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38 Thornton Way 1953 or 1954

38 Thornton Way, Girton

History of 38 Thornton Way

In 1953 the Boursnells had a house built here and they moved from 58 Grange Road. In March 2022 MB sent the following photos

Steam Roller at 38 Thornton Way

Shovelling sand at 38 Thornton Road c.1955

Outside 38 Thornton Way in 1954/5: Mike Boursnell on left



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