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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




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