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Summary:

Earliest information: 1904
Original estate: Hungerford Engleford (see 1904)
Common Rights? No
Date of current building: Early 19th century
Listed? 38 and 39 – both Grade II

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Description of property:

38: From Listed Building records: House. Early 19th century. Slate roof, chimney to right, brick walls grey headers and red stretchers and dressings. Two storeys. Two glazing bar sashes with exposed frames and cambered heads flanking blank panel above central four panel door with flat hood.

39: From Listed Building records: House. Early 19th century. Slate roof, chimney to right, brick walls grey headers and red stretchers and dressings. Two storeys. One glazing bar sash with exposed frame and cambered head. Ground floor has 20th century door to left of wide glazing bar sash with cambered head.

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- 38-39 High Street, Feb 2007

Timeline:

1851 (CS) 38: ?John Oram (56), town crier and Constable.
- 39: ?John Sims (36), bricklayer.

1904 (DD of 36/37 HS) 36/37 HS "Bounded on the south by a dwelling house formerly part of the Glebe of the Rectory of Hungerford, but then belonging to Walter Cox and occupied by Walter Wilmott.

c.1930 Mr. ..?.. of Newbury (01635 35900) phoned Hugh 8.4.2007 having just seen the Pictorial History. Says his father (a signalman) used to live in the old International Stores, Bridge Street, and that his older sister was born there in 1912. His wife was nee Pike – and lived in 38 HS – daughter of the boot-maker.
1939 (Blacket's) 38: Albert Charles Pike, boot repairer (maternal grandfather of Mrs G Connick)
- 39: F.W. Andrews

?1940 (JW) Owned by Cox family. (Celia Turner adds: "Wally Palmer was the son of one of Walter Cox's daughters (Gertrude Rose) and Wally married Sheila Williams. Wally now (2011) lives in Aldbourne.")
1947 (CL) No entry!

1955 Charles Williams (brother-in-law of Wally Palmer) moved in.
1956 (CL) No entry!
1968-1983 (CL) 38: Charles and Edith Williams
1988 (Jack Williams) Charles Williams died

2000 (CL) No entry

See also:

- Cox family