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57 Cherry Hinton Road, Avoncliff

History of 57 Cherry Hinton Road

1911:

John Jackson, 33, commercial traveler timber merchant, born Yorks

Elizabeth, 36, born Cambridge

Winifred Doris, 2, born Cambridge

Violet Cockerton, servant, 16, born Suffolk

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This postcard was sent to Winnie Jackson in 1910 by her auntie. Hunstanton would have been a very popular seaside resort at this time.

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William Thomas Cherry b 1884 was a clerk and teacher of shorthand in 1911. He became a sergeant in the Northampton Regiment. He served in Ismailia in Egypt and was severely reprimanded when absent on active service until seen by the military police in Bridgwater St 6.30 am on 14/6/1918.(57 Cherry Hinton is the address in his military records)

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