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Jakenett Almshouses, King Street

94 (49) King Street, Jakenett Almshouses

94 King Street

Jakenett Almshouses from A New Guide to the University and Town of Cambridge 1831

1861 (49)

Sarah Smith, 82, servant, b Longmeadow Cambs

1881 (49)

Elizabeth Farron

1901 (49)

Sarah Ann Reeves, 70, inmate of almshouse

Mary Ann Emmett, 75, inmate

Harriet Stubbings, 79, inmate


Miss Hannah Harvey

Mrs Neaves

Mrs Mary Miller


5 Mrs Cornwall

6 Mrs Parsons

7 Miss Beales

8 Mrs Taylor


94 King Street, 1974 (MoC 616-618/74)

Looking towards the Horse and Groom Public House from the ‘Four :amps’ end of the street. Pikes Walk leads off to the left. The alms houses were used at the time as a night shelter for the homeless.



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