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Derelict shops in Coronation Street 1964, assumed by editor to be no.18.

18 Coronation Street

History of 18 Coronation Street


William P Spicer, scavenger carter

Annie E

Fred Walls, boarder, 21, path mason’s labourer, b Haddenham

Fred Brown, 31, brewers labourer,  b Swaffham Bulbeck


William Pearson Spicer, 62, jobbing gardener, b Duxford

Annie Elizabeth, 56, b Essex

Frederick Brown, boarder, 60, horsekeeper for Bailey Tebbutt brewery, b Cambs


William P Spicer


Two attempts were made to stop an armed motorist who broke into Daisley’s shop at Coronation Street, Cambridge, & stole a quantity of chocolates, cigarettes etc. A car travelling at high speed was seen by a constable at Bishop’s Stortford. Shortly after PC Dodson of Harlow police station was notified of the approach of the car. Dashing out of the police station in his pyjamas he stood in the middle of the road and signalled the car to stop. It continued its course and the constable had to jump very quickly out of the way. (reported in the press at the time)


Mrs Jane Daisley, shopkeeper


T R Attle, shopkeeper

(18a) Cornelius McCarthy


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