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218 Hills Road, Highfield

History of 218 Hills Road

1911:

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

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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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