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23 Gwydir Street

History of 23 Gwydir Street


Sarah Palmer, head, widow, 56, annuitant, b Northants

Annie Noble, niece, 17, pupil teacher, b Northants


Thomas C Carter, head, 29, booksellers assistant, born Cambridge

Elizabeth A, wife, 27, b Northants

Sarah Palmer, aunt, widow, 66, living on her own means, b Northants


Philip Banyard, 52, builder, b Cherry Hinton

Ellen J

George P, 21, builders draughtsman, b Cambridge

Maud M J, 27, builders clerk, b Cambridge

James B, father, widower, 80, railway plate layer retired, b Cherry Hinton

Ida F Carrick, 14, b Kent

Susan Manning, 20, servant, b Quy

1902 CDN 7.3.1902: Philip Banyard was charged with leaving a hoarding up in Sidney Street for too long. His defence was that he had been waiting for a delivery of plate glass for the Prince of Wales Hotel. The magistrates agreed to withdraw the charge as long as the hoarding was removed at once.

1910 CIP 26/8/1910: Fire broke out at premises of Harry Edmund Ambrose, builder, Gwydir Street. First notice by Harry Thomas North at 33 Gwydir Street. Herbert Plumb, landlord of Prince of Wales, smashed the glass of the alarm post in Gwydir Street to summon the fire brigade. The Norths, father and son, put the fire out.


Philip Banyard, 62, general building contractor, b Cherry Hinton

Ellen Jane, 48, b Kent

Maud Mary Jane, 37, clerk, b Cambridge


H E Ambrose, builder

Philip Banyard, builder


See entry on death of Maynard Frank Nunn in 1916, apprentice with Mr Ambrose.

CIP 9.6.1916: Conditional Exemption: H E Ambrose was granted conditional exemption on behalf of Frederick Wright, 5 Vinery Road.


Harry Edmond Ambrose, builder

1953 Electoral Roll

Ivan Davies


Simplex Dairy Equipment

1970 not listed

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