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Coddenham People – The Butcher of Coddenham

by | Aug 15, 2020 | Coddenham Village History Club, History Club News

John Dover Moore (old pickles)


“Old Pickles” 1809-1904

John Dover Moore was a butcher in Coddenham at the Old Butcher’s Shop in the High Street (now “The Limes”), from about 1830 until his death, 3rd October 1904, in his 96th year. He was a son of Elijah Moore, butcher at Claydon.

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  1. PGJ Summers

    The picture of JDM is with his youngest grand-daughter, Elizabeth, who was my paternal grand-mother and always known to me as “Marley”, though I have never understood why.

    Is there going to be more about the Cooper-Moore-Day-summers family in Coddenham and surrounding villages?

    • Ray Collins

      Hello PGJ – we are about to add an extract from the diaries of Mary Day during the winter in Coddenham January 1940 which may interest you. Look out for it under Coddenham People

      Ray Collins


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