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19 – 29 Station Road, Church End, Swavesey

History of 19 - 29 Station Road

At the time of the 1913 fire there were several inhabited cottages and four derelict in the stretch between the The Swan and the Red Brick Houses. All these properties were destroyed.

1871:

John Williams, 52, butcher, b Swavesey

Ruth, 52, b Swavesey

Martin, 12, b Swavesey

Tom, 9, b Swavesey

 

Richard Williams, 74, formerly butcher, b Swavesey

 

Thomas Mitham, 72, ag.lab., b Swavesey

 

Hannah Metcalf, 44, dress maker, b Swavesey

John, 24, butcher, b Swavesey

 

George Trundley, 65, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Susannah, 55, b Fen Drayton

George, 26, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Charles, 19, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Watson, 17, carpenters lad, b Swavesey

John T Dawborn, grandson, 9, b Herts

 

James Wells, 33, coal merchant, b Swavesey

Elizabeth, 33, b Warwicks

Henry, 8, b Derbysh

Emily, 6, b Derbysh

Anderson W, 3, b Derbysh

 

James Marshall, 33, cheesemaker, b Swavesey

Sophia, 33, b Norfolk

Walter, 11, b Norfolk

Edwin, 4, b Swavesey

 

Ann Large, 74, annuitant, b Swavesey

 

Ann Edwards, 73, b Fen Drayton

William, 28, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Isaac, 26, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Mary, 23, domestic servant disengaged, b Swavesey

 

John Edwards, 40, railw lab., b Swavesey

Mary A, 40, b Barway

Frederick Ellis, son in law, 14, farm lab., b Thetford

Louisa Edwards, 8 b Swavesey

 

John Froment, 33, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Rebekah, 34, b Conington

Anther, son, 8, b Swavesey

Charles, 6, b Swavesey

Sarah, 4, b Swavesey

 

1881: predates construction of Red Houses to west

Stephen Middleton, 55, railway platelayer, b Swavesey

Ester, 55, b Fen Ditton

 

George Trundey, 37, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Sarah, 37, b Knapwell

Susan, 9, b Swavesey

George, 8, b Swavesey

John, 7, b Swavesey

Lizzie, 3, Ely

Allison, 9m, b Swavesey

Ada, 9m, b Swavesey

 

William Sutton, widower, 85, retired wheelwright, b Swavesey

 

William Wilderspin, 57, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Jane, 55, b Hunts

Harriett, 13, nurse maid, b Swavesey

 

James Wells, 43, coal merchant and fariner, b Swavesey

Elizabeth, 43, b Warwicks

Henry, 18, coal merchants son, b Derbyshire

Emily, 16, national school teacher, b Derbyshire

Agnes, 9, b Swavesey

Anderson, 6, b Swavesey

Horace, 1, b Swavesey

 

Charles Trundley, 29, labourer in ale brewery b Swavesey

Henrietta, 24, b Over

Susannah, 3, b Swavesey

Charles, 1,  b Swavesey

 

Hannah Metcalfe, 54, dressmaker, b Swavesey

 

John Williams, 61, cow keeper, b Swavesey

1891:

Joseph Payne, 42, cheese and butter merchant and general dealer

Susan, 66

Arthur, son, 21, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Arthur Smith, nephew, 15, hay factors labourer, b Swavesey, diseased hip from childhood

Florence Payne, niece, 5, b Swavesey

 

Hannah Metcalfe, widow, 64, dressmaker

Mary A, niece, 30, dressmaker, b Swavesey

 

Arthur Fletcher, 31, railway porter, b Stretham

Emma, 32, b Cambridge

Mary E, 8, b Cambridge

Ellen L, 7, b Cambridge

Emily J, 5, b Swavesey

Alfred, 3, b Swavesey

Alice, 1, b Swavesey

 

James Taylor, 52, bricklayers labourer, b Hertford

Mary A, 53, b Swavesey

James T, 27, ag.lab. army reserve, b Bedford

Charlie, 10, b Swavesey

 

