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4 – 5 Peas Hill

History of 4 -5 Peas Hill


(4 Peas Hill)

Thomas Travil, watchmaker, 34, watchmaker, b Manchester

(5 Peas Hill)

James Squires, 31, chemist and druggist, b Herts



Thomas Travil, watchmaker


Crabb Gillitt, 32, chemist, b Cambs


(4) Canham

(5) Crabb Gillett


(4) Davis

(5) Parsons


(4-5) S J Parsons, chemist and druggist


The buildings in this part of Peas Hill were in a state of dereliction. The Sugar and Spice coffee house was really two separate cottages.

4 – 5 Peas Hill in 1935 (photo J Baldwin)


(4) Miss Dora Papworth, hair dresser

(4/5) W J Adkins, butchers


Angela Reed



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