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True Blue Yard c1930 (MoC296/71)

16, 17, 18, True Blue Yard, Hobson Street

History of 16 Hobson Street



John Bailey, 49, iron moulder, b Norfolk

Mary Ann, 39, b Cambridge


Edward Minister, 15, carpenter, b Norfolk



Oliver Barrett, 25, labourer, b Cambridge

Louisa, 18, b Cambridge

Alfred, 11ms, b Cambridge


Shrieves, workshop


Charles Wheetly, 44, broker, b London

Fanny, 44, assistant, b London



Oliver Barrett, 40, market salesman, b Cambridge

Louisa, 29, b Cambridge

Alfred, 12, b Cambridge

Albert, 10, b Cambridge

Jessie, 7, b Cambridge

Walter, 3, b Cambridge

Harry, 5mos, b Cambridge

(17) vacant

(18) Charles Wheatley, widower, 56, curiosity dealer in works of art, b London


(16) Elizabeth Coe, 67, parish relief, b Cambridge

(17) used as workshop

(18) used as workshop

True Blue Yard, ‘Disappearing Cambridge from Hobson Street’ (MoC)


(16) uninhabited in occupation

(17) uninhabited in occupation

(18) uninhabited not in occupation

True Blue Yard: uninhabited not in occupation


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