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
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)