Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

70 Holbrook Road

History of 70 Holbrook Road

1935:

Frederick Jonathan Fison

There is a patent in his name dated 26/5/1924 and another of 2/7/1928 which show that at the time he worked for Chivers & Sons Ltd of Histon. The patent covers the closures of jars and similar receptacles.

Frederick Fison built no. 70 and it is believed to have been one of the first houses to appear in Holbrook Road, possibly before 1930. There was a large orchard at the back of the house and his niece, who often visited the house, recalled in 2017 how Frederick had created a cinder pavement up to Hills Road to enable him to push her pram.

Contribute

Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing [email protected].