Saxon Street history pictures taken from Charles & June Surrage's family album.
Local baker Charlie Smoothy and assistant with their Ford Model T van (1920s).
Threshing a wheat stack on Mr Edgar Cooper Bland's Farm c.late 1920s.
The engine, a Burrell, (probably Reg No. CE 7825) and threshing tackle belonged to local
contractor Horace Nicholls. George Smoothy is standing by the front wheel of the engine
and Bill Parr is standing in the cart.
Childhood innocence. An idyllic scene, probably taken in the nineteen twenties or
early thirties, of three unidentified girls during their summer holidays at Saxon Street
Another picture from the same era. Straw carting at Saxon Street
By the 1950s some young men were able to afford motorbikes. Seen here, proudly
showing off their machines, are Maurice Woollard, Charlie Surrage and Louis Reynolds
Post Office Corner Saxon Street, c. 1950s
Two of the people outside the Reindeer are believed to be
Man in doorway – William Jonas (Bill ) Man in short sleeves & cap – Stan Woollard (Bummy ) Courtsey of Cambridge Archives