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At the Pike and Eel after the Race

110 Water Street, Pike and Eel Public House

History of 110 Water Street

1867

Landlord Joshua Worts

1867, Pike and Eel story in press


1869 Robert Cook

1879 Robert Cook

1883 Robert Cook


1891 Pike and Eel

Henry Brown, 36, club college servant,

Emily, 38,

Florence Emily, 15

Alfred Henry John, 14,  b Cambridge

Alice Amelia,12,  b Cambridge

William James, 9,  b Cambridge

Frances Emily Wright, niece, 9, b Cambridge

Sarah Girling, lodger, 63, cook, b Cheltenham

1888: letter of recommendation from Rev Arthur Radcliffe

1888: letter of recommendation from Rev Arthur Radcliffe

1890: letter to Henry Brown from Pampisford Brewery

1890 agreement between Emily Hicks and Henry Brown for two cottages opposite Pike and Eel

1890 agreement between Emily Hicks and Henry Brown for two cottages opposite Pike and Eel

See 159 Water Street

1891 Mortgage agreement by Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1891 Mortgage agreement by Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1891 Mortgage agreement by Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1891 Mortgage agreement by Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1891 Mortgage agreement by Henry Brown, Pike and Eel


1892 Harry Brown


1896 Henry Brown


1900

1900: conveyancing note re Henry Brown


1902

This appears to be a draft.

1902, Will of Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1902, Will of Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1902, Will of Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

1902, Will of Henry Brown, Pike and Eel

He appoints his wife, Emily Brown and friends, James Clarke and Albert Coe as executors.

Part of his estate are the properties of 54, 55, 66, 67, 68 and 69 Water Street.

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel

1902: Another copy of Will of Henry Grown of Pike and Eel


1904 Henry Brown


1908

1908 Varsity crew (in Pike and Eel documents)


1909

Agreement with Conservators of the Cam over Ferry.

1909, Pike and Eel Ferry agreement

1909, Pike and Eel Ferry agreement

1909, Pike and Eel Ferry agreement


1911 Pike and Eel

Henry Brown, 56, publican, b Cambridge

Emily Brown, 58, b Cambridge

Florence Brown, daughter, 35, b Cambridge


1912

From Pike and Eel papers:

1912 newspaper cutting (Pike and Eel)

1912 newspaper cutting (Pike and Eel)


1913 Henry Brown


1915

Estate of Emily Brown:

1915: estate of Emily Brown, Pike and Eel

1915: estate of Emily Brown, Pike and Eel

Letter to U Brown re mother’s estate, 54 Water Street, 1915

Discharge of mortgages of 64 & 65 Water Street

1915, discharge of mortgage of 64 & 65 Water Street


1916 Henry Brown

1915: conveyance of 55 Water Street

1916: will of Henry Brown

1916: will of Henry Brown


1917

Newspaper cutting in Pike and Eel papers

Jan 1917 newspaper cutting from Pike and Eel papers

Jan 1917 newspaper cutting from Pike and Eel papers


1918

Pike and Eel papers, 1918-1921


1920 – 1922

Pike and Eel papers 1920-1921

Pike and Eel papers 1920-1921

Pike and Eel papers 1921

Pike and Eel papers 1920-1921

Pike and Eel papers 1921

Pike and Eel papers 1921-1922

Pike and Eel papers 1922

Pike and Eel papers, 1920-21


1923-1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1924

Pike and Eel papers 1923-1924

Pike and Eel papers 1923-1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1923

Pike and Eel papers, 1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1924

Pike and Eel papers, 1923

Pike and Eel papers, 1923-24


1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1925

Pike and Eel papers, 1925

Pike and Eel papers, 1925

Pike and Eel papers, 1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1925-26

Pike and Eel papers, 1926

Pike and Eel papers, 1926


1927-1928

Pike and Eel papers, 1927-28

Pike and Eel papers, 1927-28

Pike and Eel papers, 1927-28

Pike and Eel papers, 1927-28


Pike and Eel ferry

Pike and Eel public house c.1905 (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Pike and Eel, date unknown

Pike and Eeel Ferry in 1928 (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Pike and Eel ferries 1928 (Cambs. Collection)

Queen Mother visits the Pike and Eel

Queen Mother visits the Pike and Eel

The Bumps Fair was held every June in a field off Fen Road nearby.

Bumps Fair c.1925 (Cambs Collection)

Bumps Fair c.1925 (Cambs Collection)

‘Three Abreast Gallopers’ built by Savages of King’s Lynn and bought by Henry Thurston in 1901; Bumps Fair c.1925 (Cambs Collection)

Dreadnought traction engine bought in 1909 to drive Three Abreast Gallopers. Photo is circa 1925. (Cambs Collection)

The Pike and Eel, lately known as the Penny Ferry, closed in in 2008 and was demolished in 2014.

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