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Dernford Turnpike Cottage

History of Dernford Turnpike Gate

John Coburn , turnpike gate keeper, died in November 1849, and was buried at Histon Road Cemetery.


1841 Dornford Turnpike Gate

John Coburn, 65, toll collector

Sarah, 15,

Jane, 8,

For more information about Coburn, the turnpike where he was working in 1841 and turnpike trusts in general see:




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