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6 Steam Laundry Cottages, Laundry Lane

History of 6 Steam Laundry Cottages

1891:

John Osbourne, 67, farm labourer, born Cambs

Ann, 64, laundress, born Cambs

Annie Macdonald, boarder, widow, 46, laundress, born London

1901:

Henry J Frost, steam laundryman

Jane

Christopher H

Montague H

William H

Henry J

Robert G

1911: (6 Steam Laundry Cottages) It is not clear from which end of the cottages the numbering started.

Henry James Frost, 48. laundry man, born Cambridge

Jane, 49, born Essex

Christopher, 21, labourer to carter, born Cherryhinton

Montague, 20, labourer to carter, born Cherryhinton

William, 18, farm labourer, born Cherryhinton

Harry, 16, farm labourer, born Cherryhinton

Robert, 11, born Cherryhinton

Sidney, 8, born Cherryhinton

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Christopher William Frost was a private in 11th battalion Suffolk Regiment. He was killed in action 1/7/1916 aged 27.  Coomemorated on the Thiepval memorial.

Montague Henry Frost was a private in the 11th battalion Suffolk Regiment. He died 23 May 1916 aged 25. Buried in the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme.

William Frost was a private in the 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment. He was wounded in 1915 and killed in action 2/3/1916 aged 23. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial.

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