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41 / 43 Station Road Swavesey

41 Station Road, Church End, High Street, Swavesey

History of 41 Station Road

1861 High Street

Robert Ding, 38, ag.lab., b Hunts

Ann, 33, dress maker, b Cambridge

Martha Lawrence, 2, b Swavesey

Henry William, 2 mos, b Swavesey

1871 High Street

Robert Cain, 66, carrier, b Swavesey

Ann, 67, b Kingston

Sarah, 30, straw bonnet maker, b Swavesey


Robert Cain, 76, retired farmer and poulterer, b Swavesey


Samuel Hepher, 30, carrier and farmer, b Swavesey

Lydia, 28, b Swavesey

Kate E, 9, b Swavesey

William J, 6, b Swavesey


William Cain, 65, police pensioner

Emily, 55

William, 30, gardener, b Royston

Emily, 27


William Cain, 75, police pensioner, b Swavesey

Emily, 66, b Melbourn

Emily, 37, b Royston


but two and plaster cottages tenanted by Mrs Howlett; and Mr. W. Cain were wiped out. A tremendous blaze raged at this point, near the Swan pond, and the backs of the houses particular were devoured with marvellous speed. Mr. Twist’s house, was saved, although adjoins The burning cottages, but two rooms were damaged by fire. Some of his outbuildings were burnt, and at time the house appeared in considerable danger, but the Swan i>ond front, so that it was easy matter it with water.


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