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17 King’s Parade

History of 17 King's Parade

7/8/1906: Cambridge fire brigade undoubtedly saved a portion of King’s Parade, St Edward’s Passage and Peas Hill from destruction by fire. There are numerous old houses, warehouses, sheds and outhouses of all descriptions, many constructed chiefly of wood. It broke out at Mons Buol’s bakery, 17 Kings Parade; the bakehouse was gutted and hundreds of pounds of chocolate, almonds and sugar damaged. (Cam.News)


William H Barrable, 30, sadler, b Cornwell

Mary A, 23, b Devon

Eliza Whitehead, 21, servant, b Haddenham

Arthur William Cairns charicature

Viscount Garmoyle, 19, undergraduate, b London [Arthur William Cairns, later 2nd Lord Cairns. He was a student at Trinity College]

Alfred V Holland, 20,  student, b Worcester


John G Buol, French pastry cook


(17-18) John G Buol, restaurant and pastry cook

Later the restaurant was run by Miss Saunders, and then Mrs Richard Marsh, widow of King George V’s trainer. In CWN 2.4.1981, John Leach recalled that Mrs Marsh’s restaurant was “a social centre for the upper class people.” the next business on the site was Fullers.


King’s Parade restaurant

Ian McFarlane


Donald Davies

Tao Clinic


Caffe Nero



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