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(58 – 53) King Street

History of (58 - 53) King Street

In the 1861 census there are a number of properties listed that seem to lie between the modern nos 127 and 129.

1861 King Street

(58) John Mills, 53, plasterer, b Dorset

(57) Thomas Thompson, 60, shoemaker, b Cambridge

Apthorpe rents

(1) William Benstead, 27, groom, Swaffham

(2) William Dixon, 75, late shoemaker, b Huntingdon

(3) vacant

(5 & 6) Philip Poulter, 19, shoe maker, b Cambridge

(4) Robert Langram, 40, shoemaker, b Cambridge

1 Knights: Susan Howard, 50, charwoman, b Cambridge

(55) Richard Robinson, 43, box maker, b Cambridge

(54) Charles W Morris, 23, butcher, b Haddenham

(53) Eliza Stanford, 37, straw bonnet maker, b Cambridge



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