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26 – 27 Sidney Street

History of 26 - 27 Sidney Street

1851

Charles Edward Brown, 45, magistrate, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 40, b Cambridge

Sarah Raynor, 32, servant, b Hauxton

Eliza Porter, 23, servant, b Burwell

[Charles’s father had been the postmaster in Green Street; Charles became mayor of Cambridge 1846-7 and was associated with the Cambridge Chronicle]

1861

(27)

John  Lockington, 54, tobacconist, b Hunts

Elizabeth, 49, b Ely

Matilda, 9, b Ely

Ann Hanes, 18, servant, b Haslingfield

(26)

Charlotte Goodliffe, 49, widow, butcher, b Hunts

Martha, 16, assistant, b Cambridge

George, 10, b Cambridge

James Newton, servant, 19, journeyman butcher, b Cambridge

Mary Smith, servant, 19, b Hunts


1962

(26) F Winton-Smith, provisions merchant

(27a) Scottish Mutual Assurance

(27a) British Oak Insurance

(27) Austin Beales, coal merchants

……………….

2007

26 – 27 Sidney Street, 17.9.2007 (photo DG 2022)

This picture was taken on this day, 17th September, 2007.
The start of the UK financial crash and the first time there had been a run on a bank in the UK for well over 100 years. Savers queue to try and draw their savings out of the Northern Rock on Sidney Street in Cambridge. (DG)

……………….

2018

Virgin Money

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