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40 – 41 Green Street

History of 40 Green Street



Charles Bainbridge, 48, lodging house keeper and college servant, b Durham

Charlotte, 49, b Colchester

Charlotte, 23, b Cambridge

Charles, 22, b Cambridge

Rosa, 17, b Cambridge

Richard, 16, b Cambridge

Thomas, 14, b Cambridge

Rebecca, 12, b Cambridge


Gustave David, 41, bookseller, b France French subject

[previously at 57 Eden Street]

Emma, 41, b Warwicks

Ashley, 1, b Wilts

Ethel Udell, 19, servant, b London

In 1911 at 34 Thompson’s Lane

See Mill Road Cemetery entry


(40) William Redley, male nurse

(41) George Cox, athletic outfitter

Aplin & Co, hairdressers and perfumers


Sara Payne (CWN 23.4.1981) notes that there was a cafe here during WWI which locals remembered as a ‘place of ill repute’ and there were ‘goings on with the waitresses upstairs’.


(40) Bodgers, robe makers

Bodgers had been previously in Sidney Street.


Dr Rex Woods moved here and occupied the floors above the shop. His client George Stephen had married Miss Bodger.


(40) R Salisbury Woods, physician & surgeon

(40 & 41) Bodger & Co, hosiers


(40) Bodgers

At this time, one of the employees was Dudley Newman, who had previously worked for Plenderleith’s the tailors in King’s Parade.

Living over the shop in 1981 was Dr Rex Salisbury Woods, former Olympic athlete. He first moved there in 1937. Sara Payne describes Dr Woods and his flat in detail (see ref. above)


(40) Oden


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