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Cecil Diver, Histon

Cottenham Road, Histon

History of Cottenham Road

Actual location of Diver household unknown at present.


Charles William Diver, 43, labourer, b Histon

Emma, 41, b Cottenham

Harry, 21, bricklayer, b Cottenham

Frank, 19, labourer, b Cottenham

Percy, 16, labourer, b Histon

Cecil, 14, labourer, b Histon

Arthur, 12, b Histon

George, 7, b Histon

Phyllis May, 1, b Histon

Cecil Diver signed up for the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion when he was only 17. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Cottenham Road, Histon, 1956 (MoC420/56)

16th century cottage in Cottenham Road Histon being thatched by W T Barber of Oakington, June 1956


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