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13 Trinity Street

History of 13 Green Street

13 Trinity Street

No. 13 is probably from 1783 (scratched date). It has an early C19 shop front with Ionic pilasters and early C19 Gothick window guards above. (Pevsner)


 

The access to the site in Green Street.


c1700

bookshop founded

1891

William Wright Smith, 68, bookseller & publisher, b London

Mabel, 30, b Cambridge

Clare Elfrida L Masche, visitor, 17, b Lancs

Sarah Anne Sharman, 24, housemaid, b ?

Elizabeth Dean, 19, cook, b Quy


1901


1911

Emma Hancock, 50, widow, lodging house keeper, b Cambridge

Ivie, 23, typist and book keeper motor engineers, b Cambridge

Harriett Few, 50, house maid, b Willingham


1913

Deighton, Bell and Co., (A Earnshaw Smith) booksellers and publishers

Mrs Hancock, lodging house keeper


28/4/1987: One of Britain’s oldest booksellers, Deighton Bell in Trinity Street, which dates back to 1700 and specialises in antiquarian and rare volumes, has been sold to nearby Heffers. It takes them back to second-hand books, a department it gave up in 1974 because of lack of space. Then they had sold their stock to Deighton Bell and had maintained a good relationship ever since. The shop will remain on the corner of Trinity Street and Green Street and continue to be run by John Beech his staff . (Cam. News)

2018

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