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Mrs Harris's recipe book, 33 Abbey Road

33 Abbey Road

History of 33 Abbey Road

1913 Kelly’s

Frederick Edward Harris, pharmacist

Mrs [Mabel Elizabeth]  Harris née Gibbins

Mrs Harris kept a recipe book, now held by the Museum of Cambridge [1012.86]. The couple were married in 1911. The recipe book was bought from J A Sturton, storekeepers in Fitzroy Street.

Mabel was born in 1888 and in 1911 was living at 26 Bradmore Street where her father was a milkman.

In 1939 the couple were living at 123 Milton Road (shop).

Mrs Harris’s Recipe Book

War time marmalade

Mrs Harris’s Recipe Book

My mother’s Christmas Pudding


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