30 Market Hill
History of 30 Market Square
Simon Barrett founded a china and earthenware business. Simon had three sons, of whom, Robert senior and George, followed him in the family business while John, father of Agnes Chater, set up as a linen draper.
Orders from Mr Deck to Barrett’s 1852-3 including nipple cups. a glass urinal and an invalid feeder
Robert Barrett [1808-1891], widower, 60, china dealer, b Cambridge
Sarah Fellwell, relative, 68, b Norfolk
Edwin R Barrett, son, 30, china dealer’s assistant, b Cambridge
George R, 25, china dealer’s assistant, b Cambridge
Catharine, 22, b Cambridge
Alfred S, 20, grocer, b Cambridge
Louisa, 19, b Cambridge
Sarah Ingrey, 25, servant, b Cambs
Harriett Ship, 21, servant, b Fen Ditton
Barrett & Sons, glass and china dealers
30 Market Hill c.1920
Barrett’s horses and vans. Horses were used until 1950s.
Barrett’s horse drawn truck c1910 with china and glass wrapped in straw.
Barrett’s delivery truck c.1920s
30 Market Hill c.1920s
Interior of Barrett’s china shop, 30 Market Hill
Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795) Bicentenery display at 30 Market Hill
The Last Hansom cab in Cambridge outside Barretts ?1920 (from By-ways of Cambridge History by Ada Keynes)
Martin’s Bank Ltd
2018 occupied by Boss Menswear