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37 Trumpington Street

37 Trumpington Street, The Little Rose Public House

History of 37 Trumpington Street

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: long rectangular range bordering the street was built in the 16th century; the structure includes a gabled N bay, now in separate occupation, and a gabled S bay containing an open carriageway… Inside, chamfered cross and longitudinal ceiling beans with plain and geometrical stops are exposed on the ground and first floors … some reset fragments of panelling of c. 1600 remain in the inn.

1830: Wm. Reynolds (Pigot’s)

1839: Wm. Wornes (Pigot’s)

1845 – 47: Alfred William Farrall, innkeeper, flyman & licensed to let horses and gigs (London Gazette)

1851: Charles Moore (Gardner’s)

1852: Chas Moore (Slaters)

1869: Daniel Cole (Post Office)



Daniel Cole, inn keeper, widower, 55, b London
Anna M Cole, daughter, 9, b Cambridge
Kate F Cole, daughter, 6, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Anderson, servant, widow, 60, bHilton Hunts
Rebecca Beckwith, servant, 15, b Soham
George Eagle, groom, 18, b Suffolk
William Bond, boarder, clerk (out of employ), 29, b Cambridge


1879: James Irwin (Kellys)



James Irwin: inn keeper, widower, 40, b King’s Lynn
Annie Irwin: daughter, 14, b Cambridge
Eliza Irwin: daughter, 12, Cambridge
James Irwin, son, 10, b Cambridge
Louisa Irwin, daughter, 8, b Cambridge
Maud Irwin, daughter, 6, b Cambridge
Hannah Hodby, servant, 24, b Buckden,
William Christman, boots, 18, b Bassingbourne


1883: John Hammett (Kellys)

1888: Wm E Sawyer (Kellys)

1892: Walter Samuel Ffitch (Kellys)

1896: D’Arcy Barnes (Kellys)

1904: James Valentine Palmer (Kellys)

1913: Gerard F Gloyer, The Little Rose

1916: Mrs Ada Buckworth

1962: The Little Rose PH

2018: Loch Fyne Restaurant


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