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22 King’s Parade

History of 22 King's Parade

King’s Parade including no.20 A W Smith

Building dates  to the 17th cent. The staircase bay was probably added and the south wall faced in brick c. 1730. The shop fronts to the N and W are 19th cent. The 18th cent. rainwater downpipes has a moulded head. There is an 18th cent oak staircase and a panelled stone fireplace of c. 1700.


Stephen C Barnes, 66, tailor, b Newcastle

Mary A, 63, b Birmingham

Mary J Neville, step daughter, 29, teacher of dancing, b Worcs

Frederic J Neville, grandson, 10, b Cambridge

Henry W Neville, grandson, 8, b Cambridge

Florence Neville, granddaughter, 7, b Cambridge

Percy Neville, grandson, 4, b Cambridge

Frances Giddens, 20, cook, b Mepal

Esther Parsons, 23, housemaid, b Mepal

Samuel M Fox, boarder, 25, graduate, b Tottenham

Thomas P Jacomb, 21, BA and LLB of Cambridge, b Kent


Ryder & Amies, tailors, robe makers, hosiers, hatters, shirtmaker and clerical outfitters

Ryder and Amies used to occupy 21 King’s Parade as well. The business was started in 1904. They used to have a workroom on Peas Hill for their tailoring. There used to be a Conservative Club on the first floor.


Ryder and Amies took over tradition of sporting notices from Masters next door when they moved.


Ryder & Amies, tailors & robe makers


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