Volunteer's Resort



1881 census - Volunteer's Resort, Cumbergate, Peterborough **


William Read Head Married 38 (1843) Publican born Grantham, Lincs

Elizabeth Read Wife Married 36 (1845) Housewife born Bourne, Lincs

William Read Son 14 (1867) born Birmingham, Warwicks

John Read Son 12 (1869) born Gloucester, Gloucs

Walter Read Son 10 (1871) born Manchester, Lancs

Ada Read Daughter 6 (1875) born Manchester, Lancs

Charles Read Son 3 (1878) born Manchester, Lancs

Fanny Fox Servant single 15 (1866) Housemaid born Kettering, N'ptonshire

Walter Chas Mitchell Visitor single 34 (1848) Herbalist born Luton, Beds


Note: In 1891 Wm Read was Publican & Hairdresser at the George & Dragon, Cumbergate

1891 census - Volunteer's Resort Cumbergate, Peterborough **


John Gilbey Head Married 53 (1838) Innkeeper born Old Weston, Huntingdonshire

Elizabeth Gilbey Wife Married 54 (1837) born Coates, Cambs

Samuel R Stein Boarder married 31 (1860) Auctioneer born Germany

Charles Rushmer Boarder Widower 32 (1859) Basket Maker born Faversham, Kent

Thomas Mee Boarder single 33 (1858) Mail Man Post Office born Woodnewton, N'ptonshire

Mary Broom Visitor married 21 (1870) born Oundle, N'ptonshire


(next door to the Conservative Club House)


VOLUNTEER'S ARMS Cumbergate 18.1.1899 Peterborough

1899 18 January - Peterborough Advertiser

1901 census - Volunteer's Resort, Cumbergate, Peterborough **


Elizabeth Gilbey Head Widow 65 (1836) Innkeeper born Coates, Cambs

John T Edis Nephew single 44 (1857) General Porter born Oundle, N'ptonshire

Joseph Robinson Boarder single 28 (1873) Coachman Domestic born Doncaster, Yorks


1873 5 July - Peterborough Advertiser

Heading: Extensions of time for Feasts


Transfers: Volunteer Resort, Cumbergate from Frederick Carls to John Sergent

1879 17 January - Stamford Mercury

To be Sold at Auction


Stone and slated beer-house called the Volunteer Resort with an old established bake-house attached situated in Cumbergate-Street in the occupation of Joseph Franklin as sub tenant to Messrs. Eyre & Co.  This lot has extensive frontage to the street, and is well adapted for business purposes.



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