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31 Petty Cury

History of 31 Petty Cury

1847 23 January. Josiah Chater went to a party given by his brother William’s employer, Mr Basham. It began at 6 o’clock with ‘a very comfortable tea’ after which:

We had Charades and also played Mr Pickwick and Oliver Twist; we also had a Magic Lantern. Supper at ten – a glorious repast.

1851 (unnumbered)

William Basham, 55, draper

1861 (31)

William Isaac Basham, 32, master woollen draper, b Cambridge


Boots, Cash Chemists, fine art dealers and circulating library

30-31 Petty Cury c1960


J Lyons & Co Ltd, restaurant

31 Petty Cury (MoC1/160/70)

31 Petty Cury (MoC285/72)

31 Petty Cury (MoC251/72)




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