The Priory Nursing Home, (The Priory Grange) (Sun House) 51 Newmarket Road, Crown Brewery
History of 51 Newmarket Road
A fire destroyed many properties in Barnwell but the Priory Grange survived.
From 1850s: Crown Brewery occupied by William Wilkes Featherstonehaugh. This brewery supplied over 35 public houses rom Isleham to the north-west. William Featherstonehaugh died in 1880 and the brewery and public houses were sold. The family continued to at Sun House which became the Priory Nurses Home.
1901: The Priory Grange
William K Bird, 49, vinegar brewer, mustard and potted meat manufacturer, b Cambridge
Maria R, 41, b Cambridge
Martin W K, 11, b Cambridge
Cecily M, 10, b Cambridge
Colin K, 8, b Cambridge
Angus K, 7, b Cambridge
Barbara R, 5, b Cambridge
Geoffrey W K, 3, b Cambridge
Emmeline Foley, 26, mothers help, b London
Florence L Oakey, 23, cook, b Ely
Beatrice Negus, 23, housemaid, b Fen Ditton
Zellah Laberton, 16, nurse, b Little Downham
The Priory Nursing Home, Miss Lamb matron
1960: old house demolished to make way for Cambridge Evening news premises.
Cambridge Newspapers Ltd
Jn M Eyles