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Emmanuel Street - houses demolished circa 1911 for the construction of North Court

11 Emmanuel Lane / Street

History of 11 Emmanuel Street

In the middle of the 18th century it was occupied by Thomas Wright. Then by the esquire-bedell John Beverley, disliked by John Gunning.

In the 19th cent. it passed with the adjacent five cottages into the hands of Peete Musgrave, from whom it passed to one of his sons.


John Bell, 45, Independent means

John Bell, 15,

Sarah Robson, 35, housekeeper

Mary Hart, 20, servant

Eliza Wisby, servant, 19


John Gillam Bell, 55, farmer 21 acres 6 labourer, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Spicer, 20, servant, b Bottisham


John Gillam Bell, widower, 69, retired corn and seed merchant, b Cambridge

Sarah Robson, sister in law, 59, b Northumberland

Harriet Stonebridge, servant, 30, b Oakington

Ellen Taylor, servant, 13, b Cambridge


James W Prior, 46,

Emma C Scott, niece, 25, governess, b Cambridge

Mary F Scott, niece, 23, governess,  b Middlesex

Mabel V Scott, niece, 16, b Kings Lynn

Charles J Scott, nephew, 14, b Kings Lynn

Caroline Leathley, 40, servant, b Cambridge

Julia Barber, 21, servant, b Godmanchester


James W Prior, 55, solicitor, b Cambridge

Emma P Scott, 35, governess, b Middlesex

Mary F Scott, 33, governess, b Middlesex

Julia Barber, 31, servant, b Hunts

Sarah Rignall, 21, servant, b Longstanton


Sarah Yewell, widow, 54, lodging house keeper, b Duxford

Alice Mary, daughter, 14, b Cambridge

Emmanuel Street, 1913, about to be demolished (J Palmer Clarke)




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