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69 St Andrew’s Street, The Wheat Sheaf

History of 69 St Andrew's Street

In 1635 this is described: ‘This is enclosed with a wall west of studds and clay and in the occupation of the widdow Roper or her assigns conteyning 49 yards’. (John Jellett’s Terrier)


1881: Public House Wheat Sheaf

Henry Moden , 29, brewer and licensed victualler, b Huntingdon

Elizabeth, 30, b Fen Drayton

Ada Peacock, daughter in law, 11, b Longstanton

Clara, daughter in law, 9, b Longstanton

Bertha K, daughter in law, 7, b Longstanton

Ernest William, son in law, 6,  b Cambridge

Maud E, daughter, 3, b Cambridge

Eveline E, 1,Mary A Westnutt, servant, 19, b Caldecot

Elizabeth Moden had previously been married to Thomas who in 1871 kept the King William public house on the Huntingdon Road in Willingham [not Cambridge]. Thomas died in 1874 and Elizabeth married Henry Moden.

The Wheatsheaf closed in 1883 and then reopened at 3 Market Hill.

In 1891 the family were living at 4 East Road.

See Mill Road Cemetery entry



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