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23 – 24 Market Street

History of 23 - 24 Market Street

1816

Josiah Chater was good friends with the Macintosh family.  William Macintosh began trading in 1816 as a coppersmith at 23 Market Street.

1845

Alexander Macintosh joined his father and added ironmongery to the business.

1847

Josiah Chater invited to dinner on 27th September by Mr Ingle, a currier:

‘We had a good lunch of a wonderful piece of beef which, when whole weighed 80lb 9oz, the like of which they make it a rule to have every Stirbitch fair.’

1851

(24) Mary Ann Ingle, 57, fund holder, b Bottisham

John, 34, carrier, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, 32, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 28, b Cambridge

Thedora, 26, b Cambridge

Jemima, 22, b Cambridge

Charles, 20, carrier

Mary Lawrence, 22, servant, b Cambs

(23) William MacIntosh, 54, master brazier, b Cambridge

Mary, 57, b Cambridge

Alexander, 23, ironmonger, b Cambridge [in 1855 Alexander was an ironmonger at 10 Rose Crescent]

Ruben Scott, apprentice, brazier, b b Ely

Harriet Kidman, 15, servant, b Teversham

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1877

Josiah Chater, having wound up his partnership with his brother, started his new career as an accountant on 8th January as recorded in his diary:

This morning at 11 o’clock, I entered on my new duties as Chief Accountant at Alex MacIntosh’s establishment, and I began by going through the Petty Cash Ledger and sorting the Bills out. I stay till half past one; home to dinner and back at 3 till 5 or half past. I like it very well.

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1884

Alexander Macintosh bought the ironmongery business of Edward Beales and moved to 14 Market Hill.

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1962

Eaden Lilley

Eaden Lilley, Market Street

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2018

Nat West Bank

Butch Annie’s

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