James Wells, 53, coal merchant, b Swavesey

Elizabeth, 53, b Warwicks

Agnes, 19,

Anderson, 16, elementary school teacher,

Horace, 11,

Jessie, 8,

Harry, 5, grandson, b Cottenahm

 

John Fromant, 53, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Rebecca, 54

Walter, 17, ag.lab., b Swavesey

William, 12, ag.lab., b Swavesey

 

John Webb, 77, retired platelayer, b Northants

Mary M, 50, b Chesterton

 

William Eason, 59, ag.lab., b Swavesey

Rebecca, 54, b Cambridge

Edward William, 17, b Swavesey

 

Stephen Middleton, 66, platelayer, b Swavesey

Esther, 66, b Longstanton

 

Benjamin Carter, 49, ag.lab., b Lolworth

Susan, 45, b Boxworth

Clara, 22, b Lolworth

Stephen B, 12, ag.lab.,

Ada, 10, b Swavesey

Henry, 8, b Swavesey

Amy, 5, b Swavesey

William, 1, grandson, b Swavesey

 

1901: Church End

 

Joseph Payne, 52, cream cheese merchant, b Swavesey

Susan, mother, 75, widow, b Swavesey

 

Hannah Metcalfe, 74, dressmaker, b Swavesey

 

William Eason, 69, agricultural labourer, b Swavesey

Rebecca, 64, b Knapwell

 

James Taylor, 63, bricklayer’s labourer, b Herts

Mary Ann, 63, b Swavesey

Charlie, 20, bricklayer, b Swavesey

 

James Wells, 63, coal merchant and farmer

Elizabeth

Horace F, 21, b Swavesey

Jessie E, 18, dressmaker

Harry H, 15, b Cottenham

 

John Fromant, 64, formerly agricultural labourer, b Swavesey

Rebecca, 65, b Conington

 

Mary Aulden, 83, formerly monthly nurse, b Lolworth

 

unoccupied

 

Mary Ding, 81, b Over

Ann Fetherwood, 54, daughter, housekeeper, b Swavesey

Arthur Fromant, grandson, 17, cattleman on farm, b Swavesey

Albert Ding, grandson, 16, grocers assistant, b Oakington

 

Amelia Harden 58, b Swavesey

Emma J, 25, b Swavesey

Thomas, 23, agricultural labourer, b Swavesey

Mary A, 18, b Swavesey

William, 16, haycutter, b Swavesey

………..

1911: Church End

Moses Marriott, 77, formerly farm labourer, b Over

Elizabeth, 71, b Swavesey

 

Dan Watson, 35, bricklayer, b Herts

Annie, 35, b Swavesey

 

James Wells, 73, coal merchant, b Swavesey

Elizabeth, 73, b Warwicks

Agnes Annie, 38, b Swavesey

Jessie Elizabeth, 28, school teacher, b Swavesey

 

Rebecca Eason, 71, widow, b Knapwell

Tom Mackness Young, 55, brother, farm labourer, b Knapwell

 

Hannah Ding, 51, widow, b Sutton

 

Joseph Payne, 62, farm labourer,  b Swavesey

Peter Ding, 18, bakers assistant, b Swavesey

Walter Ding, 20, farm labourer, b Swavesey

 

Amelia Harden, 65, widow, b Swavesey

Emma Jane, 36, b Swavesey

Thomas, 32, farm labourer, b Swavesey

Mary Ann, 28, b Swavesey

William, 26, farm labourer, b Swavesey

………….

1913:

A less painful spectacle was the burning of the next group of houses. These were four old cottages which had been condemned, and were standing empty- and needless to say they offered no practically resistance to the flames, and were entirely wiped out. The next six cottages, all thatched and rather ancient, were occupied by Mrs. Rebecca Eason, Mr. James Wells, Mr. James Taylor,  Mrs. Hannah Ding, Mr. J. Kester. jun. and Moses Marriott. With the terrific blaze created their moribund and untenanted neighbours, tbev bad chance, and were destroyed before their terrified occupants could more rcniov. the -cmhl- mo.-t prized.

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