49 Bridge Street
History of 49 Bridge Street
West of Bridge Street in the Nineteenth Century
For further information see T E Faber, An Intimate History of St Clement’s Parish, 2006.
1287: Grant by Thomas Tulyet to his sons William and Ele Tulyet
14th cent: tenement or shop held by Reginald le Chandler and Agnes de Goldingham
1491: 4s quit rent paid by William Stevenson
1585: occupant Elizabeth, widow of Thomas Atkinson, master brewer of St John’s. Freehold held by Ralph Ventris.
1604: John Tooley, baker
1610: Tooley died. Freehold held by heirs of Thomas Ventris. They sold to John Badcock I. (He bought property from the Ventrises on the other side of Bridge Street in 1610.)
1634: death of John Badcock. Son, John Badcock II may have lived at no.48. Mother and widow, Anne, lived at no.49.
1637: Ann Badcock, widow
18th cent: property owned by Thomas Nutting who seems to have acquired from a descendant of John Badcock I all the properties in St Clement’s which Badcock bought from the Ventrises. No. 49 rebuilt in brick and stone for Nutting to live in after he retired from business.
House let to Dr Clarke, Dean of Salisbury.
1849: described as an ‘excellent and extensive family residence directly opposite St Clement’s church. In the 1849 sale particulars the strip behind no.49 showed a dozen lots in two rows, with a ‘new road’ running between them as far as ‘St John’s Back Lane.’ Whole estate was bought by St John’s.
1849: property sold. Still had a strip which extended as far as St John’s Lane which led to a small dwelling west of the yard entrance inhabited by a stable keeper, (Mr Chapman) and to stables and maltings.
1863: Mr Cox’s stables on site, built after 1849, demolished to provide path for Master of St John’s from his new lodge to the new Chapel. Cox relocated stables to new site and they were still there in 1937.
Alfred Mark Wade, 46, university lodging house keeper, b Hants
Eliza, 39, b Westmoreland
Alfred Holme, 12, b Surrey
Constance, 7, b Surrey
Bernard A Clay, boarder, 24, printer University Press, b Cambridge
James Cox, 78, livery stables, b Royston
Alfred Mark Wade
49a Cecil C Cox (late James), cab proprietor