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Cross Keys Inn (Bird's Yard) 1911

Cross Keys Yard, Magdalene Street

History of Cross Keys Yard, Magdalene Street


Cross Keys Yard:

Matthew Ball, 63, vinegar maker’s clerk, b Hackney

Frances Levitt, 51, house servant, b Lolworth

Magdalen Street: (unnumbered)

William Ingle, 41, ironmonger, b Cambridge

On 15 September 1858 Josiah Chater reports in his diary a fire opposite Magdalen College, next door top Ingle’s.


1.Sarah Blett, 55 college servant, b Cambridge

2.William Ingle, 51, whitesmith, b Cambridge


3.B W Rich

2.Mrs Ready

1.James Evans Silk, coachman



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