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41 Bridge Street

History of 41 Bridge Street

West of Bridge Street in the Nineteenth Century

1688 Christopher Green split estate of nos 38-41 Bridge Street but the two parts were reunited in 1706 and passed to Edward Green of Hinxton. In 1688 there were eight occupants of the estate 38 -41.

1795 nos 39-41 sold to Charles Finch I, ironmonger. Most of the yard was used as a foundry.

1861 Foundry property sold by Swan Hurrell to St John’s College for £4,000.

Robert Spink, 59, tailor, b Cambridge


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