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St Andrew's Street nos 26 - 30

28 St Andrew’s Street

History of 28 St Andrew's Street

According to the Grand Arcade excavation report (2019) this address was part of Plot XIX. See notes on No. 27 St Andrew’s Street.




Thomas Baines, 49, groom of Trinity College, b Rutland

Elizabeth, 50, b Hunts

Thomas B, 20,  b Cambridge

Emma, 17, straw bonnet maker, b Cambridge

Alfred, 15, b Cambridge

Eliza, 13, b Cambridge

William, 11, b Cambridge

Mary Ruddel, niece, 19, straw bonnet maker, b Rutland



Maria Wilkins, 58, annuitant, b Wisbech

Richard, 20, undergraduate, b Northants



Philip E Gray, 29, coal agent, b Northants

Harriett, 28, b Cambridge

Phillip H, 9m, b Cambridge

James Gunhill, lodger, 24, undergraduate, b Lincs



Thomas Holdsworth, 43, tailor employing 6 workpeople, b Suffolk

Sarah, 40, b Northants

William, 20, tailor, b Cambridge

Ellen, 16, b Cambridge

Catherine, 14, b Cambridge

Alfred, 9, b Cambridge

Susan Thorpe, mother in law, 64, formerly laundress, b Cambridge


1881: tobacco shop

Courteney Colman, 28, tobacconist, b Cambridge

Alice, 21, b Dullingham

Alfred, 8,

Harriet, mother, 54, music seller, b Canterbury

Elizabeth Willis, 15, servant, b Shelford



Frederick Gower, 44, tobacconist, b Suffolk

Elizabeth, 35, b Surrey

Florence E, 13, b Cambridge

Frederick, 8, b Cambridge

Mary, mother, 75, living on own means, b Suffolk

Bertha Coe, 24, servant, b Cherry Hinton



Frederick Gower, 54, tobacconist, b Suffolk

Elizabeth, 44, b Surrey

Florence, 23, family governess, b Cambridge



Sarah Smith, 69, lodging house keeper, b Norfolk

Hannah Sarah, 48, b Histon



F G Langley, tobacconist


F G Langley, tobacconist

Peters, Elworthy & Moore, chartered accountants


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