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7 - 9 Station Road Swavesey

7 Station Road, Church End, High Street, Swavesey

History of 7 Station Road

1871 High Street

Aaron Metcalfe, 46, thatcher


Martha A, 12, b Swavesey


William D, 9, b Swavesey

Edmund, 7

Samuel Day Metcalf, 5


Aaron Metcalfe, 56, thatcher, b Swavesey

Esther, 55, b Swavesey

James, 24, carpenter out of employ, b Swavesey

Edmund, 19, bricklayer, b Swavesey

Samuel, 15, thatchers son, b Swavesey

Susan Day, mother in law, widow, 79, annuitant, b Swavesey


Esther Metcalfe, 65, b Swavesey

William D, 27, cowkeeper and grazier, b Swavesey

Martha A, 32, servant, b Swavesey

Selina E M, grand daughter, 2, b Cambridge


Esther Metcalfe, widow, 75, living on own means, b Swavesey


Alfred John Willson, 32, grocers assistant, b Oakington

Rachel Willson, 32,  b Histon

Phyllis, 3, b Swavesey

Church End, High Street end, Mr Wilson grocers on far right; also on right next to flag pole, Mr Parrish, shoe repairer, Mr Bond shoe repairer in wooden hut straight ahead (Alan Lee Swavesey collection)


Mr. A. J. Willson’s brick and slated house escaped destruction, but kept smouldering, and was very seriously damaged later in the day.

Swavesey, west end of Station Road after the 1913 fire. Thatched barn which missed fire. (Alan Lee Swavesey collection)


Home of Alfred Wilson who used one of the front rooms as a sweet shop.


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