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85 Russell Street, The Windmill brewery

History of 85 Russell Street


Alfred Johnson (previously in Corn Exchange Street)


John Lambert (owner of Half Moon in Little St Mary’s Lane)

1867: John Brown


Joseph Newman (previously of the Gwydir Brewery)


Edwin William Swann


Brewery closed and sold to Lacon

1901: The Windmill

Frederick Amps, 49, college servant & publican, b Orwell

Emma, 53, b Cambs

Gertrude, 24, dressmaker, b Cambridge

Margaret, 22, bookbinder [?], b Cambridge

May, 19, b Cambridge

Edward, 15, apprentice tailor,  b Cambridge

1911: The Windmill

William Patten, 56, licensed victualler, b Essex

Rachel, 54, b Essex

1913: The Windmill

W J Patten

1962: –



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