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B & T, Panton Brewery

43 (17a) Panton Street, Panton Arms

History of 43 Panton Street

Panton Arms


James Cross, publican, 50, b Hunts
Emma, 33, b Hunts
Phillis L, 8, b Cambridge
Emily Wairing, servant, 17, b Notts


1892: Albert Edward Beales (Kellys)


1901: (17a)

John Clark, 47, publican coachman, b Cambridge

Ellen E, 46, b Kent

Percy Clark, 18, college servant, b Cambridge

Hilda M, 12, b Cambridge

Tom, 10,  b Cambridge

Denys, 8, b Cambridge

Daisy, 14, servant,  b Cambridge


1904: Sydney E Clarke (Kellys)


1911: Panton Tap

Charles Oliver Orders



Henry J Whitby

Panton Brewery



Leslie T Ambrose


In 1933 Edward Fitzgerald was taken on as deputy manager of the Greene King brewery in Panton Street. the family moved from Suffolk and his son Desmond recalled in 2019 visiting as a boy and seeing that a ‘tea break’ was actually a ‘glass of beer’ break! It was a small brewery and his father stayed there until his retirement after 60 years working for Greene King.


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