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36 & 37, The Flowerpot, City Road

History of 36 & 37 City Road

These premises had once been a pub called The Flowerpot.

1871: 36 & 37 City Road

Frederick R Leach, 34, painter: church ornament and glass painting employing 12 men and 2 boys, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, 33, b Cambridge

Barnet M, 6, b Cambridge

Ada M M, 5, b Cambridge

Frederic M, 2, b Cambridge

Walter P, 4 mos, b Cambridge

Agnes Turner, visitor, 12, b Ditton

In 1861 Frederick was living at 1 Newmarket Road

F R Leach pre 1904

The firm opened a showroom at 3 St Mary’s Passage.

History of F R Leach by F M Leach (1) ©Museum of Cambridge

History of F R Leach by F M Leach (2) ©Museum of Cambridge

History of F R Leach by F M Leach (3) ©Museum of Cambridge

F R Leach

1904: F R Leach died


F R Leach Son Ltd went into voluntary liquidation

After the firm broke up Barnet Leach continued at 36 City Road, Frederick at 27 City Road and Walter at 18 King’s Parade and at Caroline Place.


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