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3 Petty Cury

History of 3 Petty Cury

1851: (unnumbered)

John Richmond, 45, baker



William Sheldon, 68, formerly hairdresser, b Shropshire



Mrs Adeline Kemp (late Morris), toy and fancy warehouse

17/11/1927: Described as one of the finest shop sites in Cambridge, no.3 Petty Cury was offered for sale by auction. The shop, now in the occupation of Mrs Kemp as a toy and fancy warehouse, was offered
with vacant possession and is freehold. The auctioneer mentioned the tremendous difference that would be made to the Market Square end of Petty Cury by the opening up of a big new shop at the corner. Bidding quickly rose to £7,350 but did not reach the reserve price and was withdrawn. Immediately after the auction it was sold privately. (Cam.News)


W Heffer & Sons, booksellers



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