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Horse and Groom King Street advert

86 – 88 (47) 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)


Charlotte Edwards, 45, publican, b Cambridge

1852 David Bush Edwards (Slaters)

1861 (47)

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


Mrs Frances Wright (Post Office Directory)


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)


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)

1901 Horse and Groom

Francis G Ferris, 29, licensed victualler, b Middlesex

Mary Jane, 30, b Northants

Violet Barker, visitor, 10, b Northants

1904 Francis G Ferris (Kellys)


(86 – 88) Horse and Groom

Jane Hilton Hamilton, billiard rooms


Francis William McCulloch (Kellys)


Sydney A M Fisk (Kellys)


Horse and Groom Public House


Horse and Groom, King Street, 1971 (MoC55/71)

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

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


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