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89a Cherry Hinton Road

89 Cherry Hinton Road

History of 89 Cherry Hinton Road

The gap between the older houses was originally planned to be the site of a new road according to the 1913 town guide. However at some stage tennis courts were built and it was at this location that bombs fell in World War Two, fortunately causing little damage. The site was then used for an electricity sub-station.

Sources: Cambridge News (Cambridgeshire Collection)

1913 (unnumbered)

William Taylor Archer, chemist

87 & 89 Cherry Hinton Road on right c.1925 (Cambridgeshire Collection)


William T Archer, b 1878, shopkeeper chemist

Ethel A, b 1880

Saadi M Johnson, b 1911


Robert G Hopkins, b 1854, retired piano tuner


SE Gedny, greengrocer


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