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11-12 Sidney Street

8 – 11 Sidney Street

History of 8 - 11 Sidney Street

1840s

(11) Joshua Lee, tobacco pipe maker

On the string course of the parapet of this shop and on the top of the lead down-pipe from the roof gutter were carved the emblems of his trade – two churchwarden pipes. The rainwater pipe and the string course were rescued when the shop was demolished in 1936 and are now in the Museum of Cambridge.

1861

(8)

Thomas Hunnybun, 60, coachmaker employing 22 men, b Cambridge

Ann, 54, b Cambridge

Ann Elizabeth, 27, b Cambridge

Frederick, 23, coachmaker, b Cambridge

Emily, 24, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Traylen, 24, housemaid, b Suffolk

Caroline Carter, 25, cook, Cambs

(9)

William Ellis, 44, plumber and glazier, b Cambs

Alice, 39, b Cambridge

Mary Ann Cattermole, cousin, 20, b Norfolk

Mary Ann Brand, 19, servant, b Essex

(10)

Robert Rutter, 40, confectioner, b Suffolk

Ann, 43, b Cambridge

Ann Elizabeth, 9, b Cambridge

Elizabeth Flabbell, 15, servant, b Cambridge

(11)

James Pawson Saul, 38, cabinet maker, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, 35, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, 11, b Cambridge

James Pawson, 4, b Cambridge

Rev. George Collins, 34, late curate of Holy Trinity, b Ireland

Elizabeth Mary Collins, 35, b Bucks

1871

(8) Walter E Preiss, 35, chemist, b Cambridge

(9) Thomas Hunnybun, 40, coachbuilder, b Cambridge

Thomas, 11, b Cambridge

Constance, 9, b Cambridge

Edith, 7, b Cambridge

Anne Beard, 26, servant, b Cambridge

Ellen Meeks, 17, servant, b Beds

Hunnybun family circa 1865

(10) Robert Butler, 49, confectioner, b Suffolk

(11) James Saul, 47, cabinet maker, b Cambridge

1881

(8) George Wickes, 42, watchmaker employing 1 apprentice, b Coventry

(9) Thomas Hunnybun, 50, coachbuilder employing 17 men, b Cambridge

(10) Robert Rutter, 59, master confectioner, b Suffolk

(11) James P Saul, 57, master hosier, b Cambridge

1913

(8) Frederick Blott milliner and draper

(9) The National Provincial Bank of England R W Harley manager

Smith, University lodging house

(10) Prudential Assurance Co Ltd

County Public Health Department

(11) Arthur George Almond, tailor and robemaker

Arthur J Vellacott accountants

1934

Marks and Spencer open at nos 8, 9 and 9a

1936

Marks and Spencer take over nos. 10 and 11.

1962

Marks & Spencers

2018

(6-11)

Marks & Spencers

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