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High Street, Harston

History of the High Street, Harston


Arthur Northrop, 45, groom gardener, b Harston

Elizabeth, 39, b Rampton

Abraham, 16, grocer assistant, b Harston

Percy, 13, farm labourer, b Harston

Arthur, 11, school and errand boy, b Harston

Edwin, 6, b Harston

Lucy Francis, 4 mos, b Harston

Percy Northrop, Harston

Percy Northrop joined the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion when he was only 16. He died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916.


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