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183 Gwydir Street

History of 183 Gwydir Street


Jonas Abbs, head, 29, sadler, b Longstanton

Alice, wife, 31, b Essex

Arthur G, son, 9, scholar, b Chesterton

Frank A, son, 6, scholar, b Chesterton

William J, son, 4, scholar, b Cambridge

William Hall, lodger, 18, harness maker, b Lincs

CIP 18.10.1884: Alfred Nunn, 183 Gwydir Street (Curator of Parker’s Piece) in in list of Cambridge Parish Constables.


Alfred Nunn, head, 60, curator to Cambs Corporation, b Fowlmere

Eliza, wife, 60, b Herefordshire

1900: CIP 22.6.1900: R Nunn, son, left for service in the ambulance division at the front [South Africa].


Alfred Nunn, 70 [?], custodian gardener

Eliza, 70 [?]


CIP 28.9.1906: Alfred Nunn was witness in case against Charles Palmer, 32, drover, lodging at the Butchers Arms, Newmarket Road, for using obscene language on Parkers Piece. Pleaded guilty and was fined 2s 6d.


CIP 23.8.1907: Alfred Nunn was witness in the case of the discovery of the body of James Augustus Birch, a gardener, of 6 Emery Street. He had apparently drowned in a shallow ditch along the border of King’s College grounds. The man had been a gardener at Christ’s Pieces for about 10 years but had been suspended on account of a complaint against him the previous day.. The verdict was that the man had drowned but there was insufficient evidence to explain how this had happened. He  was 66 and left a widow.


Alfred Nunn, 56, custodian, b Fowlmere

Eliza, 56, b Herefordshire


Alfred Nunn, custodian of Christ’s Piece

1962: Dales Brewery

1970: not listed


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