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

History of the Chequers

17th cent: John Cooper

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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

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1871: Chequers Inn High Street

John Mitham, 47, builder and farmer

Lucy

Robinson

Charlotte, 13, b Swavesey

John

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1881:

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

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1891:

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

Lucy Mitham, 67,  b Suffolk

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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

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1911:

John Smith, 40, innkeeper, b Boxworth

Minnie, 32, b Oxford

Violet, 7

George, 1 m

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1930s: Robinson Mitham

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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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