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Back of Sussum's Yard, Bridge Street (MoC 9/68/53)

Sussum’s Yard, Bridge Street

History of Sussum's Yard Bridge Street

West of Bridge Street in the Nineteenth Century

c.1852: Willimott’s Yard

1861 Sussum’s Yard

(1) Thomas H Robinson, 46,tailor,  b Cambridge

(2)Joseph Stehey, 52, tailor, b Wisbech

(3) Thomas Day, 50, labourer, b Dullingham

(4) Robert Fromant, 30, labourer, b Cambridge

(5) Susannah Jarrold, 67, formerly grocer, b Cambridge

1871 Sussum’s Yard

Cambridge City Plan, 1888


1. Louisia Course, 54, college servant, b Cambridge; Janette, 52, sister, lodging house keeper, b Cambridge

2. Elizabeth Hopkins, 40, widow, sick nurse, b Dublin

3. Eleanor Ann Day, 68, upholsterer, b Cambridge


1. Miss J Course

2. –

3. Miss Day

4. Mrs Maher

Sussum Yard, sketch by R Genlloud circa 1926

Sussum’s Yard, 1953 (MoC 7/68/53)

Sussum’s Yard 1953 (MoC 5/68/53)

Sussum’s Yard (MoC)


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