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218 Hills Road, Highfield

History of 218 Hills Road


Joseph Pickard, 66, pensioned civil servant Dept. of Customs and Excise, born Leicester

Florence Reckerby Treadgold, servant 49, housekeeper, born Grantham

Fanny Bertha Holder, servant 22, general servant, born Cambridge

1939 5/5 (local newspaper)

Three – Hour Chase. — A cow brought to Cambridge Cattle Market on Monday became enraged and had to be shot after a chase lasting over three hours. In the course of its mad stampede through fences, hedges and gardens it knocked down an old gentleman, Mr. Ernest Warboys of 218 Hills :Road. He was not badly hurt, but had to go to bed after being seen by a doctor.



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