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125 Cherry Hinton Road

125 Cherry Hinton Road, Post Office, 11 Beauclare Terrace

History of 125 Cherry Hinton Road

1901

(11 Beauclare Terrace)

William Drake

Emily

William E., 25, grocer’s clerk, born Cambridge

Percy W., grocer’s clerk

Alice E

Herbert J

Annie P

Frederick W

Edith R

Margaret E

1911

(Post Office)

William Drake, 58, grocer, born Cambs.

Emily, 56, (10 children, 2 died), born Dalham

Percy W., 33, grocer’s assistant, born Cambridge

Alice E., 30, mother’s help, born Cambridge

Herbert J., 25, grocer’s assistant, born Cambridge

Annie P., 22, dressmaker, born Cambridge

Frederick W., 20, grocer’s assistant, born Cambridge

Edith R., 17, milliner, born Cambridge

Margaret E., 14, apprentice to millinery, born Cambridge


The post office in Cherry Hinton Road has had four homes in the 20th century. It started on the corner of Derby Road where Go-Glass were later situated. It then moved to 260, then 190 and later 206.

Sources: Cambridge News (Cambridgeshire Collection)

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