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Brookside, Toft, 1927 (photo R T Bellamy) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Brookside, Toft

History of Brookside, Toft

The photo shows a cottage in Brookside in 1927 with Harold Constable, bike and a corn, offal and flour merchants van.

In 1947 the was a serious fire. This cottage was one of three completely destroyed. It was occupied by Thomas White, wife and daughter. Most of their furniture was saved.

Another cottage occupied by Own Braysher was completely destroyed. A German prisoner of war did great work helping to save furniture. (See Vanishing Cambridge p.178 & CDN 7.10.1947)


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