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7 & 8 Pembroke Street

7 Pembroke Street

History of 7 Pembroke Street


Robert Royston, 22, painter writer and grainer, b Cambridge

Sarah, 22, b Cambridge

In 1861 the family were at 27 Jesus Lane

R Royston, 7 Pembroke Street, 15.10.1853 (British Newpaper Archive)


George Playford, 21, bricklayer, b Norfolk


Ebenezer Smith, saddler and harness maker

1937 (7 & 8)

Mrs Rose Orders, newsagent and tobacconist


Ernest Yarrow


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