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Eden Chapel and Thompson's at junction of Fitzroy and Burleigh Streets 1964

Fitzroy Street (South Side)(East)

History of Fitzroy Street (East)

These listing cover the part of Fitzroy Street which was destroyed in the building of the Grafton Centre in the 1980s.

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Before 1864: Brewery at no. 47 owned by Thomas Wesson. Wesson Brewery Ltd was created in 1900 but closed in 1914.

1871: Richard Bradford had a brewery at no.92

1874: Ann Edwards had a brewery at no. 42

1881: Frederick Crisp had a brewery at no.31 by the Ancient Druids

…………..

1913

SOUTH SIDE

JUNCTION OF CITY ROAD AND BURLEIGH STREET

Eden Baptist Church

(11) Co-Op Society

(12) (13) F W Legge, baker

(14) Walter Hawkers, pork butcher

(15) John H Turner, The Cherry Tree

(16) Thomas George Hardy, confectioner,

(17) (18) Whitam and Co, secondhand clothes dealer

(19) John H Webber, jeweller’s assistant

(20) George P Hawkins, baker and confectioner (also at Sidney Street and St Andrew’s Street)

GOLD STREET

(21) Kemp’s fried fish shop

(22) R W Austin, general stores

(23) Mrs Mansfield

(24) Richard Fletcher, fish merchant

(25) (26) John Cartwright, hairdresser and tobacconist

(27) Jame Edward Webb, tailor

(28) (29) Charles Custerson, butcher

John White

(30) Mts Gibson, milliner

(31) Alfred Raven, baker

(32) –

(33) George Gaunt

(34) (35) D S Stafford, the Ancient Druids

(36) –

(37) James Frederick Amps, greengrocer and confectioner

(38) A E Stearn, wholesale grocery

(39) William Dean, carpenter

(40) James Human, labourer

Harry Jarman

(41) Mrs Laughton

(42) William Hunt, plumber

(43) James Richardson, bootmaker

(44) Mrs Lynn

EDEN COTTAGES

(1) John Newman, waiter

(2) George Randall Coates

FITROY STREET CONT.

(45) Harry Whitehead, fruiterer

(47) Wesson’s Brewery Ltd

William Smith, Old English Gentleman

WESSON’S PASSAGE

Orange Cottage: Frederick Loke, labourer

(48) George Chapman, umbrella hospital and wardrobe dealer

(49) William Roberts, painter

(50) Albert Samborn Scale, Duke of Wellington

NELSON STREET

(52a) Andrew Biggs, milkman

(52) Ernest Butcher, factory hand

(53) William Langley, shopkeeper

(54) Charles Pledger, painter

(55) John Whitehead jnr., fruiterer

(56) Herbert Woods, hairdresser

COMPASSES PASSAGE

(57) William Pearson, labourer

(58) Mrs Totts, shopkeeper

(59) William Stalley, carter

(60) Arthur Ding, corporation labourer

(61) John Gates, grocer and general dealer

(62) John Thomas Alsop, blacksmith

(63) John Norfield, labourer

(64) Mrs Pauley, factory hand

George Pauley, porter

(65) Walter Moule, engine fitter

(66) (67) E O Brown, draper

(67) John Rayment junr., marine store dealer

EAST ROAD

1937

46: Cambridge and District Co-op

48: Mrs Harriet Legge, baker

52: Marsh and Howard, butchers

56: James Wright, fired fish shop

GOLD STREET

64: G.P.Hawkins, bakers

70: Frederick Charles Verlander, hardware dealer

72: Frederick Charles Verlander, china and glass dealer

74 & 76: John Hawkins Cartwright, hair dresser

80 & 82: C G Gilbert, butchers

84: Harry and George Whitehead, greengrocers

88: John Frederick James Holliday, pet stores

92: Ancient Druids PH, Frank Kimberley

100: A E Stearn, wholesale grocers

114 & 116: Charles Anderson, furniture dealer

120: The Old English Gentleman  PH, Charles A Smith

126: Frederick Charles Hopkins, fried fish dealer

NELSON STREET

132: Mrs Frances Langley, shopkeeper

138: Horace Sydney Langram, tailor

158: George Stokes, refreshment rooms

64 – 74 Fitzroy Street, junction with Gold Street, 1939 (photo L Cobbett) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

1962

46:

48/50:

52:

54:

56:

60:

62:

64:

GOLD STREET

70 & 72: Frederick Verlander, hardware dealer

This was later known as the Little Kettle and became the centre of the Kite Action Group.

64 & 76:

78:

80 & 82:

84:

86:

88:

90:

92 & 94:

96:-

98:-

100/108:

110 – 116:

120:

126:

NELSON STREET

128 & 130:

132:

136:

138:

140 –

142:-

144:-

146:

148:-

150:

152:

154:

156 – 158:

 

 

 

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