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34 Bridge Street

History of 34 Bridge Street

West of Bridge Street in the Nineteenth Century

1717: nos 33 & 34 belonged to estate of Sir George Downing

1811: Downing estate auction by Downing College. Bought by John Eaden merchant and William Eaden senior, linen draper.

1827: properties remortgaged by Eaden family

1885:  freehold of properties sold to Benjamin Jolley. Atfetr his death porperties divided between sons. Benjamin C Jolley had no. 33; William Jolley no. 34.

1911:

David Gibbs, 37, clerk antique furniture, b Cambridge

Jessie, 34, b Cambridge

Alyn, 6, b Cambridge

Jean Birnie, mother in law, 65, b Scotland

Jeannie Birnie, sister in law, 38, muff maker draper, b USA

James Birnie, brother in law, 25, salesman antique furniture, b Cambridge


1913:

Bennett & Sons, saddlers and harness makers

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1931: St John’s bought property from William Jolley

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1962:

Cambridge Bedding Centre

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