Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Granby's Yard, Bridge Street print by R Genlloud c.1926

Granby’s Yard, Bridge Street

History of Granby's Yard


(1) Joseph Wright, 42, bootmaker, b Suffolk

(2) John Wilkinson, 69, laundress, b Oxon


Sykes Carpenter, 30, cordwainer,  b Cambridge

Maria L, 31, laundress,  b Cambridge

Charles W, 9,  b Cambridge

Louisa M, 6,  b Cambridge

In 1871 the Carpenter family were at 20 Thompson’s Lane


Charles Bull, 30, boot closer, b Suffolk


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge