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Church End, Gamlingay

History of Church End, Gamlingay

In the 1911 census there seems to be only one property listed on Church End, adjacent to Dutter End. However, in modern times (2022) Church End seems to extend quite far from the village. So the exact location of the Norman property is currently uncertain.

1911:

Ezekiel Norman, 62, farm labourer, b Gamlingay

Fanny, 56, (14 children all survive), b Warsley

Fredrick, 38, farm labourer, b Gamlingay

Alfred, 16, farm labourer, b Gamlingay

John, 14, farm labourer, b Gamlingay

John Norman enlisted in the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion when he was only 16. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916. At the time his death was reported ann the Norman sons were serving in the armed forces and one of these had been badly wounded.

Norman, John. Regiment number 15962 of 11th Battalion of the Suffolks. Died 1st July 1916. Born in Gamlingay

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