1881: Stationer’s Shop
Bernard Webb, head, 35, tin plate worker, b Sussex
Amelia L, wife, 31, news agent, b Sussex
Bernard G, son, 11, scholar, b Sussex
Laura, daughter, 6, scholar, b Sussex
Eliza A Prescott, niece, 13, scholar, b Sussex
Arthur Coleman, nephew, 13, scholar, b Sussex
William Harvey, head, 43, general labourer, b Fen Ditton
Martha, wife, 44, shopkeeper, b Histon
Ann, sister, 46, cook, b Milton
Lilley Peacock, niece, 11, b London
Henry S Scott, 57, general labourer, b Cambridge
Celia, 57, b Linton
Henry S, 23, hairdresser and tobacconist, b Cambridge
Celia, 18, factory hand jam making, b Cambridge
Albert, 12, b Cambridge
“Special Constables – Sworn in at Cambridge Police Court. At the Borough Police Court on Friday morning, before the Mayor (Mr. W.P. Spalding) and other magistrates, the following special constables were sworn: … Henry Scott, 29 Gwydir Street …
The Deputy Clerk: You will receive notice if your services are required.
The Mayor: I hope they never will be required.”
Cambridge Independent Press 21 October 1910
Henry Stephen Scott, 33, hairdresser and tobacconist, b Cambridge
Ada Elizabeth, 32, b Cambridge
Harry William, 8, b Cambridge
Sidney Charles, 5, b Cambridge
Reuben Edwin, 3, b Cambridge
Ann Bull, mother in law, 76, widowed, b Cambridge
Harry Miller, fruiterer and florist
Existed into the 1920s
1916:CDN 4.8.1916: Mr A E Whitehead’s Employees: Mr Albert Edward Whitehead of 21 New Square wholesale and retail fruit merchant, florist and importer of foreign fruits, applied for exemption of four men – harry Edward Miller (40) 29 Gwydir Street, fruit shop manager; ……….. Mr Whitehead urged that it was difficult to fill these places which were important and required knowledge of the business. Miller was granted conditional exemption.
Frederick and Helen (Ella) Biggs moved here and set up a dairy business with three milk rounds and three shops, 89 Sturton Street and Fitzroy Street. Their son Albert was born in 1925.
A Biggs & Sons, dairy
1942: Following government legislation that there should be only two milk suppliers per street, Biggs and Sons were allocated Gwydir Street, Sturton Street and surrounding towns.
1952: Frederick Biggs died
1958: Dairy business ceased
1962 – 1970:
Mrs H F Biggs
Warwick ‘ Wooky’ Hutton, art lecturer
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