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94 (40) Newmarket Road, The Sun Inn

History of 94 Newmarket Road


A boy aged between 16 and 18 broke into the Inn and stole a silver spoon. For this he was executed at the Castle 30.7.1786. (A B Gray, Cambridge Revisited)


1901: (40 Sun Street Newmarket Road)

Henry Scott, 43, publican, b Cambridge

Ann, 43, b Cambridge

William, 20, labourer, b Cambridge

Nelly, 18, in shop, b Cambridge

Kate, 16, b Cambridge

May, 8, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 18, b Cambridge



Charles Sharpe, furniture dealer

H & A Swann Bros Ltd, store


Eastwood Ltd, builders merchants


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