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Short Street

Short Street

History of Short Street, Cambridge

Designated Buildings of Local Interest: nos. 5 & 6.

Dolls’s Close

See Maids’ Causeway for history of buildings.

Short Street, Jan 1974 (MoC619/74)

Short Street


(6) William Crowson, barber, b 1814 Rutland


(1) Richard Ashman, 53, grainer, b London

(2) James Freeman, 61, builder, b Cambridge

(3) George Hyde, 57, fly proprietor, b Buckden

(4) Edward Felton, 66, proprietor of houses, b Essex

(5) Green Lion

William W Smith, 37, innkeeper, b Chatteris

(6) Charlotte Loakley, 60, dressmaker, b Cambridge

(7) Sarah Jane Cussing, 30, milliner and dressmaker, b Norfolk

Short Street Service Station (MoC)


  1. C F Silk
  2. David I G Davies
  3. Frank Woodley


5 & 6. Duke of Cambridge P H

5 and 6 Short Street, Duke of Cambridge (MoC22.55.70)

Barker and Thompson Ltd, french polishers


8. Short Street Garage, motor car hire


1 C F Silk

3 Derek Buxton

4 –

5/6 –

Barker and Thompson, french polishers


8 Short Street Station

8 Patrick Harris


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