Pitt Building University Press
History of the Pitt Building
General Information of the Cambridge University Press and the Pitt Building can be found on Wikipedia.
There were buildings on the site that preceded the erection of the Pitt Building. These spread between Mill Lane and Silver Street.
1846: 6 Dec. Josiah Chater reports in his diary a fire here caused by boards placed on top of a chimney to prevent it smoking.
Richard Sibley, 60, resident superintendent of the University Press, b London
Eliza, 57, b Bristol
Helen Hughes, visitor, 14, b London
Rebecca Phillips, 26, servant, b Oakington
1881: University Pitt Press
E Burrell, 58, printer electrotypist, b Cambridge
Emma, 54, b Cambridge
Alfred, 32, printer compositor, b Cambridge
Edwin, 26, assistant librarian, b Cambridge
Mary Ann, 24, b Cambridge
Ernest, 18, printer picker, b Cambridge
Kate, 13, b Cambridge
William Watts, visitor, 70, accountant, b Dorset
Rebecca, 61, b Surrey
Rose Maud, 4, b Stoke Newington