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23 Petty Cury, Coach and Horses Inn

History of 23 Petty Cury


John Bilton, 40,  publican

Rebecca, 40

John, 9

Elizabeth, 7

James, 4

Edmond, 2

John, 40

George Chune, 15, servant

Thomas Rogers, 20

Emma Sean, 15, servant

Samuel Cave, 30, ??

Edward Pink, 40, cork cutter

1845 (20th Feb)

Josiah Chater records in his diary: At half past seven exactly we met at the Coach and Horses in the Cury and had a good supper of sausages, hot potatoes, and bread and beer … we could not finish them all so I pocketed 2 sausages and 2 large pieces of bread for lunch tomorrow, Mr Blumson took 4, Hayes 3 and the rest some each….


John Bilton, 51, publican, b Cambridge

Rebecca, 52, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 17, governess, b Cambridge

James, 13, b Cambridge

Edmund, 11, b Cambridge

Charlotte Newman, 22, b Croydon Cambs

John Hayhouse, lodger, 62, brickmaker, b Norfolk

1861 Coach and Horses Dining Rooms

William Riddle, eating house keeper


William G, 11, b Cambridge

Mary Ann

Helen Jane



Lydia Sarah

William Haggis, lodger, 74, bricklayer, b Cambs


William Riddle, 50, eating house proprietor, b Cambs

Eleanor, 30, b Cherry Hinton

Mary A, 27, b Cherry Hinton

Helen Jane, 22, b Cambs

Caroline, 19, b Cambridge

Louisa, 17, b Cambridge

Lydia Sarah, 16, b Cambridge

Isabel A, 8, b Cambridge

David Rignall, lodger, 40, postman, b Longstanton

John Rignall, lodger, 22, postman, b Longstanton

1881 Eating house

George B Murfitt, 35, eating house keeper, b Cambs

Mary S, 29, b Yorks

George William, 6, b Yorks

James, 4, b Yorks

Mary I, 3, b Yorks

Sarah A, 1, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Newman, 13, servant, b Fulbourn

View west along Petty Cury. No. 23 Eating House right foreground. c.1880


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Petty Cury c.1880 (MoC)



Edward Moss, manager of seed business


Ellen Y

Mabel A

Edward J, 8, b Cambridge

Thomas W, 3, b Cambridge

Emily Shaw, wife’s sister, 17, b Cambridge


Elizabeth Clear, 46, lodging house keeper, b Meldreth

Mary E, 24, b Shepreth

Arthur R, 18, ironmonger assistant, b Shepreth

Kathleen O’Brien Clear, 14, b Shepreth

Alice D, 12, b Shepreth

Evangeline E, 9, b Shepreth

John D, 8, b Shepreth

Martha, 4, b Shepreth



Edward Moss, 46, manager of seed stores, Gloucs

Thirza, 40, b Cambridge

Ellen, 21, b Cambridge

Mabel, 20, assistant school mistress, b Cambridge

Thomas 13, b Cambridge


Horace Howell, widower, 40, tobacconist, b Essex

Rebecca Creek, 25, servant, b Little Shelford


Thomas Hamilton, tobacconist

Mrs Alice Howell

(23a) James Sanders, seedsman and florist

Edward Moss, manager

Thomas William Moss


True Form, shoe dealers

23 Petty Cury, (MoC283/72)


23 Petty Cury (MoC243/72)




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