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16 - 18 Station Road, Swavesey

16 – 18 Station Road, Church End, High Street, The Chequers, Swavesey

History of the Chequers

17th cent: John Cooper

1861 Chequers Inn High Street

Sarah Mitham, widow, 62, inn keeper, b Swavesey

Edward, 32, journeyman carpenter, b Swavesey

James, 24, journeyman carpenter, b Swavesey

1871 Chequers Inn High Street

John Mitham, 47, builder and farmer



Charlotte, 13, b Swavesey



John Mitham, 57, licensed victualler builder employing 6 men farmer 205 acres employing 5 men and 4 boys carpenter and tax collector, b Swavesey

Lucy, 57, b Suffolk

Robinson, 25, b Swavesey

John, 17, b Swavesey


John Mitham, 67, builder farmer and inn keeper, b Swavesey

Lucy Mitham, 67,  b Suffolk

18 Station Road, Swavesey

1901 The Chequers Church End

Lucy Mitham, 77, innkeeper, b Suffolk

Lydia Thorp, 59, b Conington

Benjamin Thorp, 29, cycle maker, b Swavesey

Alfred Thorp, 22, cycle maker, b Swavesey


John Smith, 40, innkeeper, b Boxworth

Minnie, 32, b Oxford

Violet, 7

George, 1 m

1930s: Robinson Mitham

The Chequers Public House, Swavesey.. Description

Church End, Swavesey.. Description

Fenland floods at Swan Pond in Swavesey.. Description

Alice Jane Mitham of Swavesey in the Chequers Public House yard.. Description


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