard Hawkin, 25, bricklayers labourer, b Witcham


William Leete 56, ag.lab.


Newman Chapman, 31, ag.lab


James Webster, 42, ag.lab., b Over

1891 approx. unnamed

Frederick Pierson, 21, ag.lab., b Cottenham


William Leete, 65, ag.lab., b Guilden Morden


David Leete, 29, shepherd, b Cottenham

1901 Smith’s Path

David Leete, 39, market gardener, b Cottenham




Joseph Nottage, 52, ag.lab., b Cottenham


Alfred Moule, 17, ag.lab., b Cottenham


William Emmans, 36, ag.lab., b Kent


Alfred Leete, 41, stockman on farm, b Cottenham


Alfred Moule, 66, farm labourer, b Cottenham


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