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Sidney Street corner with Green Street. No 47 right foreground.

47 – 48 Sidney Street

47 Sidney Street

According to 1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge, :

House, no. 48 … is of three storeys. The walls are of plastered timber-framing, tile-hung towards the street to simulate brickwork. the roofs are tiled. Built in the 17th century, and altered in the following century, it has now been incorporated with the shop on the corner of Green Street by removal of the dividing wall on the ground floor.

Listed building



John M Moden, 38, oil and colour man [dealer in victualling trade], b Cambridge

Martha, 38, b Cambridge

John N, 8, b Cambridge

Henry King, 21, assistant, shopman,  b Cambridge

James Barron, assistant, 20, shopman,  b Cambridge

Ann Wells, 18 servant, b Cambridge


William Clayton, 41, fishmonger, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 40, b Oakington

Sarah A,4

Fanny E, 3

Elizabeth Scott, 24, servant, b Burwell

Charlotte Nurish, 18, nurse, b Cambridge


G P Hawkins Ltd, caterers and confectioners

Mrs Johnson, lodging house

47 – 48 Sidney Street, before 1934


In 1934 Bidger’s the tailors took over the premises from Fuller’s who had run a cafe.


Bodger & Co, tailors


Edinburgh Woollen Mill


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