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11 & 13 Madras Road

13 Madras Road

History of 13 Madras Road

1895:

Walter Morley and Thomas Armstrong, painter and glazier

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1905:

Herbert Day

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1919: 15/8/1919 Ernest & Millie Southerhill charged with damaging crop of sainfoin (CC BNA CIP).

Ernest and Millie Southerhill’s, and Frederick Brand’s, damaging of sainfoin, then a widely- planted form of green manure which also produced excellent hay, may have taken place on the fields south of the old Newmarket rail line – fields which would be turned to housing in the 1930s. Why would they be damaging a crop? Was there a picnic on private land? (See Madras Road Report)

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1935:

William Barton, packer

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1951:

William Barton, packer 1939-40

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1962:

William Barton

William Barton, first recorded as a “packer” in 1931/32, remaining until c.1962 = 30+ years.

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