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2 - 3 Emmanuel Street, 1954 (MoC 118/76)

2 Emmanuel Lane / Street

History of 2 Emmanuel Street


John Gray, carpenter

John, 17, bookbinder

Henry, 15,

Elizabeth, 14,

Emma, 10

Thomas, 9

Ann, 7

Charles, 5

Stroud Jervis, 68, shop keeper

Ann Jervis, 68

John Read Gray was born 24/12/1788 at Barkway in Hertfordshire. He married Ann Harriett Phillips on 30/3/1815 at St Benedicts Cambridge. Ann was the daughter of John Phillips b. abt. 1750 and Sarah Bell who married at St Benedicts 27/11/1778.

John and Ann had 8 children in all: Agnes b 1817, Arthur John 1817-1895, Amelia Caroline b 21/2/1819, Lydia Ann Elena b 10/12/1820,  William Alfred b 2/5/1822, Henry Samuel b 20/7/1825, Elizabeth Jane (1827-1899) and Frederick Charles b 27/9/1828.


Emmanuel Lane

John Gray, 63, carpenter and builder, b Cambridge

Ann, b Cambridge

Thomas, 19, bookbinder and finisher, b Cambridge

Charles, 15, baker, b Cambridge


William Overhill, 34, bootmaker, b Cambs

Hannah, 34, b Cambridge

Richard, visitor, 59, labourer, b Cambs

Rose Curson, lodger, widow, 57, formerly shop keeper, b Teversham

Rose Anne Curson, daughter, 21, needlewoman, b Cambridge


Henry Fairweather, 45, upholsterer, b Norwich

Maria S, 43, b Norwich

Emma J, 21, ladysmaid, b Norwich

Ellen M, 13, b Norwich

William, 9, b Norwich

Alice, 7, b Norwich


Charles H Payne, 28, stationer


John H




Henry Charles Payne, picture framemaker


John Henry, 19, picture frame maker, b Cambridge

Martha Elizabeth, 18, picture shop assistant

Ada Elizabeth, 16, milliner, b Cambridge

Arthur Sidney, 13, b Cambridge

Katharine Maud, 12, b Cambridge

Annie Louisa, 10, b Cambridge

Jessica Laura, 8,

Ethel Clara, 6,


Henry C Payne, 55, retired framemaker,

Jane, 50,

Martha, 28,

Jessica, 18, b Cambridge

Ethel, 16, b Cambridge

Montague, 9, b Cambridge


H C Payner, 65, stationer shopkeeper, married, b London

Jane, 60, b Bury St Edmunds

Martha, 30, daughter, b Cambridge

A Pirie, 25, daughter, b Cambridge


Henry C Payne, newsagent stationer and picture frame maker

2 Emmanuel Street, 1970 (MoC 248/70)


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