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Horse and Groom King Street advert

86 – 88 Kings Street, Horse and Groom Public House / The King Street Run

History of 86 - 88 King Street

1830: Robert Edwards  (Pigot’s  Directory)

1839: B Edwards (Robson’s)

1839: David Bush Edwards (Pigot’s)

1851: D B Edwards (Gardner’s)

1852: David Bush Edwards (Slaters)

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1861:

Frances Wright, Inn Keeper, Widow, 60, b Chesterton
John Willimott, Son in Law, Inn Keeper, 34, b Chesterton
Fanny Willimott, Daughter, 33, b London
Sarah Squires, General Servant, 33, b Norfolk
Arthur Cambridge, Billiard Marker, 22, b Shelford

1869:

Mrs Frances Wright (Post Office Directory)

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1871:

Frances Wright, Publican, Widow, 78, b Shropshire
John Willimott, Son in Law, Butcher, 44, b Chesterton
Fanny Willimott, Wife, 44, b London
Sarah Squires, Domestic Servant, 43, b Norfolk

1878: J W Willimott  (Spalding’s)

1879: John Willimott (Kellys)

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1881:

John Rich, Licensed Victualler, 45, b Girton
Ann Rich, Wife, 45, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Rich, Daughter, Teacher of Pianoforte, 18, b Chesterton
Maude Newling, Domestic Servant, 18, b Haslingfield

1883: John Rich (Kellys)

1888: John Rich (Kellys)

1892: Henri Verlit (Kellys )

1896: Henri Verlit (Kellys)

1904: Francis G Ferris (Kellys)

1913:

(86 – 88) Horse and Groom

Jane Hilton Hamilton, billiard rooms

1916:

Francis William McCulloch (Kellys)

1933:

Sydney A M Fisk (Kellys)

1962:

Horse and Groom Public House

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There is an on-line article about the traditional King Street Run:

https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/history/famous-king-street-run-day-13806564

There is more information about the run and the street in general in this Wikipedia article:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Street,_Cambridge

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